The Revolutions of 1917 to World War II. Serenity Hughes . The Revolutions of 1917. The year 1917 is a political, economic, and social watershed. Russia experienced two revolutions
-HATED the Provisional Government
-Had a radical and democratic approach to things
-Challenged the authority and actions of the Provisional Government, offering alternative or counter proposals to nearly every action taken. -Order Number 1 (A Proclamation to Russian troops that military units should by ran by elected committees with officers only serving to oversee tactical maneuvers).
-Proved more democratic, nimble, and radical than its provisional counterpart.