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1

What date did Rodzianko, the Duma president, warn the Tsar something serious was about to happen?

14th February 1917.

2

What happened when the Tsar ordered the army to shut down the protests?

The army disobeyed and by the 26th February over 150,000 soldiers had deserted.

3

What happened on the 23rd February 1917?

Female workers joined other strikers because bread started to be rationed.

4

Why did the Tsar dissolve the Duma?

He did this because Rodzianko said only major concessions would stop the revolution.

5

What happened when the Tsar dissolved the Duma?

12 members of the Duma formed a provisional committee.

6

What happened on the 27th February 1917?

The first meeting of the Petrograd Soviet and they became the start of the dual authority.

7

What happened on the 28th February 1917?

The Tsar tried to return to return to Petrograd but never got there as his train was stopped.

8

When did the Tsar abdicate?

On the 2nd March the Tsar signed the decree of abdication was signed and on the 4th March the abdication was publicly announced.

9

Why did the Romanov dynasty end?

The Tsar's brother did want to take control and his son was too young and sick.