Discuss the reasons Lenin had for killing the Romanov family. Do you think he was right in ordering their death?
How did Lenin obtain the power base he needed to overthrow the provisional government of Alexander Kerensky? Why do you think Lenin received support from the Russian citizens? What methods did he use?
Describe the results of the Bolshevik ascension to power as the Kerensky government fell in November of 1917.
Why do you think Lenin felt it was important to hide the truth about the murder of the czar and his family?