Bolshevik Revolution: After World War I, people became angry with the death and injuries of the war. They also thought that Czar Nicholas II was not fit to lead after taking command of the Army. Food shortages were also an issue. The first revolution was in February, 1917, when workers protested about the shortage of bread. The Czar then abdicated his thrown and two political parties took over the government. The provisional party became unpopular because of their decision to stay in the war and their failure to give land to the peasants. The Bolshevik Marxist organization, led by Lenin, took stormed the winter palace and arrested the members of the provisional government, ending the revolution.