Russia 1894-1921

  • Emancipation of Serfs

    Emancipation of Serfs
    (Exact day is unknown)
    Early in 1861, the awful treatment of Serfs were over... (or were they?) Czar Alexander II freed all the serfs in the Emancipation Manifesto to be free to do what they like from now on. Though, it really did not give them any freedom because they were so poor since they worked for no money, life was hard for serfs.
  • The Zemstvos

    The Zemstvos
    (Exact Day and Month are unknown)
    The Zemstvos were a local assembly that was functioning under self- government from 1864-1917. This was introduced by Czar Alexander II when he was doing reformes in the goverment.
  • Russification

    (Exact Day and Month are Unknown)
    Russification was a policy made up by Czar Alexander III and he wanted different cultures and nationalities to be erased with them all being Russian and adapting to Russian culture. People who refused this were killed, especially Jews who were claimed to be "anti-Russian".
  • Russian Marxism

    Russian Marxism
    (Exact Day and Month is unknown)
    Russian Marxism was originally founded in 1883, it was created for the Emancipation of Labour. The Marxism was almost like a religion to people because it completly brainwashed people to follow these ideas instead of their religious faith. People still follow these ideas even today,
  • The Russo-Japanese War

    The Russo-Japanese War
    (Exact Day is unknown)
    The Russo-Japanese War began in 1904 and ended in 1905. This war started by the Japanese attacking Port Arthur and then war was declared. Russia was not prepared for war at all and the war was not fondly thought of in Russia. The war was a catastrophe for Russia because their military was awful and they lost to Japan badly.
  • The Duma

    The Duma
    The Duma was created by Czar Nicholas II in his October 30th Emacipation. The Duma was an elected body of legislatures who constituted the Russian Legislature.
  • Assassination in Sarajevo of Archduke Ferninand

    Assassination in Sarajevo of Archduke Ferninand
    Archduke Franz Ferninad adn his pregnant wife, Sophie, were riding in a carriage in Sarajevo and both were shot and killed by G. Princip. This event started WWI.
  • Assassination of Grigori Rasputin

    Assassination of Grigori Rasputin
    Grigori was called a "mad monk" because he was known as a mystic and faith healer. He won favor from the royal family (Nicholas II and Alexanderia) when he "cured" their son from a sickness. He was Alexanderia's closest advisor and always defended him since he was attacked in suspision. He was assassinated on Dec. 29th 1916.
  • March Revolution in Petrograd

    March Revolution in Petrograd
    In Russia, a revolution was started on this day to protest the food shortages and economic downfall. The strikes and riots didn't pose a threat to the Czar but later he gave up and tried to give th ethrone to his brother but his brother refused. So, the Duma took over and made a provisional government.
  • Alexander Kerenski

    Alexander Kerenski
    (Exact Day unknown)

    Alexander Kerenski was the head of the Russiam Provisional Government (Duma) from July - October of 1917. During the October Revolution, he had to flee the country just before Lenin took power.
  • The Russian Orthodox Church

    The Russian Orthodox Church
    (Exact day unknown)

    The Russian Orthodox Church was resently overthrown and the country now issued the seperation of church and state. THe Churches did not have power like they used to.
  • Vladmir Lenin

    Vladmir Lenin
    (Exact day unknown)
    Vladmir Lenin founed the Russian Communist Party and soon he became the leader of Russia in Novermeber of 1917. He was also the first communist leader of the country.
  • Brest-Litovsk Treaty

     Brest-Litovsk Treaty
    The Brest-Litovsk Treaty was a treaty signed by Germany and Russia that ended WWI between them. This treaty was created by the Bolsheviks to end the war between them and Germany so they could concentrate in bettering Russia.
  • Assassination of Czar Nicholas II and his family

    Assassination of Czar Nicholas II and his family
    The family of Czar nicholas were under house arrest and lived in their old home and were shot and killed on July 17th, 1918. The assassination was ordered by the Ural Soviet to kill his whole family.
  • Versailles Treaty

    Versailles Treaty
    The Treaty of Versailles was the treaty that ended WWI. The Allied Powers won the War and made the Central Powers surrender and agree to the treaty. Some demanded were money, land and having a small army.