Russian Revolution

  • decembrist revolt

    decembrist revolt
    causes: growing persecution of national minorities the poor conditions of urban factory workers and middle class desire for a more democratic government. consequences: Sixty to seventy rebels died, and all that were captured were either hanged or exiled to Siberia. Nicolas initiated a nation-wide censorship, placing tighter controls on all aspects of public life important people: Nikita Muraviev and Czar Nicolas
  • Emancipation of the serfs

    Emancipation of the serfs
    Causes: Crimean defeat to France and the United Kingdom Consequences: the steady increase in urbanisation, industrialization, and commercial farming Important people: Alexander 11
  • Bloody Sunday

    Bloody Sunday
    causes: poor working conditions, a strike consequences: revolution of 1905 important people: Father Gapon, Tsar Nicholas II
  • revolution of 1905

    revolution of 1905
    causes: Bloody sunday consequences: food shortages, military reversals, and unrest of the civilian population important people: Nicholas II, vladimir lenin
  • Russia enteres WWI

    Russia enteres WWI
    causes: Austria-Hungary declared war on Siberia consequences: Russia suffered over 2 million casualties and lost Kurland, Lithuania and much of Belorussia. Agricultural production slumped and civilians had to endure serious food shortages. Important people: Nicolas II
  • Rasputin murdered

    Rasputin murdered
    causes: to save the monarchy, several memberes of the aristcracy murdered him. consequences: Prince Yussupov and the Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich were exiled by the Emperor important people: Prince Yussupov and the Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich
  • March Revolution

    March Revolution
    causes: It was caused by Russia's terrible state in the war against Germany, extreme lack of basic necessities and an alliance of socialists and liberals who wanted reform
    consequences: Czar Nicolas abdicated important people: Nicholas II
  • Tsar Nicolas II Abdicates

    Tsar Nicolas II Abdicates
    causes: The March revolution consequences: Duma set up provisional government which did not satisfy many important People: Nicolas II
  • Bolshevik Revolution

    Bolshevik Revolution
    Causes: Failure of the Provisional Government and The Appeal of the Bolshevik Party Consequences: divided the world into two opposing powers, the communists and the anit-communists Important people: Felix Dzerzhinsky, Lev Kamenev, Vladimir Lenin, Joseph Stalin, Leon Trotsky, and Grigory Zinoviev
  • Murder of the Romanovs

    Murder of the Romanovs
    causes: the bolshievik revolution consequences: no one to take throne. last tzar of Russia Important people: the Romanov's
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    causes: peace settlement between the germans and the allies.
    consequences: Germany was unhappy with the harsh penalties impossed upon them, directly causeing World War 2
    Important People: Georges Clemenceau (France) David Lloyd George (Britain), Vittorio Orlando (Italy), and Woodrow Wilson (United States).
  • Lenin dies/ USSR formd

    Lenin dies/ USSR formd
    causes: THe Bolsheviks winning the Russian civil war consequences: Following the death of Vladimir Lenin, in 1924, Joseph Stalin came to power and led the country through a large-scale industrialization with a command economy and political repression. important people: Lenin and Stalin
  • Stalin Takes power:

    Stalin Takes power:
    he allied with Zinoviev and Kamenev to cover up Lenin’s Will and to get Trotsky dismissed. Trotsky went into exile. he advocated ‘Socialism in one country’ and allied with the Rightists to get Zinoviev and Kamenev dismissed. Stalin put his supporters into the Politburo. he argued that the NEP was uncommunist, and got Bukharin, Rykov and Tomsky dismissed