Russian Revolution

  • Great Northern War

    The Great Northern War was where the Great Czar of Russia (Peter the Great) successfully reigned the Swedish Empire in Central, Northern, and Eastern Europe.
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    Events leading up to the Russian Revolution

  • Decembrist Revolt

    The Decembrist Revolt happened because the Czar heard that some of the soldiers were planning a revolt. So the Czar arrested them and executed or sent them to Siberia.
  • Czar Alexander emancipates the serfs

    When Czar Alexander II freed the serfs from the law that tied them to their land. He also made it too expensive for them to buy more land so basically they were sent out of their land but were so deep in debt thay had nothing. So all the serfs just left the suburban area and moved into the city.
  • The Assassination of Alexander II

    Its an ordinary Sunday and Alexander was going to MIkhailovsky Manege for the military roll call, he did this every sunday and each time he went he would sit in a closed carriage with by six cossacks and another one sitting with the coachman. The carriage was followed by two sleghs holding the chief police with his crew and the other holding the chief of emperors guards. As they passed the streets, a man named Nikolai Ryslakov who threw a bomb at the closed carriage and killed Czar Alexander.
  • Czar Nicholas II abdicates the throne

    Czar Nicholas II never wanted to become Czar, but was forced too. It's seems like the people of Russia didn't want a Czar either.
  • Defeat in the Russo-Japan War

    The reaso n Japan declared war with Russia was for the land between Russia and Japan. Because of how big Russia was Czar Nicholas hoped for a big victory. But Japan won this war because Russia had one train and it took a week to send men and supplies to where the war was going on.
  • Bloody Sunday

    Bloody Sunday was a massacre in St. Petersburg, where unarmed peasants were marching to present a petition to the Czar. The peasants were shot by the soldiers under the Czar's orders. This was called bloody Sunday because so many people were killed and there bllod stained the snow that had just fallen onto the ground.
  • Revolution of 1905

    The Russian Revolution of 1905 was a mass of political and social unrest that spread throughout the Russian Empire. The majority of it was directed at the government, the people did things such as worrker strikes, mility rebellion, and peasant unrest. Because of this the constitutional monarchy, the multy-party system, the Russian Constitution of 1906, and the State Duma of the Russian Empire started.
  • World War 1

    During World War 1 the Masorian Lakes sand Tennenburg did lots of disasters to the Russian Military. THis weakened the military so Czar Nicholas went off to lead the battle for Russia. He left the Czarina Alexandra to take care of the people of Russia. The Czarina brought in a monk named Resputin who supposedly healed Alexi to help her. Resputin was hated by the people of Russia and was assainated by Prince Yusipov on December 30th, 1916.
  • March Revolution

    The March Revolution was mainly focused on around St. Petersburg. The members of the Duma kept control of the country and formed the Russian Provisional Government. The army leaders thought they did not need to suppress the revolution and NIcholas II abdicated. HE was the last Czar of Russia.