Russian Revolution

By sadies7
  • Decembrist Revolt

    Decembrist Revolt
    -In St. Petersburg Russia, a group of military officials staged a revolt against Tsar Nicholas I.
    -They were liberals who felt threatened by the new rulers conservative views.
    -The liberals defeated teh rulers forces and Tsar Nicholals I put in place a variety of new regulations to prevent the spreae of liberal movements in Russia.
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    Russian Revolution

  • Emancipation of Serfs

    Emancipation of Serfs
    -Serfs are the Russian peasants.
    -Alexander proposed 17 legislative acts that freed the serfs of Russia.
    - Before Alexander proposed the legislative acts serfs were treated horribly.
    -They were treated inhumanly often raped and tortured daily.
  • Revolution of 1905

    Revolution of 1905
    -Bloody Sunday was the spark of hte revolution.
    -Father Gapon started the revolution whenhe took 150,000 people to the cold snowy streets of St. Petersburg to protest about their lives.
  • Bloody Sunday

    Bloody Sunday
    -Russian workers worked on average 11 hours a day in hard and unsafe condtions.
    -Workers tried to form trade unions but they were resistred by the factory owners.
    -A priest, Father George Gapon formed the Assembly of Russian Workers.
    -Over 150,000 people signed a petition and on January 22, 1905 Gapon led a procession of workers to the Winter Palace to present the petition to Nicholas II.
    -This incident became known as Bloody Sunday.
  • Russia enters WWII

    Russia enters WWII
    -Germnay decleard war on Russia on August 1, 1914.
    - Two days later Russia announced that they were going to war with Germany.
    -On August 3, 1914, Russia thought Germany was their last threat to their land.
  • Rasputin Murdered

    Rasputin Murdered
    -Raspution was murdered early December 30, 1916.
    -Russian nobles wanted to end his sway over the royal family.
    -The nobles attempted to poison him but thty didnt wrok.
    -He was then shot and felll but he got up and tried to escape.
    -He was shot again and he still didnt die.
    -He was then shoved into a sack and beaten for 10 minutes and then thrown into the frozen river.
    -He was found a few months later and an autopsty was done and hte reason he died was becasue he had water in his lungs.
  • March Revolution

    March Revolution
    -People and soldiers lost faith in Nicholas II and wanted the Duma to take control of the government.
    -WWI had a disastrous impact on the Russian economy.
    -On February 11, 1917 a large crowd of people were on strike demanding food, breaking shop windows and shouting war slogans.
  • Tsar Nicholas II abdicates

    Tsar Nicholas II abdicates
    -The Russian army high command said that Sir NIcholas II should abdicate.
    -On March 15, 1917 he gave up the throne.
    -The Tsar and his immediate family were arrested and negotiations began to find a place of overseal exile.
  • Bolshevik Revolution

    Bolshevik Revolution
    -Also called the October Revolution.
    -The Bolshevik soldiers, sailors, and red guards caced into the Winter Palace and started arresting members of the Provsionai Government.
    -This act is also called the bloodless coup.
    -This movement put the Bolsheiks into power.
  • Murder of the Romanovs

    Murder of the Romanovs
    -Tsar NIcholas II and his wife and their 5 children were murdered.
    -They were captured and killed by members of the Bolshevik party.
    -Some say Anna Anderson is Anastasia since her body wasn't found with the rest of the families.
  • Treat of Versailles

    Treat of Versailles
    -It was the peace settlement to end WWI.
    -The treaty was signed at the vast Versailles Palace near Paris.
    -Hundreds of people were involved in the process and the finalizing of the document.
  • Lenin Dies

    Lenin Dies
    -He was the first leader of the Soviet Union.
    -He died of a brain hemorrhage at the age of 54.
    -He was also the architect of the Bolshevik Revolution.
  • Stalin Takes Power

    Stalin Takes Power
    -Stalin continued Lenins new economic policy.
    -He advocated the idea of the setting up of Collective farms.
    -Leon Trotsky was Stalins main rival and he wanted to keep him from gaining power.
  • Death of Trotsky

    Death of Trotsky
    -He died early in the morning.
    -He was attacked in his home in a suburb of Mexico City.
    -Franck Johnson made the attack.
    -He was a French Jew.