russian revolution

  • serfs we freed

    The serfs were freed in 1861. However, they had little land and were in debt for most or all of their lives
  • Russia’s economy slowed

    the country waged an unsuccessful war with Japan, and social unrest grew.
  • march towards better conditions

    thousands of men, women, and children peacefully marched to the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, the. Their intention was to deliver a speach asking for better working conditions and a democratically elected assembly. The czar's soldiers fired on the demonstrators, killing or wounding hundreds of them.
  • World War I

    they were successful when Russian military forces were hard pressed by the Germans.
  • October Revolution

    Nov. 7, 1917 a Bolshevik-led army of workers, soldiers, and sailors took control of key positions in Petrograd.
  • Czar Nicholas and family are murrderd

    Czar Nicholas steps down from the throne. Nicholas and his family were later taken into custody. than him and his family were murrderd in Yekaterinburg in 1918
  • russia transforms its self

    In 1922, the Russian Communist government formed the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, or Soviet Union.