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Russian Revolution

  • Decembrist Revolt

    Decembrist Revolt
    • It was an uprising of Russian revolutionaries that was unsucessful toward Nicholas I's taking of the throne. -Took place at Sanate Square in St. Petersburg. -Decemberist wanted to govern their own personal affairs and wanted freedoms.
  • Emancipation of Serfs

    Emancipation of Serfs
    -Emancipated under the reign of Alexander II of Russia.
    -There were not enough worked in Russia to man the factories, leading to the serfs being emancipated so the factory jobs could get accomplished.
    -Serfs were granted freedoms and could live as they pleased.
  • Bloody Sunday

    Bloody Sunday
    -Took place in St. Petersburg when peaceful citizens marched to give Tsar Nicholas II a petiton, but we gunned down by the Imperial Guard.
    -Cause was the new worker unions trying to show their plan to Nicholas II, explaining to him what they wanted.
    -Leader of the march was preist, Gregory Gapon.
  • Revolution of 1905

    Revolution of 1905
    -Huge political uprising of the Russian perople against the Imperial governmant powers.
    - Terrorism, military mutinies, worker strikes, and peasant unrests.
    - Affects were the creation of the Russian multi-party system, limited constituional monarchies, the russian contitution of 1906 and the State Duma of the Russian Empire.
  • Russia Enters WWI

    Russia Enters WWI
    -Had the largest army in the world, 5 million soldiers strong.
    - Joined the war because its ally, Serbia, was attacked by Austria and Hungary.
    - Overall affect was that Germany declared war on Russia.
  • Rasputin Murdered

    Rasputin Murdered
    -he was killed because of the powerful influence he had on the royal family of Tsar Nicolas II.
    -Rasputin's body was poisoned with enough poison to kill an elephant, shot four times, badly beaten, and finally drowned.
    - A few months later the imperial regime was over thrown during the Russian Revolution.
  • March Revolution (8th-12th)

    March Revolution (8th-12th)
    -Caused by the terrible state of Russia while at war with Germany, and the lack of basic necesssities for the Russian people.
    -Riots, mayhem, and shooting filled the streets of Pertograd and were monitored by the police.
    -Tsar Nicholas II was abdicated and replaced by Alexander Kerensky in the Russian government.
  • Tsar Nicholas II Abdicated

    Tsar Nicholas II Abdicated
    -Forced to abdicate, resign, after the Russian Revolution.
    -Family imprisoned in the Alexander Palace at Tsarskoye Selo, then in the Governor's Mansion in Tobolsk, and finally moved to the Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg.
    -Nicholas II and his family was later assinated at the Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg.
  • Bolshevik Revolution

    Bolshevik Revolution
    -Lenin came back to Russia and made the Bolshevik Party goal to overthrow the Provisional Government and set up a government for the proletariat.
    - Destroyed the Tsarist autocracy and created the USSR.
    -Bolshevik motto was, "All power to the soviets!"
  • Murder of the Romanovs

    Murder of the Romanovs
    -Excuted at the last palace they lived at in Yekaterinburg.
    -Executioners were Yakov Yurovsky, G.P. Nikulin, M.A. Medvedev (Kudrin), P.Z. Yermakov, S.P. Vaganov, A.G. Kabanov, P.S. Medvedev, V.N. Netrebin, and Y.M. Tselms.
    -Yurovsky carried the bodies through Russia in a vehicle burrying and burning them along the way.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    -Ended WWI and ended all other mayhem in Russia.
    -Made Russia give back lands to originally countries which it had taken and placed in the Russian Empire.
    -led to the Communism expansion in Russia.
  • USSR formed

    USSR formed
    -Established after the Russian Revolution and led by Lenin and later Stalin.
    -Was a single party political system led by the communist party.
    -Ended in 1990.
  • Lenin Dies

    Lenin Dies
    -he was a a Russian revolutionary, lawyer, economic theorist, author, political philosopher, and creator of the Soviet Communist Party.
    -had over 90,000 mourners come see him at the Hall of Columns.
    -City of Petergrad was remanmed Lenigrad after his honor toward the USSR.
    -died of a heart attack.
  • Stalin Takes Power

    Stalin Takes Power
    -Against Trotsky for power, but won because of his connection to the people.
    -Began to become a dictator and make government more totalitarian.
    -Reformed Russia's economy in 13 years to make it the most powerful in the world.
  • Death of Trotsky

    Death of Trotsky
    -After being exiled from Russia, he was murdered by an ice axe in Mexico.
    - Could have been the leader of the USSR, but Stalin won.
    - His last words were, "I will not survive this attack. Stalin has finally accomplished the task he attempted unsuccessfully before."