Russian Revolution

  • The Decembrist Revolt

    The Decembrist Revolt
    Russian soldiers were upset that Nicholas I was crowned czar because they wanted his older brother, Constantine to take the throne and they wanted a new constitution. They marched to St. Petersburg and those who survived were called Decembrists.
  • Nicholas II becomes czar of Russia

    Nicholas II becomes czar of Russia
    He inherited the throne when his father, Alexander III, died. During his reign, he dealt with Bloody Sunday and World War I. He is known as Russia's last czar.
  • The Russo-Japanese War

    The Russo-Japanese War
    After Russia rejected Japan's plan to divide Manchuria and Korea, Japan launched a surprise attack at a Russian base in China. Russia eventually lost the war against the Japanese.
  • Bloody Sunday

    Bloody Sunday
    Thousands of people were involved in a civil rights mrach in Londonderry. The soldiers were ordered to arrest as many rioters as possible. Some opened fire and it resulted in 13 deaths.
  • World War I (Russian Involvement)

    World War I (Russian Involvement)
    World War II was against the Allies and the Central Powers. Russia was part of the Allies and entered the war to support Serbia as the Austro-Hungarians declared war on them.
  • The March Revolution

    The March Revolution
    During the March Revolution, violent riots occured on the streets of Petrograd, which lead to Czar Nichlas II being removed from power. Also, the Bolshevics overturned the government and established the Soviet Union.
  • Czar Nicholas II abdicates the Russian throne

    Czar Nicholas II abdicates the Russian throne
    After many riots against him and the Russian government, Czar Nicholas II was forced to abdicate.
  • The Russian Civil War begins

    The Russian Civil War begins
    Shortly after the March Revolution, the Russian Civil War began. The people of Russia were unhappy with the government and wanted to establish a new form of government.
  • The creation of U.S.S.R.

    The creation of U.S.S.R.
    After the Bolshevics overthrew Czar Nicholas II and the rest of the Russian empire, they created a new government and renamed the country to the Soviet Union.
  • Vladimir Lenin's Death

    Vladimir Lenin's Death
    He suffered two strokes in and then three more, which left him unable to speak. He survived a year after the strokes, but died in 1924.