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Russian Revolution

  • Alexander 111 the leader of Russia

  • Nicholas 11 The pricple of autocracy

  • Autocracy- used by Nicholas 11 he has complete power over everthing

  • Censorship- was used by many leaders to make people like them more.

    Range of dates
  • People in the Russian Rev.

    Lenin founded the Communist Party in Russia and set up the world's first Communist Party dictatorship. He led the October Revolution of 1917, in which the Communists (Bolsheviks) seized power in Russia. He then ruled the country until his death in 1924. Stalin Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created a totalitarian state by purging all opposition (1879-1953) Marx German philosopher, wrote the Communist Manifesto, and regarded as the father of communism.
  • People in Russian Revouliton

    Nicholas II Last tsar of Russia, he went to the frontlines in WWI to try to rally the troops, but was forced to abdicate after his wife made horrible decisions under the influence of Rasputin. Rasputin Self-proclaimed holy man who claimed to heal the sick and have prophecy. He had much influence over Tsarina Alexandra and she often went to him for advise on political issues.
  • People in the russian revolution

    Alexandra Last Czarina of Russia. Wife of Nicholas II. With Czar at the battlefield she interfiered with politics on advice from Rasputin who claimed to be a holy man. She and her family was executed. Bolsheviks in 1917 Bolsheviks made their move, they attacted the government and overthrew it in a matter of days. They quickly gained power in other cityies then made Moscow their capitol. They had a new flag made of a hammer and a sickle.
  • people in the russian revoulition

    communism a political system characterized by a centrally planned economy with all economic and political power resting in the hands of the central government USSR Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. Created by Lenin in 1922.
  • Marxism-believed the industrial class or workers would overthrow the czar

    Many times
  • Proletariat- another way to dicribe Marxism

  • Totalitarianism- the stae of someone having complete control mainyl a goverment having complet control

  • Karl Marx Revolutionary movements

  • Bolsheviks Supported Revolunararies

  • Bloody Sunday massacre of peaceful demonstrators marking the beginning of the violent phase

  • Cause and effect of russian revolution

    Causes:
    Widespread discontent among all classes of russian sciety
    Agitatio n from revolutionaries
    weak leadership of czar nicholis the second
    defeat in russo japapnese war 1905
    bloody sunday 1905
    losses in ww1
    strikes and rites Russian Revolution of 1917
    Abdiccation of Czar Nicholis
    Falior of provisinal goverment
    growing power of soviets
    lenins return to russia
    Bolshevik takeover ender lenin Effects
    Civil War 1918-1920
    Czar and his family killed- end of czarist rule
  • Cause and effect of russian revolution

    Effect
    Peace with germany under treaty of brest litovsk 1918
    Bolakevik control of goverment
    Russian economy in ruins
  • Pasputin was murdered for thinking of having a affiar of bazars and take control of the govermnet of russia so he was killed by a small group of young aristocrarts

  • Vladimir Lenin, Germany believed he would stir unrest in Russia and hurt the Russian war effort against Germany

  • Industrialization- socail or econmic change

    Time ranges
  • Bolshevik Revolution took control over Petrograd soviet

  • Bolshevik Red Guards took over goverment offices

  • The russian revolution started just about the smae itme as WW1

  • New Economic Policy was a policy for econimics started by Vladimir Lenin

  • White Army the opponents to the Bolsheviks called themselves the

  • Leon Trotsky lead the Bolshevik Red Army

  • Treaty of Brest-Litovsk a treaty between the new Bolshevik government of Soviet Russia and the Central Powers

  • Between 1917/8 russia left the war

  • Russian Orthodox Church- is one of the autocephalous Eastern Orthodox churches

  • Josef Stalin was was the leader of the Soviet Union from the 1920a till he died

  • Soviets- people who fought for russia otherwise known as the siovet union

  • Communism-Carl Marx described it as the classless society that would exist after workers had seized power

  • Communist Party founded by Karl Marx but he had a diffrent name for it

  • Five-Year Plans- plans by the russains for econimic states

  • The Great Purge was a campaign of political repression by the soviets