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Russian RevolutionPD4

By NickPe
  • Czar Nicholas 2 gave up the throne

    Czar Nicholas 2 gave up the throne
    Czar Nicholas abdicatesIn March 1917 (February on the old Russian calendar, which was changed in 1918), the Russian people rebelled against Czar Nicholas II. He gave up his throne,That government was unable to resolve the many challenges facing Russia.
  • Serfs are freed

    Serfs are freed
    serfs are freedserfs were freed but had little to no land and were way heavy in debt
  • Lost a war

    Lost a war
    Russia vs JapanRussia's economy slowed when the country waged an unsuccesful war with japan because the army was weak and poorly trained
  • Backround to the 1905 revolution

    Backround to the 1905 revolution
    1905 Revolution Peasant socialists thought of starting a revolution among the Russian peasants. Marxists wanted a revolution among the city and town workers. The Marxists were heavily influenced by the teachings and ideas of the German social philosopher Karl Marx.
  • Bloody Sunday

    Bloody Sunday
    Bloody SundayOn Jan. 22, 1905, thousands of men, women, and children peacefully marched to Czar Nicholas's Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, the capital of Russia. there reason was to deliver a petition asking for better working conditions and a democratically elected assembly. The czar's soldiers fired killing or wounding hundreds of them.
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    World War 1

    Germany declared war on Russia in August 1914. Soon after, Russia changed the German-sounding name of St. Petersburg to Petrograd. The Germans overpowered a Russian army that was poorly trained. The war ruined Russian economy. Shortages of food and fuel resulted, increasing the level of In the army, untrained soldiers became rebellious. Many Russian army units refused to fight in the war with Germany
  • Rasputin Murdered

    Pasoutin MurderedA group of Russian Nobles loyal to the czar murdered Rasputin
  • October Revolution

    October Revolution
    October RevolutionThe October Revolution took place in November 1917, when the Bolshevik Party seized power. That takeover is sometimes called the October, Bolshevik, or Communist Revolution.
  • Russia turns to USSR

    Russia turns to USSR
    Russia turns to USSRThe Soviet Union had its roots in the Russian Revolution of 1917, The Bolsheviks, led by Vladimir Lenin, then overthrew the Provisional Government. The Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic was established and the Russian Civil War began. The Red Army entered several territories of the former Russian Empire and helped local communists seize power. In 1922, the Bolsheviks were victorious, forming the Soviet Union with the unification of the Russian,