Russia's History

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  • The Great Northern War

    The Great Northern War lasted until 1721. In 1703 he built a new capital, St. Petersburg, on territory that he had won.
  • The Treaty of Nystad (1721)

    The Treaty of Nystad brought the war to an end and gave Russia the Swedish land on the eastern shores of the Baltic Sea.
  • The Decembrist revolt of 1825

    The Decembrist revolt of 1825 against Czar Nicholas I of Russia inspired journalist Aleksandr Herzen to devote his life to the overthrow of the old order. His goal was a distinctive Russian form of socialism based on peasant communes. His efforts were a failure in the end.
  • Czar Alexander II Emancipates the Serfs

    Was when the Czar had the serfs freed so that there would be more workers for the factory
  • The Assassination of Alexander II

    The Assassination of Alexander II came to the throne after the assassination of his father.
  • In the Russo-Japanese War

    The Russo-Japanese War was "The first great war of the 20th century." It grew out of both the Russian Empire and the Empire of Japan over Manchuria and Korea.
  • The Revolution of 1905

    The Revolution of 1905 showing the people Nicolas was weak. Therefore they overtook him forced him to sgin a duma making him give up all his power then eventuallly killing him and his family in secrete
  • Bloody Sunday

    Bloody Sunday was a day when Nicolas 1 had a bunch of protester shoot for speaking out. From that day on he was bloody Nicolas.
  • Russian Revolution of 1917

    During the 19th century the nation was filled with movements for political liberalization. There were mutilpe revoltions not just one. The first rebellion is Decembrist uprising happened December 1825.
  • The March 1917 revolution

    The March 1917 revolution was only a week long little with almost no blood shed. For a little time it was a nonsocialist Constitutional Democrats govermenmt. In July power went to Alexander Kerensky. Kerensky still wanted war against Germany, but the Russian people would not allow that to happen..