Decemberist Revolt-3000 members of military staged an uprising against the newly-appointed Tsar Nicholas I.
-A standoff between the rebels and about 9,000 loyal troops went on for hours.
-When Tsar Nicholas I realized that a peaceful ending was impossible he sent out the calvary, When that failed he sent out the cannons and fired on the rebels.
-The rebels retreated and went to regroup on the river, but the ice on the river gave out and they fell in the frozon water.
Emancipation of the Serfs-Serfs were treated horribly, They were raped, tourtured, killed and more.
-By the 19th century over 50% of the 40 million population were serfs.
- Alexander announced that personal serfdom would be abolished and all peasants would be able to buy land from their landlords
Bloody Sunday-Russian workers worked 11 hours everyday and conditions in the factories were bad.
-A preist named George Gapon started the Assembly of Russian Workers. 9000 members joind in a year.
- Gapon led many workers to petition at the Winter Palace during the reign of Nicholas II.
- Soldiers who were armed blocked the palace and killed about 100 workers and injured about 300.
Revolution of 1905-The result of Bloody Sunday.
-Started because of the long hours and bad conditions of factories.
-Nicholas II was the Tsar.
-Many industrial workers all over Russia went on strike.
Bolshevik Revolution-A communist group.
-Killed the Romanav family
-Lenin died and Stalin took over
-The other groups were not as popular
Treaty of Versailles
USSR Formed-Fouder was Lenin, but when he died Stalin took over.
-The capital was changed from St. Petersburg to Moscow.
-The NEP was carried out.
Stalin Takes Power-Took over after Lenin died.
-Ruled with terror for most of his dictatorship
-Responsible for millions of deaths.
- Changed the Soviet Union from an undeveloped country into one of the world's great industrial and military powers
Lenin Dies-Died of a stoke.
-Didnt want Stalin to take power.
-First leader of the Soviet Union
Death of Trotsky-Murdered in Mexico
-Killed because he was a threat to Stalin
-Before murdered he was exiled to Mexico but also went to the US