Russia

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In History
  • Decemberist Revolt

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Treaty of Versailles
  • USSR Formed

    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

    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

    Lenin Dies
    -Died of a stoke.
    -Didnt want Stalin to take power.
    -First leader of the Soviet Union
  • Death of Trotsky

    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