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  • Czar Nicholas II
  • I hate ruling. I don't have enough experience.
  • Oh dear Alexei, please don't get hurt.
  • Bloody Sunday
  • What is the Czar doing?!!!
  • Freedom!!!!
  • We shall not sleep until we get fair rights.
  • The March Revolution
  • Down with the Autocracy!!! Down with the war!!!
  • Kill the czar!!!
  • In 1894, Czar Nicholas II became czar. He had followed the traditional rule that was past down to generations, the autocracy. The autocracy policy was that all the power and control was lead into one person's hand which was the czar. He had a wife named Alexandra and five children which he had four girls and one boy. However, his only son, Alexei, had an illness called hemophilia which he was a very sick child. This was a problem because he was the only boy from the czar that was supposed to inherited the ruling of a czar.
  • Bolshevik Revolution
  • Equality will be coming soon. The Duma will be gone!
  • Rebel onto a better right!! Freedom!!! Equality!!!
  • In 1905, the Bloody Sunday had occurred. About 200,000 workers, laborers, and other low ranking classes marched to the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg to demand for a much better working condition, freedom, and the right to vote or elect. However, the soldiers were tasked to kill the people for they were rebels. The strikes and revolt had a benefit in which Czar Nicholas II promised to give some freedom to the people or workers. He had created the Duma which was Russia's first parliament, but did not last very long.
  • Civil War: Red Army vs. White Army
  • No the dictator is better!!
  • In March 1917 Women workers in Petrograd had start a riot and strike. They wanted land and soviets became to form. Soviets are the low class councils. Women were striking on the shortage of bread and fuel. About 200,000 workers had complaints in which they wanted to abdicate the czar and stop the war that was continuously going on. The people were very exhausted from World War I and wanted to start actually living. Also, the soldiers were supposed to kill the protesters, but was also exhausted about the war and they protested with the workers as well.
  • Joseph Stalin
  • I am your one and only ruler.
  • In November 1917, the provisional government was kicked out by the Bolsheviks or Communist Party. Lenin takes power and gives land and equal amount of power to the peasants and workers. Around March, the treaty of Brest-Litovsk is signed. The Duma or temporary government is finally disappearing.
  • About 1918 to 1920, a civil war between the Red Army and White Army had occurred. The Red Army was the Bolsheviks and the White Army was the Anti-Bolsheviks. The Red Army was lead by Leon Trotsky. About 14 million people had died from the war which the Red Army had won. Lenin takes control and makes Russia into a self-governing republic.
  • Communism will take over!!
  • After Lenin had died in 1924, Stalin takes control and becomes the leader of USSR (Union of the Soviet Socialists Republics). He was called the, "The Man of Steel," because of his last name and was one of the best dictators. He also had the Communist Party in control. Stalin was a ruthless and cruel leader and used death or violence to get whatever needed to.
  • Man of Steel!
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