The Civil War in the United States began in 1861, after decades of simmering tensions between northern and southern states over slavery, states’ rights and westward expansion.
the Bolsheviks the Mensheviks 1917
Czar Nicholas II inherited the throne after his father died in 1894. He took control over many things, some were good and some were bad. Soon enough he was then forced to abdicate his throne in March of 1917.
lenin in control 1917
World War I began in 1914 after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and lasted until 1918. During the conflict, Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire (the Central Powers) fought against Great Britain, France, Russia, Italy, Romania, Japan and the United States (the Allied Powers).
. They aimed to bring revolution to Russia by following the ideas of socialist Karl Marx. One group, the Bolsheviks, successfully seized power in the Russian Revolution of 1917, aided by a combination of Lenin's cold-hearted drive and the Mensheviks'
Vladimir Lenin was a Russian communist revolutionary and head of the Bolshevik Party who rose to prominence during the Russian Revolution of 1917, one of the most explosive political events.
Joseph Stalin (1878-1953) was the dictator of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) from 1929 to 1953. Under Stalin, the Soviet Union was transformed from a peasant society into an industrial and military superpower.