Russian Revolution
Updated: 1/31/2020
Russian Revolution
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  • 1896 Nicholas II
  • I now have the throne
  • 1900 Industrialization in Russia
  • We don't need farming anymore
  • 1914 World War I
  • THIS IS GOING TO BE A HARD WAR
  • Nicholas II was the last Tsar under Romanov rule. Although he believed in an autocracy, he was forced to create an elected legislature due to his poor ruling. Along with WWI and his ruling, a revolution would end up taking his life.
  • 1915 The Bolsheviks and The Mensheviks
  • YOU ARE ALL TRAIT-ORS
  • DEATH TO THE ROYAL FAMILY
  • Once Alexander III emancipated serfdom, Russia began to look for a new way to make money. Under Tsar Nicholas II, Russian industries began to take flight. However, due to the long serfdom and slow-growing cities, Russia depended highly on other countries to provided them with machines for work
  • 1917 Lenin In Control
  • I finally took power
  • Also called the Great War, WWI was fought during 1914- 1918. It pitted Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire against Great Britain, the United States, France, Russia, Italy, and Japan. This would be a bloody war that would leave for the loss of many lives and the Treaty of Versallies
  • 1929 Stalin
  • I will issue a 5-year plan.
  • The Bolsheviks were the extreme revolutionust and worked to overthrow the throne. They were called the "Red Army." The Mensheviks were the loyalist to the throne. They were call the "White Army."
  • Vladimir Lenin was a Russian communist revolutionary and head of the Bolshevik Party who rose to prominence during the Russian Revolution of 1917. Lenin was able to throw over the imperal rule of Nicholas II.
  • In the late 1920s, Joseph Stalin was able to gain control of the Soviet Union and issued his 5-year plan. This plan would change Russia into a farming country to an industrialized power-house. He is often known for ruling with an iron fist and would kill anyone who opposed him
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