Forming of the Provisional Government In 1917, Czar Nicholas II was kicked out of the government and the provisional government was formed. The provisional government was led by Alexander Kerensky who was a young Russian lawyer.
Bloody Sunday: The Revolution of 1905 On January 22, 1905, a group of workers marched to the czar’s Winter Palace in St. Petersburg to protest and make demands. Imperial forces opened fire on the demonstrators, killing and wounding hundreds.
The Banning of Vodka Czar Nicholas banned Vodka, and the people were very mad about this. There were immediate benefits of the measure discipline and high morale but, forced abstinence had increased the aggressiveness and radicalism of Russians increasingly dissatisfied with the course of the war and the problems it has generated.
World War I World War I was called the war to end all wars. New technologies were created. The two sides were known as the Triple Alliance and the Triple Entente. The Triple Entente consisted of France, Great Britain, Italy, Russia, and later the United States and the Triple alliance consisted of the Central Powers, primarily Austria-Hungary, Germany, and the Ottoman Empire.
The Bolshevik Revolution During the Russian Revolution, the Bolsheviks, led by leftist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin, seized power and destroyed the provisional government. The Bolsheviks would later become the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
Russian Civil War The civil war fought from 1917 to 1922 between the red army and the white army. Red being the Bosheviks and white being the the monarchists and militarists. The red army defeated the white army and ended the Russian civil war.