The House of Romanov was the second imperial dynasty (after the Rurik dynasty) to rule Russia, They ruled for 300 years. The Romanov family was the imperial dynasty to rule Russia. During the Russian Revolution of 1917, Bolshevik revolutionaries toppled the monarchy, ending the Romanov dynasty. Also During the Romanov reign Russia became and remained a major European power.
Causes for the Russian Revolution
We want fair pay and work hours!
They had four daughters and a son, Alexi, who suffered from the disease hemophilia. March 1917 revolution broke out, he was forced to abdicate his throne. His poor handling of Bloody Sunday ; the demonstrators expected Nicholas to improve his working conditions there for the assembly occurred, due to troops firing on the demonstrators lead to thousands killed, Russians role lead to his failure.Nicholas was blamed for his poor military decisions.
Leaders of Revolution [Trosky, Kerensky, Lenin]
It started August 1914 Russia, against Germany in east Prussia.less than three years before the revolution which brought down the royal family. World War One was to have a devastating impact on Russia. Russia fought WWI together with its Entente allies – France and the UK, which were supported by over two dozen states,Austria-Hungary lost nearly half of its 830,000 troops in the massive Galician campaign, raising doubts about its capabilities.
Creation of the USSR
Nicholas II was expanding his empire more and taxed the people of Russia. Many peasants had worked on a daily bases and they were not being paid enough. There was also socialism going on during the revolution.
Leon Trosky was a military leader during the revolution and he defended the soviets. Alexander Kerensky served as head of Russian provisional government and he established civil liberties. Vladimir Lenin inspired and was the leader of the Bolshevik.
The Union of Soviet Socialists Republic: It was founded by the Bolshevik party and they set a communist rule in the Russian Empire after the end of the civil war.