The March Revolution During the Russian Revolution, the Bolsheviks, led by Vladimir Lenin, seized power and destroyed the tradition of czarist rule. The Bolsheviks would later become the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
The Russo-Japanese War The Russo-Japanese War was a naval conflict, with ships exchanging fire in the waters surrounding the Korean peninsula. The brutal conflict in the western Pacific changed the balance of power in Asia and was a cause of World War I.
Bloody Sunday: The Revolution of 1905 On January 22, 1905, a group of workers led by the radical 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.
World War I World War I is known for a complex system of trenches from which men of both sides fought. 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 tradition of csarist rule. The Bolsheviks would later become the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. The provisional government fell to the Bolsheviks.
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.