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The Russian Revolution
Transcript of The Russian Revolution
Lacking leadership in response to WWI
poor produce of weapons for army
Scarcity of food for lower classes
Nicholas II of Russia (left) blamed for Russia's defeat in WWI
Assassination of Rasputin (friend of tsar's family)
Fall of monarchy in Russia
CIVIL WAR (1918-1921)
Bolsheviks went against Siberia
Attacks from Ukraine and Baltic region
1920 major defeat to White Army (anti-bolsheviks)
Ukraine taken by Bolsheviks
November 6th and 7th, Bolshevik forces seized Winter Palace
(headquarter of provisional government)
V.I. Lenin in control
`Attempts of greater revolution
Provisional Government is arrested and Lenin issues:
Decree on Peace
Decree on Land
Russia signs armistice with Central Powers
Soviet of the People’s Commissars, with all-Bolshevik membership, is new Provisional Government
Bolsheviks renamed “communists”
March 3rd 1918 Lenin signed treaty of Brest-Litovsk with Germany
“War communism” was used to ensure regular supply for Red Army (communists)
Nationalization of things in most industries
Destruction of all those who opposed new regime
Chekah – new red secret police
1921 communists have succeeded in retaining control of Russia
Bolsheviks take over
small faction of Marxist Social Democrats
Leadership under Vladimir Ulianov (V.I. Lenin)
party of violent revolution
"Peace, Land, Bread"
"Worker Control of Production"
"All Power to the Soviets"
"Down with Autocracy"
Strikes in Petrograd (March 1917)
in reply to scarcity of food
Nicholas II abdicated throne March 15th
Womens march on March 8th
"Peace and Bread"
BY: ANNIE & MARISSA
The Russian Revolution
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Song: The Russian Revolution (Instrumental) by The Red Army Choir