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The Russian Revolution

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Transcript of The Russian Revolution

Nicholas II of Russia was the last emperor from November 1st 1894 untiil his abdication on March 15th 1917. He was assassinated on July 17th 1918.
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

Preliminary Stage
Crisis Stage
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
Recovery Stage
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
First Stage
Bolsheviks take over
small faction of Marxist Social Democrats
Leadership under Vladimir Ulianov (V.I. Lenin)
party of violent revolution

Protests:
"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


Propaganda:
Propaganda:
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