BOLSHEVIK REVOLUTION. Nicholas II and Alexandra Romanov Doomed from the day of their wedding 1300 people died on that day The couple went ahead and attended a ball given by the French embassy. Already the people began to loathe the seemingly callous couple . BOLSHEVIK REVOLUTION .
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Doomed from the day of their wedding
1300 people died on that day
The couple went ahead and attended a ball given by the French embassy.
Already the people began to loathe the seemingly callous coupleBOLSHEVIK REVOLUTION
Did not want to be tsar
Tortured psychologically by his father
His priorities were his family not his country.
Would rather go on a cruise with his family than deal with the problems brewing in his country.In the Beginning
Russia was an autocracy.
Peasants wanted more land
Bread lines were long,
Working conditions (factory workers) were poor.LONG TERM REASONS
Tsar trusted Rasputin
No political experienceRASPUTIN
Proletarians protested at the Winter Palace
Working conditions were bad
The guards began to fire into the crowd.
Many were killed
“Bloody Nicholas”.BLOODY SUNDAY
Tsar did not care about the people
Gap between upper and lower class widened.
Ideas of revolution began to stir.STRIKES AND REVOLTS
Wanted a port that would not freeze.
Battle of Tsushima straights
People wanted Freedom of speech as well as political freedom.BAD DECISIONS
The Duma-elected government body
Seemed Nicholas was making an effort.
Tsar would not keep his bargain.DUMA
Transportation was inadequate
food shortage around the country
3 bullets a day.
Moral started to nosedive with the Russian people
Protest and strikes started up again
Nicholas commanded his army to put an end to all disorderly conduct in the streets of the capitalTHE GREAT WAR
Exiled to Siberia in 1895 for joining a communist ring
He returned in 1900 and begin to fuel the fire of revolution.
Leader of the Bolshevik party which believed in a five year socialist state in a conversion to communism.
War cry was “Peace, Land, and Bread.”LENIN
Thrown into the Neva River
Too little too lateDEATH OF THE MAD MONK
the red army
The Menshevik Party
the white army.
The red army beat the white army
Ended in the abdication of Nicholas and his son.MARCH REVOLUTION
Bolsheviks moved the family to Yekaterinberg.
Family was assinated on July 16-17, 1918END OF THE ROMANOVS
The white army was defeated by the Reds in 1920.
Communist state of Russia would last 74 years.END OF AN ERA