The Russian Revolution. Readings : Smith, et al., 902-904, 932-934. Peter Builds New Capital. Nicholas I (1825-1855). Hated Industrial Revolution and French Revolution Wanted to make world safe for autocracy Fought against progress in Russia and Europe. Decembrists. Revolt against czarism
Readings: Smith, et al., 902-904, 932-934
Wrong man, wrong time
Little interest in government
Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905)
How Do Bolsheviks Get Power?
—Oct. 16, 1917 (Russian Calendar)