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Russia. The 1 st Czar of Russia was Ivan the Terrible. His actual coronation thrown.

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the 1 st czar of russia was ivan the terrible
The 1st Czar of Russia wasIvan the Terrible

His actual coronation thrown


From 1547-1560 Ivan expanded the Russian Empire. He is called Ivan the “Terrible” because he formed a secret police that wore all black & rode black horses. The police executed many of his enemies. He also killed his own son in a violent quarrel.

he was described as intelligent and devout, yet given to rages and prone to episodic outbreaks of mental illness In 1581, Ivan beat his pregnant daughter-in-law for wearing immodest clothing, and this may have caused a miscarriage. His son, also named Ivan, upon learning of this, engaged in a heated argument with his father, which resulted in Ivan striking his son in the head with his pointed staff, causing his son's (accidental) death.


St. Basils was constructed in Moscow under the rule of Ivan. After the construction he ordered the architect to be blinded so he could never construct something this beautiful again.

The Onion domes shed snow and prevent the roofs from getting weighted down in Russia’s long cold winter.
industrial society
Industrial Society

The development of the steam enginestarted the industrial revolution in Great Britain.

The steam engine was created to pump water from coal mines, enabling them to be deepened.

Under her reign Russia was the largest Empire the world had ever known. It stretched from Europe to Asia.
the bolsheviks murdered the entire royal family and took over russia
The Bolsheviks murdered the entire royal family and took over Russia.

Name for the girls became known as OTMA for their names





Lenin wanted to create a communist state in Russia were all citizens would share the wealth.Their slogan was “Peace, Land & Bread”
the central government in the kremlin made all of the economic decisions for the soviet union
The central government in the Kremlin Made all of the economic decisions for the Soviet union.

Kremlin Towers

Birds eye view on Kremlin

joseph stalin took over the soviet union after lenin s death
Joseph Stalin took over the Soviet Union after Lenin’s death.

Lenin has been in the mausoleum since his death in 1924.

Stalin was a ruthless dictator and is responsible for killing thousands of Russian citizens in his purges.
The Soviet Government controlled all the factories so there was no one to oversee how they were doing, but the Government.
A meltdown and explosion occurred at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Ukraine on April 25 and 26 1986.
the aral sea is shrinking because it s waters are being used for irrigation
The Aral Sea is shrinking because it’s waters are being used for irrigation.

Since 1960, when the Aral Sea was the world's fourth largest lake, the Aral Sea has lost 75% of its water volume. This loss is due to the agricultural diversion of the Syr Darya and Amu Darya rivers, the Aral's main sources of inflowing water. The Aral Sea is bounded by Kazakhstan on the north and Uzbekistan on the south.

in 1991 the soviet union dissolved into 15 different republics and the cold war officially ended
In 1991 the Soviet Union dissolved into 15 different republics and the Cold War officially ended.