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Russian revolution

Russian Revolution

Aramis Torry and Cindy Grande


Russia becomes industrialized
Russia Becomes Industrialized:

Czar Resists Change --

  • Autocratic rule continues

    Russia Becomes Industrialized --

  • Proletariat - the workers

  • Marxist revolutionaries formed “a dictatorship of the proletariat”

  • Bolsheviks - radical revolutionary group

  • V.I. Lenin - ruthless leader of the Bolsheviks

Problems arise in russia
Problems Arise In Russia

Russo-Japanese War --

  • Russia was defeated and had major loss

    Bloody Sunday: The Revolution of 1905 --

  • Violent protest against czar for better working conditions, more personal freedom and elected legislature

    World War I --

  • Russia was not prepared for war, had a major defeat, disrupted economy, and had the weakness of the czar revealed

The march revolution
The March Revolution

  • Violent protests against autocracy

    Czar Finally Steps Down --

  • Established a new provisional government

  • Russia made a fatal decision to continue to fighting in World War I

  • Soviets, which were a radical group of socialist revolutionaries were established

    Lenin Returns to Russia and leads a revolution

    with his Bolshevik supporters --

The bolshevik revolution
The Bolshevik Revolution

The Provisional Government Topples --

  • By 1917, people in the cities were called ‘All power to the soviets’

  • Lenin’s slogan were ‘peace, land, and bread

  • The arrested the leaders of the provisional government

    Bolshevik In Power--

  • Lenin and his workers that were called Bolsheviks took over the factories

  • He signed a truce with Germany to stop all the fighting

  • Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

  • They surrendered a larger part of its territory to Germany and its allies

Bolshevik in power
Bolshevik In Power

Civil War Rages in Russia--

  • Around 14 million Russians died in the three year struggle, and in the famine that followed

  • Fighting,hunger, and a worldwide flu made Russia in chaos

  • Red army crushed all opposition

  • The victory showed that Bolsheviks were able both to seize power and maintain it

  • White army supported the return to rule by czar

  • The groups barely cooperated with each other

Lenin restores order
Lenin Restores Order

New Economic Policy--

  • War and revolution destroyed the Russian economy

  • He resorted to a small scale version of capitalism called New Economic Policy (NEP)

  • The government kept control of major industries, and banks, but it let some small factories, business, and farms under private ownership

    Political Reforms--

  • In 1922 the country was named the Union of Soviet Social Republics

  • Bolshevik renamed their party the Communist Party

Stalin becomes dictator
Stalin Becomes Dictator

Stalin Dies--

  • Lenin suffered a stroke in 1922

  • During his early days as a Bolshevik, he changed his name to Stalin, which means “man of steel” in Russian

  • Lenin believed that Stalin was a dangerous man

  • By 1928, Stalin was in total command of the Communist Party