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Russian Revolution(1900-1905)

Class 8-4

Alina Begley

Anthony Zhang

Brittany Tieu

Brooke Heidewald

Describe the land and people of Russia in the year 1900.

  • Russian Tundra

  • 5% of land was arable

  • Southern mountains

By: alina

Who was TzarNicholas II? Describe his leadership style.

  • Tsar the emperor of Russia was an autocrat - a monarch who does not have to share power

  • Tsar had civil servants who helped him govern 125 million people

  • After 300 years of rule, Tsar’s authority had finally broke down (Lenin took over)

By: Brittany

Who was Karl Marx and how did his ideas divide Russians?





How was Russian society divided, in terms of wealth and power?

Bouguoise(the nobles) were at the top of the society, followed by Town Workers, and at the bottom: proletariat (poor).


Town Workers


4/5 Russians

are peasants.

Tsar was head of the society because of his power in the government.

A Russian cartoon of 1900. Above the workers are the capitalists: “We do the eating’; then the army; ‘We shoot you’; the clergy: ‘We mislead you’; and the royal family: ‘We rule you”


  • St.Petersberg – An important city located in West Russia.

  • Siberia– A cold province in Russia where people are sent to exile or for imprisonment.

  • Autocrat – A person in charge of an event.

  • Cossacks – Traditional community of people living in East Europe and Asian Russia, well known for their military skills and horsemanship.

  • Okhrana – The Czar’s secret police.

  • Karl Marx – The philosopher who came up with the idea of communism.

  • Communists – People who believe in a government type where there are no classes, and all people are equal.

  • Liberals – People who have a political view or social view favoring reform and progress.

Works Cited

  • MSN Encarta –

  • “Russia In War and Revolution” – Josh Brooman

  • “Russia”






Russia’s RevivalA time of change1905-1917

Bobby Yin

Andy Li


Bloody SundaySooho Choi

1905 RevolutionSooho Choi

The Great WarBobby Yin


  • Bloody Sunday

  • A peaceful demonstration by Russian peasants was halted by Russian soldiers through violence.

  • Vladimir Lenin

  • A bolshevik leader and founder who was exiled to Switzerland for opposing the Tsar’s rule

  • Bolsheviks

  • A faction of Russians who believed in centralized hierarchy and sought to overthrow the Tsar.

  • Abdicate

  • To resign from high authority.

  • October Manifesto

  • The pledge made by the Tsar to promise rights, freedom of speech, liberty, and freedom associations.

  • Duma

  • A council for Russian representatives

Works Cited

  • Sources for Images


Sources for Information






Russian Revolution1917-1918

Michael Reymond, Nico Narduzzi, Stephanie Cheng, & Stephanie Tian


Who was Alexander Kerensky and what problems did his Provisional Government face?

The army was loyal to his enemies, the Bolsheviks.

The common people and the soldiers were against him.

The continuation of the ‘great war’ that claimed so many lives and hurt the national pride of Russia.

Prime Minister of the Provisional government


What were the causes of the Oct/Nov Revolution?

Who was Vladimir Lenin and how did he come to power?

“The Provisional Government must be overthrown.”

November 8th

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin was the leader of the Russian Revolution and first leader of the USSR.



What immediate actions did Lenin take following the Oct/Nov Revolution?

The Bolsheviks led Russia and insurrection was accepted by the congress.

“We’ll now proceed to construct the socialist order.”


(Insert your vocabulary words and definitions - in your own words)

  • Vladimir Lenin

  • Alexander Kerensky

  • Provisional

  • Petrograd

  • Red Guards

  • Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

Works Cited

  • Sources for Images

  • Google Images

Sources for Information

  • Stalin and the Soviet Union Booklet

  • Leaders of the Russian Revolution Booklet

  • Russia in War and Revolution Booklet

Russian Revolution(1918-1924)

Kailin Jones, Shao Chen, JeeHye Kim 8-4


What opposition did Lenin face during the Civil War? How did he win the war?

Leon Trotsky


Who was JOSEPH STALIN and how did he differ from LEON TROTSKY?

Kailin Jones

Jee Hye Kim

How did Lenin try to fix Russia’s problems following the civil war?






  • The Red Terror- a set of orders established by Leon Trotsky to carry out his own from of terror, different to the Cheka.

  • The Cheka- was a group of people lead by Felix Dzerzhinsky who tortured prisoners until they confessed, then taking them to be executed.

  • Reds and Whites- Red means the army that is loyal to Lenin and white means the army serve for Tsar

  • USSR- Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. It was named by Lenin because he wants to change Russia.

  • War Communism: It was a type of system both economic and political, which existed in Soviet Russia when the Russian civil war was taking place in 1918 ~ 1921.

  • New Economic Policy: This economic policy was created by Lenin to help stop the economy of Russia from ruining, and to make the economy richer again as it once had been.

Works Cited

  • Sources for Images



  • Google image



Sources for Information





  • Russia In War And Revolution

  • Leon Trotsky - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 14 Apr. 2009 <>.

Russian Revolution(1924-1941)Iosif Vissarionovich Stalin

(Christy Ye, Da Hye Jeong, Lin Kim, Tina Huang)

What impact did Stalin have on agriculture and farmers?


  • Couldn’t have their own land

  • Didn’t worked hard

  • Famine

What impact did Stalin have on the industry and workers?

  • “For the Greater Good”

  • condition of the industrial workers

  • A heavy chemical industry

How did Stalin promote himself and maintain popularity?

  • Media

  • Education protection

  • Family protection

  • Censorship


  • labour camp

  • Media

  • Killing

  • ‘ For the greater good’

  • Censorship

  • heavy chemical industry

  • 5 Year plan

  • Farmer’s hardship

Works Cited

  • Sources for Images

  • "20th Centurt History." Welcome to 14 Apr. 2009 <>.

Sources for Information

  • Brooman, Josh. Stalin and the Soviet Union. Longman.

Russian Revolution(1939 - 1953)

Ian Tai, Isabella Bambagioni, Jerilyn Wu, Sam Fritz,

Describe Russia’s Relationships with other countries prior to WWII

By: Ian Tai

  • Tried to get other countries join Soviet Union

  • Afraid of Hitler attacking Soviet Union

  • Tried to make treaties with other countries such as France and England

What impact did WWII have on Russia and Stalin’s power? to WWII

Isabella Bambagioni

  • More countries joined the Soviet Union

  • Division of countries between Germany

  • Division of countries between allied forces.

  • Helped defeat Hitler

What actions did Stalin take following WWII to rebuild and extend Russia’s power? By: Sam Fritz

  • He introduced the fourth Five-Year Plan

  • He also created an “iron curtain” cutting the USSR off from the rest of the world.

Jerilyn Wu extend Russia’s power?


  • Comintern

  • Nazi-Soviet Pact

  • Neutrality Pact

  • Battle of Stalingrad

  • Reconstruction

  • Iron Curtain

  • Buffer Zone

Works Cited extend Russia’s power?

  • Sources for Images


  • "Map of Ex-U.S.S.R. and Iron Curtain Countries." Free Educational Software - Maps, Learn to Read and More. 14 Apr. 2009 < atlas/continent/cold-war-map.htm>.

  • /b4/Poster15.jpg


Sources for Information

  • "Comintern." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 13 Apr. 2009. Wikipedia. 14 Apr. 2009 < rn>.

  • "Soviet–Japanese Neutrality Pact -." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 5 Mar. 2009. Wikipedia. 14 Apr. 2009 < %E2%80%93Japanese_Neutrality_Pa ct>.

  • Brooman, Josh. Stalin and the Soviet Union the USSR 1924-53. Longman 20th Century History Series. Longman Century, 2003.

( extend Russia’s power? Question/Topic #4)

Glossary extend Russia’s power?

(Insert your vocabulary words and definitions - in your own words)

Works Cited extend Russia’s power?

  • Sources for Images

Sources for Information