Russia Under the Czars and the Revolution. Overview. From the 1500’s to the 1900’s, Russia was ruled by the czars (emperors) The czars were absolute rulers They conquered virtually all of what is now Russia and the Republics
Guiding Question: How much power did the Russian Czars have over their people?
During this time period, a strong navy was thought to be the backbone of any country worth paying attention to. This is why Russia’s leaders fought so hard to gain access to lands that bordered large bodies of water. Even after they got that access, though, they still had problems.
What made each of the following bodies of water a problem for the Russian navy?
Guiding Question: What was life like for Russian serfs?
Read the biography of Vladimir Lenin and define the following terms using the context