STORY TIME! THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION STARRING VLADIMIR LENIN
 
 
 
1. The Formula for Twentieth Century Revolution <ul><li>Traditional Rural Society </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid Industrializatio...
 
 
 
2. Failure of the Provisional Government <ul><li>Liberal provisional government replaces Czar </li></ul><ul><li>Liberalism...
 
3. Success of the Bolsheviks <ul><li>Tight organization with a plan of action </li></ul><ul><li>Lenin was a charismatic le...
 
4. Actions of the Bolsheviks <ul><li>Created a one party communist system </li></ul><ul><li>Exited WWI (Brest-Litovsk Trea...
 
5. Civil War <ul><li>Resistance from czarist loyalists </li></ul><ul><li>Whites (Czarist loyalists) vs Reds (Communists) <...
 
6. New Economic Policy (NEP) <ul><li>1921 – Lenin promises greater freedom to small business and peasant farmers </li></ul...
 
7. Summary <ul><li>USSR becomes the first Communist nation </li></ul><ul><li>Created a new political, economic and cultura...
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  1. 1. STORY TIME! THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION STARRING VLADIMIR LENIN
  2. 5. 1. The Formula for Twentieth Century Revolution <ul><li>Traditional Rural Society </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid Industrialization </li></ul><ul><li>Corrupt, stubborn, unresponsive political system </li></ul><ul><li>Harsh living conditions, unfair treatment </li></ul>
  3. 9. 2. Failure of the Provisional Government <ul><li>Liberal provisional government replaces Czar </li></ul><ul><li>Liberalism not deeply rooted in Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Continued to fight in WWI </li></ul><ul><li>Did not grant massive land reforms and respected private property </li></ul>
  4. 11. 3. Success of the Bolsheviks <ul><li>Tight organization with a plan of action </li></ul><ul><li>Lenin was a charismatic leader, great revolutionary organizer </li></ul><ul><li>Created a vanguard of the Proletariat (Dictatorial Force) </li></ul><ul><li>Protect Russia against capitalism and western imperialism </li></ul><ul><li>Pressed for state control of all land </li></ul><ul><li>Called for immediate revolution </li></ul>
  5. 13. 4. Actions of the Bolsheviks <ul><li>Created a one party communist system </li></ul><ul><li>Exited WWI (Brest-Litovsk Treaty) </li></ul><ul><li>Redistributed land to peasants </li></ul><ul><li>Nationalized Basic Industry </li></ul>
  6. 15. 5. Civil War <ul><li>Resistance from czarist loyalists </li></ul><ul><li>Whites (Czarist loyalists) vs Reds (Communists) </li></ul><ul><li>Whites were supported by U.S., France, Britain, and Japan </li></ul><ul><li>3 year war – Red Army wins, widespread support against foreign intervention. </li></ul>
  7. 17. 6. New Economic Policy (NEP) <ul><li>1921 – Lenin promises greater freedom to small business and peasant farmers </li></ul><ul><li>Temporary policy to boost economy </li></ul><ul><li>Allowed some capitalism and private ownership of land </li></ul><ul><li>Food production began to recover, stabilized government </li></ul>
  8. 19. 7. Summary <ul><li>USSR becomes the first Communist nation </li></ul><ul><li>Created a new political, economic and cultural structure without internal challenge </li></ul><ul><li>Authoritarian Rule </li></ul><ul><li>Supported socialist movements around the world </li></ul><ul><li>1923 – New constitution created a federal system of socialist republics </li></ul><ul><li>Capital is moved to Moscow </li></ul>
  9. 20. What part of the story is this painting depicting?

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