THE RUSSIAN
REVOLUTION
The Russian RevoluTionThe Russian RevoluTion
What is a Revolution?What is a Revolution?
 A completeA complete changechange in the way things arein the way things are
...
Why did theWhy did the
RevolutionRevolution
happen?happen?
 A weak ruler.A weak ruler.
 Not in touch with hisNot in touch with his
subjects.subjects.
 Factory workers hadFactory ...
Rasputin
Bloody SundayBloody Sunday
January 1905January 1905
 Unarmed peasants,Unarmed peasants,
marched to themarched to the
Pala...
World War IWorld War I
 Russia unprepared for war
 Not enough supplies (food, weapons, clothing)
 Army poorly organized...
Two Revolutions In OneTwo Revolutions In One
 February RevolutionFebruary Revolution
Czar abdicatesCzar abdicates
Provisi...
The October RevolutionThe October Revolution
 The BolsheviksThe Bolsheviks
(Communists) led by(Communists) led by
Vladimi...
What Did Lenin Do Upon ComingWhat Did Lenin Do Upon Coming
to Power?to Power?
 Immediately pullsImmediately pulls
Russia ...
End of RomanovsEnd of Romanovs
 Taken to Western SiberiaTaken to Western Siberia
 Lenin sent telegram authorizing theirL...
Rule of Lenin 1920-1924Rule of Lenin 1920-1924
Bolshevik Party becomes the CommunistBolshevik Party becomes the Communist
...
19241924
After the death ofAfter the death of
LeninLenin
 Josef Stalin takesJosef Stalin takes
control.control.
 Becomes...
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RUSSIAN REVOLUTION

  1. 1. THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION
  2. 2. The Russian RevoluTionThe Russian RevoluTion
  3. 3. What is a Revolution?What is a Revolution?  A completeA complete changechange in the way things arein the way things are donedone (Agricultural Revolution, Industrial(Agricultural Revolution, Industrial Revolution, Russian Revolution)Revolution, Russian Revolution)  Sometimes peacefulSometimes peaceful  Sometimes violentSometimes violent  Russian Revolution = the overthrow of theRussian Revolution = the overthrow of the Czar’s government and the establishmentCzar’s government and the establishment of Communist Ruleof Communist Rule
  4. 4. Why did theWhy did the RevolutionRevolution happen?happen?
  5. 5.  A weak ruler.A weak ruler.  Not in touch with hisNot in touch with his subjects.subjects.  Factory workers hadFactory workers had to work long hours.to work long hours.  Majority of theMajority of the Russians were poorRussians were poor peasants-notpeasants-not enough food.enough food.  WWI. Loss of trust.WWI. Loss of trust. The Czar’s wife wasThe Czar’s wife was German.German.  Rasputin.Rasputin. Czar Nicholas II
  6. 6. Rasputin
  7. 7. Bloody SundayBloody Sunday January 1905January 1905  Unarmed peasants,Unarmed peasants, marched to themarched to the Palace requestingPalace requesting shorter work days,shorter work days, minimum wage.minimum wage.  Palace Guards firedPalace Guards fired upon crowd killingupon crowd killing hundreds, injuringhundreds, injuring thousands (withoutthousands (without orders)orders)
  8. 8. World War IWorld War I  Russia unprepared for war  Not enough supplies (food, weapons, clothing)  Army poorly organized  Soldiers didn’t understand why they were fighting  Czar Nicholas II and his ministers provided poor leadership and organization
  9. 9. Two Revolutions In OneTwo Revolutions In One  February RevolutionFebruary Revolution Czar abdicatesCzar abdicates ProvisionalProvisional government setgovernment set up.up.  October RevolutionOctober Revolution The Bolsheviks led byThe Bolsheviks led by Vladimir LeninVladimir Lenin take over.take over.
  10. 10. The October RevolutionThe October Revolution  The BolsheviksThe Bolsheviks (Communists) led by(Communists) led by Vladimir Lenin takeVladimir Lenin take over.over.  ““Tried to attract theTried to attract the people with sloganspeople with slogans like, “All Power tolike, “All Power to the Soviets” andthe Soviets” and “Peace, Land,“Peace, Land, Bread”Bread”
  11. 11. What Did Lenin Do Upon ComingWhat Did Lenin Do Upon Coming to Power?to Power?  Immediately pullsImmediately pulls Russia out of WWIRussia out of WWI (what peasants(what peasants wanted most waswanted most was peace)peace)  Proposed theProposed the distribution of all landdistribution of all land to peasants.to peasants.  Lenin’s proposalsLenin’s proposals adoptedadopted
  12. 12. End of RomanovsEnd of Romanovs  Taken to Western SiberiaTaken to Western Siberia  Lenin sent telegram authorizing theirLenin sent telegram authorizing their executionexecution  Taken to cellar at 1:30 a.m. withTaken to cellar at 1:30 a.m. with family doctor and servantsfamily doctor and servants  Nicholas and Alexandra fell firstNicholas and Alexandra fell first under the hail of bulletsunder the hail of bullets  Bullets bounced off the daughters,Bullets bounced off the daughters, diamonds found in their corsetsdiamonds found in their corsets  Those who survived the bullets wereThose who survived the bullets were killed by bayonetskilled by bayonets  Bodies loaded onto truck, stripped ofBodies loaded onto truck, stripped of jewels, thrown into a minejewels, thrown into a mine  Mine not deep enough to hide them,Mine not deep enough to hide them, bodies dumped into a pit in a marshybodies dumped into a pit in a marshy areaarea
  13. 13. Rule of Lenin 1920-1924Rule of Lenin 1920-1924 Bolshevik Party becomes the CommunistBolshevik Party becomes the Communist PartyParty Russia becomes the USSRRussia becomes the USSR
  14. 14. 19241924 After the death ofAfter the death of LeninLenin  Josef Stalin takesJosef Stalin takes control.control.  Becomes a dictator.Becomes a dictator.

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