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Key Events of Bolshevik Takeover

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Key Events of Bolshevik Takeover

  1. 1. The October Revolution Key Terms, Events, Names: Military Revolutionary Committee, Trotsky, Milrevcom, Winter Palace, Congress of Soviets, Peter and Paul Fortress, Aurora, Women’s Death Battalion, Smolny, Soviet Central Executive Committee
  2. 2. Starter: Source Analysis When the Bolsheviks stormed the Winter Palace, they actually faced little resistance. Why do you think the artist who painted this suggest they did? When the Bolsheviks stormed the Winter Palace, they actually faced little resistance. Why do you think the artist who painted this suggest they did?
  3. 3. Map Analysis Activity 1: As you read about the October Revolution, examine the maps and images of Petrograd. Which 5 places do you think were critical. Locate these on Google Maps. Activity 1: As you read about the October Revolution, examine the maps and images of Petrograd. Which 5 places do you think were critical. Locate these on Google Maps.
  4. 4. Timeline of Events Read the scanned textbook pgs. 102-109 on the October Revolution and undertake the activities below as you go. Read the scanned textbook pgs. 102-109 on the October Revolution and undertake the activities below as you go. Activity 2: In pairs construct a timeline of the key events of the ‘October Days’ of 1917 (23-27 October). Use a colour scheme or key to show which developments were a result of: •Lenin’s actions and/or leadership •Trotsky’s actions and/or leadership •Chance •Poor planning •Kerensky and/or the Provisional Government’s actions Activity 2: In pairs construct a timeline of the key events of the ‘October Days’ of 1917 (23-27 October). Use a colour scheme or key to show which developments were a result of: •Lenin’s actions and/or leadership •Trotsky’s actions and/or leadership •Chance •Poor planning •Kerensky and/or the Provisional Government’s actions
  5. 5. Leadership Significance Use this link to help you with your debate.Use this link to help you with your debate.
  6. 6. Make sure that you can write about the significance of each event – Test Next Lesson! Causes of the Bolshevik’s rise to power
  7. 7. • Question (c) - is an essay question and will focus on your ability to evaluate a historical claim by using source evidence and your own knowledge. In answering this question you must offer support to the historical claim as well as challenge the claim. • To obtain above 8 marks you MUST explicitly quote a minimum of 3 of the 4 sources. • A balanced Judgment must also be given. • (15 Marks) – Suggested no more than 27 minutes 15 Mark Question
  8. 8. Paragraph 1: •Use the sources AND your own knowledge to SUPPORT the claim. •Must EXPLICITLY quote the sources through out. – To support this claim Source A states that… •Offer your own contextual knowledge to add further Evidence to support your argument. •You must explain (not just described) how each point supports the claim. •Aim for minimum of 3 to 4 points to support the claim Paragraph 2: •Use the sources AND your own knowledge to CHALLENGE the claim. •Must EXPLICITLY quote the sources through out. – To challenge this claim Source A states that… •Offer your own contextual knowledge to add further Evidence to back up your argument. •You must explain (not just described) how each point challenges the claim. •Aim for minimum of 3 to 4 points to challenge the claim CONCLUSION: •Finish by giving a balanced judgment (your opinion) comparing the relative importance of two or more points. 15 Mark Question

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