Russian Revolution

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  • Progressive Bloc Forms

    Progressive Bloc Forms
    The Progressive Bloc was an allying of moderate conservatives and liberals in the fourth Russian Duma. It was formed in 1915, by Pavel N. Milyukov. the group asked from tzar Nicholas to stop the discrimination against national and religious groups, and to work with groups that provided in WW1. As time went on the bloc became more and more unhappy with the government.
  • February revolution

    February revolution
    The February revolution was the first piece of the Russian revolution. It took place after the monarchy was overthrown by the Provisional government. This was supposed to be an interim stage, but ultimately was overthrown by the Bolsheviks in the October revolution.
  • Dissolving of the Duma

    Dissolving of the Duma
    Unsuccessful, the Duma ran for 73 days. The Duma continued to advocate for multiple types of reform; some of which being electoral and land. Concerned by the liberalism, Tzar Nicholas officially dissolved the Duma on July 8th 1906.
  • Order number 1

    Order number 1
    March 14th 1917, order number one was issued. this order entitled that the military respond to only to the requests of the soviet, not the provisional government. the provisional government could do nothing about this.
  • Abdication of Tzar Nicholas 2

    Abdication of Tzar Nicholas 2
    From the beginning of his ruling, Tzar Nicholas was unfit to rule. on March 17th 1917 he was finally forced to abdicate by the petrograd insurgents. His position was filled by a Provincial government.
  • Lennin returns to Russia

    Lennin returns to Russia
    After ten years exiled, Lennin makes his return to Russia. April 16th 1917 head of the revolutionary Bolsheviks party, Vladimir Lennin returns to petrograd. He is ready to take back the reins.
  • April Thesis

    April Thesis
    During the revolution, Lennin decides to declare that the soviet state have control of state power. "All power to the soviets"was a slogan he used to further enforce it. Some Bolsheviks were weary of the concept.
  • Kerensky becomes Prime Minister

    Kerensky becomes Prime Minister
    After months of disorganization, the provisional government wanted to regroup and gain control. Having no bad talk about him, and widely popular support, Aleksandr Kerensky became the prime minister of Russia.
  • Russia declares a republic

    Russia declares a republic
    On January 19th 1918, Russia was officially declared a democratic federal republic.this came to be after the Russian constituent assembly created the "Resolution on the form of government of Russia".
  • 3rd coallition govt., Bolsheviks as majority

    3rd coallition govt., Bolsheviks as majority
    on October 8th 1917, the third coalition was formed. this diminished the directorate. during this time the Russian Duma was also dissolved.
  • Bolshevik revolution

    Bolshevik revolution
    The Bolshevik revolution took place in November after the leaders of the group had been in exile. These leaders included Lennin and Trotsk. The slogan of the Bolsheviks was 'land, peace, bread'
  • Lennin as chairman of the Council of People's Commisssars

    Lennin as chairman of the Council of People's Commisssars
    The council of people's commissars was established on November 8th 1917. also known as The Government of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Lennin was the leader of this group. this was formed after the October revolution
  • White Army

    White Army
    The White Army, also known as the White Movement, was a group established in 1917, after the October revolution. The white army was a small but growing confederation of anti communists. They were in opposition to the Bolsheviks.
  • Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

    Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
    The treaty of Brest Litovsk was created on march 3rd 1918. This was a peace treaty between the Bolsheviks and the Central powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire). this treaty terminated Russia having a role in WW1.
  • Allied forces help the Whites

    Allied forces help the Whites
    Allied forces teamed up to help the whites in 1918, after Russia withdrew from World War One. Allies joined the whites because of war concerns, lack of support, and overall division. They withdrew from Russia until 1920.
  • Execution of Tzar Nicholas

    Execution of Tzar Nicholas
    On July 17th 1918, the Romanov family was assassinated. The Romanov family were held captive by Bolsheviks, and shortly after were murdered.The 300 year old bloodline of the Romanovs was gone.
  • Lennin's attempted assassination

    Lennin's attempted assassination
    In August of 1918, an attempt was made to kill Vladimir Lennin. He was seen as a traitor to the revolution when his Bolsheviks was banned. He was Leaving a factory in Moscow when he was fired at 3 times, being severely injured.
  • Defeat of White army

    Defeat of White army
    in 1919, the White army was defeated by the Red army. This happened after the Red Army gained more comrades after the Polish Soviet war ended. The fight against the red Army, was finally over.
  • New economic plan

    New economic plan
    In 1921 Lenin introduced the New Economic Plan. He did this in hopes to regain popularity.Smaller industries were returned to private ownership and peasants could sell their products on the open market. This was a step back to capitalism, and though effective, it just created more problems.
  • Lenin dies

    Lenin dies
    In 1924, Lenin died at age 53.This came after a series of strokes over a period of months. He had been very successful in his leadership creating a whole new world of ideals for Russia. He did not, however, leave a successor to take his role. This led to a whole new problem for Russia.