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Nicholas II The Last of the Romanovs
Nicholas II (1868 -1918) reigned 1894-1917 last tsar of Russia -was forced to abdicate
Russo-Japanese War (1904-05) a result of Nicholas's interest in Russian expansion in the Far East Russia loses -the death knell of the “Old Order”
Japan initiates hostilities by surprise attack on the Russian fleet at Port Arthur. They gain naval superiority, which helps them win the war.
Father Gapon led a peaceful protest of over 200,000 loyal subjects of the tsar.
The purpose of the protest was to communicate to the tsar grievances held by the people.
Over 500 people are killed by the tsar’s troops. The massacre is recorded in Russian history as Bloody Sunday.
Results of the Russo- Japanese War Russia suffers humiliation at the hands of the Japanese helped touch off the Russian Revolution of 1905
The tsar was forced to grant the Russian people a parliament.
The Russian Parliament is known as the Duma.
Petr Arkdievich Stolypin
World War I (1914-1918) Russia was unprepared for war: was still recovering from the Russo-Japanese War (1904-05) many troops sent to front unarmed (up to 1 out of 3)
Russia suffered many defeats.
Three-quarters of Russia’s troops become casualties.
At one point Nicholas II personally took command of the army and ran the war.
Grigory Rasputin religious mystic gained the trust of the tsarina -allegedly had the ability to heal the tsarevitch of his hemophellia was seen as a harmful influence
Treaty of Brest-Litovsk ends Russia’s involvement in World War I negotiated between Bolshevik Russia and Germans
Russia exchanged 1/4 of its land, 1/3 of its population, and 1/2 of its industry for peace.
Nicholas and his family were sent to internal exile by the Bolsheviks.
Death of a Dynasty the Romanov royal family was executed by the Bolsheviks in 1918 -their remains were dumped down an abandoned mine shaft, which was then sealed- up and forgotten
The Russian Revolution Causes & Events. Background Oppressive rule of the Romanovs ( ) caused much social unrest in Russia Feudalism had been.
BOLSHEVIK REVOLUTION. Nicholas II and Alexandra Romanov –Doomed from the day of their wedding –1300 people died on that day –The couple went ahead and.
BY: GWYNNETH BURNS KAYLA TONUCCI ARIANA ROMERO AND VERONICA LOPES Nicholas II ( )
Chapter 30 Sections 1 & 2 Revolution in Russia Starts on Page 867.
The Russian Revolution
Russian Revolution. Opening Focus Assignments 1/9 “Faults of WWI Peace Treaty” 1/10 “WWI and changing values” 1/11 “Views of the War” 1/14 “Lost Generation”
Nicholas II and Vladimir Lenin The Russian Revolution.
Chapter 14 Revolution and Nationalism
Russian Revolution A Timeline Nicholas II (Romanov) becomes Tsar. Announces “The principle of autocracy will be maintained by me as firmly and.
The Russian Revolution occurred in a feudal society (farmer based) happened because the Russian Czar (king) was not able to adapt to a changing world resulted.
Nicholas II - the last Russian Czar Ruled Disastrous military leader Unable to share power. Viewed himself as annointed by God.
1894 Czar Nicholas II becomes the ruler of Russia. He believes that the absolute power of the czars should be preserved.
The Decline and Fall of the Romanov Dynasty in Russia © Student Handouts, Inc.
Russian Revolution. Russian Government Before Revolution Monarchy: The Czar (Tsar) Until 1905 the Tsar's powers were unlimited. Russia had no constitution,
Nicholas II: The Last Romanov Tsar [r ]
Mr. Cargile Mission Hills HS, San Marcos CA The 1905 Russian Revolution.
The Russian Revolution of The Foreshadowing of Revolution “Bloody Sunday” - Factory workers, led by Father Gapon, march in St. Petersburg to petition.
The Russian Revolution How do the Bolsheviks (Communists) come to power in Russia?
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