Describe the Final Days of the Last Czar Journal #1
The Russian Crises The Last Czar’s Final Days #1 Russo-Japanese War of 1904 – Russia suffered humiliating defeat #2 Bloody Sunday (Nicholas The Bloody) – Peaceful protesters met with bullets, hundreds dead #3 Revolution of 1905 – Strikes, rebellious peasants, minority autonomy – October Manifesto (Duma = Parliament) – Peter Stolypin (Stolypin’s necktie/Terror) #4 Rasputin – Holy man, cured Alexi, influence Czarina’s rule #5 World War I – Poorly led & equipped Russia is crushed by Germany
Journal #2 Explain, – A great civilization is not conquered from without until it is first destroyed from within. -Will Durant The Russian Revolution 1917
Journal #3 Explain, “One death is a tragedy. One million deaths is a statistic” -Stalin
Journal #8 “Explain the meaning of, The Lost Generation Poem… ”
Journal #9 Explain, “A recession is when your neighbor loses their job. A depression is when you lose your job.”
Journal #10 Explain, What is the difference in strength between a stick and a bundle of sticks?”
Journal #11 “Where they burn books they will soon be burning people.” –Heinrich-heine
Purging German Culture Night of the Long Knives The Arts – Purge or purify German Culture, Denounced Modern Art, Jazz music, burned books Nazism and the Churches – Anti-Catholic persecution, Christianity weak and flabby, one State Protestant Church
Journal #13 “All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good people to do nothing. – Edmund Burke”
Journal #14 Which Candidate would you choose? Candidate #1 Candidate #1 – Associates with crooked politicians, and consults with astrologists. had two mistresses. he also chain smokes and drinks 8 to 10 martinis a day. Candidate #2 Candidate #2 – Kicked out of office twice, rises from bed at 11am, used opium in college and drinks champagne, brandy, and whiskey to excess every day. Candidate #3: Candidate #3: – A decorated war hero. vegetarian, doesn't smoke or drink, and hasn't had any extramarital affairs.
It is time to elect the world leader, and YOUR vote counts. Here are the facts about the three leading candidates: Candidate A: Associates with crooked politicians and consults with astrologists. He’s had two mistresses. He also chain smokes and drinks 8 to 10 martinis a day. Candidate B: He was kicked out of office twice, sleeps until noon, used opium in college and drinks a quart of whiskey every evening. Candidate C: He is a decorated war hero. He's a vegetarian, doesn't smoke, drinks an occasional beer and hasn't had any extramarital affairs. Which of these candidates A B or C would be YOUR choice?
Who did you select? A. FDR B. ChurchillC. Hitler
Journal #15 Explain, “They gave all of their tomorrow’s so that we could have TODAY.”
Journal #16 “Never was so much owed by so many to so few.” –Winston Churchill
Journal #17 What lessons did you learn from the movie?