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2 Revolution of 1905 The Great Dress Rehearsal Vladmir Lenin made reference to this revolution as such. It produced the workers council or soviets.

3 Russian Revolution Vladmir LeninFather Gapon L. Leonidov Learningnetwork.NYTimes.com 1107_2011 Sscnet.ucla.net

4 Russian Revolution What started the Revolution of 1905? It was in response to the firing of four factory workers. Father Gapon was one of the leaders.

5 Russian Revolution A march was planned for Sunday January 9, The workers had a list of demands. An eight hour day Freedom of assembly and press Land for peasants Separation of church and state End to the Russo-Japanese war

6 Russian Revolution 200,000 workers marched to the Tzar’s Winter Palace in a peaceful procession. However, the Tzar’s troops were ordered to fire on them. A thousand were killed and 2,000 were injured. It was then known as Bloody Sunday

7 Russian Revolution I.Vladimirov AllRussia.com

8 Russian Revolution Consequences of Bloody Sunday In August 1905, Tzar Nicholas II offered the Russian people a Duma—Legislative body but it didn’t have any real power. On October 17, 1905, he promised a constitution but failed to deliver it as well.

9 Russian Revolution Romanov Dynasty Nicholas II and family English.ruvr.ru

10 Russian Revolution Russian Revolution February 1917 Russia was severely affected by World War I 11 million people fought for Russia There was also loss of life Food shortages (bread) and Rioters and dissenters The revolution started at a metal plant over disputes about wages.

11 Russian Revolution Grigori Efimovich Rasputin

12 Russian Revolution Result --Tzar Nicholas II abdicated his throne --A provisional government was set up --The provisional government refused to distribute land. Lenin encouraged peasants to take for themselves. They also refused to take Russia out of the war and many soldiers supported the workers.

13 Russian Revolution Bbc.co.uk Firstworldwar.com George Lvov Alexander Kerensky

14 Russian Revolution Russian Revolution 1917

15 Russian Revolution Second (Bolshevik) Revolution November 6 and The Bolsheviks seized railroad stations, electric works, banks and people in the red Guard seized the Winter Palace. Through the Treaty of Litovsk, Russia finally exits World War I. They gave up lands to Germany that held a one- third of their population.

16 Whites (Mensheviks) White uniforms, Ivan III—White Tzar Royalty --Supported by the Allies (U.S., France and Great Britain) --They were not unified, they had no clear vision. Civil War in Russia Reds (Bolsheviks) Blood of the Workers --signed a separate peace treaty with Germany to end World War I --They were able to gather support of the people --Lenin’s battle cry was for Peace Land Bread --NEP New Economic Policy Peasants could sell surplus grain for profit

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