uneducated Siberian peasant who claimed to be holy; he helped Alexandria rule while Czar Nicholas was at the battlefront; he was assassinated.
a march for food for kids and parents not getting paid enough.
Who made all the decisions while the czar was at the battlefront? (the legal person)
Russia was ruled by _______ _______ by the Romanov Dynasty.
Russia was ruled by Divine Right by the ________ dynasty.
___% of the Russian population were peasants.
Russia was not _______, causing them to fail miserably in WWI.
a reformer; Russian czar; was considering creating a legislative body; wanted to move Russia forward to be = with other world powers; Freed the Serfs!
Russian Czar who freed the serfs.
Russian Czar who tried to make Russia better was assassinated.
Russian Czar that ruled after Alexander II was assassinated; he ruled with an iron fist at first; he resisted all reform in Russia
This czar's policies for Russia were Autocracy, Orthodoxy, & Nationalism; he wanted only Russians in Russia-only Russian language etc.
The son of Alexander III; the last Romanov Ruler; very weak person; not very interested in ruling
The last Romanov ruler.
Czar who was not very interested in ruling; he encouraged economic development & industrialization; built a transcontinental railroad; married to Alexandria.
German princess & granddaughter of Queen Victoria; very unpopular in Russia b/c of her being German; very misunderstood by nobility, disliked.
Czar Nicholas and Alexandria's son who had hemophilia.
the "Royal Disease;" it was called this because Queen Victoria was a carrier for this and she had lots of royal kids who had kids ...
claimed he could talk directly to God; convinced Alexandria that he could stop the bleeding of her son.
drunk peasant; helped bring the royal family down.
aka Marxists; influenced by the ideas of Karl Marx; lead by V.I. Lenin.
the leader of the Bolsheviks; said the czar needed to be overthrown; said a world wide communist revolution was coming...
The war Russia lost; it was very humiliating for them.
1905: Father Gapon lead 200,000 workers & their families to the Winter Palace, the guards freaked out and started firing into the crowd > major massacre.
Elected national legislature
was killed: invited to a party, drunk, smoked opium, cionide cakes, shot 3 times, chain beaten, tied up, thrown in icy river...
an American journalist who described an important event that took place in St. Petersburg, Russia.
What year did Russia finally collapse?
What year did the Romanov Dynasty end after 300 years?
Due to Russia being behind in the Industrial Revolution, some soldiers were trained with _____.
Alexandria was ___________.
Rasputin was shot ____ times before being tied up.
Formerly St. Petersburg; where the March Revolution took place
On March 12, the Duma (legislative body) established the _____ _____, which mainly consisted of middle-class Duma representatives.
March 15, 1917
The exact date of the end of the 300-year-old Romanov dynasty.
The provisional government was headed by ________ ________.
The ____ were largely made up of socialists and represented the more radical interests of the lower classes.
The person who pretended to be Anastasia for several years.
The ______ began as a small faction of a Marxist party called the Russian Social Democrats.
Who lead the Bolsheviks?
A dedicated revolutionary; head of the Petrograd Soviet.
During the night of November 6, Bolshevik forces seized the ______ ______, the seat of the provisional government.
Council of People's Commissars
Lenin turned over the power of the provisional government to the Congress of Soviets. The real power, however, passed to a ___________ ___ ___________ ________.
Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
This treaty gave Germany eastern Poland, Ukraine, Finland, and the Baltic Provinces.
The Red army was the ____ army.
The White force was the ______ force.
July 16, 1918
The exact date that czar Nicholas and his entire family, along with family doctor, servants, and dog, were shot in the basement of a house they had been help captive in for 2 months.
Leon Trotsky was on the ____ (color) side.
"Commissar of War" for the red side.
was used to ensure regular supplies for the Red Army; meant gov't control of banks & most industries, seizing grain from peasants, and the centralization of state administration under Communist control.
The Red Secret Police who began a Red Terror.
The terror caused by the Cheka; similar to the Reign of Terror