Objective: Students will research and connect events from Russian History to the allegorical book Animal Farm.
Marx published the first volume called "The Capital"
He died of pleurisy.
Announced his new provisional government
Restricted the Russian church from having too much land
The Russian Revolution refers to a series of revolutions that replaced the Tsarist autocracy.
Russian Revolution. (n.d.). Retrieved September 21, 2014, from http://www.history.com/topics/russian-revolutio
Coming out of underground movements, the Communists prepared to begin publishing Pravda
The Bolsheviks, led by Lenin, takes power in Russia
Russian secret police
Bolsheviks and Lenin led
by Fenya Kaplan - missed her mark and wounded him
Cheka assassinating people who are assumed guilty of plotting to kill Lenin
indoctrination in schools to the ways of communism
created to help create propaganda for movement
uprising in which the Cheka works with the Red Army to question people about involvement
Lenin suffers a series of strokes and ultimately dies
GPU works under the state political administration NKVD
GPU becomes a unified organization in order to continue
60% of books eliminated from most Soviet Libraries
Communist party established socialist realism as the only acceptable aesthetic.
same thing just unified
against Leon Trotsky
Leader of the OGPU since Cheka's formation
to further confuse the situation
The great terror happened from 1936-1938. It is also known as the Great Purge. The great terror was a giant massacre of people Stalin deemed 'suspicions' or intellectual people he thought were Collaborating.
On August 23, 1939, Germany and Russia surprised everyone by signing the German-soviet non-aggression pact. this meant that neither of the countries could take military action against each other for the next 10 years. Stalin saw the pact as a way to be peaceful while he built up his military.
Also known as the annexation of the Baltic States. As of August, 1939, Latvia and Lithuania were in the Soviet sphere, where Estonia was in the German sphere. The Soviet Union began exerting pressure on Estonia and placed soviet-friendly politicians at the top of the 3 Baltic States.In early August of 1940 I the annexation was complete.
Under Stalin's command a soviet agent snuck up behind Trotsky and assassinated him using a pickaxe.
On June 22, 1941, the German offensive was launched by three army groups under the same commanders as in the invasion of France in 1940
World War II. (2014). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved from http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/648813/World-War-II/53552/Invasion-of-the-Soviet-Union-1941
The Anglo-Soviet agreement of July 12, 1941, pledged the signatory powers to assist one another and to abstain from making any separate peace with Germany.
World War II. (2014).
In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved from http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/648813/World-War-II/53552/Invasion-of-the-Soviet-Union-1941
In the late 80's Russia wanted to improve the economic and political system. This resulted in better relationships between the state and the church. This was also the year when the Nationwide Millennium celebration of the Russian Orthodox church.
Mr. Jones and other farm owners try to take back Manor Farm which the animals had changed to Animal Farm. Their attempt is unsuccessful.
Mr. Jones forgets to feed the animals and they revolt.
Stalin also took over educating the youth of Russia
Moses represents religion in Russia- at this point in Russian history the orthodox church is removed from everyday life