Objective: Students will research and connect events from Russian History to the allegorical book Animal Farm.
Karl Joined the communist league and write the "The Communist Manifesto" on September, 1847
Karl Marx dies in London in March, 1883.
Lenin reaches St. Petersburg/Petrograd, issues "April Theses" advocating overthrow of Provisional Government.
The Russian army wasn’t doing well in the beginning of World War One. So Czar Nicholas II appointed himself as the commander-in-chief.
On September 5th 1915, Czar Nicholas the 2nd took supreme command of the Russian Army.
Lenin launches the Bolshevik Revolution and makes communism active within Russia.
Czar Nicholas lost support of the Russian military.
Russia has a civil war over the debate of the topic, "Communism".
Czar Nicholas was held captive during this time.
in early 1917 Russia was on the verge of total collapse because of Czar Nicholas's leadership.
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
The Russian Orthodox Church was converted into an acrostic site.
The October Revolution occurred during this time
Cheka is founded by the Bolsheviks
Tsar Nicolas II was executed
The Cheka begin the Red Terror and try to assassinate Vladimir Lenin
Bolsheviks began to use propoganda
Lenin died on 24 January 1924.
His corpse was embalmed and placed in a mausoleum on Moscow's Red Square. From his fourth stroke
slavery imprisonment race distribution and slotering
churches were forcibly closed and priests arrested and exiled all over the Soviet Union. Stalin and his Government were not afraid of Strengthening religious fanaticism by wounding the feelings of believers. Religion, they believed, could be demolished easily.
A former GPU member says that they have executed an estimated 50,000 people.
Stalin put in an idea of five years of athiesm but the idea ended early nad did not make it to nearly five years.
Ukraine experiences a famine- 6m people perish
Stalin takes over and changes the name to the People’s Commissariat for Internal Affairs. He gave them vast powers and used them as his personal tool oppress the people.
Stalin begins The Great Terror
The Communist power of Russia is not protected because of their pact with Germany.
Stalin revived the Churches in Russia due to the Nazi Attacks during World War 2. Stalin wanted to increase the country's patriotism
The NKVD is renamed to the NKGB.
The end of WWII
The KGB chairman leads a failed coup against the government making them deteriorate eventually leaving no KGB left.
Mr. Jones and other farm owners try to take back Manor Farm which the animals had changed to Animal Farm. Their attempt is unsuccessful.
Effectively ending the war in Europe for the allie