Objective: Students will research and connect events from Russian History to the allegorical book Animal Farm.
The Social Democratic Party split into two groups, the Bolsheviks and the Mensheviks.
Stalin joined the Bolshevik Party after he was expelled from school.
The Bolsheviks split from the Mensheviks and the Bolsheviks start to become lead by Vladimir Lenin.
The Soviets recognized the authority of the Provisional Government in return for its willingness to carry out the control of the USSR.
Tsarist troops open fire on a peaceful demonstration of workers in St. Petersburg.
A revolution broke out in St. Petersburg. Czar Nicholas II quickly put an end to this. The day was called Bloody Sunday.
This was the announcement of the mobilization against Austria.
The mobilization against Austria was officially confirmed.
Russian General Yudenich launched a WW1 winter offensive and advances west.
The Soviet Union took control of russia
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
Nicholas tried to give up his throne and let his brother take over, but his brother refused. Other Russian aristocrats tried to make a temporary government.
The revolution of the Russian people begins against the government, and the rule of Czar Nicholas II.
The soldiers Blamed the tsar for all of those loses in War and abduct the Tzars
The Bolsheviks soldiers invaded the winter palace and arrested members of the Provisional Government.
Orthodox church sides against the Bolsheviks.
Czar Nicholas II is executed along with his family in Yekaterinburg in 1918.
Russia signed a treaty with Russia and Italy. This was recognized as the Soviet Union
meant to remove worship from the daily lives of Russians.
The death of Vladimir Lenin is when the Bolshevik party ended.
He agreed to do what the government told him to do.
The Russian film called Battleship Potemkin (1925) is compared to the German film Triumph of the Will (1935) the study compares these in order to evaluate use of film form as a propaganda tool by two authoritarian regimes that are of the Second World which is between the two World Wars.
After Vladmir Lenin died, there was a mad rush for control of the Communist Party. Eventually, Joseph Stalin seized the power from his rivals. By the late 1920s he had become the dictator of the Soviet Union.
They made new music to upstart nationalism.
Julian Wadleigh and Alger Hiss became State Department diplomats in 1936.
Stalin reinstates the orthodox church to boost morale for the war.
Leon trotsky was killed by agent Mercador in 1940
This poster is called “On the land and above…” which was printed in 1941. An explanation of this poster is that on the land and above they would clamp the enemy by a loop.
This was a Russian-Japan no attack treaty.
New York City residency infiltrated Los Alamos's top secret laboratory in New Mexico by recruiting a nineteen-year-old Harvard physicist.
Both sides also broadcast black propaganda programs in periods of special crises. In 1948, Britain's Foreign Office created the IRD (Information Research Department) which took over from wartime and slightly post-war departments such as the Ministry of Information and dispensed propaganda via various media such as the BBC and publishing.
they tested their own atomic bomb in 1949 and created the Tupolev Tu-144 SST airplane, known as the Russian Concorde.
By the time the KGB got its name and became known in 1954, it was already a solid force protecting the Soviet Union.
He was arrested for trying to steal the U.S.'s atomic bomb blueprints. He was arrested by one of his aides.
KGB facilitated Brezhnev's palace coup d'état against Khrushchev.
Georgi Markov was shot by an umbrella-design gun in 1978.
The KGB started infiltrating Afghanistan
The KGB collapsed with the soviet union
Mr. Jones and other farm owners try to take back Manor Farm which the animals had changed to Animal Farm. Their attempt is unsuccessful.