In result of Bloody Sunday, Nicholas II created this representative assembly.
Made up of many different types of people, this was very weak, and failed to live up to ending involvement of the war that was promised.
Lenin proclaimed that some businesses, such as agriculture, were to be secured by private owners. The government still had control of lines of production like transport and foreign trade.
The Soviet state of Russia joins the USSR, where it becomes established.
Stalin, being fearful of opposing citizens, sent millions of people to labor camps in Siberia or to death.
He inherited the throne after his father, Alexander III, died.
Rasputin was a sexually-driven man who was very important to Russia, because of his good relations to Nicholas II's wife. He was poisoned, shot, had his skull crushed in, and drowned in a river.
Soldiers sent out under his order were convinced to put away their firearms. After that happened, Nicholas II resigned.
Leader of Bolshevik Party, Vladimir Lenin returns via train to Russia to begin uprising in communism.
The Romanov family was horribly murdered. They were shot, burned, and had acid poured on them. Their bodies were buried in the woods.
Lenin suffered three strokes: the first on May 26th, 1922, the second on December 16th, 1922, and the third on March 10th, 1923. He also lost his ability to speak on the last stroke.
He led the USSR from an economy-scarce society to one powered by military and industrial development. He controlled his citizens with fear and terror.
A mob of workers, led by a priest, marched to the Winter Palace to demand rights of the citizens. Nicholas II ordered soldiers to go out there and shoot at the crowd, hurting many. Outrage over these attacks soon followed.
During this revolution, the Duma took over country, and formed the Russian Provisional Government.
Lenin and his supporters went into provisional government and took over important factors of the country, such as banks and railroad stations. They eventually took over the entire Winter Palace, following by the provisional government.
They changed their named to the Russian Communist Party.
When the war over territory in Manchuria and Korea begun on Feb 8, 1904 against Japan, Russia underestimated their power, and soon lost the war.
With The Triple Alliance (France and Britain), Russia joins the war against the Central Powers, mostly to keep their own territory.
Two opposing views tore Russia apart. The Bolsheviks, or "reds", wanted a communist government. The Bolsheviks, or "whites", did not want anything to do with communism. The Reds won this war.
Made between Russia and the Central Powers, this treaty ended Russia's involvement in the war.