They shot him three times and then tied him up and threw him into the Neva River. he drowned, but not before he had managed to untie the knots underwater.
The government introduced bread rationing in the capital city after the price of bread had dramatically increased. Many of the women who waited in lines for bread also worked 12 hour shifts at factories.
A series of strikes broke out in the capital city of Petrograd (formerly St. Petersberg). Actions of working-class women helped changed course of Russian history.
About 10,000 women marched through Petrograd demanding " Peace and Bread" and "Down with Autocracy."
The women were joined by many workers and they organized a general strike that shut down all factories in the city.
The Duma, or legislative body met and established a Provisional Government hta t urged the tsar to step down.
Without support of army or even the aristocrats Nicholas II steped down.
Hoping to create disorder in Russia, the German military leaders shipped Lenin to Russia.
After being taken into captivity they were moved to Tobolsk, Serbia.
Lenin signed the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk with Germany and gave up eastern Poland, ukraine, Finaland, and the Baltic provinces.
Royal Family of Russia Moved once again, this time to Ekaterinburg, a mining town in the Urals.
Local soviets murderd the tsar and his fmaily and burnded their bodies in a nearby mine shaft.
Germans advance is stopped at Battle of the Marne.
General Ludendorff informed German leaders that the war was lost. He demaneded that the governmetn sue for peace at once.
The sailors in Kiel, in northern Germany, munitied.
William II gave into public pressure and left the country
The Social Democrats established a democtaric republic in Germany.
Two days later, the new German governent agreed to armistice. The war was over, but the revolutionary forces set in motion by the war were not yet exhausted.
The allied had origonally sent troops to Russia to encourage the Russians to remain in the war. With the end of the war on November 11, 1918, however, the Allied troops were no longer needed.
However a group of radical socialists, unhappy with the modernate policies of the Social Democrats, formed the German Communist Party.