History Exam

Events

RSDLP split

1903

Fundamental Laws created

April 1906

The July Crisis/Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand

1914

First World War began

28th july 1914

Tsar became commander in chief

1915

Order Number 1

1917

The February Revolution/Collapse of Tsarist Regime

February 1917

The Provisional government formed

2nd March 1917

Return of Lenin/April Theses

April 1917

The July Days

July 1917

The Kornilov Affair

September 1917

The October Revolution/Bolsheviks seize power

October 1917

The land decree

November 1917

State capitalism decree

November 1917

SOVNARKOM created

November 1917

The peace decree

9th November 1917

The Cheka created

December 1917

The Russian Civil War

1918

War Communism introduced

1918

New marriage code

1918

Opposition to Bolsheviks arose

1918

First opening of the constituent assembly

5th January 1918

Germany and Russia signed Treaty of Brest Litovsk

3rd March 1918

End of First World War

11th November 1918

The Constitution of USSR was proclaimed

December 1918

Lenin appointed Stalin as Commissar of Naitonalities

1919

The Scissors Crisis

1921

The New Economic Policy (NEP)

1921

Zhenotdel (Women's Department)

1921

Treaty of Riga signed (end of civil war)

March 1921

The Kronstadt Rebellion

March 1921

Stalin appointed as General Secretary

1922

Cheka became a permanent organisation

1922

Lenin died

21st January 1924

End of Scissors Crisis

1928

Stalin's rise to power

1928

The first Five Year Plan (end of NEP)

1928

The Great Purges/Show Trials

1930

First Five Year Plan ended

1932

The second Five Year Plan

1933

Murder of Kirov

1934

Social Realism announced

1934

New family code

1936

Second Five Year Plan ended

1937

The third Five Year Plan

1938

Nazi-Soviet non-aggression pact

August 1939

Second World War began

1st September 1939

Operation Barbarossa

22nd June 1941

General Zhukov launched a counter-offensive/Victory of USSR

December 1941

Stalin began soviet expansionism

1945

End of Stalins Foreign Policy

1945

Containment introduced

1945

Yalta Conference

February 1945

German Surrender

8th May 1945

Potsdam Conference

July 1945

End of Second World War

2nd September 1945

Creation of the Satellite States (Poland, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria)

1946

The Cold War started

1947

The Truman Doctrine

12th March 1947

The Marshall Plan begun

1948

Berlin Blockade

24th June 1948

NATO formed

April 1949

Soviets ceased Berlin Blockade

May 1949

The Arms Race

1950

The Space Race

1950

Coal and Steel Community Created

1951

Marshall Plan ended

1951

The Warsaw Pact

May 1955

Treaty of Rome established the European Economic Community (EEC)

1956

The Hungarian Uprising

1956

Poland Uprising

1956

Berlin Wall Crisis

August 1961

Cuban Missile Crisis

October 1962

Nuclear Test ban (beginning of Detente)

1963

Britain attempt to join EEC

1967

Prague Spring

1968

Brezhnev Doctrine

1968

SALT 1

1969

EEC expanded

1970

Arab-Israeli War

1973

Helsinki Agreements

1975

Carter elected US president

1976

Soviets deployed missiles into Europe

1977

SALT 2

1979

USSR invaded Afghanistan

1979

Decline of Detente

1979

Pope encouraged strikes across Poland in the Solidarity movement

1979

Reagan elected US president

1981

Assassination attempt on the Pope

1981

Star Wars/Strategic Defence Initiative

23rd March 1983

Gorbachev gained power of USSR

1985

Perestroika and Glasnost

1985

Single European Act/establishment of European Union (EU)

1987

Breakup of Yugoslavia

1989

Fall of the Berlin Wall

1989

Sinatra Doctrine (replaced Brezhnev)

25 october 1989

German Reunification Begun/East Germany joined EU

1990

The Cold War ended

1991

Slovenia and Croatia granted independence

25th June 1991

Dissolution of USSR

December 1991

The Maastricht Treaty

1992

Sweden, Finland and Austria joined EU

1995

Kosovo crisis

1998

NATO expanded in 1999 with Poland, Czech and Hungary joining

1999

NATO met to discuss objectives

12th April 1999

NATO-Russian Council (NRC)

2002