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Russian Revolution

1917 - 1924

Revolution begins in Petrograd

2/23/1917 - 2/27/1917

Began with strikes, mutinies, and demonstrations

Czar Nicholas II abdicates, and Provisional Government formed

3/2/1917

Refused to take the throne, and included son. Provisional Government is one that only provides or serves for the time being.

Lenin returns from exile in Petrograd

4/3/1917

Lenin: Russian revolutionary leader

Lenin forced into hiding

7/3/1917 - 7/7/1917

Bolsheviks were unable to resolve protests. Bolshevik is a member of a left wing Russian social democratic workers party.

Alexander Kerensky becomes Prime Minister of Provisional Government

7/11/1917

Bolshevicks take over Petrograd

10/25/1917

Provisional Government out and Council of People's Commissars formed

10/26/1917

Bolsheviks stamp out Provisional government at Winter Palace(there last hide out), and Lenin takes control of Russia.

Treaty of Brest-Litovsk is signed

3/3/1918

Treaty between Germany, and Russia that takes Russia out of WWI.

Bolshevik party name changed to Communist Party

3/8/1918

Russian Civil War

6/1/1918 - 11/1/1920

Czar Nicholas II and family are executed

7/17/1918

Assasination attempt on Lenin

8/30/1918

Left him seriously injured.

Stalin appointed General Secretary

4/3/1922

Lenin retires from politics after strokes.

12/15/1922

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics formed

12/30/1922

Communist Country including Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics.

Lenin Dies

1/21/1924