party splits into 2 factions into Mensheviks(minority) and Bolsheviks(majority)
Alexei is the first son of Czar Nicholas II and Alexandra, and the heir to rule Russia.
Bloody Sunday was a massacre where demonstrators who were petitioning agains the Czarist regime were shot and killed. This event is the beginning of the Russian Revolution.
The Fundamental Laws of 1906 were created, and the idea of the constitution was to change the absolutist government into one where the emperor would share power with a parliament.
World War I showed how poor of a military leader Czar Nicholas II was, resulting in severe casualties in war, and how poor their economy was. Soldiers were sent into war unarmed and told to pick up rifles from fallen soldiers.
Rasputin was of the peasantry, and was uneducated, however he was viewed as a holy man, and loved by Alexandra, Czar Nicholas II wife's. Because of this he had great political influence, and would often interfere with government affairs.
His ideas were not loved by the people resulting in his assassination, where he was shot three times, then tied up and thrown in the Neva river, where he escaped his bonds and drowned.
The Russian Civil war ends, the Bolsheviks are victorious over the counterrevolutionaries.
Lenin dies, ending the Russian Revolution. Stalin will become his successor.