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Vargo Russian Rev

Vocab ch23/28

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In 1906 this council of Russian governmental institutions, formed to pass laws and rules, but quickly dissolved when leaders criticized the government. Duma
Violent mob attacks on Jews, often condoned by the forces of law along with the destruction of homes, properties, businesses and religious centers. Pogroms
In 1864 Alexander II set up a system of local government (assemblies). These assemblies were responsible for matters such as road repair, schools, and agriculture. Zemstvos
In 1917 these committees would arrest, torture and execute those who did not follow the law. Cheka
(1869 - 1916) Nicknamed the “Mad Monk” or “Strannik” (religious pilgrim) he was an illiterate Siberian peasant. He discredit the tsarist government, leading to the fall of the Romanov dynasty in 1917. He was killed in December 29, 1916. Rasputin
(1868 -1918) Nicknames “Saint Nicholas” and “Bloody Nicholas” During his reign Russian went from great powers of the world to economic and military collapse. He was abdicated in 1917 as the last emperor of Russia. Defeated in the Russo-Japanese War Nicholas II
(1870 - 1924) A Communist revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. He adapted Marxist ideas and set up a “dictatorship of the proletariat.” He as the leader of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party. He promised “Peace, Land, and Bread” Lenin
In November 1917 they took over the government, businesses, and cities under Lenin. They made the Capital and the Kremlin their headquarters. Bolsheviks
(1879 - 1940) He was a soviet politician, and the founder and first leader of the Red Army. Leon Trotsky
1878 - 1953) Nickname “Man of Steel” Was the leader of the Soviet Union and wanted to make the Soviet Union a modern industrial power. He designed 5 year plans (command economy) where the government make all economic decisions. Stalin
1936 - 1938 campaigns of political repression and murder. Stalins executed almost 800,000 people. Great Purge
Councils of workers and soldiers. Soviets
Was Prime Minister and leader of the third Duma, from 1906-1911. His reforms aimed to stem peasant unrest by creating a class of smallholding landowners. He is considered the last major statesmen of Imperial Russia. Peter Stolypin
Mass Political and social unrest throughout Russia. Workers strikes, peasant unrest, and military mutinies. It led to limited constitutional monarchy. Revolution of 1905
A political leader who presided over extensive industrialization in Russia. He is the author of October Manifesto a precursor to Russia's first constitution. Sergei Witte
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