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Tsardom to Communism
1.1 - Introduction
|In early 1914, what can be said about the Russian Empire?
|It was vast and backward, and had been ruled by the Romanov tsars for 300 years. On the surface, nothing appeared to be changing.
|In 1917, what happened in Russia?
|Two revolutions - the Tsar was forced to give up his throne and seven months later the revolutionary Bolshevik Party seized control.
|What happened in Russia in the few years after 1917?
|The leader of the revolutionary Bolshevik Party, Lenin, tired hard to create a new society - the first communist country in the world.
|What is the Tsar?
|The Russian version of Emperor.
|Who was the ruler of the vast Russian Empire in 1914?
|Tsar Nicholas II
|When did the Tsar make himself Commander-in-Chief of Russian armies?
|When did Rasputin die?
|When was the Tsar abdicated, and the Provisional Government took over?
|When did the Bolsheviks under Lenin seize control?
|When was the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk?
|When was the start of the Russian Civil War?
|When was the execution of the Romanov royal family?
|When did the policy of War Communism start?
|When did the Russian Civil War end?
|When did the New Economic Policy start?
|When was the declaration of the USSR?
|When was Lenin seriously ill after a stroke?
|When was the death of Lenin?