MEIER-World History - Russian Revolution

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During this revolution, forces organized by Vladimir Lenin seized power from liberal government headed by Alexander Kerensky.
This Bolshevik was a leader of the Soviet Union. Launched several 5-year plans to rapidly industrialize the Soviet Union. Entered into a non-aggression pact w/ Nazi Germany during
Faction of the Russian Revolutionary Movement of 1904. This group was the 'majority' of the socialist movement in Russia and followed Marxist ideas and favored violence over diplom
Sudden revolution that ended the Romanov dynasty
These harsh labor camps were primarily created in Siberia under Stalin's directive.
First decree of the Petrograd Soviets.
War between Russia and Japan that developed because both countries wanted dominance in Korea and Manchuria.
This agreement, signed by Nicholas II in 1905, created the Duma, granted limited civil rights to the Russians, and ended the Russian Revolution.
Time in Russia where nearly anyone who posed any threat to Stalin's authority was arrested and executed.
Faction of the Russian Revolutionary Movement of 1904. This group was the 'minority' of the socialist movement in Russia.
Directives issued by Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin that told Bolsheviks not to cooperate with the government. Also called for Soviets to take power and enforce communist policies
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Soviet secret police founded by Lenin. Goal was to eliminate treason. Responsible for running labor camps and requisitioning food needed for industrialization.
Headed the Soviet State during its initial years (1917-1924) as it fought to establish control of Russia during the Russian Civil War.
Russian mystic who gained influence over the royal family and affected government decisions until his death in 1916.
This agreement, signed on March 3,1918 by Soviet Russia and the Central Powers, marked Russia's exit from WWI.
Last dynasty to rule Russian Empire, overthrown in 1917 after Nicholas II was Tsar.
Factory workers in St. Petersburg, Russia, led by George Gapon, petitioned for better working conditions and wages, but when they went to Nicholas II about it, they were shot at an
Revolution that began with Bloody Sunday and consisted of organized strikes and riots against Nicholas II's autocratic rule.
Fought between the Bolsheviks ('Reds' and the anti-Bolsheviks ('Whites'). Caused when Russia's provisional government fell under the Soviets, led by the Bolsheviks.
Slogan popularized by Lenin and the Bolsheviks. Essentially, these were the most significant concerns of the peasants and working class of Russia.
An emergency government set up to fill the political void following the collapse of the Russian Empire.
Rival government of Provisional Government

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