Mar14 - Russia and the Russian Revolution 1700-1918 Key...

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 3 pages.

Russia and the Russian Revolution,1700-1918Key Terms:· Slavophiles and Westernizers· Revolution of 1905· Lenin’s Revision of Marxism· Bolsheviks and Mensheviks· March Revolution· Provisional Government· soviets· October RevolutionI. Background: Russia and the West, 1700-1905These revolutionaries saw themselves as children of the Enlightenment and heirs of the French Revolution, especially those of 1793 with the radical, proletariat revolutionIdeally, a classless society should develop, and then there would no longer be a need for a stateoThis does not happen, and the Communist Party even becomes the oppressionoLenin realized the working class needed to be led to a revolutionRussia developed rather independentlyPeter the Great(1682-1725) Opens a Door to the WestoThe modernization of Russia really began with himoStruck a deal with the nobility to give them complete control over their serfsoPushed for westernization in his court with everyone having to speak and oExpansion and St. Petersburg(Petrograd)

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture