Czar Nicholas And The Romanov Dynasty

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1. Communism: Communism is defined as the political and economic doctrine that aims to replace private property and a profit-based economy with public ownership and communal control of at least the major means of production and the natural resources of a society. This form of government is important because it is backed by the idea of pure equality and is known for being the highest, most advanced form of socialism. Communism fueled the leaders of the Russian Revolution, such as Vladimir Lenin, Joseph Stalin, and Leon Trotsky. When Lenin was called into power after Nicholas II’s abdication, he immediately introduced Communism as Russia’s new form of government. This resulted in the break out of the Russian Civil War between the communist “reds”…show more content…
Czar Nicholas and the Romanov Dynasty: Czar Nicholas was the last czar of the Romanov (Russian) Dynasty to rule Russia. Czar Nicholas and the Romanov Dynasty played a crucial role in provoking the start of the Russian Revolution (“Romanov Dynasty”). During the Russian Revolution, Russia was beginning to fall towards an economic corruption. Czar Nicholas was aware of the severity of lack of human necessities, yet he ignored the citizens. As a result, the citizens rioted the capital of Petrograd, making demands for food and better working conditions. Due to Nicholas’s failure to please the citizens, he was abdicated on March 15th and he brother refused the throne, ending the Romanov dynasty (“Russian Revolution of…show more content…
Bourgeoisie and Proletariat: Bourgeoisie is defined as a type of social class that is typically dominated by the middle class. They were constantly striving to be respected and powerful in political matters. The Proletariats were the lowest class on the social hierarchy. The Bourgeoisie revolutionized industry and modernized society at the expense of the Proletariats resulting in revolutionary tensions (“Vladimir Lenin”). 10. The Red Terror: The Red Terror was a time period in Russia during the Russian civil war where secret police called Cheka would carry out mass executions on a daily basis. The Cheka were not a part of any form of lawful government or organization. They would execute and punish all citizens who were even suspected of opposing the Russian Revolution. As more member joined Cheka it began to gain an immense amount of power, until it was abolished in 1922 by the Bolsheviks (“Red Terror”). 11. The Provisional Government: The Provisional Government was the system appointed to rule Russia after the citizens had lost faith in their leader, Czar Nicholas ll. This system was planned to be permanent, until the Soviet inflicted. On March 1st the Soviet issued its first order into taking over Russia; taking control of the army by commanding them to only obey the Soviet. As the Soviet was becoming stronger, the Provisional Government was becoming weaker. They reorganized four times. Due to this flourishing conflict, the Russian Revolution progressed (“Russian
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