By Victor Theodor Slama (1890-1973), 1927,  Zehn Jahre Sowjet Russland,  Kunstlerische Feier der Russischen Revolution (celebration of the Russian Revolution).

Zehn Jahre Sowjet Russland, Kunstlerische Feier der Russischen Revolution / Ten years of Soviet Russia, Artistic celebration of the Russian Revolution, 1927 by Victor Theodor Slama

Russian Revolution, 1917. Russian troops firing on demonstrators with machine guns, June 4, 1917, by Karl Karlovich Bulla At least 700 people were killed or wounded....while Lenin went into hiding. This is significant because it shows the political tension of Russia at the beginning of the twentieth century. It shows how the military treated its people and that demonstrators are unhappy with their current state (poverty and limited rights).

Russian troops firing on demonstrators with machine guns, corner of Nevsky Prospect and Sadovaya Street, St. Petersburg, June by Karl Karlovich Bulla

1917 Russian Revolution painting by Vladimir Serov - "V. I. Lenin Proclaims Soviet Power"

1917 Russia Revolution - Vladimir Lenin, the leader of the Bolshevik Party, addresses a crowd of revolting soldiers, sailors, and workers in Petrograd.

Bloody Sunday was a massacre on Jan. 22 1905 in St. Petersburg, Russia, where unarmed, peaceful demonstrators marching to present a petition to Tsar Nicholas II were gunned down by the Imperial Guard. Bloody Sunday was an event with grave consequences for the Tsarist regime, as the disregard for ordinary people shown by the massacre undermined support for the state. The events which occurred here have been assessed to be one of the key events which led to the eventual Russian Revolution of…

22 janvier 1905 : Dimanche rouge à Saint-Pétersbourg Bloody Sunday was a massacre on Jan. 22 1905 in St. Petersburg, Russia, where unarmed, peaceful demonstrators marching to present a petition to Tsar Nicholas II were gunned down by the Imperial Guard.

Russian Revolution zines of 1905

A Russian political illustration of 1906 against the bloody repression of the 1905 revolution by Czar Nicholas II

Alexandra Kollontai was a Russian revolutionary and one of the main leaders of the Bolshevik Party during the Russian Revolution of 1917.

Alexandra Kollontai, Russian revolutionary and one of the main leaders of the Bolshevik Party during the Revolution of

Students are asked to:Step1: Briefly explain each eventStep 2: Next to each CAUSE mark a number 1 through 8. #1 representing the biggest contributing factor that propelled Russia in the 1917 Revolution and #8, representing the least motivating factory.Step 3: ELABORATE on why you assigned a #1, 2, and 3 to the events that you did.Step 4: Short Essay response or discussion question

Students are asked to: Briefly explain each event Step Next to each CAUSE mark a number 1 through representing the biggest contributing factor that propelled Russia in the 1917 Revolution and representing the least motivating factory.

Bolshevik Politburo, fall of 1917 the leaders of the opposition. Notice the top three - sound familiar?

Bolshevik Politburo, fall of 1917 the leaders of the opposition. Notice the top three - sound familiar?

From the Depths, 1906.  Print shows a lavish social event in a large ballroom attended by the well-to-do; the party is disrupted when a fist erupts through the floor, beneath which are the struggling masses of the less fortunate who provide the foundation support on which the wealthy rest.

The New Press - "A People’s History of Poverty in America" by Stephen Pimpare

Posters from the Russian Revolution & Civil War.  Tekst: "Km. Lenin renser jorden for de urene".

Posters from the Russian Revolution & Civil War. Lenin renser jorden for de urene".

Bloody Sunday marked the beginning of the russian revolution when nicholas ll killed  hundreds of russians asking for better treatment

Bloody Sunday marked the beginning of the russian revolution when the Imperial Army of Nicholas ll killed hundreds of Russians asking for better treatment

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