Recent Event Highlights: War in Russia , and 21 more...
Created by gengar95 on May 31, 2010
Last updated: 05/31/10 at 07:26 PM
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Women textile workers in Petrograd led a citywide strike.
Stalin launched the Great Purge, a campaign of terror directed at eliminating anyone who threatened his power.
The Japanese launched an all-out invasion in China.
Hitler is named chanceller of Germany.
Nationalists and Communists were fightng a bloody civil war.
Russia's farms and factories were producing as much as they had before WWI.
Jiang became president of the Nationalists Republic of China.
Industrial production of steel increased more than 25 percent.
The government began to sieze over 25 million privatley owned farms in the USSR.
Sun Yixian died in 1925
The communists created a constitution based on socialists and democratic principles.
The country was named the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, in honor of the councils that helped lauch the Bolshevik Revolution.
A brilliant commander, Mustafa Kemal, successfully leed Turkish nationalists in fighting back the Greeks and their British backers.
The Congress Party endorssed civil disobidience the deliberate and public refusal to obey an unjust law, and nonvicted as the means to achieve independence.
Civil war raged in Russia.
Russia and Germany signed the treaty of Brest-Litovsk
Armed factory workers stormed the Winter Palace in Petrograd. Calling themselves the Bolshevik Red Guards.
The government in Beijing, hoping for an allied victory, declared war against Germany.
Nicholas made the fateful decision to drag Russia into Worl War I.
Sun became president of the new Republic of China.
The revolutionary alliance , a forerunner of the Kuomintang, succeeded in oveerthrowing the last emperor of the Qing dynasty.
On January 22, 1905, about 200.000 workers and their families approached the czar's Winter Palace in St. Petersburg.
Russian split into two groups over revolutionary tactics. The more moderate Mensheviks and the more radical Bolsheviks
Nicholas II becomes czar and continued the tradition of Russian autocracy.
Nicholas's most capable minister launched a program to move the country forward. The government sought foreign investors and raised taxes.
The revolutionaries angry over the slow pace of political change assassinated the reform-minded czar, Alexander II. Alexander III, succeeded his father, Alexander II, and halted all reforms in Russia