Russian Rev Leaders Vocabulary Communism Soviet Union 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 500 This is the year that the two Russian Revolutions occurred that toppled the Russian Empire. What is 1917? This is the family that was on the throne of Russia since 1613. Who were the Romanovs? The first Russian Revolution begins in this city. What was St. Petersburg or Petrograd? What decision by the Duma proved fatal for establishing a constitutional government in Russia. What was for Russia to keep fighting WWI? These are the two months that the Revolutions of 1917 occurred. What were March and November or February and October on the Russian Calendar? He was the leader of the Bolsheviks. Who was Vladimir Lenin? He was the Czar of Russia until he was executed by the communists. Who was Czar Nicholas II? These two men struggled for control of the Soviet Union after Lenin’s death. Who were Stalin and Trotsky? This leader of the Soviet Union established atheism as the official religion of the state. Who was Joseph Stalin? She was the carrier of the hemophilia gene that spread throughout the royal families of Europe. Who was Queen Victoria? This is the type of government that regulates every aspect of its citizens’ lives. What is a Totalitarian Government or State? This is a large farm owned and operated by the state. What is a collective? They were wealthy peasants in Russia. Who were the Kulaks? This was another name for Stalin’s Reign of Terror. What was The Great Purge? These were training camps established for Soviet teenagers interested in party membership. What was the Komsomol? This was Lenin’s economic policy after 1921. What was the New Economic Policy some capitalism, but the state owned or controlled the banks, large factories, and foreign trade? These were the attempts by Stalin to industrialize the Soviet Union. What were the Five Year Plans? This was the official newspaper of the Communist party and it meant truth in Russian. What was the Pravda? This segment of Russian society did benefit from the Communist Revolution, but ended up still working at home, and at the workplace. Who were women? This was the Treaty negotiated between Russia and Germany in 1918, and ended Russia’s involvement in WWI. What was the Treaty of Brest Litovsk? This was the type of art and literature practiced in the Soviet Union to promote socialism. What was Socialist Realism? These were three religions that were discouraged from practicing in the Soviet Union. What was Christianity, Judaism and Islam? This is the place where many of the enemies of the state were sent if they were not executed. What was Siberia? This was the type of economy practiced by the Soviet Union. What was a command economy – the state controls the means and amount of production? This was the propaganda branch of the Communists that vowed to spread Communism around the world. What was the Comintern?