Russian Revolution
  • 1907, Lenin exiled
    • Preached Marxism
      • Rich man's war, poor man's fight
      • classless society worldwide
      • “workers of the wold unite, the only thing you have to lose is your chains”
      • Destroy capitalism
  • February Revolution 1917
    • first part of the revolution, replaced Czar Nicholas II with a provisional Government
  • October Revolution 1917
    • Lenin returns to Russia with help from Germany
    • Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
      • added to German territory
      • Lenin pulled Russia out of war
    • Published secret Allied treaties that showed plans for acquiring land through war
      • demoralized Allied troops
      • outraged France and Britain
    • Czar Nicholas and his family are assassinated
  • Reds vs. Whites
    • Reds under Lenin
    • Whites— counter-revolutionary party
      • Nationalists
      • Imperialists
      • Conservatives
      • Went to Wilson for help, he sent them a small amount of money
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