Essays Tagged: "Petrograd"

Long and short-term causes that contributed to the 1917 Russian Revolution

he verge of collapse. The spark to the events that ended tsarist rule was ignited on the streets of Petrograd in March 1917. Driven by shortages of food and fuel, crowds of hungry citizens and strikin ... ything; as a result more conflicts between the people were started.In August 1915, Nicholas II left Petrograd to take over the Russian army. This was a fatal mistake as he received the blame personall ...

(10 pages) 191 0 1.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Alexander Kerensky

nsky announced a new war offensive. The new offensive caused peace demonstrations in the streets of Petrograd which were encouraged by the Bolsheviks. The July Offensive, led by General Alexei Brusilo ... Commander in Chief. Kerensky responded by dismissing Kornilov from office and ordering him back to Petrograd.Kornilov now sent troops under the leadership of General Krymov to take control of Petrogr ...

(3 pages) 24 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Explain the change in fortunes for the Bolsheviks during the time of the Provisional Government up to its takeover of power

l base of Kronstadt organised their own armed demonstration under Bolshevik slogans and walked into Petrograd. The Bolshevik leaders were preoccupied by this action, and refused to attempt to overthro ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Russion Revolution in the 20th Century. Research paper on the rulers and actions that took place during the Russion Revolution

s also affected the population. (Lewin, 48) All of these problems can be linked to Czar Nicholas II.Petrograd (St. Petersburg) and Moscow were important cities for the Bolsheviks during the revolution ... ur million inhabitants. In 1920 only 1,674,000 remained. Almost the entire industrial work force of Petrograd was lost through migration, mobilization, and death." (Lewin, 48) The population of larger ...

(8 pages) 48 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A Short essay on how the Russian Provisional Government was adversely affected by the 'July Days'

l base of Kronstadt organised their own armed demonstration under Bolshevik slogans and walked into Petrograd. The Bolshevik leaders were preoccupied by this action, and refused to attempt to overthro ...

(2 pages) 23 0 2.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Romanovs.

ng the upper classes."1The Revolution of 1917 grew out of a rising wave of food and wage strikes in Petrograd (now Saint Petersburg) during February. "On February 23 meetings and demonstrations in whi ... ed but no casualties resulted." 2Demonstration grew the until it involved about half the workers of Petrograd. The slogans now were bolder: "Down with the war!" "Down with autocracy!" 3 A strike becam ...

(3 pages) 15 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Why did Lenin and Trotsky win the Russian civil war?

ompanied them on frequent occasions to the front lines of battle. One such case of this happened in Petrograd were the white armies came within a mile of the city.Although the red army was completely ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.5 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

To what extent do we trust the Bronenosets Potyomkin (Battleship Potemkin)?

temkin was directed by Eisenstein who came from a Jewish middle class family. Eisenstein studied at Petrograd's Institute of Civil Engineering. After the Civil War he went to Moscow, intending to stud ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.4 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Essay on the events of the Russian revolution

nd years worth of history leading up to the revolution.On January 9, 1917, 140,000 people struck in Petrograd to commemorate Bloody Sunday. The start of the revolution is marked by the large number of ... the large number of protests across the country.On January 9, 1917, 140, 000 people go on strike in Petrograd to commemorate Bloody Sunday. Strikes all across the country in many cities show the begin ...

(4 pages) 35 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Joseph Stalin- WWII

ested once more and exiled to Siberia. In 1917 he was released and returned to the Pravada staff in Petrograd. In October of that same year, Stalin was elected to the post of commissar for nati ...

(3 pages) 24 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Russia's Path To Communism

be influenced by Rasputin, a strange and inelegant man hired to heal the Tsar's son. The workers in Petrograd protested food shortages and government. The Tsar sent his secret police to break up the p ... e freedom to the people, which didn't really help them gain to much support. Also, at this time the Petrograd Soviets, communists organized into committees, were emerging. The Soviets wanted the worke ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Russia's Path To Communism

be influenced by Rasputin, a strange and inelegant man hired to heal the Tsar's son. The workers in Petrograd protested food shortages and government. The Tsar sent his secret police to break up the p ... e freedom to the people, which didn't really help them gain to much support. Also, at this time the Petrograd Soviets, communists organized into committees, were emerging. The Soviets wanted the worke ...

(4 pages) 348 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

RED ARMY VICTORY IN THE CIVIL WAR.

es were capable as was seen in the 1919 Autumn campaign when Denikin's forces threatened Moscow and Petrograd. The White Army were by no means, according to Lunacharsky, a lacking fighting force. Luna ...

(2 pages) 493 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Assess the view that the Red Army's victory in the Civil War was responsible for the establishment of power by 1924

re capable as was seen in the 1919 Autumn campaign when Denikin’s forces threatened Moscow and Petrograd. The White Army were by no means, according to Lunacharsky, a lacking fighting force. Luna ...

(2 pages) 15 1 4.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Russian Revolution

s ruled out of power the Bolsheviks took authority.The Bolsheviks attacked main sources of power in Petrograd including the Winter Palace. The Winter Palace was head of the Provisional Government's he ...

(2 pages) 417 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Causes of the 1917 Russian Revolution

and disagree wit his opinions.On March 8th starving peasants began to march through the streets of Petrograd feeling they had been abandoned by Nicholas while he was still at war front and demand the ...

(2 pages) 632 0 3.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

Joseph Stalin Single Party Paper

that the country's problems seemed to be over. Lenin controlled just a strip of land that ran form Petrograd to Moscow. He did not control any other area in the vast country. There were also many peo ...

(22 pages) 20 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

“Revolutionary Government resorted to extreme measures to consolidate power.” How valid is this statement?

bloodshed; however, the new government was far from secure. The Bolsheviks controlled little except Petrograd and many thought that they would struggle to hang on to power. Many people were against th ... accepted the terms and signed the treaty, they would resume the war. It was when the Germans bombed Petrograd that the peace treaty was signed. In February 1918, in the Polish town Brest-Litovsk, the ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Aug/2012

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Ivan Pavlov

s one year younger than him. Dmitri went on to become a professor of Chemistry at the University of Petrograd (Mitchell, 1966).Pavlov attended a church school and then began his schooling at Ryazan Ec ... tchell, 1966). In 1870 Pavlov decided to quit his theological studies. He entered the University of Petrograd, and he studied chemistry and physiology (Gantt). He graduated from Petrograd in 1875. Pav ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

World War 1 and the Rominov Downfall

od shortages and the rationing, also drove people to take part in the strikes and demonstrations in Petrograd calling for an end to the tsarist regime. Because the economic pressures of war triggered ... lted in the people of Russia becoming agitated and taking part in the strikes and demonstrations in Petrograd, which led to the abdication of the Tsar.Thirdly, the First World War had a political impa ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I