Ch 4: Russian History in the Early 20th Century

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The Russian History in the Early 20th Century chapter of this History of Russia: Help & Review course is the simplest way to master Russian history in the early 20th century. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of Russian history in the early 20th century.

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  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding Russian history in the early 20th century
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  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Russian History in the Early 20th Century chapter exam.

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Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Russian history in the early 20th century unit of a standard Russian history course. Topics covered include:

  • The causes and effects of the Russian Revolution, as well as important dates
  • Russia's exit and U.S. involvement in WWI
  • Vladimir Lenin and the surge of communism
  • The impact of provisional government in Russia
  • The battles, key events, and power shifts related to Bolshevik triumph
  • Major battles, conflicting government views, and emigration during the Russian Civil War

9 Lessons in Chapter 4: Russian History in the Early 20th Century
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The Russian Revolution: Timeline, Causes & Effects

1. The Russian Revolution: Timeline, Causes & Effects

In this lesson, we will examine the Russian Revolution. We will see what events led to the revolution, and we'll learn how the revolution impacted Russia's involvement in World War I.

WWI: America's Entry and Russia's Exit

2. WWI: America's Entry and Russia's Exit

In this lesson, we will learn about America's entry into World War I in 1917, and Russia's exit from the war between 1917 and 1918. We will learn about what led to these developments, and how they affected the course of the war.

The Rise of Communism & Vladimir Lenin

3. The Rise of Communism & Vladimir Lenin

In this lesson, we will examine the role Vladimir Lenin played as a leading architect of the communist system. We will explore his involvement in the Russian Revolution and the establishment of Soviet Russia.

Provisional Government in Russia: Overview, Politics & Post-Revolution Chaos

4. Provisional Government in Russia: Overview, Politics & Post-Revolution Chaos

In this lesson, we explore the First Russian Revolution in 1905 and the representative government the revolution first instituted, in addition to the violent crackdown and chaos after its institution.

The Bolsheviks Triumph: Battles, Events & the Shift of Power

5. The Bolsheviks Triumph: Battles, Events & the Shift of Power

In this lesson we explore the Bolsheviks' rise to power in 1917 and their subsequent struggle to hold onto authority in Russia during the Russian Civil War.

The Russian Civil War (1918-1921)

6. The Russian Civil War (1918-1921)

In this lesson we explore the Russian Civil War and the events which caused war to break out between the Red Army and White Army in the years following World War I.

The U.S.S.R.: History & Creation

7. The U.S.S.R.: History & Creation

In this lesson, we will learn about the creation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, commonly referred to as the Soviet Union. We will learn what events brought about the emergence of the Soviet Union, and how it has impacted the course of world history.

Russian Class System Before the Revolution

8. Russian Class System Before the Revolution

In this lesson we will learn about the Russian class system before the Russian Revolution. We will identify its central characteristics, and we will learn how this hierarchical system set the stage for revolution.

Russian Revolution Propaganda: Posters & Slogans

9. Russian Revolution Propaganda: Posters & Slogans

In this lesson we will learn about propaganda during the Russian Revolution of 1917. We will explore examples, including posters and slogans, and see how propaganda played a critical role in the spread of the revolution (and the battle against it).

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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