Lucy Worsley's Empire of the Tsars
- pt 3 - Road to Revolution - rule of Ni, AII, AIII & NII
Russia - Land of the Tsars 17-20
Rule of AII, AIII, NII and collapse of Romanovs
Resources and worksheets on collapse of Tsarist Russia
War and Revolution in Russia 1914-1921
Revolution, Lenin and Stalin's Rise
Countdown to Russian Rev - BBC - Lucy Worsley on events in 1917
Lenin's Russia 1917-24 podcast
Stalin's rise to power 1924-28 podcast
BBC History Files - The Soviets - Stalin's Rise
Vladimir Lenin documentary - 33.50-46.05
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRlOt-wqFHY - Stalin : Man of Steel documentary
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIzApqzlP3Q - Stalin - Inside the Terror BBC documentary
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irWjjo_Ak2g - Stalin : Declassified documentary
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irYM2VcBv4A - Shostakovich Against Stalin
Dizzy with Success
Stalin, Industrialisation & 5YPs
Stalin - Inside the Terror BBC documentary
Stalin "Red Terror" - archival footage
shostakovich v stalin doc
Googledoc - Revolutionary Russia 'The Great Terror'
Timeline of Stalin
Summer 1903: ·the Social Democrats split into Bolsheviks and Mensheviks.
January 5, 1904: ·Stalin escapes from Siberia, the first of many escapes from exile in the following decade.
Year 1905: ·Revolution in Russia. Nicholas II announces constitutional reforms, creation of the Duma. Stalin marries Yekaterina Svanidze.
December 1905: ·Stalin goes as a delegate to Bolshevik conference in Finland, meets Lenin for the first time.
March 1907: ·Birth of Stalin's first child, Yakov
October 1907: ·Death of Yekaterina
January 1912: ·Bolsheviks officially separate from Social Democrats, Stalin appointed to the Party's Central Committee by Lenin.
January 1913: ·Stalin co-writes, with Lenin, "Marxism and the National Question"
Aug-Sept 1914: ·Outbreak of World War I.
March 1917: ·Beginning of Russian Revolution. The Tsar's government falls, replaced with a Provisional Government.
Bolsheviks, including Stalin, hasten to St. Petersburg
April 1917: ·Lenin returns from Switzerland, rebukes Stalin for taking a conciliar line with the Provisional Government.
November 1917: ·Bolsheviks overthrow Provisional Government, seize power. Stalin plays only a minor role.
February 1918: ·Stalin marries Nadezhda Alliluyeva
1918-1920: ·Civil war in Russia. Trotsky organizes Red Army; Stalin commands forces in Tsaritsyn, Petrograd (St. Petersburg), and elsewhere.
1921: ·Birth of Stalin's second child, Vasily
1922: ·Official founding of Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
April 1922: ·Stalin elected General Secretary of the Communist Party
May 25, 1922: ·Lenin suffers his first stroke
January 4, 1923: ·Lenin, in a postscript to his Testament, warns the Party to remove Stalin from his position of power.
March 7, 1923: ·Lenin suffers final stroke, loses his powers of speech
January 21, 1924: ·Death of Lenin. Stalin survives the reading of the Testament by the Central Committee in May.
1924-25: ·Stalin publicly attacks Trotsky for being unfaithful to "Leninism."
December 1924: ·Stalin publicly articulates his theory of "Socialism in One Country."
December 1925: ·Allied with Bukharin and the "Rightists," Stalin begins attacks on Zinoviev.
February 28, 1926: ·Birth of Stalin's third child, Svetlana
Oct-Nov 1926: ·At the Fifteenth Party Congress, Stalin attacks the "United Opposition" of Zinoviev, Kamenev, and Trotsky.
1927: ·Beginning of the first Five-Year Plan
November 1927: ·Kamenev and Zinoviev expelled from the Party; Trotsky expelled and sent to Central Asia.
April 1929: ·Stalin begins assault on Bukharin
November 1929: ·Bukharin removed from the Politburo
December 1929: ·Stalin announces "liquidation of the kulaks as a class"; collectivization begins in earnest.
1931-32: ·Terrible famine across the Soviet Union; millions die
Nov 8, 1932: ·Suicide of Nadezhda
December 1, 1934: ·Murder, by Stalin's agents, of Sergei Kirov. Beginning of "Great Terror," which continues until 1938.
January 1935: ·Zinoviev, Kamenev, and others are arrested, accused of complicity in Kirov's assassination.
August 1936: ·First "Show Trial." Zinoviev, Kamenev, and their allies confess and are executed.
January 1937: ·Second Show Trial
June 1937: ·Purge of the army begins, top generals are tried and executed
March 1938: ·Third Show Trial, conviction and execution of Bukharin, Rykov, others.
March 1939: ·At Eighteenth Party Congress, Stalin announces end of the Great Terror.
August 23, 1939: ·Nazi-Soviet Pact is signed in Moscow
September 1939: ·Outbreak of World War II
August 20, 1940: ·Trotsky assassinated, by Stalin's agents, in Mexico City.
June 21, 1941: ·Hitler invades Soviet Union
Aug 1942-Feb 43: · Battle of Stalingrad. Germans are defeated, marking the turning point in the war.
November 1943: · Stalin meets with Roosevelt and Churchill in Teheran
February 1945: ·Stalin meets with Roosevelt and Churchill at Yalta
April 31, 1945: ·Hitler commits suicide in bombed-out Berlin, ending war in Europe. Red Army controls all of Eastern Europe.
August 1945: ·United States uses atomic bomb against Japan, bringing an end to the war in the Pacific.
February 1948: ·Communists seize power in Czechoslovakia, cementing Soviet control of Eastern Europe.
Summer 1948: ·Soviets blockade East Berlin.
1949: ·Communists, under Mao, are victorious in Chinese Civil War.
September 1949: ·Soviets explode their first atomic bomb.
December 1949: ·Stalin celebrates his seventieth birthday.
February 1950: ·Sino-Soviet Treaty signed
1950-53: ·Korean War
January 1953: ·Announcement of Jewish "Doctors' Plot" against Stalin, plans for new wave of terror.
March 5, 1953: ·Death of Stalin
"Animal Farm" 1954 cartoon - animated version of George Orwell`s account of the Russian Revolution and it`s results
iGCSE revision lectures - End WWI; PPC; TOV; Impact; Fair or not?
iGCSE revision lectures - LON est & structure; LON 20s; Manchuria; Disarm Agreements; Great Depression; Mussolini & Abyssinia
Googleshare PPC 11D class verdict
PPC Top Trumps
BBC TOV documentary
Paris 1919 - 6 months that changed the world
National WW1 museum lecture - Margaret McMillan
Successes and failures of LON
Failure of LON song - BBC revision...:)
Rise & Fall of Japanese Empire pt I
- Manchuria & Korea
LON and Manchuria
People's Century - PBS/BBC production
- good background to interwar period
ep 5 -Lost Peace 1919
ep 6 -On the Line 1924
ep 7 - Breadline 1929
ep 9 - Master Race 1933