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Russian Revolution: Causes

VCE History Units 3 & 4

Source: Lenin addressing the Second All-Russian Congress of Soviets in Petrograd, 1917. (Encyclopædia Britannica, 2019).

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Russian Revolution | Causes: Key figures

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Russian Tsar Nicholas II and family circa 1900s Tsar Nicholas II and family circa 1900s. Source: BBC and Getty images

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Rasputin, The Russian Revolution Rasputin. Source: Imperial War Memorial © IWM (Q 81770)

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Russian Revolution | Causes: Key events

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Level 11904 to 1905
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The Russian Revolution 1905 The Russian Revolution 1905. A barricade erected by revolutionaries in St Petersburg during the 1905 uprising. On 22 January, a procession of Russian workers and families was fired upon by troops guarding the Winter Palace as it was carrying a petition to the Tsar.. Source: Imperial War Memorial © IWM (Q 81553)
Level 117 October 1905, old style | 30 October 1905, new style

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1906 to 1917

Four Dumas met (May 10–July 21, 1906; March 5–June 16, 1907; Nov. 14, 1907–June 22, 1912; and Nov. 28, 1912–March 11, 1917) (Britannica, n.d.)

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Level 11914 to 1918

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Level 123 February to 3 March, old style | 8 to 16 March 1917, new style

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Russian Revolution | Causes: Popular movements

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Russian Revolution | Causes: Revolutionary ideas

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Russian Revolution | Primary sources

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Russian Revolution | Videos: Causes

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Russian Revolution | Causes: Curriculum alignment

Level 1Victorian Curriculum and Assessment AuthorityCauses of revolution

  • "What were the significant causes of revolution?
  • How did the actions of popular movements and particular individuals contribute to triggering a revolution?
  • To what extent did social tensions and ideological conflicts contribute to the outbreak of revolution?"

Victorian Certification of Education, History, Study Design 2016-2020 (Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority, 2015, p. 62.)

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