The Russian Revolution and the rise of the Soviet Union was one of the most important development of the 20th Century. This document explores the history of Russia, the czars, WW1 and the march of the Bolsheviks to victory under Vladimir Lenin. The article continues with the development of the Soviet Union (USSR) and the brutal regime of Joseph Stalin.
There are 9 excellent, thought-provoking questions at the end of the reading. An answer key is also included!
This is a great stand alone assignment, but it is also connected to my animated powerpoint about this time period (6.5) which is also available from my store.
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