When the class started, Paqui has told me that I have to do the journals to pass the second term and then,We have asked for a change of date for the exam, that she has delayed it until the Monday of the following week.
|Russian revolution Propaganda|
First, she has explained us the slide ''Russia under the stars'':
- It had an autocratic system, in which the tsar ruled as an absolute monarchy.
-Most of the people were peassants, that lived in really hard conditions
-Only some cities were industrialiced
After that, we talked about political parties like the KDT, SR party and the RSDLP, divided into two groups, the Menshevikics, that wanted to achieve the power by the eleccions, and in the other hand, the Bolsheviks, that wanted to achive the power throught a revolution, using the violence.
We have spoken about the 1905 revolution and Russia during the World War I.
About the 1905 Revolution:
The Russian defeat against Japan, showed Russian's backwardness and encouraged protests
The deaths of some workers that protestd for a better working conditions produce the anger of the people, and the revolts extended to other parts of the country
The soviets appeared and tried to coordinate the protest
The Tsar promised to make some reforms, but he didn't made it
About the Worl War I:
It was a total disaster for the Russian army for the continuous defeats against the Germans
|Russia during the World War I|
The deaths of this people caused shortages of food and a increased in the prices.
At the end of the lesson, Paqui explained us the 1917 Revolution:
-Disastrous role of the Russian army during the war, food shortage, inflation of the prices and the unfulfilment of the promises of political reforms made by the Tsar in 1905
The Bolshevik faction of the RSDLP, opposed to continue with the war, the German's facilitaed the Lenin's comeback and he made the April theses:
No support for the provisional government, and give the power to the soviets
Confiscation of lands of the country
Collectivization of the factories
July and August:
In August, the tsarist General kornilov tried to deposed the provisional government and the Bolshevicks tried to stop it and this increased the fame of this group and in September they took control of the Petrograd Soviet.
The Bolshevicks formed a new government, supported by the Congress of the Soviets in Russia
This is the part of the unit that we have studied today, at the end of the lesson, We have spoken about the Municipal and state elections.
Too, We have added some new works to the glossary too:
Casualites- bajas en guerra (víctimas) Disastrous- Desastroso to feel deceived- sentirse engañado
shortage- escased unfulfilment- incumplimiento Switzerland -Suiza