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I gave this essay a 7, because the thesis is clear, it is a very organized paper, and the body paragraphs address all parts of the question. Another reason is that there are many correct facts in the essay as a whole, and barely any mistakes.


Chapter Six


The Russian Revolution

Chapter six: European History

WWI & The Russian Revolution


Albert Einstein

  • Time: 1879-1955

  • What: he was a physicist

  • Importance: he was the creator of the theory of relativity and known as being one of the worlds greatest physicist

Friedrich Nietzsche

  • Time: 1844-1900

  • What: He was a German philosopher

  • Importance: He tried to find the source of good and evil; he was quoted saying, “God is dead!” he has the icon of superman, one who is free from all rules

Richard Wagner

  • Time: 1813-1883

  • What: he was a German composer

  • Importance: he was a rebel who wrote and made operas as he pleased

Sigmund Freud

  • Time: 1856-1939

  • What: He was an Austrian doctor

  • Importance: he was the founder of psychoanalysis, to examine the dream and find out what it really means

Kaiser Wilhelm II (William II)

  • Time: 1851-1941

  • What: he was a German Emperor and king of Austria

  • Importance: he was the last emperor or Germany and was know to have lead Germany into the First World War.

Nicholas II

  • Time: 1868-1918

  • What: he was the last czar of Russia


  • Importance: he was a poor leader and one of the many reasons for the Russian Revolution and WWI

Alexander Kerensky

  • Time: 1881-1970

  • What: he was the second leader of the Russian provisional Government

  • Importance: he was leading the people of Russian until Lenin took over

V.I Lenin

  • Time: 1870-1924

  • What: he was the leader of the Russian Communists and rebels; he was also the head of the Russian Soviet Socialists

  • Importance: He was another version of Karl Marx, he was also another factor that lead Russia into ruins

Leon Trotsky

  • Time: 1879-1940

  • What: he was a leader along side Lenin

  • Importance: he was a social communist; he was in charge of military strategy on behalf of Russia

Rosa Luxemborg

  • Time: 1870-1919

  • What: she was a Polish German socialist

  • Importance: he founded what was later know as the communist party of Germany; maker of the red flag


  • Time: around 1885

  • What: he psychological treatment

  • Importance: it was created by Freud; it was a treatment for psychological treatment


  • Time: dating back to early Europe

  • What: the government ruling all

  • Importance: it was the opposite of what the people wanted in WWI, they wanted to have a voice which is where communism came into play


Trench Warfare

  • Time: started in the early 1900’s

  • What: a war tactic

  • Importance: it was a new way of war, digging trenches and rapidly firing machine guns and such

War guilt clause

  • Time: 1919

  • What: part of the conditions that Germany had to agree to in the treaty of Versailles

  • Importance: it was important because it was a way of the other countries to place the blame of WWI on, whether or not it as truly Germany’s fault

Bloody Sunday (1905)

  • Time: 1905

  • What: it was a mass killing of Russian protestors

  • Importance: The Russian Imperial guard gunned down peaceful protestors outside Nicholas II’s Palace

Social Democrats

  • Time: started in the late 19th century

  • What: a new type of government

  • Importance: social democrats wanted to reform capitalism in a democratic way, unlike traditional socialism like Marxism. It was very common in the Russian Revolution being that Lenin was one


  • Time: 1903

  • What: another name for communist party of soviet union

  • Importance: they took over after the October Revolution

Provisional Government

  • Time: began in 1775

  • What: a type of government that took over when a administration or regime has fallen

  • Importance: this provisional government tried to regain power after Nicholas II stepped down, keeping it away from the Bolsheviks

Treaty of Versailles

  • Time: 1919

  • What: a treaty signed by numerous countries

  • Importance: it was one of the many treaties that ended WWI (Wilsons 14 points)

Chapter six: European History

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