Students are asked to:Step1: Briefly explain each eventStep 2: Next to each CAUSE mark a number 1 through 8. #1 representing the biggest contributing factor that propelled Russia in the 1917 Revolution and #8, representing the least motivating factory.Step 3: ELABORATE on why you assigned a #1, 2, and 3 to the events that you did.Step 4: Short Essay response or discussion question
Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna painting. Olga was the youngest child of Tsar Alexander III and sister to Tsar Nicholas II. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Duchess_Olga_Alexandrovna_of_Russia In the Russian Revolution of 1917, she fled with her husband Nikolai https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nikolai_Kulikovsky and children. During her lifetime, she painted over 2,000 works of art, which provided extra income for both her family and the charitable causes she supported.
Animal Farm - English born writer Eric Blair better known as George Orwell takes the atrocities and hypocricies of the 20th Century surrounding the Russian Revolution and transforms Trotsky, Lenin and their followers into farm animals and proves to everyone that all aninals are created equal but some are created more equal!
Russian Avant-garde Art: Rayonnism, Suprematism, and Constructivism
Russian painter, printmaker, decorative artist and writer of Ukranian birth. One of the pioneers of abstract art, Malevich was a central figure in a succession of avant-garde movements during the period of the Russian revolutions of 1905 and 1917 and immediately after.
The cellar where Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and his family were killed, 1918. "When the royal family and their servants went into the cellar, they had no idea that they were about to be shot. The bullets ricocheted off of them...The victims died a slow and agonizing death, and the girls who survived the bullets, were bayoneted until they died." It was later discovered that "18 pounds of the Romanov diamonds had been sewn into [the princesses'] undergarments, causing the bullets to ricochet."