Ayn Rand

"Wishing won't make it so."

Major Events

The Kerensky Revolution took the manifest of October 17, 1905 as the beginning of the constitutional of monarchy in Russia. It's by Alexander Kerensky, he gave law constitutions to workers and publish articles in the pro-social-revolutionary bulletin "The Thunder Bird". This event is important because this was a way to deemed more conservative element element in the Bolshevik Society. Ayn Rand also witness this revolution and supported because she admired his way of governing Russia before it was taken over by the Bolshevik, therefore she wrote a letter to him and sent him a copy of her novel: We the Living.


The Bolshevik Revolution in Russia of 1917 initiated by millions of people. Czar Nicholas II dragged 11 million peasants into Word War 1. Russian people became discouraged with their injuries and the loss of life they sustained. The Bolshevik Party in Russia, whose goal was to overthrow the provisional government and set up a government for the proletariat. Soldiers asked for land, but the Provisional government refused to distribute the land fairly. Peasants took matters into their own hands by taking land themselves. This event is important because this is the second revolution (the Russian Revolution becoming the first), which became the turning point in history. This part of the Russian Revolution Ayn Rand condemned so her and her family can escape riots and fights.


In 1917, Ayn Rand and her family witness the Russian Revolution. A communist party that conquered the government. Which then establish a Provisional Government. On Thursday, February 23, women workers who lived in Petrograd left their factories and protest in the streets. During that day, it was also International Women's Day and the women of Russia was ready to be heard. Overall, the importance of this event is because it resulted to Russia as the world's first communist country.

People and Places

Involvement

People involve in the Bolshevik Revolution:

Czar Nicholas II: Born in May 18, 1868 in Pushkin, Russia. He died on July 17, 1918 by being executed by the Bolshevik. Nicholas II inherited the throne when his father (Alexander III) died. He was involve in the Bolshevik Revolution because he and his people help to fuel the the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution. This event is important to him because he wanted to handle the military matters and insensitivity to the needs of his people (people who help fuel the Revolution).


Vladimir Ilyich Lenin: Born in Simbirsk on the Volga River on April 22 1870. He died on January 24, 1924. He is the leader of Bolsheviks and was exiled and returned. He was involve in the event because he is one of the leaders, this was important to him because he was the Russian communist. He believed that once a communist revolution took place, communism would spread rapidly around the world. He turned Russia into a communist country.



People involve in the Kerensky Revolution:

Alexander Kerensky was primarily the one who was involved in the Kerensky Revolution. Eastern Front soldiers such as: Larv Kornilove, the Mensheviks and the Bolsheviks, and the Socialist Revolutionaries.


Felix Dzerzhinsky joined the Revolution in 1917. Vladimir Lenin appointed him as head of the Cheka, which was the first Soviet secret police force.


Political Groups such as the Bolsheviks and the Mensheviks were also involved. Both groups split from the Russian Social Democratic Labor Party. Provisional governments were also involved. A political group called the Cadets wanted Russia to establish as a democratic republic governed by a constitution and an elected parliament.


Both the Bolshevik Revolution and the Kerensky Revolution made up the Russian Revolution.

Affects

This event affected the women that have followed by taking a stand and protested in the streets of Petrograd. If the events didn't happen the world would never look at Russia as a Communist country and there would be no communist. If the women who were never been involve in the event then, the city of Petrograd would never be shut down due to many men and women who came to protest.


How the events affected us?


This event didn't really affect me much, because I didn't really know anything about the Russian Revolution and the Bolshevik Revolution. However, it answered my question as to why Russia became a Communist Country. -Hanna Mae


This event affected me because a lot of people sacrificed their lives for both Kerensky and Bolshevik revolting. -Patricia


This event affected me because it makes me realize that Communism affects the whole world. Because of this, Russia withdrew from the war. This also makes me realize how powerful Russia is as a country.

-Vina

Rand-O-Rama: The Long Shelf Life of Ayn Rand's Legacy
By:

Hanna Mae Manonguiring

Vina Baz

Patricia Federis