Why did democracy fail to take root in Russia in 1917?
Second edition. February 2020.
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The Russian Revolution traces the history of Russia from the end of serfdom to the founding of the Soviet Union. Using readings and lessons, students explore the conditions that led to the fall of the tsar as well as the competing political ideologies that the Russian people debated in 1917. The unit is divided into three parts. Each part includes:
- Student readings
- Accompanying study guides, graphic organizers, and key terms
Lessons aligned with the readings that develop analytical skills and can be completed in one or more periods
Videos that feature leading experts
This unit also includes an Options Role Play as the key lesson and additional synthesis lessons that allow students to synthesize new knowledge for assessment. You do not need to use the entire unit; feel free to select what suits your classroom needs.