S: SUMMER 2011
FC: RUSSIA Made by: Tianna Bradshaw
1: Some fast facts about Russia are *name came from Rus * takes up to 10 days just to cross it | sources * Google search/ * Mrs. Kings notes *socialistunity.com *Fas.org *russiablog.org *volgagerman.net | i love Russia
2: Kiev was an important trading city in Russia's early history
3: In 1240 Mongol invaded Kiev which was led by Batu khan and completely destroyed Kiev.
4: After Kiev was destroyed, Moscow came and took over. Moscow is were Kiev was.
5: Moscow is now Russia's capitol and is doing better. The last attack on Moscow happened in 2011 on Jan 24
6: Soviet Union is a small local governing body elected by the people.
7: In the Soviet Union, Lenin and Stalin were two of their famous leaders.
8: Serfs are farmers who worked for the land owner like a slave.
9: Even after serfs were freed, poverty was still common.
10: Two negatives about the Soviet Union are that the system was very inefficient, and they were behind other countries
11: I really enjoyed doing this project and I hope you enjoy looking at it! Thanks!