The day the last emperor of Russia died – level 1


Nicholas II is a tsar in Russia. He starts in 1894. He has 5 children.

In 1917, a revolution comes to Russia. Nicholas must abdicate. The Soviet leaders keep Nicholas and his family in one house. The house is their prison.

On July 17, 1918, Nicholas and his family must wake up at 2 in the morning. They must go to one room.

10 men with guns came to the room. The men start to shoot. The men kill everybody in the family.

Difficult words: tsar (a king of Russia), abdicate (to stop your life as a king), leader (a boss), wake up (to stop your sleep), shoot (to use a gun).

What was the fate of Tsar Nicholas II and his family during the Russian Revolution of 1917?


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