Flashcards in 6. The 1905 Revolution Deck (66)
What percentage of the population were peasants?
What was the structure for 80% of the Russian population?
Living into poverty
What was the population in 1885?
What was the population in 1905?
By how many millions did the population increase by from 1885 to 1905?
During what years did the population rise by 27 million
1885 to 1905
What was growing regardless of Nicholases attempt to suppress them?
What did emancipation mean?
More serfs competing for land
What lead to more serfs competitive for land?
What was the disadvantage of emancipation leading to more serfs?
Decrease in size of peasant landholdings
When were there harvest failures?
What happened in 1892, 1898 and 1901?
What did the Russo Japanese war mean?
When was the St Petersburg made?
What did the St Petersburg Soviet do?
Organised general strikes
What was frequently found on government records
Peasant attacks on Government
What caused an increase in political opposition?
Lack of National Assembly
Opposition to autocracy
What was the characteristics of Nicholas’s government?
- The govt’s reputation for its repressive nature
- And his inability to deal with social, economic and political problems including the management of the Russo-Japanese war.
What did Struve lead?
opposition in the form of liberal intelligentsia
Who led the opposition in the form of liberal intelligentsia
What did Sturves group of intelligentsia want?
greater freedoms to be given the people including the right to free speech, free worship and the right to vote.
What happened on the 2nd of January 1905?
12,000 workers from Putilov steel workers in St Petersburg went on a strike
When did 12,000 workers from Putilov steel workers in St Petersburg went on a strike
2nd January 1905
From what company did 12,000 workers strike on the 2nd January 1905?
Putilov Steel workers in St Petersburg’s
Why did 12,000 workers from Putilov steel workers in St Petersburg went on a strike in Putilov Steel Works?
Sacked 4 workers for joining a trade union
What happened after 4 workers were sacked for joined a trade union in Putilov Steel Works?
12,000 workers striked
What happened in February 1905?
400,000 workers went on strike in protest at Bloody Sunday
When did 400,000 workers went on strike in protest
What was the impact of a railway workers strike?
Paralysed the country