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1

What percentage of the population were peasants?

80%

2

What was the structure for 80% of the Russian population?

Living into poverty

3

What was the population in 1885?

98 million

4

What was the population in 1905?

125 million

5

By how many millions did the population increase by from 1885 to 1905?

27 million

6

During what years did the population rise by 27 million

1885 to 1905

7

What was growing regardless of Nicholases attempt to suppress them?

Political parties

8

What did emancipation mean?

More serfs competing for land

9

What lead to more serfs competitive for land?

Emancipation

10

What was the disadvantage of emancipation leading to more serfs?

Decrease in size of peasant landholdings

11

When were there harvest failures?

1892
1898
1901

12

What happened in 1892, 1898 and 1901?

Harvest failures

13

What did the Russo Japanese war mean?

Humiliating defeats

14

When was the St Petersburg made?

13th October

15

What did the St Petersburg Soviet do?

Organised general strikes

16

What was frequently found on government records

Jacqueries
Peasant attacks on Government

17

What caused an increase in political opposition?

Lack of National Assembly
Opposition to autocracy

18

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.

19

What did Struve lead?

opposition in the form of liberal intelligentsia

20

Who led the opposition in the form of liberal intelligentsia

Sturve

21

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.

22

What happened on the 2nd of January 1905?

12,000 workers from Putilov steel workers in St Petersburg went on a strike

23

When did 12,000 workers from Putilov steel workers in St Petersburg went on a strike

2nd January 1905

24

From what company did 12,000 workers strike on the 2nd January 1905?

Putilov Steel workers in St Petersburg’s

25

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

26

What happened after 4 workers were sacked for joined a trade union in Putilov Steel Works?

12,000 workers striked

27

What happened in February 1905?

400,000 workers went on strike in protest at Bloody Sunday

28

When did 400,000 workers went on strike in protest

February 1905

29

What was the impact of a railway workers strike?

Paralysed the country

30

What was set up by striking workers to organise protests?

Soviets- Workers council