Flashcards in 7. The October Manifesto Deck (27)
What did the October manifesto promise?
Freedom of speech, religion and free press
Elected Duma which had actual authority, laws issued by the Tsar needed approval from the Duma
What did the second November manifesto publish?
Improve the peasants land bank and to abolish the redemption payments within a year
What demonstrations were held after the October manifesto?
Spontaneous demonstrations in favour of the Tsar held in St.Petersburg
What happened to the strikes after the October manifesto?
Strikes were called off
What was the St. Petersburg soviet?
Council (soviet) elected by factory workers and organised strikes and demonstrations. It was dominated by Mensheviks like Leon Trotsky
What was the name of the council (soviet) elected by factory workers and organised strikes and demonstrations? It was dominated by Mensheviks like Leon Trotsky.
St. Petersburg soviet
What party dominated the St. Petersburg soviet?
Mensheviks like Leon Trotsky
What happened to the St. Petersburg soviet after the October manifesto?
What did the Bolsheviks do in December 1905?
Uprising in Moscow
Who led an uprising in Moscow in December 1905?
When did the Bolsheviks lead an uprising in Moscow?
What was the reaction to the December 1905 uprising in Moscow led by the Bolsheviks?
What was released in April 1906?
When were the Fundamental Laws released?
What did the April 1906 Fundamental law say?
Gave the Tsar the right to supersede the Duma
Could dissolve the Duma if he pleased
Power to change the electorate system
Power to appoint the ministers in the council
Sole commander of the army and navy
As a result of the manifesto, who was the head of the government?
Tsar with the help of three permanent politcal bodies
As a result of the manifesto, what were the names of the politcal bodies who helped the Tsar?
Council of Ministers
What was the council of ministers?
Most powerful political body. Advisors to the Tsar and elected by and answered only to him. They created law.
Who was the most powerful political body, who were advisors to the Tsar and elected by and answered only to him and created laws?
Council of Ministers
Who were the state council?
Chosen by the Tsar and Zemstva
Approved laws created by the Council of Ministers
Who elected those in the Council of ministers?
Who approved laws created by the Council of Ministers?
Who elected those in the State council?
Tsar and Zemstva
What government body was elected by the Tsar and Zemstva?
The State council
Which government body was elected by the male electorate?
How were the Duma elected to power?