1905 REVOLUTION

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  • 1905 REVOLUTION
    • CAUSES
      • bloody sunday
        • 15000 demonstrated - 1000 killed
      • Russo-Japanese war
        • Port Arthur naval base surrendered - 25/35 warships destroyed
      • Long term discontent
        • 80% peasants
        • wide spread famine - 1901,1892, 1898
      • Reformist groups
        • gave people ideas to overthrow the tsar
    • CONSEQUENCES
      • Stolypin
        • The repressor
        • The reformer
      • October Manifesto
        • Duma
          • 1st
            • major reforms - closed down after 73 days
          • 2nd
            • important land reforms - demanded further reforms - closed down after 3 months
          • 3rd
            • only 30% of wealthiest men could vote - few reforms - supported the tsar
        • Fundamental Law 1906 - new parliament
          • article 87 - Tsar could rule by decree

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