causes of the 1905 revolution in tsarist russia

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  • 1905 revolution causes
    • russo-japenese war 1904-05
      • battle over the Chinese Manchurian port that didn't freeze over like Russia's. Russia lost-huge defeat,embarrassment
    • bloody sunday
      • massacre of unarmed protesters (factory workers and families) wanting 8-hour days,the right to organise union etc
        • over 100 killed
    • potemkin mutiny-1905
      • mutiny of socialist sailors due to bad conditions,officers controlling them,defeat in the Russo-Japanese war.
        • stopped by the tsar


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