Opposition of Tsardom

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  • Opposition of Tsardom
    • The Octobrists
      • Led by Guchkov and Rodzianko
      • Members - Educated Middle Class
      • Wanted reform, wanted to set up duma
      • Did not want to overthrow tsar
        • Willing to point out its failings
          • Wanted to set up duma
      • Loyal to tsar + believed in maintanence of Russian Empire
    • The Kadets
      • Led by Milyukov
      • Members - Educated Middle Class
      • Wanted a constitutional monarchy
      • Tactics - peaceful reform
      • Wanted a more democratic country
        • represent all or Russia + settle nation's social, political + economic problems
    • The Social Revolutionaries
      • Led by Cherbnov
      • Members - peasants + some workers
      • Wanted to depose the tsar + redistribute the land
      • Tactics - violent revolution (inc. assassinations)
      • Left - continue violence
      • Right - work with other parties
    • The Social Democrats
      • Original Leader - Plekhanov
        • Later: Lenin and Martov
      • Members - mainly industrial, some intellectuals + students
      • Wanted to overthrow tsar through revolution
        • Then set up Marxist Communism
      • Tactics = revolution
      • Party Split
        • Lenin - Bolsheviks
        • Martov - Mensheviks

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