1905 Revolution - Introduction

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  • Sunday 9th January, large crowd of 150,00 wokers demonstrated outside the Tsar's Winter Palace in the Russian capital, St Petersburg
  • It was a peaceful demonstration where the workers wanted to present a petition to the Tsar
  • Petition asked for:
  1. Reforms (e.g. end to Russo Japanes War)
  2. Expanded suffrage (right to vote in political elections)
  3. 8-hour working day
  4. Higher pay
  5. End…


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