the long term causes of the 1905 revolution
thr 1905 was a spontaneous revolution, it was not planned but took place due to the considerable resentment about the social, economic and political situation in Russia.
social and economic causes
before 1905 the vast majority of the population was made up of peasants - agricultural labourers with most living in poverty
To make matters worse, the population was increasing at a huge rate from 98 million in 1885 to 125 million in 1925. the size of the peasant landholdings fell in an attempt…