Opposition to the Tsar

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Populists

Base of support

Peasantry and industrial workers

Aims

·         Constituent Assembly – Democratic Socialist Republic

Tactics

·         Propaganda

·         Terrorism – Assassinations

Successful

·         Assassination tactic gave revolutionaries strength

·         Attracted intelligentsia; deprived the government

·         Arguably delayed reforms

Unsuccessful

·         Assassination of Alex II led to repression under Alex III

·         Divided when grew into SRs (Revolutionaries Vs. Anarchists)

 

Liberals

Base of support

Middle Class -  gentry etc.

Aims

·         Democracy

·         Basic Civil

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Amelia

Great summary, thanks!

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