Causes of 1905 Revolution:
Economic slump in 1902 led to redundancy.
Poor harvests in the years 1900 and 1902 caused:
- civil unrest
Tsarist Regime was repressive, undemocratic, and out of date.
Russo-Japanese war (1904-5) demoralised the army and Russian people.
Bloody Sunday, 22 January 1905- Tsar’s troops fired on 400 peaceful demonstrators.