Russian Revolution (Part 1)
Russia faced many problem:
- Large country with about 129 million people.
- Some of nationalities wanted independence.
- In argiculture they still use traditional method.
- Land were given base on family influence and size. As a result there were too many peasant but little land.
- Russian workers suffered working long hours for low wages. Living conditions were dreadful.
- Serfdom had led to peasant uprising, poor agricuture outlet, and exploitation of serfs by lords.
- Russians had established a sphere of influence in Manchuria and now sought Korea.
- Humilliating defeat of Russian fleet by Japan and bloody war on land resulted in Russia turning away from East Asia and focusing instead on the Balkans.
- Poor harvest in 1900-02 along with industrial depression. As a result in 1904 Russia was experiencing…