1905 Russian revolution

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Characteristics?
-Spontaneous-result of social, economic and political unrest built up over time.
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socio-economic causes?
Famine, bad harvest, population growth, backwards agriculture, overpopulation of city slums with workers, workers living in poverty.
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political causes?
Russia still autocratic, no elected parliament, growing demand for reform, LIBERALS wanted equality, SRs wanted power for peasants, SDs wanted complete reversal of power and control.
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Russo Japanese war?
defeat caused humiliation. Battle of Tsushima-lost due to incompetence. Made Tsar look weak.
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Bloody Sunday?
Peaceful protest became massacre of peasants. sparked strikes across Russia. Enraged population.
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socio-economic causes?

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Famine, bad harvest, population growth, backwards agriculture, overpopulation of city slums with workers, workers living in poverty.

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political causes?

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Russo Japanese war?

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Bloody Sunday?

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