Nicholas II

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When did Nicholas come to the throne?
1894
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How old was he?
26
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How did he see himself?
"wholly unfit to reign"
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What did he condemn a national assembly as?
"senseless dreams".
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When did he reduce the vote and outspoken members of the zemstva as workers became more militant?
1900
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Give a quote from Father Gapon.
"seek justice and protection"
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When was Port Arthur lost to Japan?
Jan 5th
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When was the Russian fleet destroyed at Tsushima?
May 5th
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What was Stalins interpretation of the war?
"The Tsarist autocracy is losing its main prop - its reliable troops."
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What was the consequence of the war according to Pipes?
"The war revealed inefficient, weakness and corruption of the Tsarist state."
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Give a quote from the Manchester Guardian.
"the troops dispersed the mob"
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How many died on Bloody Sunday?
200
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How many striked?
88000
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When was 'Peasants' written by Chekhov in in 1897?
"so crowded, so unclean"
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Who was exiled Plekanov?
'Father of Russian Marxism'
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When did the Social Democrats split into the democratic mensheviks and bolsheviks?
1903
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What was 'the third element'?
Employed and politicised middle class professionals.
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What 2 political parties emerged during 1905?
Kadets and Octobrists.
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When was the 'Manifesto to better the conditions of the peasant population'?
Nov 3rd
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What quote from an unknown Russian writer epitomises the symbolism of the Trans-siberian Railway?
"Great Russia holds on to this cross!"
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When was the Union of Liberation founded?
1904
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