Opposition the Tsarist regime 1881-1904

A quiz on the different political parties

1. What was the key method used by Social Revolutionaries?

  • Assasination - between 1901 and 1905 the SR assasinated 2000 government officials
  • They wrote revolutionary literature and published it abroad and smuggled it into Russia
  • Releasing prisoners from jails
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2. What was one KEY difference between the Mensheviks and the Bolsheviks?

  • The Mensheviks believed they needed 2 seperate revolutions to reach communism but the Bolsheviks beileved that 1 revolution was enough
  • Bolsheviks wanted to have a communist state whereas the Mensheviks wanted a capitalist state

3. Why were the factory workers key to the Bolsheviks?

  • The Bolsheviks belived that a revolution would only occur if the exploited city workers supported the revolution
  • The factory workers helped distribute Bolshevik literature at work

4. What were key policies of the Liberal party?

  • They wanted equality and civil rights for all , and end to censorship and redemption payments as well as free universal education
  • They wanted land redistribution and 2 seperate revolutions

5. What were the main policies/beliefs of the Bolsheviks?

  • They wanted a single revolution to reach communism and to support workers rights
  • To get land redistribution and civil rights for all citizens


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