Opposition the Tsarist regime 1881-1904

A quiz on the different political parties

1. 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
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2. 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

3. From which groups did the Liberals recieve most support?

  • The professionals and the industrialists
  • The peasants

4. What were the main policies/beliefs of the Mensheviks?

  • They wanted 2 seperate revolutions, improvement in workers conditions and proletariat rule
  • They wanted land redistribution and free national education
  • They wanted a cpaitalist state

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

  • Releasing prisoners from jails
  • Assasination - between 1901 and 1905 the SR assasinated 2000 government officials
  • They wrote revolutionary literature and published it abroad and smuggled it into Russia


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