RUSSIA 1900-1905

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What was the name of the Tsar?
Tsar Nicholas II
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Which term best describes his leadership?
Autocrat
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List two strengths of the Tsar's leadership
Loyalty to his family, He wasn't corrupted by his position, Personally wrote letters to peasants to show that he cared, Willingness to work hard
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List two weaknesses of the Tsar's leadership
Avoided making important decisions, Disliked confrontation, He caused chaos amongst ministers
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List 3 problems the Tsar faced in his rule of Russia
Only 1 railway - transportation was difficult, Russia is a very big country, Tsar was in one corner of Russia - communication was hard, Old farming techniques, only 40% spoke Russian
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Is Communism associated with right-wing or left-wing politics?
Left wing
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What name is given to the working class in the theory of Communism?
Proleteriat
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Name 4 political groups that opposed the Tsar
Cadets, Socialist revolutionaries, Bolsheviks, Mensheviks
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Which of these groups wanted a more democratic system, like the one in Britain?
Cadets
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Which group was led by Lenin?
Bolsheviks
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List 2 long-term causes of the 1905 revolution
Economic problems, Relaxed censorship
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List 2 short-term causes of the 1905 revolution
Bloody Sunday, Russp-Japan war
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On what date did Bloody Sunday occur?
22 January 1905
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Who was the priest that led the protestors on Bloody Sunday?
Father Gapon
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What was a soviet?
A worker's council
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What was the Russian name for an elected Parliament?
Duma
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The Tas made 3 promises in order to survive the revolution, what were they called collectively?
The October Manifesto
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Name one short-term measure used by the Tsar to help crush the revolution
He made a peace treaty with Japan, The October Manifesto, Gave some concessions to the peasants
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Name two longer-term measures used by the Tsar to maintain control
He exiled revolutionaries to Siberia, Appointed Stolypin as chief minister
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