Russia 1905 revolution

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How big was the population of Russia by 1905
125 million
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What occurred in 1892,1898 and 1901?
Harvest failures
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How many assassinations did the Social revolutionaries perpetrate between 1901 and 1905?
Over 2000
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What was the name of the war fought by Russia over control over China and Korea between 1904 and 1905?
Russo- Japanese War
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Which important naval base in China were the Russians forced to surrender during the war?
Port Arthur.
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Why was the battle of Tshushima so embarrassing for the Russians?
It was against a supposedly weaker Japanese fleet: the Russians lost 25 of its 35 warships.
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Who led the famous 'Bloody Sunday' protest which sparked the 1905 revolution?
Father Gapon
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In response 'Bloody Sunday', by the end of 1905 roughly how many Russians were out on strike?
2.7 million
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There were also peasant uprisings. What is the technical term for these?
Jacqueries
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What famous event sparked a mutiny in the Black Sea fleet in 1905?
When the crew of the Battleship Potemkin took control of their ship and bombarded the port of Odessa.
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What did the Tsar publish in 1905 in order to appease protestors?
October Manifesto.
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Which pro -Tsarist group helped put down the rebellions?
Black Hundreds.
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Why did the 1905 Revolution fail?
Lack of central co-ordination, clear aims, division between the different political groups: promises made by the Tsar in the October Manifesto.
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What was the Fundamental Laws?
A follow up to the manifesto, which laid out the structure of government after the revolution but also included Article 87 retaining the right for the Tsar to govern by decree if necessary.
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