What was to blame for the fall of the Tsar?

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Why did the impact of the first world war weaken the Tsar?
Lack of supplies and poor leadership by himself left the army weak
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Why did the Russian people feel like the Tsar had not learnt any lessons?
They had previously lost the war against Japan
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Who were the Russians ill equipped to fight on the eastern front?
Austro-Hungarians and Germans
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What was St Petersburg renamed to and why?
Petrograd because it sounded too German
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What were the 5 factors contributing towards the fall of the Tsar?
Impact of WW1, Military defeat, Food shortages, Tsarina, Rasputin
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When was the Russian army pushed back?
1916
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How did the defeats of Russia cause them to blame the Tsar?
He was in sole command
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Why did enthusiasm to remain in the war effort decrease?
Food shortages and inflation
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What did the Russian workers contemplate due to hunger?
Strikes and protests
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Who did the Tsar leave Russia in the hands of when he went to war?
The Tsarina
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Why was the Tsarina unpopular?
She was German and heavily influenced by Rasputin
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Who did the Tsarina and Rasputin head?
A pro-german court group
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What did the pro-German court group try to negotiate?
Seperate peace with central powers
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Who was Rasputin?
A romanov who had an evil reputation and who claimed to be able to treat the haemophilia of the Tsar's son
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When was Rasputin assassinated?
December 1916
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What happened in February 1917?
There was an uprising against the Tsar due to the lack of food and the way the war was fought
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Who was included in the revolution?
Women combined with striking factory workers
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What happened to the soldiers sent to deal with the protestors?
They joined them
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What did the Tsar try to do?
Return to Petrograd but he was forced to abdicate
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What was set up as a result of the Tsar's abdication and by who?
The provisional government by Lvov
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