Essay Question: Why did Tsar Nicholas II survive the consequences of Bloody Sunday?
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Essay Question: Why did Tsar Nicholas II survive
the consequences of Bloody Sunday?
Para 1: key events of Bloody Sunday
On a Sunday afternoon, a large group of over 200,000 unarmed
workers, their families, and supporters along with Father Gapon, a
Russian priest led a peaceful demonstration in St.
Petersburg. Demonstrators wanted to present a petition to the Czar regarding better working conditions, more wages, and freedom.
The unarmed demonstrators were shot by the Czar's troops.
Many innocent people were killed. Para 2: Creation of Duma - The Czar was forced to create the Duma-the Russian Parliament. Nothing really changed, Nicholas kept power and if members of the Duma disagreed with the Czar they were sent away.
He issued the October Manifesto which won over the middle class and liberals as it appeared to give them power through the setting up of a State Duma, or parliament. Para 3: Loyalty of the army - The army stayed loyal to him and crushed the demonstration.
Pyotr Stolypin, as Minister of the Interior and then the Prime Minister, used the army and police to crush all political opposition.
Any person suspected of being a revolutionary was arrested and imprisoned. Newspapers and trade unions were closed.
The opposition was split between different groups such as workers, sailors, peasants, and minority nationalities that wanted different things. Assess the claim that the most important reason for the success of the Bolsheviks in 1917 was the weak leadership of the Tsar. Para 1: Introduction - - Tsar Nicholas II’s regime appeared to provide an unstable sense of security and lacked a stronger direction for the future between 19051917.
His weak leadership gave rise to.... »
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