Objective: To gain an understanding of the main opponents of the Tsar
Word Bingo • Feudalism, Autocracy, Autocrat, Tsar, Russification, Communism, Capitalism, Serfdom, Famine, Manchuria, Alexandra, Marxism, Karl Marx, Engels,
The main opponents of the Tsar • The Liberals • The Social Democrats, in 1903 splits into: • Mensheviks & • Bolsheviks • The Socialist Revolutionaries
The Liberals • Mainly the educated classes and some nobility • Wanted elections and a parliament • Supported civil rights
Social Democrats • Wanted to create a socialist state • Marxist ideas • Split over tactics to bring about the revolution
Socialist Revolutionaries • Mainly Peasants • Wanted to violently overthrow the Tsar and his government • Wanted to redistribute the land to be farmed collectively.
But there is much much more… • The class must split into 4 groups • Each group will be given an opposition group to research • More details on the sheet which you can download from: • www.mrwright.wikispaces.com • You can also download this presentation!