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Why did the Tsar abdicate following the 1905 revolution and not the 1905 .

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Essay planning sheet Essay question; why did the Tsar abdicate following the 1905 revolution and not the 1905 . Theme Supporting points/documents/page references Trusting the Tsar In 1905 people were still loyal to the tsar as they accepted his promises of reform .The tsar did not carry out these reforms in 1905 because the revolution did not stop and as the tsar did not give them what they wanted then they thought that they could no longer trust him. In 1917 on top of them no longer trusting him because of him not doing the promised reforms there had been various other situations where the people thought that they could no longer trust him. Scale and scope of the 2 revolutions In 1905 the tsar divided his enemies up so that the protests were disorganised and lacked money . In 1917 the march was on a much larger scale more political and more organised ,at the brunt of it were the bolsheviks and this party wanted to ...read more.


eventually brought his troops back from fighting in Japan after signing the peace treaty .But in 1917 he could not do this because they were heavily engaged in battle and were being pushed back as it was .This meant that he had no power apart from his secret police (who there were not nearly enough to overpower a revolution) to overpower the revolution Nicholas taking personal charge of his troops Nicholas left petrograd to take over the Russian military forces .This was fatal as mow he received the personal blame for Russia's defeats and he lost control of his troops .Also Nicholas relied on the Tsarinas reports on how Petrograd was doing and the Tsar though that it wasn't as bad as it really was because the Tsarina lied saying it was fine. Rasputin and the tsarina The Tsar left the Tsarina in power but she basically shared her power with Rasputin because she thought that he was god because he could supposedly cure Alexi so she done ...read more.


brink of starvation because they had a steady supply of food .In 1917 because of prices rising no one could afford food so if they got killed they had nothing to lose. Disobedience in the troops On the 22nd February mach troops were ordered to disperse the crowd .The troops were unwilling to do this and some joined in .This was a major turning point for the revolution .In 1905 the troops were in full support in the Tsar so he could suppress the revolution but because his troops turned against him he had no power in the 1917 revolution Introduction 200-300 words A little background to the events ,what happened before 1905 and the 1917 revolution. Comparison between the 2 wars say a little about the fact that everything went wrong in 1917 .Introduce the question . Conclusion Answer the question .Bring all of the points together and say how each contributed to the abdication of the Tsar. Say how the tsar was forced to abdicate . ...read more.

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