The Tsarist Russia History Quiz #5 - Rise of Opposition
With the ethnic troubles and further oppression people demanded change. 10 Questions.
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With the rise of moderate liberal opposition, the intelligentsia separated into the two broad philosophical categories of the ''Westernisers'' and ''Slavophiles''; what did the latter believe in?
Russia's unique culture and heritage should be preserved as the country modernised.
Russia should abandon Slavic ideals and adopt modern Western values.
Russia should follow the teachings of Karl Marx.
Russia should be a free market economy and not follow subsistence farming.
Which opposition group was held responsible when in June 1862, a series of fires in St. Petersburg destroyed over 2,000 shops?
Who's writing was illegally introduced in Russia by Mikhail Bakunin; these included a Russian translated version of ''The Communist Manifesto'' and ''Das Kapital''?
Vyacheslav Konstantinovich von Plehve
Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev
Where was the Tchaikovsky Circle based; set up in 1868-1869, which organised printing, publishing, and distribution of scientific and revolutionary literature?
What had the idea of ''going to the people'' become known as; the Russian (Latinised) word being ''Narodnyism''?
The Populists encouraged a group of 2,000 men and women from the intelligentsia to share their ideals with the peasantry; the deep-rooted loyalty to the Tsar led to how many of the Populists arrested?
In 1878, the ''Land and Liberty'' populist group (set up in 1877) assassinated General Mezemtsev, who was the leader of which organisation in cooperation with the Tsar?
In 1879 ''Land and Liberty'' split into two different groups - the Black Repartition organised by Georgi Plekhanov and which other, which was led by Aleksandr Mikhailov?
The People's Will
Social Democratic Labour Party
Who was the leader of the ''Emancipation of Labour''; the movement was established in 1883, in Switzerland and had translated, smuggled and demonstrated that Marxism could work in Russia?
What was the name of Lenin's eldest brother; who was hanged in 1887, being caught making bombs with the intention to assassinate Tsar Alexander III?
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