The Tsarist Russia History Quiz #11 - Opposition's Ideas and Ideologies
The old ways of the Russian Empire were soon to be swept aside by the coming of World War I. 10 Questions.
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What is meant by ''agrarian socialism''; the idea of which was revived after the Great Famine (1891-1892, and supported by Populism?
Taking estates from landowners and dividing the land between the peasants to be farmed communally.
The people from ''above'' took care of the interests of the people ''below''.
Nobility is taxed to provide welfare benefits to the poorer members of society.
Private enterprise, which includes making money out of capital investment.
Who led the Socialist Revolutionary Party; founded in 1901, the part appealed to the peasantry through a commitment to ''land socialisation'' and a decentralised government?
How many political assassinations did the Social Revolutionary Party carry out between 1901 and 1905; these included the assassinations of two Ministers of Internal Affairs?
Where was the First Congress of the Russian Socialist Democratic Workers' Party (1898) held; in which a manifesto, drawn up by Pyotr Struve asserted change had to come from the proletariat?
What did Lenin call his supporters, at the Second Party Congress (1903); Lenin argued in favour of a strong disciplined organisation of professional revolutionaries to lead the proletariat?
Which member of the Social Democratic Workers' Party called himself a ''non-factional social democrat'' after the split in the Party?
Which one of these would the Bolsheviks disagree upon; this partly led to the Social Democratic Workers' Party (SD) spit in 1903?
Favoured control in the hands of a Central Committee.
Party's job to educate the workers to lead them through the revolution.
Bourgeois and proletarian revolution could run simultaneously.
The Party should work through trade unions and other workers' organisations.
What was the name of the Bolshevik newspaper which was launched in April 1912?
What was the name of the less popular Menshevik newspaper, ''The Ray'', called in Russian (Latinised)?
When did World War I start; although at first this brought a wave of patriotism, it soon brought the country to its knees and its people calling for greater change?
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