Tsarist Russia (1905-March 1917)
This period in Russia's History is characterised by huge class division between those at the top (Tsars and Nobility) and those at the bottom (the Workers and Peasantry), who make up approximately 90% of the population!
Russia starts this period having lost the Russo-Japanese war and people are questioning not only the Tsar's position as a leader, but his supposedly god given right to rule. The workers and peasants were suffering. Find out more by clicking on the document below!