Russian Political Parties and Programs Early 20th Century

Russian Political Parties and Programs Early 20th Century -...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Russian Political Parties and Programs, 1905-1917: RSDLP (Social Democrats), 1898 Marxist (overthrow of tsarism; establishment of a workers’ state) Splits 1903 into: 1. Bolsheviks (majority faction): Stress violent revolution 2. Mensheviks (minority faction): Orthodox Marxists; move toward nonviolent, parliamentary socialism SRs (Socialist Revolutionaries), 1900 Peasant socialism (violent overthrow of tsarism; establishment of federal state; confiscation of estates without compensation) Kadets (Constitutional Democrats), 1905 Liberal-democratic (constitutional monarchy or a republic; all civil rights; ministerial
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: responsibility; land reform) Trudoviks (Labor faction), 1906 Radical groups favor drastic land reform; national autonomy for minority peoples; civil liberties Octobrists , 1905 Conservatives (program of October Manifesto ; limited monarchy; mild reform; rule of law) United Nobility , 1906 Faction or pressure group to promote noble interests; mainly conservative Union of the Russian People , 1905 Extreme conservatives (“Orthodoxy, Autocracy and Nationalism;” racist)...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course USEM 1580 taught by Professor Urbanovich during the Fall '09 term at UVA.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online