Why Did the 1905 Revolution Fail?

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Why did the 1905 revolution fail? The 1905 revolution failed for a variety of reasons many of which are to do with the revolutionaries themselves such as a lack of leadership and that they were divided in their aims. One of the reasons that the 1905 revolution failed is that the revolutionaries had no leadership; this meant that they were unorganized and therefore attacks and industrial action were randomly taking place according to other strikes. Therefore the threat from each individual strike was much less of a threat to the Tsarist regime than they would have been had the industrial action been coordinated so that they happened at the same time; this allowed the Tsar and the army to be able to eliminate the individual threats much easier than had there been widespread attacks. Therefore the Russian revolution of 1905 failed because the revolutionaries were to easy to defend against as their attack were not in synchronization meaning the army only had to stop one group at a time meaning the revolutionaries suffered heavier casualties than they would have done. In addition the lack of leadership meant that the different revolutionaries had different aims meaning that they were not always on the same side and would often have fights as the social revolutionaries wanted land to be owned by the peasants and to share power with the Tsar where as the social democrats wanted to remove the Tsar completely. This meant the revolutionaries were a threat to themselves as well as the government. Therefore the 1905 revolution failed because of the different wants of the people meaning that they did not unite to one cause. Also the revolutionaries were split by the October manifesto which introduced a new more democratic government (a Duma), this pleased the social revolutionaries as they wanted to share power with the Tsar; however the social democrats wanted to
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