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1

what was Bloody Sunday

the massacre of unarmed people

2

where and when did the protest take place

it took place in St Petersburg on Sunday 5 January 1905

3

who lead the protest

Father Gapon

4

who were the protestors

factory workers and their families

5

how many people signed the petition

150,000 people

6

what did the petition ask for

an 8 hour day, the right to organise trade unions and for a constitution to guarantee these rights

7

what did the protestors do to the guards

shouted words of abuse and insult

8

what did the troops do as a result of the abuse received

fired 2 warning shots

9

who were the elite troops and what did they do

the elite troops were the cossacks and they mounted horses with whips and swords

10

what did the soldiers then do after the cossacks ran into the crowd and how many people were killed

the soldiers shot into the crowd, over 100 were killed and hundreds more wounded

11

what did Bloody Sunday lead to in regards to the Russian people

the Russians became united in their anger and hatred towards the tsarist regime