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1
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What are the 6 potential factors?

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Collapse of the Army
Unpopular Tsarist Regime
Growing Political Opposition
Rasputin's reputation
Poverty and Hardship
Economic collapse
2
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Explain Collapse of the army as a factor

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> Inadequate in every way
Failures = bad for morale
Tsar took blame - he wanted control

3
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Explain unpopular Tsarist regime as a factor

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> Many wanted democracy

4
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Explain Growing Political Opposition as a factor

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> Other parties (SRs) were growing

>Duma wanted more control

5
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Explain Rasputin’s reputation as a factor

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> Disliked figure

>suspicions of his power over the royal family grew

6
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Explain the effects of Poverty and Hardship

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>Suffering in the countryside
>Growing resentment amongst largest class of people
7
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Explain economic collapse as a factor

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> Due to negative effects of WWI strikes and demonstrations became more common