Flashcards in February Revolution: Key Terms Deck (8):
A system of government where one person has absolute power.
State takeover of property or resources.
What was the union of Zemstvos?
A set of patriotic rural local councils.
What was the Union of Municipal Councils?
A set of patriotic urban local councils
What was the Zemgor?
The joint body that devoted itself to helping Russia's war.
What was the Progressive Bloc?
236 of the 422 Duma members formed into this in 1915 urging Nicholas to make concessions.
Define popular discontent?
Widespread feelings of discontent from various sectors of society.