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Where did the revolutionaries who wanted to overthrow the czar come from?
the educated elite of Russia
What position did the men who led the Decembrist Revolt in 1825 have?
They were nobles.
Until the 1880's, all of the revolutionaries believed that any revolution would have to be based on a _______ _________.
peasant uprising
The belief in a peasant based revolution was called __________.
populism
Did the revolutionaries want Russia to become like the West in their economic and political system?
no
What was the economic and political system of the west? (according to Michael Kort in the book Russia)
economic = capilalist free-enterprise economic system

political = political democracy
The revolutionaries,main goal was _____.
socialism
What is socialism?
It is an economic system based on cooperation and planning in which all receive an equal share of society's wealth (or lack thereof).
Overtime, some populists began to believe, correctly, that it would take an educated elite to get the revolt going. Who felt that "New Men" which were people who were "superior beings" and "high above the common run of men" would get the revolution going?
Nikolai Chernyshevsky
An admirer of Nikolai Chernyshevsky, _______ ________, felt that the revolutionaries need to set up a dictatorship to make sure socialism was established and properly run.
Peter Tkachev