The spark of the 1905 Revolution was ultimately Bloody Sunday.
The furious proletariat city workers and Father Gapon were forced to journey to the Winter Palace with a petition to stop the devastation.
There also was an industrial slump in 1902 that caused many people to lose jobs and caused many riots.
Each and every cause enraged all of the citizens in Russia.
Again, the government tried to help by passing factory acts to restrict the amount of hours one could work.
However, their efforts were at too small a scale to have any real effect.The government tried to help, but war took precedence.Second, there was a rise of the industrial working class.In the years leading up to the Russian Revolution of 1917, the country had a succession of wars.These were, The Crimean War (1854-56), The Russo-Turkish War (1877-78), The Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905), and World War I (1914-18).All of these required a lot from the state, including tax dollars and manpower.Russia suffered defeat in all, except against Turkey.The petition sought truth, justice, and protection. Many long lasting factors contributed to the 1905 Revolution.The Russian peasants were extremely dissatisfied with the living conditions. Father Gapon and many other city workers were upset with the tension that had arisen.Various factors contributed to making the Russian people unhappy. Peasants were upset with their living conditions, wages, working hours, and how the land had been divided.