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1
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Which national minority group remained loyal?
A
Finns
Baltic
Germans
2
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What was the aim of the national minorities
A
Gain autonomy
3
Q
Which national minority groups caused problems?
A
Poles
Ukrainians
Tartans
4
Q
What lessened the threat of minorities?
A
Russification
5
Q
What were the Caucasus divided along?
A
Along a religious line
6
Q
What group in the Caucasus Christian?
A
Armenians
7
Q
What group in the Caucasus Muslim?
A
Chechens
8
Q
What religion were the Armenians?
A
Christian
9
Q
What religion were the Chechens?
A
Muslim
10
Q
What caused Russification to be easy in the Caucasus?
A
Religious divisions
High illiteracy rate
11
Q
What did the high illiteracy rate and religious divisions cause?
A
Made Russification easy in the Caucasus area.
12
Q
What was formed to combat the intrusions by Russian officials?
A
Dashnaks (Caucasians)
13
Q
What did the dasknaks do?
A
Caucasians who organised self defence military units to combat Russian intrusions
14
Q
Who were the 1894 Baltic Provinces influenced by?
A
Old Germán landowning nobility and gentry
15
Q
Characterise the Baltic Provinces:
A
Stable
Prosperous
Supply of raw materials used in a range of industrial activities
16
Q
Where was Riga?
A
In Latvia
17
Q
Why was Riga important?
A
Important commercial and business centre
So many people migrated to this area
18
Q
What allowed Russification in the Baltic Provinces?
A
Russian economic influence
19
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What did a fall in German influence in the Baltic Provinces do?
A
Rise in nationalism within native Estonians, Latvians and Lithuanians