Flashcards in 5. Russo Japanese War Deck (70)
What did Russia and Japan have an interest in?
When was there a war between Russia and China?
What happened to the prestige of the Russia after the loss to Japan?
What was Russia’s lost in the Russo Japanese war the first of?
First major defeat of a European power by an Asian opponent
What type of port would Russia receive if they went to war in the Far East?
Ice free port
What were the problem with Russia’s ports?
Major ports on northern coastline were frozen for most part of year
Where were there frozen ports in Russia?
What would the Russo Japanese war distract the workers from?
Domestic troubles by rallying nation in a patriotic struggle
What would expansions mean for Russia?
When did port Arthur fall?
When did Russia surrender Mukden
What happened in January 1905
Port Arthur fell
What happened in February 1905?
Russians surrendered Mukden
When wad the Russian Balatic forced destroyed?
May 1905 after sailing for 8 months
How long did the Balatic fleet sail for?
What happened in May 1905?
Baltic fleet destroyed
What was the problem with Russia being defeated by an Asian nation?
Asians were deemed inferior compared to the white supremacy and first major defeat by an Asian opponent
What happened to the Russian fleets after the destruction of Baltic fleets?
What happened to trading rights in Manchuria?
By what percentage did spending on the military increase?
What government expenditure increased by 50%
What was the size of the loan that Russian received from France
800 million francs
What did wages fall by?
What fell by 20%?
What were there shortages of
What did the Russians associate the Russian military with?
What did the people associate the military incompetence with?
Governance of Tsar
Who did Japan form an alliance with in 1902?
When did Japan form an alliance with Britain?