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1

When was Russia defeated in the Crimean war?

1856

2

When was the State Bank established?

1860

3

When was Serfdom abolished?

March 1861

4

When was 'Young Russia' published and what did it call for?

1862
- Argued reform was essential + revolution was necessary for change

5

When did Universities become self-governing bodies?

1863

6

When was the January Uprising?

1863

7

When was the Zemstva created?

1864

8

When were the Military and Judicial reforms?

1864

9

When were the Censorship reforms?

1865

10

When was the first assassination attempt on AII?

April 1866

11

When did the nobles, misters etc believe reform had gone too far and encouraged AII to replace liberal ministers when conservative ones?

1866

12

When was trial by jury removed for political crimes?

1869

13

When was there substantial government investment in railway construction?

1870-73

14

When was oil pumped from the sea port of Baku?

1871

15

When were Universities banned from including any subject which involved critical thinking?

1871

16

When was military service expanded to all classes?

1874

17

When was the Populist 'Go the People Campaign'?

1874:
- Encouraged peasants to rise up against the regime

18

When was the trial of the 193?

1877

19

When was the group 'Land and Liberty' set up?

1877

20

When was the Russo-Turkish war?

1877-1878

21

When did 'Land and Liberty' spilt into 'The Black Partition' and 'The People's Will'

1879

22

When did the Peoples Will declare the Tsar had to be removed?

1879

23

When was there a poor harvest + famine?

1879-80

24

When was AII assassinated by the Peoples Will?

1881