Flashcards in Extra: Russia SFD Deck (53)
What was the population of Russia?
How many people spoke Russian in 1897?
55 million out of 125.6 million
How many people living in Russia were peasants?
How many of the 125.6 million owned most of the wealth?
How large was the Russian empire?
22.3 million squared kilometres
What percentage of all factory workers worked in Moscow?
Where were people exiled by the tsar?
Siberia, 3000 miles away
When did the Tsar and Tsarina hear of Rasputin and when was Alexi ill?
They heard of Rasputin in 1905 and in 1907 Alexi was ill and Rasputin was called for.
By August 1915 how many people in the First World War died?
How many people were in the army (in millions) in 1914?
How many men were in the army (in millions) in 1917?
How many more people lived in towns from 1914 to 1917?
How much did the crime rate rise by from 1914 to 1917?
It was 3 times more in 1917 than in 1914
What happened the day after international women's day?
150,000 workers took to the streets armed with tools and metal bars.
What happened on Saturday 25th February?
About 200,000 took to the streets with red flags and banners
What did soldiers and workers take from the weapons store in the February revolution?
40,000 rifles and 30,000 revolvers
How far from St Petersburg did the Tsars train get stopped?
145km from St Petersburg because the next station was held by revolutionaries.
By June 1917 how were newspapers acting towards the PG?
41 Bolshevik newspapers in the major cities were criticising the PG
How many Bolshevik Red Guards were there in Petrograd?
By July 1917 there were 10,000
How much bread did a Manual Worker's daily ration get in 1917?
How many followers did Kornilov have in his revolt?
What were the results of the Constituent Assembly elections on the 12th November 1917?
Socialist revolutionary party: 17,490,000
Constitutional Democratic Party: 2,000,000
(Bolsheviks only had 25% of members)
What is the difference between the Red Guard and Red Army?
Red Guard: fighting units set up by the Bolsheviks, never numbered more than 10,000
Red Army: based on the Red Guard and had about 5 million trained soldiers
How many executions had the Cheka completed in 1918?
What was factory production (in millions of roubles) in 1913,1921 and 1924?
In the NEP how many experts were brought in from other countries?
Between 1920 and 1925, 20,000 came from the US and Canada
How did the NEP change grain production (1922 and 1924)?
1922: 77.7 million hectares
1924: 98.1 million hectares
How did the NEP affect factory production? (1921 and 1926)
June 1921: 99% of all cotton mills were not working
1926: 90% of cotton mills were working
By the end of 1920 how many people had the Cheka sent to prison camps?