Flashcards in February Revolution: Conditions Of Russia Deck (11):
How long was Tsar Nicholas 2nd in power?
From 1884 to 1917.
Watch percentage of the Russian population were peasants?
What happened in the 1905 Russo-Japanese war?
Russia were defeated and this was embarrassing and made Russia and the Tsar look weak.
What happened because the 1905 revolution?
Caused the October Manifesto to be created.
The creation of a legislative Duma.
How much power did the Duma have?
They didn't really have any power.
What year were opposition parties legally permitted?
What was Sergei Witte's job?
Minister of finance (1892-1903)
What did Sergei Witte do?
Tried to modenise Russia.
Created Trans-Siberian railway.
Bought into Gold standard.
Used large loans from abroad to invest in Russia.
What was Peter Stolypin's job?
President of the council of ministers.
What did Peter Stolypin do?
Recognised the peasant problem.
Introduced fenced fields and a Land Bank to provide peasants with an opportunity to buy land.