Peter Stolypin's reforms

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  • Peter Stolypin 1906-1911 Prime minister
    • Poltical reforms
      • Pro-Tsar regime, introduced the  stolypin necktie
        • executed over 4000 people that opposed the Tsar regime or of any sort. Did not matter if false sometimes
      • Supportedchanges in franchise to reduce effectiveness of Duma
        • Placed it under control of landowners
      • Reparation, payments abolished
    • Land reforms
      • Peasant banks plant money to peasants to buy lands
        • Russia experienced regional changes like peasants moving to fertile lands e.g: Ukraine and Crimea.
          • Check flashcard for stats.
    • Agricultural reform
      • Dependance on mirs (local communes) was limiting
        • Mirs were conservative and discourage peasants buying machines, told them what to grow.
      • Peasant bank allowed peasants to have their own farms
    • Industrial reforms (benefitted economically but social issues)
      • Russia had coal, oil,steel, wood and metals so traded with Bri, Fra & Germany
        • Textile produced in greater quantities
      • Led to urbanization
        • Medical issue especially for proletariat, sanitation issues due to living in squalid houses
          • Social unrest and demand for maximum working hours, health and insurance provision, factory inspection seemed radical to the tsar and this led built up long term bitterness
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  • negative effects of growth
    • monopolies had exploited power and were undermining small business men
      • lead to less consumer choice, reduction in employment rate, less income, can lead to scarcity of output and high prices, this casing inflation thus social  unrest
    • Countrry'sreliance on loans gave power to banks
      • this can lead to high interest rate, non sympathetic ways of demanding debt paid etc.


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