Alexander III (1881 - 1894)

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  • Alexander III (1881 - 1894)
    • Nicholas II
      • Sergei Witte
        • 1892 - 1903
          • The Great Spurt
        • Hard head conservative
        • industrialisation
          • Essential for strategic and political reasons
            • Strategic reasons
              • Produce high quality amaments
              • Improve Russia's transport system
            • Political Reasons
              • Strengthen Tsarist regime
              • A wealthy Russia could reduce the peasants tax burden
    • Repression
      • chief minister
        • Masterminded Alexander III manifesto
        • Absolute authority in the Tsar
        • Statute of State Security
          • Control over the courts
            • trial without Jury
            • Exile/Executions
      • Power of the Okhrana
        • Press censorship
        • Land Captains
    • Reform
      • Needed to modernise Russia
      • Nikolai Bunge
        • 1882 - 1887
        • Decrease tax burden of peasants
          • Peasant Land Banks
      • Ivan Vyshnegradsky
        • 1887 - 1889
        • Financial incentive to migrate
          • Foreign loans
          • foundations laid for rapid economic development
    • Impact
      • coal, oil and iron increased
        • In cities population increased
        • Natural resources exploited
        • military power developed
          • Russia still lagged behind other Great Powers
          • Russia became dependant on foreign loans
        • poor living and working conditions = social unrest
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