STOLYPIN IMPORTANT

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  • Created on: 05-04-17 09:40
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  • Why was Stolypin important, 1906-1911?
    • Stolypin's role
      • Prime Minister of Russia
      • Assassinatedin 1911
      • Opposed rev groups and supported agrarian reform
      • Understood making peasants happy = no rebellion
      • End of 1907-Tsar's supporters dominated Duma
    • Land reform
      • Nov 1906-Law passed to make it easier for peasants to get away from communes
      • Nov 1906-Peasant Land Bank established
      • Provided incentives and gov loans to move to Siberia
    • Impact of reforms
      • 1905 = 20% of peasants owned land, 1915 = 50% of peasants
      • Agricultural production increased
      • Little was done to improve living conditions
      • Industrial unrest = Lena Goldfield Massacre 1912
      • WW1 halted further improvements
    • Success of reforms
      • Peasants who owned land became more loyal to Tsar
      • 3rd and 4th Duma didn't oppose Tsar
      • 1906-1907=more peasants taking opportunities
    • Failures of reforms
      • Land reforms had limited impact on cities
      • Stolypin weakened the Dumas
      • Peasants who accepted reforms from more prosperous areas of Russia

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