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TSAR

Characteristics of the tsarist state;

Land-

Russias size 11 diff time zones 

People-

Social structure, dominating elite and the dark masses, 80% peasants 

Economy-

Backwards agriculture 50yrs behind using ***** farming 

Tsarist system-

Orthodox church, corrupt burreaucracy, oppressive army 

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Russia Backwards

Political-

Autocracy with no opposition ruled by the nobles, secret police, conscripted army 

Economic-

Harsh winter with backwards farming methods such as ***** farmer made russia almost 50yr behind, no consumer demand for products, poor communication with only one transiberina railway that went across russia took 10 days 

Social-

80% were peasnts with only 800,000 industrial workers,3500 in universities 

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