Crimean War revision - the impact of War on revolution

  • Created by: Clem_co
  • Created on: 06-02-17 12:44

The impact of war and revolution and the developmen of the Russian empire and the USSR

Crimean War 1853- 6 

  • fought between Russia and the Ottoman Turks 
  • the ottoman turks had support from france and Britian

causes of the War 

  • The Russian Empire had majorly grown in Europe and its army was advancing through central Asia, presenting a double threat to Britain: British Politicains beleived that Brit interests in India were becoming threatened by the Russians advance. They also believed that the prospect of Russian control of the Black Sea would threaten Britains short land route to India
  • The Russian Tsar wanted to carve up the Turkish Empire as quickly as he could because he believe that the Tukish Empire was weak, and so wanted Russia to gain all or atleast


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