OCR Russia 1855-1964 Timeline of events (by ruler) and sub theme ideas

  • Created by: ecpbda1
  • Created on: 08-06-19 15:29

Key:

Turning points

  • Wars

    • Crimean war

    • Russo-Turkish war

    • Russo-Japanese war

    • WW1

    • Civil war

    • WW2

    • Cold War

  • Revolutions

    • 1905 (attempted revolution)

    • February 1917

    • October 1917

  • Key reforms / events / legislation

    • Emancipation (1861)

    • Zemstvo (1864)

    • Polish revolt (1863-64)

    • October Manifesto (1906)

    • Duma (1906)

    • ** 8 point programme ** (1917)

    • ** Order No.1 ** (1917)

    • 10th Party Congress ~ NEP (1922)

    • 5YPs

    • Dekulakization

    • Collectivisation

    • Secret speech

    • Virgin Lands Scheme

Nature of Government

  • Opposition

    • Extent of opposition

    • Reasons for opposition

    • Type of opposition

    • Effectiveness of opposition

    • Consequences of opposition

    • Nature of opposition

  • Repression (or lack of)

    • Nature of repression

    • Reasons for repression

    • Extent of repression

    • Effectiveness of repression

    • Consequences of repression

    • Repression of nationalities

    • Repression of Russian Nationals

    • Repression of peasants

    • Repression of workers

  • Government institutions

    • Local institutions

    • Central / national institutions

  • Ideology

    • Autocracy

    • Liberal democracy

    • Marxism-Leninism

Society

  • Reasons for social change

  • Extent of social change

  • Changes to urban living (workers)

  • Changes to urban working

  • Changes to rural working

  • Changes to rural living (peasants)

  • Limitations on personal, political and religious freedom education

  • Impact of famines

  • Restrictions on personal freedoms

Economy

  • Reasons for economic change

  • Extent of economic change

  • Changes to urban working conditions

  • Changes to rural working conditions

  • Famines

  • Inflation / cost of war

Nationalities

  • Poland

  • Finland

  • Jews

  • Ukraine

Timeline of events

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1853-56 ~ Crimean War

1855 ~ Ascension of A2

1858-70 ~ Censorship reform
1861 ~ Emancipation
        ~ Alteration of military service for the peasants (from: 25yrs ~ To: 6yrs)

May 1862 ~ Poland ~ A2’s brother Constantine = appointed viceroy

1863 ~ Finland ~ introduction of their own Parliament ~ the Diet

1863-64 ~ Education reforms

             ~ Poland~Polish revolt
1864 ~ Judiciary reforms
1864-70 ~ Local government reforms
             ~ Introduction of the Zemstvo (1864)

1865 ~ Death of A2’s son (& heir)
1866 ~ Attempted assassination of A2
1867 ~ Finland ~ granted what almost amounted to a constitution

1869 ~ Das Kapital (Marx’s book) enters Russia

1871 ~ Educational reaction
1874-75 ~ Military reforms

   ~ Narodnik movement

         ~ 1,500 arrests (of Narodniks)

1874 ~ Minister of Education: Dimitri Tolstoy insists on classical education in schools

        ~ Narodnik movement (populist group) ~ go to the countryside/peasants   

        ~ Universal military service (ALL men liable at 20 ~ w/o loopholes)

1877-78 ~ Russo-Turkish War (incl Treaty of San Stefan)
   ~ Trial of the 193 (Narodniks)
1877 ~ Trial of the 50
1878 ~ Vera Zasulich shoots military governor of St Petersburg but is not convicted
        ~ Political crimes transferred to special courts
1879 ~ New governor-generals established
        ~ Narodnik movement splits ~ into Black Partition and People’s Will

1897-80 ~ Famine & industrial recession
1880 ~ Loris-Melikov proposals
1881 ~ Assassination of A2 (By: People’s Will)

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1881 ~ Ascension of A3

1882 ~ Statute on police surveillance; new regulations of the press
1884 ~ New university charter
1885 ~ Poland ~ Polish National Bank closed

1886 ~ Land Banks

1889 ~ Land captains introduced
1890 ~ Change in election arrangements for Zemstvo
1891 ~ Construction of Trans-Siberian

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