Alexander III

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When did Bunge set up the Peasants' Land Bank?
1882
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When did universities lose autonomy?
1884
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What year were laws put in place to protect workers from unfair dismissal?
1885
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When was the Poll Tax abolished?
1886
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How did the zemstvo change in 1890?
Members had to be approved by Minister of Interior. St Petersburgh electrorate reduced from 21000 to 7000.
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When did Tolstoy introduce Land Captains?
1889
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When were 14 major newspapers closed?
1889
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How did Lincoln describe the reign of Alexander III?
"The calm and stability of the Tsar in 1881 meant no new dawn for Russia, but an era of Counter-Reform."
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How did Chubarov portray the reign of Alexander III?
One of "continuous reaction...political stagnation with growing aggressiveness" towards any attempt to undermine the autocratic power of the monarch.
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Who replaced Melikov as Minister of Interior in 1882?
Tolstoy.
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What was Pobedonostsev's position?
Procurator of the Holy Synod.
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How did Hughes describe Alexander III?
"He might be described as a Cossack tsar."
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How did he see he father's progress?
"ill advised, tantamount to revolution"
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By what year had peasants bought up 1/3 of the nobility's land?
1904
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How was the economy during Alexander III's reign?
Surplus budget for the first time.
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How many died in the famine of 91-92?
Almost 2 million.
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How had industry developed?
Coal production had doubled and pig iron production had more than doubled.
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Why were laws to improve working conditions ineffective?
Only 300 inspectors.
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Give a quote from Vyshnegradsky.
"We must go hungry but export"
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How many exiled to Siberia?
10,000
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