Industrialisation In Russia - Vyshnegradsky

HideShow resource information

1. What was a key disadvantage to Vyshnegardsky's policies?

  • Lack of grain reserves meant there was a severe famine in 1891
  • He didn't export enough
  • He didn't tax the peasantry enough
1 of 6

Other questions in this quiz

2. How many people died as a consequence of the 1891 famine?

  • 100 from starvation
  • 350,000 died from starvation
  • None as aid reached them in time

3. What helped kickstart the Russian economy ?

  • The French loan in 1888
  • The sale of Tsarist palaces

4. What was Vyshnegradsky's motto?

  • We will starve ourselves but still export grain
  • Autocracy is the best

5. What was Vyshnegradsky's way of decreasing imports?

  • 1891 Tariff Act setting all imported grain at 33%- protecting the Russian grain prices from abroad
  • Stop importing completely
  • Dump all exports out at sea

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar History resources:

See all History resources »See all Russia resources »