Issues in 1900s Russia

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Why was the size of Russia a problem?
Poor communications (few railways, poor roads), many different cultures
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How many people were actually Russian?
55 million out of 126 million
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How many people could not speak Russian?
6/10
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Which European events bypassed Russia and left it behind in terms of industrialization?
Enlightenment + Industrial Revolution
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Name 3 problems with the peasants
Uneducated, few owned land, used old, inefficient farming techniques
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What were common in 1900s Russia?
Food shortages
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Name 3 problems with the urban workers
Long hours, low wages, poor housing
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What was the average number of people per room among urban workers?
8
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Which war was fought 1904-5?
Russo-Japanese War
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What did this war lead to?
22nd January 1905, Bloody Sunday
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What was the range of casualties on Bloody Sunday?
300-3000 people
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What were formed as a result of Bloody Sunday?
Soviets (formed by urban workers)
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