Key Theme 2a- Nature of Government-Reforms

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Heather
  • Created on: 24-01-16 16:02
What is the first turning point?
The defeat in the Crimean War
1 of 38
Were there more reforms after this turning point or less?
More
2 of 38
Give two bits of evidence of a reform that was introduced after this turning point?
1861 emancipation of the serfs-Peasants could buy property and land and could marry so more freedoms, -1864-Introduction of local zemstvas with 1/3 representation for peasants,
3 of 38
What is the next turning point?
1866 assassination attempt
4 of 38
Were there more reforms after this turning point ot less?
There was no change in reforms,
5 of 38
What is the next turning point?
1881 assassination of Alexander II
6 of 38
Was there more reforms after this turning point or less?
Less reforms,
7 of 38
Give an example of why there is evidence of regression in reforms?
Many of Alexander II's reforms were stopped and banned E.g. Ban of secondary education for the working class,
8 of 38
Although there were less reforms after this turning point, give an example of a positive reform?
1889 introduction of Land Captains instead of Justices of the Peace which were meant to increase efficency and stop corruption,
9 of 38
What is the next turning point?
1905 Revolution/ Defeat in Russo-Japanese War,
10 of 38
Were there more reforms after this turning point or less?
More reforms,
11 of 38
Give two examples of reforms introduced due to this turning point?
1907-Stolypin abolished compulsory control of peasants by the Mir and encouraged many to leave- 'Betting on the 'sober and strong.'' -1905- Dumas, a nationally elected body,
12 of 38
What is the next turning point?
World War One
13 of 38
What are the next turning point within WW1?
February 1917 Revolution
14 of 38
Were there more reforms after this turning point or less?
More
15 of 38
Give two examples of reforms under the Provisional Government?
-A Provisional Government was set up with an 8 point programme for national unity such as immediate amnesty for political prisoners and maintenance of military discipline, -Abolishment of capital punishment and Okhrana
16 of 38
What is the next turning point within World War One?
October 1917
17 of 38
Were there more reforms after this turning point or less?
More at first,
18 of 38
Give an example of a reform Lenin introduced at first?
1917 Decree of Nationalities- Allowed nationalities to leave the Russian Empire in theory but weren't actually allowed to- They would be seen as an enemy of the state,
19 of 38
Give 2 examples of changes to reforms Lenin made to reforms previous rulers introduced?
-cabinet-like body=Sovnarkom, -Local soviets replaced zemstva,
20 of 38
What is the next turning point?
Civil War
21 of 38
Were there more reforms after this turning point or less?
The same
22 of 38
Give an example of a reform Lenin made to a reforms a previous ruler introduced?
-1922 Supreme Soviets, the Nationally elected body was introduced-
23 of 38
What is the next turning point?
1924/1928
24 of 38
Were there more refroms after this turning point or less?
There were some reforms,
25 of 38
Give an example of a reform made after this turning point?
-Five 5 Year Plans were created (1928-44)-Gosplan planned and created aims for workers, E.g. First Five Year Plan was to double production- Magnitogorsk (iron production factory)
26 of 38
Give an example of a reform that promised change but why didn't it?
1936 Constitution- In theory is allowed nationalities to take indepenedence to Russia. However, they weren't actually allowed.
27 of 38
What is the next turning point?
World War Two,
28 of 38
Was there any change in reforms due to this turning point?
No change,
29 of 38
What is the next turning point?
1953
30 of 38
Was there more reforms after/ due to this turning point or less?
More
31 of 38
Give an example of a censorship reform introduced?
The period became known as "The Thaw" and became a book by Ehrenberg.
32 of 38
Give an example of a reform that allowed more freedoms for nationalities?
-De-centralisation- Some power was transferred to the 15 republics,
33 of 38
What is the last turning point?
Cold War
34 of 38
Was there more reforms after/ due to this turning point or less?
There was some,
35 of 38
Give an example of a personal rights reform?
Some western traditions were allowed e.g. western dress,
36 of 38
Which turning point argueably created the most reforms and why?
Defeat in the Crimean War- Introduction for the first time a local government, move from serfs to peasants, more freedoms for Universities and primary school numbers double, 1861 Committee of Ministers, first cabinet-like body,
37 of 38
Argueably, why doesn't the 1905 revolution/ defeat in the Russo-Japanese War show the most reform?
As many reforms were reintroduced from the more reforming Alexander II after the defeat in the Crimean War turning point- E.g. reintroduction of Justices of the Peace,
38 of 38

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

Were there more reforms after this turning point or less?

Back

More

Card 3

Front

Give two bits of evidence of a reform that was introduced after this turning point?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

What is the next turning point?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Were there more reforms after this turning point ot less?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar History resources:

See all History resources »See all Russia - 19th and 20th century resources »