Living Conditions

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1885 -1894
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URBAN
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What was the urban population?
7 million
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What percentage of people in St. Petersburg were born peasants?
1/4
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When was the legislation that prohibited the nighttime employment of women and children introduced?
1885
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When was the legislation that children under 12 could not work introduced?
1892
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COUNTRYSIDE
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What were the hardships of the peasants?
Famine and starvation were common. Outbreaks of cholera and disease was normal due to terrible commune conditions
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What was the 1891 famine?
The finance minister Ivan Vyshnegradsky had banned the exporting of cereal in the middle of a bad crop season so merchants rushed to export their cereal/grain which caused a famine that caused the death of 400,000 people.
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What was a famous quote of Vyshnegradsky?
"We may not eat enough, but we will export"
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1894-1914
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URBAN
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What was the urban population?
28 million
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What percentage of people in St. Petersburg were born peasants?
3/4
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How many russian factory workers were there by 1914?
6 million
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What percentage of homes had running water and a sewage system?
60%
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How many people died of cholera between 1908-09?
30,000
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When were work hours reduced to 11 1/2 hours?
1897
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When was sickness and accident insurance established for workers?
1912
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What was the percentage rise of primary school provision between 1905-14?
85%
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COUNTRYSIDE
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What was the literacy percentage in the peasant population in 1914?
40%
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How many peasants went along with Stolypin's reforms and went to Siberia?
3.5 million out of 97 million
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