Russia 1 political authority, social, political and economic condition of Russia, Crimean War

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When was the Decembrist revolt take place
1825
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Nicholas encouraged the "Third Section", what did it contain?
secret police
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The Russia economy remained mostly rural with a ratio of ?:? village to town dwellers compared to Britain's 2:1
11:1
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Russia's Serf based economy inhibited the development of what?
the forces that drive change such as wage earners, markets and entrepreneurs
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Why was there no opportunity for capital accumulation (building up money to invest?
income was falling due to the rural population growth
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The government spent what percentage of total revenue on the army?
45
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What limited economic and social mobility
the poll tax
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4 reason for the loss of the Crimean war (1853-56)
outdated technology, poor transport, inferior supply of weaponry (1 musket for every 2 soldiers.) and bad leadership.
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3 impact of the Crimean war
disruption in trade, treaty of Paris. intelligentsia renewed cries for the gap between Russia and the west to be closed.
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To maintain the autocracy, Russia had developed into what?
police state
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