Russia in the early 1800s

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: ElizaJack
  • Created on: 25-01-16 19:24
What fraction of the world did the Russian empire cover?
1/6
1 of 14
How did Robert Service describe it?
"Patchwork quilt of different nations".
2 of 14
What percentage of the Russian population did national minorities make up?
50%
3 of 14
What percentage of the population were peasants and nobles respectively?
90%, 1%
4 of 14
When did the Crimean War with the Ottoman Empire end?
February 1856.
5 of 14
Where was the Baltic Sea fleet destroyed?
Its base in Sevastopol.
6 of 14
Give a quote from Ivan Turgenev about serfdom.
"The enemy was serfdom."
7 of 14
What is one reason for the national diversity?
Large border size.
8 of 14
How many Russians died?
700,000
9 of 14
How many peasant protests?
Over 600.
10 of 14
What faction of land was lost by the nobility?
1/3
11 of 14
What did Marxist historians argue?
The Tsar aimed to benefit the gentry.
12 of 14
Who thought there was no economic crisis?
Blum.
13 of 14
What did Saunders think the reforms emerged from?
"The laws which freed the serfs emerged from a process that the Tsar barely understood and over which he had only partial control."
14 of 14

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

How did Robert Service describe it?

Back

"Patchwork quilt of different nations".

Card 3

Front

What percentage of the Russian population did national minorities make up?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

What percentage of the population were peasants and nobles respectively?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

When did the Crimean War with the Ottoman Empire end?

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 »