Russia 1853-1917 Quiz

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  • Created on: 10-02-14 17:43
What year did the Crimean war start?
1853
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What year did Alexander II become Tsar?
1855
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When was the Emancipation of Serfs act?
1861
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When was the Zemstvos first formed?
1864
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When was the 1st assasination attempt on the Tsar?
1866
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When was the Tsar assasinated?
1881
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What year did Alexander III become Tsar?
1881
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When were the Law on Exceptional Measures passed?
1881
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When was the 'Peasants Land Bank' formed?
1883
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Who was Alexander IIIs major influence?
Konstantin Pobedonestev
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When was the RSDLP formed?
1858
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When did the Russo-Japanese war start?
1904
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Who led the Bloody Sunday peaceful protest?
Father Gapon
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What battleship did sailors mutiny on during the 1905 Revolution?
Potemkin
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What day was the October Manifesto issued?
17th
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In what month of 1917 were Redemption dues cancelled?
November
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When were the Fundamental Laws published?
April 1906
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Who was the 2nd Prime Minister of the State Duma?
Prince Goremykin
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When did the 2nd duma close?
Jun 1917
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Who was assasinated in 1911?
Stolypin
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What did 1914 mark the beginning of?
WWI
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In what month of 1915 did the Tsar take direct command of the Armed forces?
August
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What major event in Petrograd occured on 23 Feb 1917?
First strikes of 'Revolution'
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When does the Tsar abdicate?
1st March 1917
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When was the Kerensky offensive?
June 1917
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How does the Kornilov coup end?
Armed workers prevent coup
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What was the major organisation Trotsky was Chairman of?
Petrograd Soviet Military Revolutionary Committee
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When was the Provisional Government arrested?
26 Oct
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Who were the main leaders of the October Revolution?
Lenin and Trotsky
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Who were the 2 Leading Bolsheviks who opposed Revolution in Oct 1917?
Kamenev and Zinoviev
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