Was Russia governed well in 1900

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Why was Russia difficult to govern?
Size/Climate/Communications
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What was Russification?
Making non - Russians speak Russian/wear Russian clothes/follow Russian customs
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What was life like for peasants?
Hard-bad harvest = starvation and disease/Life expectancy = 40- years/regular epidemics/backward strip method farming/not enough land
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What was life like for the nobility?
Good-owned a lot of land for amount there were/many = extremely rich
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What was life like for middle classes?
Very good-a growing new class - bankers/merchants/rich capitalists - owned industrial works/
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What was life like for the workers
Awful-cheap and cramped housing/food=bad
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