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Russia 1855-1917

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When were the Land Banks introduced?
Who was the author of the October Manifesto?
Which two parties held 75% of the seats in the First Duma?
From which event did Alexander II gain the nickname 'Czar Liberator of the Bulgarians'?
Which Czar had the nickname 'the Peacemaker'?
What was the average level of wartime inflation in Russia (WWI)?
The 1882 'May Laws' targeted which ethnic group in Russia?
Which of the following was not part of Alexander II's legal reforms: Equality before law, public hearings, abandonment of martial law, trial by jury?
What was the exact date of Alexander II's assassination?
Which Finance Minister created Land Banks?
When was Vyshnegradsky's induced famine?
In what year did the first Duma first meet?
What significant economic step was taken by Witte in 1897?
When was the Russo-Turkish War declared?
In what year was the zemstvo first introduced?
What were the three pillars believed in by Alexander III?
For how many days did the First Duma last?
Who wrote Alexander III's manifesto?
Which decree in 1906 promoted reform in rural areas?
Which revolutionary wrote in the newpaper 'The Bell'?
The Third Section of His Imperial Majesty's Own Chancellory was replaced in 1880 by what organisation?
Which major diplomatic event took place in June-July 1878?
Which organisation killed Alexander II?
Whose was the Great Spurt?
Who was the first finance minister under Alexander III?
When did the Romanovs celebrate their tricentenary?
To the nearest thousand, how many miles of railway did Russia have by 1881?
What was the exact date of Alexander III's death?
How many people died as a result of Vyshnegradsky's famine?
True or False: It took 49 years for serfs to be freed
The Zemstva Act reduced the amount of the population who could vote; when was it?
Which event prompted Alexander II to free the serfs?
Who was Interior Minister from 1882-1889?
Who was Minister for the Interior from 1902- 1904
Who did Nicholas II abdicate in favour of?
Who was the second finance minister under Alexander III?
What was the name of the village unit under the Czars?
Who said 'suppression first and then, and only then, reform'?
Roughly what percentage of the population were serfs in 1855?
When was the January Uprising?
What was the date on which Nicholas II abdicated?
Which Czar had the nickname 'the Martyr'?
What was the date of Bloody Sunday?
In what year were the 'Land Captains' introduced?
What new constitution was issued by Nicholas II in 1906?
In what year did the Russo-Japanese War begin?

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