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Russia 1855-1917

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In what year was the zemstvo first introduced?
Which Finance Minister created Land Banks?
The Third Section of His Imperial Majesty's Own Chancellory was replaced in 1880 by what organisation?
For how many days did the First Duma last?
From which event did Alexander II gain the nickname 'Czar Liberator of the Bulgarians'?
Whose was the Great Spurt?
Who was the second finance minister under Alexander III?
What new constitution was issued by Nicholas II in 1906?
What was the date on which Nicholas II abdicated?
The Zemstva Act reduced the amount of the population who could vote; when was it?
Which event prompted Alexander II to free the serfs?
When was the Russo-Turkish War declared?
Roughly what percentage of the population were serfs in 1855?
What was the average level of wartime inflation in Russia (WWI)?
What was the exact date of Alexander III's death?
In what year did the Russo-Japanese War begin?
When were the Land Banks introduced?
Who was Minister for the Interior from 1902- 1904
What was the name of the village unit under the Czars?
When did the Romanovs celebrate their tricentenary?
Which revolutionary wrote in the newpaper 'The Bell'?
The 1882 'May Laws' targeted which ethnic group in Russia?
Which two parties held 75% of the seats in the First Duma?
Who was the first finance minister under Alexander III?
When was Vyshnegradsky's induced famine?
What were the three pillars believed in by Alexander III?
Who did Nicholas II abdicate in favour of?
Which major diplomatic event took place in June-July 1878?
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?
In what year were the 'Land Captains' introduced?
Who was the author of the October Manifesto?
When was the January Uprising?
Which Czar had the nickname 'the Martyr'?
Which decree in 1906 promoted reform in rural areas?
True or False: It took 49 years for serfs to be freed
What significant economic step was taken by Witte in 1897?
Which organisation killed Alexander II?
Who was Interior Minister from 1882-1889?
What was the exact date of Alexander II's assassination?
To the nearest thousand, how many miles of railway did Russia have by 1881?
Who wrote Alexander III's manifesto?
How many people died as a result of Vyshnegradsky's famine?
In what year did the first Duma first meet?
What was the date of Bloody Sunday?
Which Czar had the nickname 'the Peacemaker'?
Who said 'suppression first and then, and only then, reform'?

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