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3/3/14

  • “Autocracy”
  • What is the definition of “autocracy”?
    • form of government in which one person has total power
  • What types of things did Czar Alexander III do with his autocratic power?
  • On desk: Russia reading packet &
  • p. 433-434 wksht.
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3/3/14

World History Agenda

Finish Activism presentations

Review MWH 433 - 434

HW: Read p. 434 – 436 & take directed notes (“Crises at Home & Abroad” and “The March Revolution”)

Honors: Animal Farm, ch. 1 – 3 & questions due Friday

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Activism Presentations – E block

MalalaYousafzai

Fast food workers demand minimum wage increase

Egyptian Revolution

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How did the rule of Czar Alexander II end & when did this occur?

  • Revolutionaries assassinated him.
  • 1881
  • Why?
  • Did this because of how slowly political
  • change was occurring.
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2. List at least 5 ways that Czar Alexander III exerted his autocratic rule in Russia.

  • Autocratic:
    • Relating to a ruler who has
    • absolute power
  • Stopped all reforms in Russia.
  • Labeled many as “dangerous”
    • (anyone who questioned his authority, worshipped outside Roman Orthodox Church, or spoke a language other than Russian)
  • Censored documents & letters.
  • Secret police force spied in schools.
  • Political prisoners sent to Siberia.
  • Oppressed other national groups.
  • Made Russian official language & forbade any others.
  • Violence against Jews in Russia.
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3. When Nicholas II becomes the czar in 1894, was he any different than Alexander III? What does it say in the text that lets you know this?

  • NO!
  • “…he continued the tradition of
  • Russian autocracy.”
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What are two positive results of Russia’s industrialization?

                  • # of factories more than doubled (1863 – 1900)
                  • Investors + raised taxes = increase in steel industry
                  • 1900 – Russia world’s 4th largest steel producer
  • Trans-Siberian railway built (1891 – 1916)
      • world’s longest continuous rail line
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5. What are 4 problems that came about during Russia’s industrialization?

  • Harsh working conditions, low wages, child labor.
  • Govt. banned unions.
  • Workers were unhappy. (discontent)
  • 6. How did workers who were unhappy with their conditions respond to Russian authorities?
  • They went on strike!
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What were the two groups that Russian Marxists split into in 1903 & why did they do so?  

  • Mensheviks & Bolsheviks
  • Split over revolutionary tactics.
  • Mensheviks
    • More moderate
    • Wanted large portion of
    • population to support the
    • revolution
  • Bolsheviks
    • More radical
    • Supported smaller number of revolutionaries ready to dedicate their lives to the revolution.
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8. Legend says that one event turned Lenin into a revolutionary. What is this event?

  • 1887, Lenin’s brother was
  • hanged for plotting to kill the czar.
  • Lenin already didn’t like the
  • govt., but this influenced him further.
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Summarize in 3 – 5 sentences:

What was Russia like politically, socially, & economically from 1881 – early 1900’s? Use evidence from the text to support your answer.

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HW:

  • Read p. 434 – 436 & take directed notes (“Crises at Home & Abroad” and “The March Revolution”)