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Unrest in Russia. Chapter 10.4. Russian Society. Autocracy – government by one ruler with unlimited power Serfs – people who were considered part of the land they work on and were ruled by lords Technically they weren’t slaves Living conditions & treatment were much like slavery.

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Unrest in russia

Unrest in Russia

Chapter 10.4


Russian society
Russian Society

  • Autocracy – government by one ruler with unlimited power

  • Serfs – people who were considered part of the land they work on and were ruled by lords

    • Technically they weren’t slaves

    • Living conditions & treatment were much like slavery


Secret societies
Secret Societies

  • Decembrist Revolt

    • Included many military officers

    • Publically refused to declare allegiance to the new czar

  • Nicholas I crushed the revolt

    • Some sent to Siberia

    • 5 were executed

  • Revolt failed at first, but did begin

    a movement that grew in the years

    ahead


Alexander ii
Alexander II

  • Came to power at the end of the Crimean War (which many saw as a Russian defeat)

    • Showed Russia how far behind they were compared to other European nations.


Alexander ii1
Alexander II

  • Reforms

    • Freed serfs & gave them the right to own land

    • Tried to build a market economy

    • New judicial system

    • Some local self-government

    • Reorganized the Russian army & navy

  • Still people wanted more change & Alexander II was assassinated in 1881.


Notes break
Notes Break

  • Hand out “Dead Souls” by Nikolai Gogol

  • Need a volunteer to look up vocabulary words.

  • Pronunciations:

    • Sobakevitch So-bak-uh-vitch

    • Tchitchikov Chit-che-kov

    • Mihyeev Mey-eev

    • Probka Stepan Prob-kuh Step-an

    • Rouble roo-ble


Alexander iii
Alexander III

  • Son of Alexander II

  • Ended the reforms of his father

  • Attempted to squash individuals & groups suspected of plotting against the govt.


Alexander iii1
Alexander III

  • Pogroms – organized persecutions and massacres of Jews in Russia in the 1880s

    • Jews were wrongly blamed for Alexander II’s assassination

    • Alexander III did nothing to stop this


Nicholas ii
Nicholas II

  • Industrialization developed rapidly

  • Trans-Siberian RR – linked western Russia with Siberia

    • Eventually led to conflict and war


Marxists in russia
Marxists in Russia

  • Some Russians wanted to create a socialist republic (according to Marx’s theories)

    • Society in which there would be no private property

    • The state would collectively own and distribute goods

  • Vladimir Lenin (a Marxist)

    • Called for the overthrow of the czar

    • “the shame and curse of Russia”


Priestly petitions
Priestly Petitions

  • (1905) Father Gapon planned to bring a petition to the czar at the Winter Palace.

    • Listed a number of demands for change

  • When protesters neared the palace

    troops fired at the group &

    hundreds died.

  • This day came to be known as Bloody Sunday


Think pair share
THINK-PAIR-SHARE

Bloody Sunday

  • Page 333 in text

    (Think – jot down in your notes)

  • Why paint this scene? Why is it important?

    (Pair & Share)

  • How would you describe the expressions and body language of the people shown?

  • What statement did Makovsky make by titling the painting Death in Snow?


Bloody sunday
Bloody Sunday

  • Inspired people to rise up against the czar

  • Rebellions broke out all through cities & the country side

  • Workers went on strike, students protested, peasants rebelled against landlords

    • Some 2 million workers protested which shut down the RR system


The october manifesto
The October Manifesto

  • An official promise for reform (issued by Nicholas II)

    • Promised a Russian constitution

    • Individual liberties to all Russians (freedom of speech & assembly)

    • Right to vote


Unrest in russia

  • Duma – an assembly that would approve all laws of Russia

    • Voters elected representatives to serve on the Duma


Unrest in russia


Handouts
Handouts through the Duma

  • Russian Expansion - map

  • Karl Marx - bio

  • Finish other handouts:

    • Giuseppe Verdi - bio

    • National Song of Hungary 1848 -

The Rise of Russian Nationalism


Exit slip
Exit Slip through the Duma

  • Identify the causes and effects of the Russian Revolution of 1905.


Break time
~Break Time~ through the Duma

  • War & Peace

  • Look in the text on page 335.

  • Read the excerpt.

  • Class discussion and interpretation