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A2 History 1864-1964
|When did the Crimean War begin?
|What ended in 1856?
|The Crimean War
|When did Alexander II issue his manifesto for emancipation of the serfs?
|Which local government body was established in 1864?
|Judicial reforms, including the right to a fair trial, were established by which ruler? When?
|Alexander II, 1864
|When was the state bank founded?
|When was the assassination attempt on Alexander II's life which led to his swing to the right?
|Which reforms did General Loris-Melikov suggest in 1881?
|Establishment of a national zemstvo
|Who assassinated Alexander II, and when?
|Members of the People's Will, on 1 March 1881
|When was the Safeguard System introduced?
|When did the Safeguard System end?
|Who was responsible for the policy of Russification, implemented from 1881?
|What was the third element of the slogan "Autocracy, Orthodoxy and..."?
|Who established Russification initially in Poland after an uprising? When?
|Alexander II in 1863
|When were restrictions put on Jews, for example on jobs and places to live?
|Over what period did pograms happen in Russia, especially in Poland, the Ukraine and South-Western Russia?
|Which minister's policy aimed at improving the Russian economy led to famine in 1891-2?
|When did Witte's push for industrialisation start?
|When was the factory inspectorate set up as part of Witte's reforms?
|What was set up in 1885 to ease pressure on peasants?
|The Peasants' Land Bank
|When did Nicholas II come to the throne?
|On what date did 'Bloody Sunday' happen?
|9 January 1905
|When was the October Manifesto published?
|17 October 1905
|Who was Witte replaced by in April 1905?
|What was annulled in 1906?
|Who did Russia ally with in 1907?
|Britain and France
|Who was assassinated on 28 June 1914?
|Archduke Franz Ferdinand
|During which period did the defeats at Masurian Lakes and Tannenburg happen?
|August 1914- September 1915
|When did Nicholas II take direct control of the command of the armed forces?
|Who was murdered by a prince in 1916?
|How much was the army ration in November 1917?
|On what date did the February revolution of 1917 begin?
|When did Tsar Nicholas II abdicate?
|2 March 1917
|Who initially led the Provisional Government?
|Who took over as leader of the Provisional Government on 21 July 1917?
|Which failure led to the uprising known as the July Days?
|The summer offensive
|When did Lenin return from exile in Switzerland?
|3 April 1917
|Which alleged attempt at an armed coup led Kerensky to arm the Bolsheviks in August?
|The Kornilov Affair