Transcript Russian Cause and Effect
Russian Cause and Effect
Cause • Gov’t faced with problems of liberal ideas.
Definition • Forced non-Russian people to use language, religion and customs.
Effect • Everyone had to accept.
• Wanted to expand.
Cause Definition • Union of all Slavs under Russian leadership. Expansion into Asia and Ottoman Empire.
Effect • Expansion stopped with loss in the Crimean War in 1850’s, Russia lost border territory.
Cause • Serfdom restricted labor pool, they were needed in factories.
Definition • Freed all serfs Effect • Compensated nobles with land. Serfs could not afford high priced land.
Cause • Radicals opposed Alexander II’s new policies.
Definition • A just society can only be created by building a completely new Russia.
Effect • Other groups began to pop up.
Cause • Radicals believed that the nobles large estates should be divided among the people.
Definition • Radicals using violence such as assassinations and bombings.
Effect • Made Alexander II more conservative.
Cause • Assassination of Alexander II, Nicholas II set new restrictions.
Definition • Heavy handed discrimination against minority groups, sponsored massacre of Jews.
Effect • Nicholas II overturned many of the reforms set in place by Alexander II
Cause • Over territory in China and Korea Definition • Japanese beat Russia Effect • Russia’s gov’t was exposed as weak and corrupt.
Cause • Groups taking action after Russia’s loss.
Definition • Czar’s troops shot at a group of strikers who were delivering a petition to him.
Effect • Triggered the Revolution of 1905.
Cause • Workers striking and demonstrating.
Definition • Promised individual liberties and provided the election of the Duma (Parliament).
Failure of the Revolution
• Failed to overthrow the Czar because… 1. Army remained loyal to the Czar.
2. French gave money to the Russian gov’t.
3. Revolutionary groups were not united in their goals.