anything of gigantic size or power-How Russia was described
people bound to the land-majority of Russian population
not similar; very different; mixed together-population of Russia
1853-1865 Russia vs. Ottoman Empire, which was supported by Brittan and France. Russia looses. Exposes areas that need reform.
(r.1855-81)Emperor of Russia; advocated moderate reforms for Russia; emancipated the serfs; he was assassinated.
elected assemblies responsible for road repair, schools, and agriculture
(1881) son of Alex II, increased use of secret police, censorship, exiles to Siberia, Russification to suppress non-Russians, pogroms
Persecution of minorities, especially the Jews in Russia.
elected national legislature in Russia
connecting Moscow with Mongolia, China and the Sea of Japan. It is the longest railway in the world-part of industrialization under Nicholas II
1905; peaceful march by Russians turned deadly when Czar's guards fire on crowd, killing hundreds
Deliberate refusal to obey orders given by those in command-connected to naval military
restraint-what Russian gov't tried to do with revolutionaries
strongly opposed to change; conservative-Nicholas I and Alexander III
Policy imposing Russian customs and traditions on other people.
People who take extreme political positions
Restriction on access to ideas and information
people who flee their country because of persecution or danger-Russian Jews came to the United States
the development of industries for the machine production of goods-Russia slow to start this