April 15, 2020
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IB History Revision
⟶ Updated 2 months ago ⟶
List of edits
University Protests in St Petersberg
Lost Crimean War
Freed the serfs Given land: They overpaid though and it wasn't enough. Had to pay redemption payments for 49 years. Free to move Free to marry Mir gained control Landlords lose Power "Too little too late" - R. Pipes "Cruel Joke" - Greenville
Humiliating Defeat - Was a wakeup call that Russia had to develop Humiliated - led to Alexander recognizes the need for industrialisation, fixing conscription etc.
Causing reactionary changes in education and an increase in the influence of the church. Minor U-turn. Divine Right to Rule - Tsar is "Little Father" of Russia
Conscription moved from 25 years to 16 years.
Extreme forms of corporal punishment such as flogging ended. 1863
Conscription extended to all classes - ending exemption of nobles. 15-year services with 7 being active. Uni grads only had to serve 6 months.
University Statue - Gave Universities greater autonomy, allowing them to control staffing, resources, curriculum, allowed women to attend.
Secondary and Primary Education Statute - Made it easier to open schools, removed control of the church
Alexander II's Rule
Military Reforms - Provision of modern rifles, iron-clad battleships and railways throughout
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