The Tsarist Russia History Quiz #10 - Social Developments by 1914
The Lena Goldfields Massacre, working and living condition in towns and cultural changes. 10 Questions.
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Which of these Workers' Legislation was not put in place between 1885 and 1912?
Hours of work reduced to 7 and a half.
Employment of children under 12 forbidden and female labour banned in mines.
Prohibited nighttime employment of women and children.
Sickness and accident insurance for workers.
How many miners were shot down at the Lena Goldfields in Siberia (1912); the workers held a strike due to long hours of low pay and the inhospitable conditions they worked in?
How many peasants migrated to Siberia, encouraged by government schemes from 1896; the peasant population being 97 million at the time?
What was form of local government which among other things provided healthcare to the peasants?
What event in the second half of the eighteen-century damaged the strength of the nobility; as the nobility had to transfer one-third of their land to the peasants?
Second Opium War (1856-1860)
Peasant Land Bank (1882)
Great Judicial Reform (1864)
Emancipation of the Serfs (1861)
What is meant by ''redistributive taxation''?
Payments in goods or services.
A Russian measure of weight.
Nobility taxed for welfare benefits to the poor.
Fatherly duty to help the poor in times of need.
Which of these social classes emerged towards the end of the nineteenth-century; they were normally part of the intelligentsia and many found themselves on the councils of the zemstva?
What political and lobbying group was established in 1906, by professionals?
War Industry Committees
Association of Industry and Trade
The People's Will
In December 1908, the First All-Russian Congress of ''who'' was attended by 1035 delegates in St. Petersburg?
When were the tercentenary celebrations of the Romanov Dynasty; for the first time since 1905, the Tsar Nicholas II and his wife Tsarina Alexandra drove an open carriage through St. Petersburg?
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