How far do you agree that the economy of Tsarist Russia was transformed in the years 1881-1914? June 2009. Intro: * Although Russia had immense natural resources such as iron ore and coal, the industrial development was modest, and limited to towns such as Petersburg, Moscow and Ukraine. Paragraph 1: * Sergei Witte was the main character for promoting change and reforms. His aim was to make Russia a super power.
Although the dam produces a huge amount of energy for China it has created many problems. The initial main purpose of dams was to control flooding until hydroelectric technology was invented. China has a lot of hydroelectric potential that should be harnessed reasonably. In the case of the TGD (Three Gorges Dam) China is trying to harness too much waterpower by building a mega dam. The TGD produces 18,000 megawatts of electricity, which amounts to 11% of China’s electricity.
The railway gave Russia access to Siberia and its vast resources such as coal, oil and metal ores these were considered ‘capital goods’ and led to a 50% economic growth; However still trailing far behind the great European powers such as Austro-Hungary which had a 79% increase. However Witte increased taxes on the already financially crippled peasants further increasing their debt, as they still had to pay redemption fees alexander the ii inflicted upon them despite
When Alexander III first came into power there were a number of serious problems with Russian society and how it was being ruled. These issues were areas such as the political system and economy of the country and also like the geography and ethnic diversity of the country. Alexander III was highly critical of his father and was determined to use the full power of the autocracy to repair the damage done by ‘Tsar Liberator’. He had three main goals; the repression of opponents, to reverse the reforms of his father and to restore Russia’s international position. All of his initial reforms were intended to reverse the liberalisation that occurred under his father’s rule.
Many are in this group because they do not have alternative employment opportunities from the government. Several are dismayed at the progress made by the government and disappointed with the unfulfilled promises that were made to them by the international community. Categorizing the potential partners in this negotiation poses the first big challenge that grips the government. The Afghan president is not the only person to decide and accept the Taliban’s demands, but has to get support from its cabinet. The president is obliged to answer questions to all other parties such as its cabinet and political groups.
Japan officially became a country around the 1600’s. Now we’ll see how they have overcome the numerous problems they suffer and managed to become the most industrialized country. One obvious problem they have is mountains. Because of Japan being made in such a different way to a lot of other countries, it is almost completely mountainous, ¾ of it in fact. This means it is harm to build cities and farms on.
The biggest reserves can be found in USA, Russia, China and India. After centuries of mineral exploration, the location, size and characteristics of most countries' coal resources are quite well known. What tends to vary much more than the assessed level of the resource is the potentially accessible coal in the ground the level classified as proved recoverable reserves? These recoverable reserves of coal are extracted by drilling. Examine the environmental impact caused by the extraction process.
The Soviet Union was structured to the tastes of the leader at the helm, and so served his interests. The policies in place served not to improve the economic, social or economic fortunes of the entire nation but to concur with the ideological leanings of the leader in office. So was the case with communism. Despite this production model failing utterly to satisfy the basic demands of the ordinary Soviet citizen, it remained in place. They thought a departure from this model would signify a Soviet surrender to the Capitalist West in the ideological war.
How are Source L and Source K different about Nicholas II? Nicholas II, last Tsar to reign over Russia, is portrayed very differently through the two sources, with Source L giving off the impression of a strong, democratic leader whereas Source K shows us his doubts towards reigning over Russia and how he felt he was unable to do so at this time. Through source L we see Nicholas II’s quotation of reinforcing the laws of autocracy and the Tsarist system is being told to the people of Russia, making him appear powerful and willing to make the same extreme decisions his father had put into place. However, due to source Ks context of it being a confidential diary entry, we are enabled to see his emotions concerning becoming Tsar and how he is not equipped to rule after his rather, Alexander III. Furthermore, the sources also have varying times they come from, whereas source K is imminent after the discovery of him being the new Tsar, source K is later on once he had experience ruling Russia for some time, although both are taken from 1895.
For a long time, Russia had been considered backward, both in its political methods and its ways of life. 80% of the population were peasants and Russia itself was a very large country to govern. Modernisation was a way for the country to keep up with its European neighbours. There were two key areas that Sergei Witte, Finance Minister for Russia, was focused upon: Industry and Transport. He felt these areas would help to solve Russia's three biggest problems; Communication, Size and Social Divide.