To What Extent Was Russa Weel Governed Between 1905 and 1917

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To what extent was Russia well governed between 1905 and 1917 After the 1905 revolution the Tsar appeased the people of Russia to prevent another big uprising. There were positive and negative changes made to the government and to the way of life of the peasants and workers. The Tsar employed Stolypin as his new prime minister to help wit the changes that where taking place at the time and to help him appease the people and content enough not to revolt. The changes affected economic development, living conditions in and out of the cities and also political freedom. Due to the new economic policies made after the revolution in 1905, Russia’s economic developments went through a drastic change. There was an increase in the foreign trade, which was used to fuel their industrial production, and growth while their infrastructure expanded. Several successes were brought to the Russian empire with these changes. Russia’s industrial production doubled and they became the 4th largest producer of oil and steel. Despite the positive changes that occurred, the quality and maintenance of the new infrastructures were very poor, furthermore most weren’t even completed. Plus the growth of the Russian economy was also highly dependant on foreign investments and loans. Living and labouring conditions in the outskirt areas became places where ambitious and hardworking farmers could persevere, become independent, successful landowners and buy land from their neighbours. Loans could be given to the farmers and paid back with the small profits made during harvest seasons. With this new form of farming (called Kulaks) that was introduced to the farmers the food production increased, successfully reaching a record harvest in 1913. Minority of the farmers managed to prosper from little land owners into successful, large land owners and ending up supporting the Tsar. However,
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