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1

Which national minority group remained loyal?

Finns
Baltic
Germans

2

What was the aim of the national minorities

Gain autonomy

3

Which national minority groups caused problems?

Poles
Ukrainians
Tartans

4

What lessened the threat of minorities?

Russification

5

What were the Caucasus divided along?

Along a religious line

6

What group in the Caucasus Christian?

Armenians

7

What group in the Caucasus Muslim?

Chechens

8

What religion were the Armenians?

Christian

9

What religion were the Chechens?

Muslim

10

What caused Russification to be easy in the Caucasus?

Religious divisions
High illiteracy rate

11

What did the high illiteracy rate and religious divisions cause?

Made Russification easy in the Caucasus area.

12

What was formed to combat the intrusions by Russian officials?

Dashnaks (Caucasians)

13

What did the dasknaks do?

Caucasians who organised self defence military units to combat Russian intrusions

14

Who were the 1894 Baltic Provinces influenced by?

Old Germán landowning nobility and gentry

15

Characterise the Baltic Provinces:

Stable
Prosperous
Supply of raw materials used in a range of industrial activities

16

Where was Riga?

In Latvia

17

Why was Riga important?

Important commercial and business centre
So many people migrated to this area

18

What allowed Russification in the Baltic Provinces?

Russian economic influence

19

What did a fall in German influence in the Baltic Provinces do?

Rise in nationalism within native Estonians, Latvians and Lithuanians