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1

What did Russia and Japan have an interest in?

Manchuria

2

When was there a war between Russia and China?

After 1903

3

What happened to the prestige of the Russia after the loss to Japan?

National humiliation

4

What was Russia’s lost in the Russo Japanese war the first of?

First major defeat of a European power by an Asian opponent

5

What type of port would Russia receive if they went to war in the Far East?

Ice free port

6

What were the problem with Russia’s ports?

Major ports on northern coastline were frozen for most part of year

7

Where were there frozen ports in Russia?

Northern coastline

8

What would the Russo Japanese war distract the workers from?

Domestic troubles by rallying nation in a patriotic struggle

9

What would expansions mean for Russia?

Improved prestige

10

When did port Arthur fall?

January 1905

11

When did Russia surrender Mukden

February 1905

12

What happened in January 1905

Port Arthur fell

13

What happened in February 1905?

Russians surrendered Mukden

14

When wad the Russian Balatic forced destroyed?

May 1905 after sailing for 8 months

15

How long did the Balatic fleet sail for?

8 months

16

What happened in May 1905?

Baltic fleet destroyed

17

What was the problem with Russia being defeated by an Asian nation?

Asians were deemed inferior compared to the white supremacy and first major defeat by an Asian opponent

18

What happened to the Russian fleets after the destruction of Baltic fleets?

Destroyed

19

What happened to trading rights in Manchuria?

Lost

20

By what percentage did spending on the military increase?

50%

21

What government expenditure increased by 50%

Military spending

22

What was the size of the loan that Russian received from France

800 million francs

23

What did wages fall by?

20%

24

What fell by 20%?

Wages

25

What were there shortages of

Food

26

What did the Russians associate the Russian military with?

Military incompetence

27

What did the people associate the military incompetence with?

Governance of Tsar

28

Who did Japan form an alliance with in 1902?

Britain

29

When did Japan form an alliance with Britain?

1902

30

What did the Japanese do to the Russians on the 4th of February?

Launched a night attack on Russian Pacific Squadron at Port Arthur