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1

What was the annual GNP growth between 1906-14?

3.5%

2

What was the impact of having a GNP of 6% per year during 1906-14?

Slow compared to other superpowers

3

During what years were the GNP, 3.5%?

1906-14

4

In what sector was there a small labour force?

Handicraft enterprise

5

Why did factories have to employ loads of people?

Compensate for the lack of investment

6

How many peasant households were independent in 1907?

42000

7

In what year were the number of independent peasant households 42000?

1907

8

How many peasant households were independent in 1913?

134,500

9

In what year were the number of independent peasant households, 134,500?

1913

10

How many peasant households were independent in 1914?

98,000 as people moved to urban areas

11

In what year were the number of independent peasant households 98,000?

1914

12

Between 1907-14 what was the rise in independent peasant households?

56,000

13

Why was there a decrease in independent peasant households in 1914?

People moved to the city

14

What was the length of the Russian railway in 1881?

21,230 km

15

In what year was the length of the Russian railway 21,230km?

1881

16

What was the length of the Russian railway in 1914?

70,000km

17

In what year was the length of the Russian railway 70,000km?

1914

18

What was the condition of the Russian railway by 1914?

Still not finished

19

In 1914, what substance were Russia, the fourth largest producers in?

Coal

20

What was the name of the high class peasants formed?

Kulaks

21

Where was growth focused?

Internal markets rather than foreign markets

22

What did Russia still rely heavily on?

Foreign loans (e.g. france)

23

What strategy did Stolypin use to address the agricultural problem?

"Wager on the strong"

24

When was there a record harvest?

1913

25

What percentage of land was consolidated?

10%

26

What happened in 1913?

There was a record harvest

27

What did the record harvest hide?

disguised a lack of progress
in Russian methods of farming.

28

What was Russias output of pig iron in 1892?

1.1 million

29

When was Russia’s output of pig iron amounted to 1.1 million metric tons?

1892

30

In 1892, what was the Russias output of pig iron compared to the British?

1.1 million tons metric (less than 1/6 of the British)