Ch 3: Russian History in the 19th Century

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The Russian History in the 19th Century chapter of this History of Russia: Help & Review course is the simplest way to master Russian history in the 19th century. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of Russian history in the 19th century.

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Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Russian history in the 19th century unit of a standard Russian history course. Topics covered include:

  • Key events that took place under the reign of Alexander I
  • Events surrounding France's invasion of Russia in 1812
  • The rule of Nikolai I and the December Revolt
  • Russian reforms under Tsar Alexander II
  • Acquisitions and losses for Russian territories
  • The reign of Alexander III
  • The rule of Nikolai II and Russian participation in WWI
  • Russian revolutionary movements, including social, economic, and political reform

10 Lessons in Chapter 3: Russian History in the 19th Century
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The Rule of Alexander I of Russia

1. The Rule of Alexander I of Russia

In this lesson, we'll explore the life and rule of Czar Alexander I, the grandson of Catherine the Great, in Russia. Lesson topics will include his European alliances, the Napoleonic Wars and reforms.

French Invasion of Russia in 1812: Advance, Retreat & Battles

2. French Invasion of Russia in 1812: Advance, Retreat & Battles

In this lesson, we will examine Napoleon's invasion of Russia in 1812. We'll take a close look at the emperor's reasons for invading, the progress of the invasion, and the results of the campaign.

Nikolai I's Rule & the Decembrist Revolt

3. Nikolai I's Rule & the Decembrist Revolt

In this lesson we explore the life and reign of one of Russia's most reactionary monarchs of all time, Nikolai I, who had to quell a rebellion immediately upon his accession in 1825.

Reforms in Russia Under Tsar Alexander II: Examples & Impact

4. Reforms in Russia Under Tsar Alexander II: Examples & Impact

In this lesson, we explore the reforms of Tsar Alexander II in 19th-century Russia. Alexander freed the Russian serfs and accelerated the industrialization of Russia before his 1881 assassination.

Territorial Developments in Russia: Losses & Acquisitions

5. Territorial Developments in Russia: Losses & Acquisitions

In this lesson, we explore the territorial acquisitions and losses of 19th-century Russia, from the Napoleonic Wars and its gains via the Congress of Vienna to the Crimean War.

The Rule of Alexander III of Russia

6. The Rule of Alexander III of Russia

In this lesson we explore the reign of Alexander III of Russia. Initially not included in the line of succession, Alexander became Czar after the unexpected death of his older brother and the assassination of his father.

Nikolai II as the Last Emperor of Russia

7. Nikolai II as the Last Emperor of Russia

In this lesson, we explore the reign of Russia's last czar, Nikolai II, whose poor decisions coupled with poor conditions in Russia, led to his forced abdication and later execution.

Revolutionary Movements of Russia: Political, Economic & Social Reform

8. Revolutionary Movements of Russia: Political, Economic & Social Reform

In this lesson, we'll explore the tumultuous domestic history of 19th-century Russia, where czars opposed radical nationalists and periods of liberal reform alternated with periods of violent political suppression.

Russia's Industrial & Agricultural Development (1860-1905)

9. Russia's Industrial & Agricultural Development (1860-1905)

In this lesson, we'll examine the state of Russian industry and agriculture in the mid-19th century, including the impact of Czar Alexander II's social reforms on farming. We'll also explore Russian efforts to keep up with its more industrialized competitors and the difficulties faced by the country's major labor force - the serfs.

Pogroms in Russia: Kishinev & Odessa

10. Pogroms in Russia: Kishinev & Odessa

In this lesson you will learn about the pogroms in Odessa and Kishinev which took place in the 19th and early 20th century. You will learn about how the motivations for this violence changed over time.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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