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Change and Continuity Over Time Essay

Topic: Analyze the changes and continuities in labor systems between 1750 and 1914 in RUSSIA.

Beginning Middle End |1750-1860 |1860-1914 |1900-1914 | |1762-1796: Catherine II the Great |1855-1881: Alexander II |1894-1917: Nicholas II | |• Continuation of serfdom from 11th century. |• Abolition of serfdom under the Emancipation Manifesto (Great Reforms) |• Expansion of industrialization. | |• Expansion of serfdom into Russia’s new territories. |• Enlarge the labor pool for industrialization |• Increase in size of industrial class. | |• Industrialization with new Western methods and recruiting of a larger working class. |• Strengthen the bonds between the monarchy and the people. |• Creation of factory laws to solve the | |• Increase in number of factories and forming of new industries. |• Peasants had rights but were still impoverished. |new industrial problems. | |1796-1801: Paul I |1881-1894: Alexander III |• Tried to move forward from | |• Repealed some of Catherine II’s harsh policies on serfdom. |• Program of Industrialization |agriculture. | |• Tried to give the peasantry more rights...
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