Unlock your full potential with this revision guide which focuses on the key content and skills you need to know for OCR A2 History: Russia and its Rulers 1855-1964. Written by experienced teachers, this series closely combines the content of OCR A2 History: Russia and its Rulers 1855-1964 with revision activities and advice on exam technique. Each section has a model answer with exam tips for you to analyse and better understand what is required in the exam. - Makes revision manageable by condensing topics into easy-to-revise chunks- Encourages active revision by closely combining content with a variety of different activities- Helps improve exam technique through tailor-made activities and plenty of guidance on how to answer questions- Includes access to quick quizzes at www.hodderplus.co.uk/myrevisionnotes CONTENTS: Section 1: Russian rulers Alexander II (1818-1881) Alexander III (1845-1894) Nicholas II (1868-1918) The Provisional Government (March-October 1917) V.I. Lenin (1870-1924) J.
Stalin Power struggles Nikita Khrushchev (1894-1971) Section 2: The nature of government Autocracy Dictatorship Totalitarianism Change and continuity in central administration Methods of repression and enforcement The extent and impact of reform The extent and effectiveness of opposition before 1917 The extent and effectiveness of opposition after 1917 Section 3: The impact of dictatorial regimes on the economy and society of the Russian Empire and USSR Changes to urban living conditions Changes to rural living conditions Changes to urban working conditions Changes to rural working conditions Limitations on personal and political freedom Limitations on religious freedom Extent of economic change Extent of social change Section 4: The impact of war and revolution on the development of Russian government The Crimean War, 1853-1856 The Russo-Turkish War, 1877-1878 The Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905, and the 1905 Revolution The First World War, 1914-1918 February and October Revolutions, 1917 The Civil War, 1917-1922 The Second World War, 1939-1945 The Cold War, 1947-1991 Section 5: Exam focus Russian rulers The nature of government The impact of dictatorial regimes on the economy and society of the Russian Empire and USSR The impact of war and revolution on the development of Russian government
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