The Strength of the Russian Economy in 1914

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Key takeaways
An evaluation of the strengths and weaknesses of the Russian economy in 1914.
An analysis of historiographical extracts on the state of the Russian economy in 1914.
Support for those the topic of Tsarist and Communist Russia 1855-1964.
Alex Richardson Host: Alex is a History teacher at Warlingham School, with an MRes in History from Goldsmiths University. His specialist areas are the German Revolution of 1918, the Cold War, and the history of the early Soviet Union.

Do you think the Russian economy was strong or weak in 1914? By the end of this lesson, you'll know! In this class, students will examine the strengths and weaknesses of the Russian economy in 1914 under Tsar Nicholas II – it will be particularly useful to students studying the AQA Tsarist and Communist Russia 1855-1964 course, but will also be suitable for other students looking at the situation in Europe on the cusp of the First World War.

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Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for students studying History for A Level or equivalent. 

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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