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Week 13 Peasant Life

Week 13 Peasant Life - Decembrist Revolt The First Modern...

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Unformatted text preview: Decembrist Revolt The First Modern Revolt Decembrist Revolt • December 26, 1825 • Not a well-planned revolt, easily put down • Revolutionaries included officers in guards regiments, many of whom had served in the campaign against Napoleon • Decembrists called for: • The abolition of the autocracy • The emancipation of the serfs • A Constitution modeled after that of the U.S. • Nicholas I made examples of them: executed 5, exiled more than 100 Nicholas I Nicholas I • “Autocracy, Orthodoxy, Nationality” • Third Section (Political or Secret Police) • On Serfdom • Russia reached its greatest creative heights while culturally suppressed Russian Romanticism Russian Culture During the Reign of Nicholas I Romanticism • Characterized by an open revolt against French classicism and rationalism • Showed an interest in and idealization of the past • Was a movement encompassing all art forms Alexander Pushkin (1799-1836) • Russia’s greatest national poet • Foremost renowned as a poet; also wrote plays and short stories...
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