FLASH QUIZ 3 - FLASH QUIZ#3 Winter Palace AKA Hermitage Museum in*St Petersburg Russia a scene of historic importance to Russia and the world in the

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09/28/2015 ° FLASH QUIZ #3 ° - Winter Palace AKA Hermitage Museum in * St. Petersburg, Russia : a scene of historic importance to Russia and the world in the 20 th Century and before. Called the Winter Palace because was seat of imperial power for centuries St. Petersburg was Capital of Russia for most of past 300 years built by St. Peter the Great who made it the capital and the seat of power of Mother Russia for 300 years off and on o Was named petrogod then lenonbroad after revolution but has reverted back to St. Petersburg for the founder. Why was it so significant then and now? o Historic square has had so many events that shaped Russian life and world history o At the juncture, not city center but the main thrust of the city River niva to the right (his right) Bloody oppression of the people Monarchy was shaky not doing well, 1905/6 Russians lost major war to the Japanese – which people didn’t even know how to locate Japan on a map People confidence in the gov. was shaken severely and
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