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Unformatted text preview: followed, however, by only sparsest of settlement, and never put down firm roots. Steppes of East and South 1771 The Crimea was declared a Russian protectorate The Caucasus 1783 East Georgia in accordance with the Georgievsk Treaty came under Russias protection 1817-1859 The Caucasian war 1812 Annexation of Bessarabia Poland Three partitions: 1772, 1793 and 1795 The Jews The partitions of Poland brought some 400,000 Jews into the empire Finland was conquered by the Russians during the war against Sweden in 1808-9 Central Asia: Turkestan and the oases of Central Asia second half of the nineteenth century Russia as empire - conclusions...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course USEM 1580 taught by Professor Urbanovich during the Fall '09 term at UVA.
- Fall '09