HIS 241-242
Witte Paragraph Assignment

Map of the trans-Siberian Railroad from http://frontiers.loc.gov/intldl/mtfhtml/mfdev/map_TrSib.html

Looking closely at this map, you can see a small problem with the route of the Trans-Siberian Railway; a sizable portion of it runs through non-Russian territory.  Not sure how Russia ever thought that it was going to get away with that, and it didn't (war with Japan soon followed).

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Check the following websites with information about Sergei Witte:

Answer the following question in a paragraph

Citing specific evidence from the information about Witte, what were some of the main ideas of Witte's economic policy for Russia?
Your paragraph should be about one-half page in length, double-spaced with one-inch margins, font size 10 or 12; it should contain a concise topic sentence that directly responds to the assigned question (no need to define terms or cite a dictionary) and use direct, quoted material to support your points.  You may consider submitting a draft of your assignment to your instructor for feedback before submitting the assignment for a grade. Please send some specific questions that you would like answered about your draft. The questions can be general (Is my thesis/first sentence clear?) or specific (Is the phrase, "Chardin was jeweller," written correctly?).
Your assignment should be sent to your course instructor following the directions for submitting assignments.
Please take a moment to review Charlie's History Writing Center for specific information on the writing requirements for the assignments in the course.



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