Land forms and resources

Chapter 16 Section 2 By: Alexis Hailey

History

between 1878 and 1917 the Russian occupied province Kars Oblast was also incorporated in the Transcaucasus.

in 1844, Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan were combined into a single czarist government-general, which was termed a vice royalty in 1844-1881.

in 1870s Russia had taken control of Transcaucasia.

Russia invaded in the 1700s and the inhabitants resisted the Russians, but Russia prevailed.

Government

Government of an independent Transcaucasia was created in Tbilisi. on March 3rd, 1918, the Treat of Brest-Litovsk marked the end of Russia's involvement in World War I. In the early 1920's Transcaucasia was under the rule of the Soviet Union.

Important People

Russian Empire, Red Army, Czar's Army, and Peter the Great

Economy

Parts of Iran and Turkey a also included within the region of Transcaucasia. Goods produced in the region include oil, manganese, ore, tea, citrus fruis, and wine. It remains one of the most politically tense regions in the post-soviet area, and contains three heavily disputed area: Abkhazia, South Ossetia, and Nagorno-Karabakh. Between 1878 and 1917 the russian occupied province Kars Oblast was also incorporated into the transcaucasus, although the rgion of Kars if geographically and historically also considered to be part of Eastern Anatolia, Transcaucasia has a good climate and a lot of land for growing crops.