by: nico gargano
background history on the Crimean War
*fight was between russia and the allies.
*all started by the tsar of russia (Nicholas I) to make wrongful mistakes and he told Alexander Menshikov to blame Turkish obstinacy on the British Ambassador
* Russia refused the Ottoman compromise proposal
*Russia also broke relations with turkey
Where was this war?
*A major battle spot was in Sevastopal
*Russia ended up losing in Baltic, Crimea
important people during the Crimean War
*ordered troops to get more warm water ports in the black sea
*ignited flame between the allies and Russia
*took orders from Nicholas I to try and take over warm water ports in black sea
russia's "million man army"
*tried to take over the weak Ottoman Empire at the time for warm water ports.
*Allies fight back Russia from taking over the Ottoman Empire
*Russia loses to the Allies in 1856 in Baltic, Crimea