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  • Oppressed Russian Peasants And Nicholas
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    Many events led up to the Russian Revolution but it was sparked by just a few. It couldn't have started without the oppression of the Russian populace. The heavy losses in World War I. The political views of famed Marxist Lenin to lead the oppressed Russian peasants and Nicholas II's role in Bloody Sunday. World War I was the beginning of the end for the Romanov rule. Russia was hit hard with 4 million Russians were killed, wounded or taken prisoner and the majority of the population was living ...
  • Legislative Assembly And Universal Manhood Suffrage
    280 words
    Bloody Sunday - January 9, 1905; peaceful marchers in St. Petersburg carried a petition to Tsar Nicholas II asking for higher wages, a shorter work day, better working conditions, a legislative assembly, and universal manhood suffrage, hoping reform would come from above. In reaction, Nicholas II hastily ordered his guard to fire into the unarmed crowd; when news of one hundred dead and hundreds more wounded escaped, public opinion almost universally turned against the old regime. Russo-Japanese...
  • Czar Nicholas Alexandrovich Romanov II
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    On May 6, 1868, an event happened that would change the fate of monarchy in Russia. Czar Nicholas Alexandrovich Romanov II was born in the Blue Bedroom of the Alexander Palace. Ominously, this occurred on the Orthodox day of feast for St. Job the Sufferer. This omen would prevision the never-ending trials he would face in his lifetime. In 1894, Nicholas's father, Czar Alexander, died from a liver disease called nephritis. At age 26, Nicholas felt that he was not ready to rule Russia. However, he...
  • February 27th The Revolution
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    THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION February Revolution At times, Nicholas II was warned by the Durma what disasters could take place if he didn t make any reforms. The Durma believed that a constitutional government should be started. Nicholas ignored these warnings. Soon after this a group of men killed Rasputin, hoping this would change the emperors mind, and Nicholas II responded by favoring Rasputin's followers in court. War was soon followed. The Revolution began on February 23rd with a revolt which la...
  • Nicholas II
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    Nicholas I and Nicholas II both struggled with similar uncertainties of a possible revolution. Both came to a conclusion with a strong resemblance, and yet at the same time remained drastically different when their rule ended. While the names may suggest that Nicholas I was the father of Nicholas II, Nicholas I was actually Nicholas II's great granduncle. The summarized history of their terms below will tell of and compare the Nicholas' reigns of the Russian monarchy. Nicholas I (1796-1855) was ...
  • Saint Nicholas And The Wonderful Character Traits
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    Ceremonial SpeechSPS: To praise Saint Nicholas. CIS: We all know who Santa Claus is and Saint Nicholas the man responsible for all the wonderful things we know him for such as: selflessness, unsurpassed generosity, popularity we can all learn and apply his wonderful deeds to our own lives. Introduction: I. I know that all of you have heard of Santa Claus but how many of you actually know the history behind him? Saint Nicholas was the wonderful man that the legend of Santa Claus derived from. II....
  • Czar Nicholas II And Mr Jones
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    Czar Nicholas vs. Mr. Jones The book Animal Farm by George Orwell was written in comparison to the way that the Russian revolution had taken place. The main idea of the book was that the petite bourgeoisie's (the middle class people) were the ones who took advantage of the revolt. The petite bourgeoisie moved up the social tower to be the bourgeoisie (the noble class). The proletariat (peasants) did not want to rebel because they were to worried about what they were going to eat the next day. Mr...
  • October 30 In Moscow 1825 1855 Nicholas
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    RUSSIA IN THE 1800 S Since the reign of Ivan the Terrible, the Russian Tsars had followed a fairly consistent policy of drawing more political power away from the nobility and into their own hands. This centralization of authority in the Russian state had usually been accomplished in one of two ways-either by simply taking power from the nobles and braving their opposition (Ivan the Terrible was very good at this), or by compensating the nobles for decreased power in government by giving them gr...
  • Tsar Nicholas II
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    Not one event can be said to cause a revolution, and many factors will accumulate to create the event of revolution. It cannot be accurately stated that the war with Germany was the only reason for revolution, and the destruction of the Romanov dynasty. World War I greatly affected on Russia's economy, industry, agriculture, and transport, and in turn inflamed the populous and their opinion of their tsar, Nicholas II, plunged, however, the effects of war made the tsarism vulnerable. In 1913, Rus...
  • Nicholas II Left Russia
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    Nicholas Romanov II The course of history has been significantly altered by the decisions and actions of state rulers. Following the assassination of successful Alexander, the humble, stubborn Nicholas Romanov II became Czar of Russia, continuing three hundred years of successful Romanov rule, and thus resulting in the bloody Russian revolution of 1917. Nicholas II can be held responsible for the revolution in that he chose to disregard the obvious signs of public discontent and poverty as well ...

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