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  • 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...
  • Charge Russia As Nicholas
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    Essay On Nicholas Romanov " Nicholas Romanov was an ignorant, incompetent and insensitive leader. His character was the decisive factor in bringing on the revolution'The last Tsar of Russia was a tragic figure a classic case of being a leader in the wrong place at the wrong time. Nothing within his power could have prevented the forces of change from overtaking Tsarist Russia. ' To what extent do you agree with these explanations of the collapse of autocracy in Russia? Nicholas Romanov was an in...
  • March 1917 Nicholas II
    590 words
    Why do you think the Tsar's power crumbled so swiftly in March 1917 Nicholas II ruled Russia from 1894-1917 and was to be its final tsar. He ascended the throne under the impression that he would rule his whole life as it's undisputed leader. Accompanied by his wife, Alexandra, they lived a comfortable life of luxury while the country suffered around them. Nicholas was determined to rule as harshly as his father; however, he was a very weak and incompetent character who did not posses the qualit...
  • Tsar And His Family Russia
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    The Fall of Winter Palace Czar Nicholas IIs reign lasted twenty-one years and ended with the Bolsheviks seizing power. However, from the very start of Nicholas rule, fate was not in his favor. For a long time Czars have ruled Russia with power all in their hands. The society that the Czars have created was society extremes and deep poverty. While the Czar and his family lived an aristocratic life, the people of Russia were living a nightmare. The last Romanov family lived in the palace. Their fa...
  • Inevitable The Revolution
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    Although Russia was in desperate need of a revolution, the 1905 revolution ultimately failed. At the time, much of the Russian population was unhappy with the government and demanded reforms. On the other hand, Nicholas II believed reforms would undermine his autocratic power and would not allow them (at least not without a fight). Russia's people's discontent grew and grew from every level of society until 9th January when the revolution of 1905 began. Considering the people's huge discontent d...
  • Alexander Iis Reforms
    1,409 words
    It was clear by this stage, that it needed a revolution in order to reform the Russian autocratic Tsarist system. I would therefore conclude that it is extremely clear that the autocratic system of government would not change despite any amount of pressure from the middle classes or the peasant masses. In short it is clear from my examination of the previous Tsars, who have been disinterested in reforming to improve, only in reforming to preserve the autocratic system. It is clear that the only ...
  • Last Tsar Of Russia
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    Nicholas II would be known as the last tsar of Russia. He had to abdicate in 1917 when enormous riots broke out and spread all over Russia. Many people disliked him because he ruled Russia as an autocrat. Democracy was nothing the tsar encouraged and he wanted to "let all know that I, devoting all my strength to the welfare of the people, will uphold the principle of autocracy as firmly and as unflinchingly as my late unforgettable father" (1), and that spurred anti-tsarist feelings among peasan...
  • Tsar Of Russia
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    Nicholas II, Tsar of Russia in 1894-1917, can be deemed responsible for the advancement of Russia's revolution in the early stages of the 20th century. It is due to his views on Government, cultivated by his lack of intellect that created a situation in Russia ideal for a revolution. His intelligence and views on government influenced his personality, adding to his many flaws as Tsar of Russia. It is through his incompetency that the development of a revolutionary situation in Russia occurred. O...

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