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  • 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...
  • Important To The Tsar's Downfall
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    Although some of the causes of the Tsar's fall from power seem more important than others, it is hard to choose a most important cause because each cause links into another, which leads into another. However I have come up with two causes which I think were the most important in the downfall of the Tsar. One was a long-term cause, the foundations of all the other causes, without which the country would not have been in such a bad state. The second one is a short-term cause, which tipped the bala...
  • Tsar A Challenge
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    Before 1917 in Russia there was one supreme ruler with full autocratic power, there were no elected policies by law and the tsar was seen to have been put into his position by god. Between 1894-1917 the tsar came under pressure generally not suffered by any of his predecessors. The opposition came from four main sides; The government and reform; the actual character of Nicholas II hindered his time in office, for example his outlooks on situations meant he did not trust a lot of his advisors, he...
  • Pg 77 Web Ibid
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    Folklore are tales shrouded in mystery and mysticism, often depicting a time and an era long since dead, but there is a story of a man, not to long ago which entertains all the traits of a tall tale. Nobody in recent Russian history commands as much villainy, sainthood and mystery as the charismatic and often elusive Gregory Efimovich Rasputin. This saint who sinned # played a constructive role in the disruption of the Romanov family, the political upheaval of Russia and the eventual fall of the...
  • Tsars Of The 18th Century
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    How absolute were the 18th Century Tsars When asking how absolute a monarch is, we need to pay attention to the groups of people that surround that monarch. The aristocracy, the church and the army all played an important part in the running of an 18th century state, and without the support of these powerful elites, it is arguable whether or not the monarch in question would have had the opportunity to be absolute at all. At the beginning of the 18th Century Tsar Peter the Great was in power and...

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