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    Tzar Nicholas II - Downfall of Russia It was Tzar Nicholas 2 political naivete and extreme obstinance that led to the downfall of the Russia Certain aspects of Tsar Nicholas 2's behaviour definitely contributed to bringing about the fall of the Russian Empire, however most of these qualities were not weaknesses in character as such, they were qualities we would associate with poor leadership. When we say 'weakness in character' we mean being easily influenced/controlled by others. Nicholas

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    years before Nicholas II became the monarch. Unfortunately, the new Tsar of Russia was also advised by Konstantin Pobedonostsev, who promoted autocracy, condemned elections, representation and democracy, the jury system, the press, free education, charities, and social reforms; an outdated ideology by the turn of the twentieth century. Although Nicholas II possessed some skills that would have been advantageous as the leader but, overall he was not suitable to be the Tsar of Russia. Even though Czar

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    The Nature of Tsarism and the Policies of Nicholas II as the Cause for the Revolution of February in Russia 1917 At the turn of the 20th century Russia was a vast, however, backward empire with an undemocratic political system. The Romanov dynasty had ruled for several centuries as an absolute monarchy, with the Tsar being the supreme autocrat ruler. His power was unquestionable, as it was alleged that God had given him the divine right to rule as desired. The Tsar exercised his power through

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    Russia was a rural country that once had regime. The majority of Russia was profoundly poor and the few that were rich were extremely wealthy. Their last ruler had been Tsar Nicholas II who was not a natural leader; in fact most people could describe him as a reluctant and feeble monarch. Russia suffered numerous revolutions and defeats in wars under the regime. As a result their country was damaged, economically and socially. Russia was poverty stricken particularly in the countryside where the

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    Romanov, the last standing Tsar of Russia officially known as Tsar Nicholas II, autocrat of Russia. Nicholas II was born on 18th May, 1868 in Tsarskoe Selo, Russia. Nicholas II was the eldest son of Alexander III and his Empress Marie Romanova. Nicholas was eldest of six children. He had three younger brothers, Alexander, George, Michael and two younger sisters, Xenia and Olga. Nicholas II ruled from 1894 until his abdication on 15 March 1917, his reign saw imperial Russia go from being one of the foremost

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    Czar Nicholas II

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    Nicholas II, a man who compared to the powerful Joseph Stalin, seemed kinder and gentler in his degree of harshness. Although Nicholas II was a kinder hearted man, he was inexperienced in his role as czar. This caused him to fail as a czar, and consequently have himself and his family killed. Nikolai Aleksandrovich Romanov, most commonly known as Czar Nicholas II, was born in Pushkin, Russia on May 18, 1869. Nicholas was the first-born child of Maria Feodorvovan, his mother. His mother “provided

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    Tsar Nicholas II

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    Tsar Nicholas II was the first to abdicate in the line of the Romanov Dynasty. In his reign in Russia from 1894-1917 he encountered many obstacles. Tsar Nicholas II decision to go into the Great War which led to the February revolution in 1917 could be seen as the facilitator [awk] that led to his eventual downfall. This essay will look at the some of the issues that played a role in his abdication. Prior to Tsar Nicholas II becoming the Emperor, Russia had gone through some radical and political

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    Russia was ruled by the Tsars and followed a monarchy until 1917. The last Tsar of Russia was Nicholas II who had a turning point in the relationship with his people after the 1905 Russian Revolution. This revolution was “sparked off by a peaceful protest held on January 22nd” (Trueman, 2016). Russian people, after being humiliated by the defeat of Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905), wanted the transformation of their government from an autocracy into a constitutional monarchy (Britannica, n.d.). Followed

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    Nicholas II

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    Czar Nicholas II, also known as Nicholas Alexandrovich Romanov, was the last Czar of Russia. He was born May 18, 1868; additionally, he was the eldest son of Czar Alexander III. Nicholas II was the instigator of the Communistic-like rule in Russia. He enforced laws that closely resemble the laws of Marxism, the basis of Communism. (Daniels 1) Czar Nicholas grew up in a lavish household. He was educated from a young age. His education consisted of “languages, history, sciences, horsemanship

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    The Russian Revolution

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    The Russian Revolution Czarist Russia was a terrible place to live in, controlled by a power hungry csar named Nicholas II. Nicholas II was a power hungry ruler that didn’t care about his people in his country. He became ruler in 1917, before him the Russian royal family had controlled the throne for over 300 years. He would let emotion come in the way of ruling. On May 18, 1868, in Pushkin, Russia Nicholas II was born. He was originally named Nikolai Aleksandrovich Romanov. He was educated by

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