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  • Tsar Nicholas II

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    been controversies over Nicholas II as to whether he had been a great ruler for Russia. But now, as the issues in Europe rise, the controversies buzzes again back to life. Born May 6, 1868, Nicholas inherited the Russian throne when Nicholas II's father, Tsar Alexander III, died of kidney disease on October 20, 1894. On May 26, 1896, Nicholas II and Princess Alexandra of Hesse-Darmstadt were crowned Tsar and Tsarina in an old Ouspensky Cathedral in Moscow. A reason why Nicholas was thought to be unsuitable

  • Tsar Nicholas Ii

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    Nicholas II abdicated the throne in 1917 up until then, the Russian Royal family had ruled for over three hundred years. Throughout this period, they faced many problems and uneasy predicaments, a lot of these centering on Nicholas II as Tsar. A combination of long and short-term problems led to the decline and eventual fall of the Romanov dynasty. Tsar Nicholas II ignored these issues, staying true to his coronation vow to uphold Autocracy, and therefore played a critical role in the plummet of

  • Tsar Nicholas II Of Russia

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    Tsar Nicholas II of Russia: An Emperor Unfit to Rule Ravaged Russia At the end of the nineteenth century, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia reluctantly took command of an empire overflowing with revolutionaries who were seeking change in response to hardships that their nation was facing. His timid personality, coupled with his lack of political education and military experience, made him unfit to calm the war-fueled chaos that would soon envelop Russia. Nicholas’ series of unfortunate, unprepared and

  • Tsar Nicholas 's The Great War

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    Introduction Tsar Nicholas II’s reign was turbulent, seeing wars, revolutions, and a general sense of displeasure from the people and the government. Intellectuals were no longer content with living under an autocracy and believed that the Russian government was archaic and inefficient. Peasants spoke out against their poor living and working conditions. By 1917, Nicholas’ reign was over and the Romanov family was no longer in power. One of the leading causes of the Romanov downfall was Nicholas himself

  • The Failure Of Tsar Nicholas II Of Russia

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    Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, the ruling Tsar for 23 years, once said: “There is no justice among men.” (BrainyQuote,2017). Nicholas II was the famous last Tsar of Russia when he abdicated power to the Provisional Government in 1917. The Russian Revolution was a catalyst for major world events and changes that took place in the 20th century. Tsar Nicholas II of Russia was only 26 years old when he took the throne from his father, Alexander III of Russia (Newworldencyclopedia.org, 2017). There was

  • Tsar Nicholas II’s Abdication was Preventable

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    Tsar Nicholas II’s abdication in February 1917 was an event that both he could have prevented, however a number of factors meant it was out of his control. A revolution in Russia was inevitable and Nicolas was hapless to have been crowed a time of liberation; however his personality traits and actions lead to abdication in February 1917. Nicholas’ lack of political understanding was a constant delimitative factor throughout his rule, especially regarding Russia revolutionary stance, the Russo-Japanese

  • The Occurrence of the 1905 Revolution and the Ineptitude of Tsar Nicholas II

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    Ineptitude of Tsar Nicholas II The 1905 Revolution in Russia occurred because of a variety of long and short term causes, which led to the Tsar to lose the support of his people. These causes comprised of the economic hardship in Russia, the refusal of the government to broaden their representation, the military failure, and the mishandling of the 1905 crisis, "Bloody Sunday." However, the underlying factor in all of these causes is the ineptitude of Tsar Nicholas II, as he

  • The Main Reasons For The Fall Of Tsar Nicholas II In 1917

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    Was the impact of WW1 the main reason for the fall of Tsar Nicholas II in 1917? The fall of the Romanov Dynasty in 1914 proved that the Tsar could not handle the problems of Russia. Ironically, he would have been ideal as a constitutional monarch, but was adamant against the idea. As the First World War started Russia’s problems arises, from short-term and long-term causes. The war brought back inflation which led to “demonstrations over food shortages combined with workers’ grievances,” (Hosking

  • World War One's Influences on the Abdication of Tsar Nicholas II

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    in bringing about the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II in March 1917? The Romanov dynasty began in 1613, however 1917 saw an abrupt end to the Romanov’s with the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II. Demonstrations and strikes gripped the Russian people and with anti-governmental soldiers taking control, the Tsar had no alternative but to abdicate. Historians such as Michael Lynch1 and John Daborn2 state that in Russia’s great need of strength and power came a Tsar of weakness and limited outlook. However

  • Was Tsar Nicholas II mainly to blame for the 1905 Revolution?

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    Was Tsar Nicholas II mainly to blame for the 1905 Revolution? In 1905, the social and economic tensions building up within Russia boiled over into Revolution. It was described by Lenin as the “Great Dress Rehearsal” for the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 and may give us clues as to why the 1917 revolution started. The suggestion that Tsar Nicholas II and his actions were to blame for this revolution is debatable and there are many factors such as the repressive Tsarist system, the growth of opposition