Why was the Tsar overthrown in 1917?

Essay by KeirHigh School, 12th gradeC-, September 2004

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The Tsar abdicated in the year 1917. Three important problems which contributes to the over throw of the in the year 1917 are, first of all the Tsar made mistakes by taking personal charge of the army and the actions he took after he did. Secondly, World war one played a big part in his over throw and thirdly one of the Tsar's strengths was that he had support of the army so when the army abandoned him, he lost one of his strengths.

In 1917 the Tsar took personal charge of the army and then he made a mistake by apointing his wife to be in charge of the army. His wife, Tsarina gave the charge of the army to Rasputin. There were rumors among the people say that Tsarina wanted the Germans to win the war due to the fact that she was a German herself.

Because of this, the government was in trouble. It seems that the government could not be trusted by the people because the woman in charge was not working heard enough to save their country or to defeat a country they are in war with. the trust of the government was begining to fade away. The Tsar was personaly balmed for this because he was the leader of the government. Even though he took charge of the army he didn't help the war effort.

Secondly World war one was one of the reasons why the Tsar had problems which led him to be over thrown. The war took 15 million men from the fields. This men were need to grow the food for the people of Russsia. But when World war one started the men were needed to fight. Even the trans that were used to transport the food from...