Essays Tagged: "Nicholas II of Russia"

The events leading up to the Russian Revolution.

f autocracy just as firmly and unflinchingly as it was preserved by my unforgettable dead father.' (Nicholas II) In spite of the Czar's decrees and declarations, Russia, by the beginning of the 20th c ... ripe for revolution," is supported by political and socioeconomic conditions late monarchial Russia.Nicholas II was the Czar of Russia from 1896-1917, and his rule was the brute of political disarray. ...

(8 pages) 105 0 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Decline and Fall if the Romanov dynasty.

ov DynastyIn 1894, Tsar Alexander III died suddenly of Kidney failure at a very young age. His son, Nicholas II took over the position (he was only 26) through succession, not knowing that he would so ... brought the Romanov rule to an end after more than 300 years of autocratic rule.The same year, Tsar Nicholas married Princess Alix (Alexandra) of Hesse-Darmstadt. The marriage was a love match. The co ...

(7 pages) 80 1 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

What caused the Romanov Dynasty to fall? Explain the fall and decline of the Romanov Dynasty.

The Romanovs had ruled Russia since 1613. When the last tsar of all, Nicholas II, was appointed to the throne in 1894, there was no hint of the fate that awaited him. Ma ... coronation celebration saw him as their "little father." They believed God had supposedly appointed Nicholas to rule an empire covering about one-sixth of the earth's land area.In 1894, Russia was at ... ed among the world's greatest powers under the autocracy of the Romanovs.Although well intentioned, Nicholas was a weak ruler, out of touch with his people, easily dominated by others and a firm belie ...

(7 pages) 104 1 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Compare the importance of three problems which contributed to the overthrow of the Tsar in 1917.

had the seeds sown for revolution. No one event caused the revolution, though factors such as Tsar Nicholas's decisions and the outbreak of World War II did contribute to the Tsar's overthrow, though ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The causes and results until the end of 1917, of the first revolution 1917 in Russia.

rn and industrialized technology. Also the Russo-Japanese war 1904-05 declined on the popularity of Nicholas II.The prices were high and wages disproportionately low, and this caused strikes. On the 2 ... f the wars, the revolution might not have occurred. It was a matter of coincidence and bad luck for Nicholas II, and after all, he was only trying to win back popularity and trust with the wars. The p ...

(3 pages) 28 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

To what extent was the revolution of February/March 1917, in Russia, due to the nature of Tsarism and the policies of Nicholas II (1894-1917)?

that created and resulted in the same kind of problems and revolts in 1905. The policies imposed by Nicholas II, his predecessors and his ministers mostly served to aggravating the discontent of their ... Alexander II as "the Tsar liberator", introducing many reforms, such as the Emancipation Edict, and Nicholas I, the "reactionary Tsar", with his counter-reforms. Tsar Alexander III, who was crowned Ts ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Discuss why there was a revolution in Russia in 1905.

e was appointed by Tsar Alexander III as minister of finance in 1892. During the early rule of Tsar Nicholas II, who became tsar in 1894, he refused to introduce education for the mass of the populati ...

(3 pages) 27 0 1.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What caused the 1905 Russian uprising?

rds. This demonstration was organized by Father Gapon and they wanted to present a petition to Tsar Nicholas II. The striking workers and their family members rallied at six different points across th ... st.The Russian people realized how corrupt and incompetent the Tsar and his regime was. They forced Nicholas II to create a duma and in October the tsar granted the people basic civil liberties and a ...

(3 pages) 25 0 1.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The causes of the Russian revolution in 1905

short-term causes of the revolution. 1904, Plehev, the Tsar's Minister of the Interior recommended Nicholas 'a small victorious war to stop the revolutionary tide'. This policy resulted in the Russo- ... ens; they killed over a hundred demonstrators. The Russian people thought this event was ordered by Nicholas the second himself, although this was not true, peoples loyalty towards the Tsar weakened s ...

(2 pages) 39 0 1.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Causes of the Russian Revolution

rtant in Russian History. The Economic problems, the Russo-Japanese war, and problems with the Czar Nicholas II were the major causes of the Russian Revolution.After the Russo-Japanese War ended, econ ... This treaty gave Japan back Port Arthur and restored Manchuria back to China.Problems with the Czar Nicholas II were a concern in Russia. When Alexander III died in 1894, Nicholas II his son succeeded ...

(3 pages) 52 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The End of the Romanov Dynasty

uence of a combination of situations and events. This revolution resulted in the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II and was the first stage in the Russian Revolution, leading to the October Revolution whe ... ifficult and communication was after insufficient. There were bad roads and very few railways. Tsar Nicholas II was an autocrat, he ruled as a king and no one was there to make sure he walked the line ...

(6 pages) 40 0 2.3 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

'The First World War was the most important cause of the Russian Revolution'.- How true is this claim?

e offspring, and the elder of his two brothers was unfit for the throne. The coronation of younger, Nicholas I, stirred a small scandal. Three thousand Russian soldiers marched into the center of St. ... ia. In the coming years, they came to be seen as heroes among Russian revolutionaries.In 1861, Tsar Nicholas I's successor, Alexander III abolished serfdom, freeing Russian serfs from indenture. His r ...

(6 pages) 33 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Grigory Rasputin: The Straw that Broke the Camel's Back

and even a simple bruise or scratch can mean bleeding to death ( The royal couple were distraught - they had tried for years to bear a male heir to ... prayed daily for some miracle to save their son. This all changed when on the 1st of November 1905 Nicholas II made the following entry into his diary: '"We've made the acquaintance of a man of God, ...

(8 pages) 19 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A Decade In European History

their failures, poor leadership, and their downfall. I will try to both describe and prove how Czar Nicholas II had an enormous impact on Russia and the rest of the European nations. Not long a ... the Franco-Russian war ended Czar Alexander III died. The date was November 1, 1894. His eldest son Nicholas II succeeded his reign, but he was not officially crowned until May 26, 1896. Nicholas II w ...

(8 pages) 40 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

World order

vened in The Hague on 18 May 1899 at the invitation of Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia to consider, in the words of the then Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cou ...

(9 pages) 54 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Decline And Fall Of The Romanov Dynasty

Nicholas II came to the throne during an arduous time in Russian history. It was a combination of fa ... including his political ineptitude that led to the fall of the Romanov dynasty and eventually cost Nicholas II, the Tsarina Alexandra and their five children their lives. Russia was late in modernisi ... tion to where it could not return from was World War I, which inflicted serious pain on Russia.Tsar Nicholas II succeeded in making a bad situation in Russia even worse. He became a leader at a diffic ...

(6 pages) 29 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


mophilia would have been reintroduced into the British royal family. But Princess Alexandra married Nicholas II, Tsar of Russia, in 1894 she carried the disease into the Russian Imperial family. By 19 ... n with in the royal family.At the time, Russia was the world's largest and most absolute autocracy. Nicholas and Alexandra insisted that Alexis' hemophilia be kept secret. Without knowledge of the hem ...

(3 pages) 886 1 3.7 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Assess the significance of WWI on the rule of Tsar Nicholas 11.

WWI was a very significant event on the rule of Tsar Nicholas 11. Although it initially bolstered his position, it then became a large factor that contri ... s use of tactics and choice of ministers were among the reasons behind Russia’s defeat. Hence, Nicholas not only gained opposition due to this, he also gained opposition due to the burden the war ... boots. These figures show how inadequately Russia was prepared for the war. To make matters worse, Nicholas appointed himself self commander in chief. This meant that he would be seen as the person w ...

(4 pages) 3204 0 1.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Assess the extent to which Tsar Nicholas 2nd can be held personally responsible for the collapse of the Russian monarchy.

Tsar Nicholas II"The Emperor Nicholas II is one of the most pathetic figures in history. He loved his cou ... was he who was to precipitate the catastrophe, which has brought it to utter ruin and misery…Nicholas had not inherited his father's commanding personality nor the strong character and prompt d ... decision which are so essential to an autocratic ruler." (Bucklow & Russell, 1976, p. 108)Tsar Nicholas II came into reign in 1894 when his father Alexander III unexpectedly died at the age of 49 ...

(8 pages) 2324 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Causes of the 1917 Russian Revolution

17 Russian revolution was triggered by many different events and their outcomes in the time of Tsar Nicholas II’s ruling. The first world war had major affect on Russia due to major defeats and i ... y decisions events and people over a number of years. The major and continuous failures in led Tsar Nicholas II to take command of his tropes at the battle front leaving his wife Tsarina Alexandra who ...

(2 pages) 1152 0 3.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers