Essays Tagged: "Russian Empire"

"War and Peace" by Leo Tolstoy.

In the nineteenth century, the Russian Empire had reached it's golden age; the arts and sciences flourished, and metropolitan arist ... ace are highlighted through just those mediums: war and peace. In times of peace, the rulers of the Russian Empire are mostly portrayed as self-centered hypocrites that work only for their own benefit ... e of diplomacy in which the government will do nearly anything to remain in power. In times of war, Russian nobility is characterized as, for the most part, efficient and dependable. The individual ch ...

(5 pages) 73 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Australia's Involvement in International Conflicts.

ralia fought alongside the Allies (the major allied forces were the British Empire, France, and the Russian Empire and later the US) against Germany, Turkey and Austria in World War I. At Russia's app ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Empress Catherine the Great

y German states, but nevertheless she turned out to be a powerful and enlightened ruler of the vast Russian Empire. After her coronation on September 22, 1762 at the Cathedral of the Assumption in the ... and Catherine pumped millions of rubles into the creation of the modernization of Russia. No other Russian monarch appreciated beauty as much as Catherine. She set the stage for the emergence of a na ...

(9 pages) 84 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Using the film Nicholas and Alexandra and your own knowledge account for the fall of the Romanov Dynasty

as in the hands of the Romanov family, beginning in 1613 with Michael Romanov. What became a mighty Russian Empire over three centuries was to crumble in 1917 in the hands of Nicholas Romanov II- the ... c and civil unrest for Russia, reaching a climax in 1905 as Russia entered into war with Japan. The Russian Empire had been facing a problematic time with economic and social difficulties. Thinking th ...

(7 pages) 42 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Is Latgalian a language?

mgale) and Vidzeme it duly belonged to Holy Roman Empire, Poland- Lithuania, Russia. While ruled by Russian empire- there was a very important difference- Kurzeme and Vidzeme together with Estonia was ... rzeme and Vidzeme together with Estonia was the Baltic province while Latgale was a part of another Russian province and with this did not have the priorities the Baltic province had. For example- bon ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Why did the Revolution fail to topple the Tsar in 1905, but succeed in 1917?

Why did the Revolution fail to topple the Tsar in 1905, but succeed in 1917?The Russian Revolution had a decisive impact on the history of the twentieth century. Its implications a ... a large event. It spanned years and included many various groups and individuals. When studying the Russian Revolution it is important to note that it came during a time of change in Russia. Over the ... time of change in Russia. Over the forty years preceding 1905, and thirty years following 1917, the Russian Empire underwent huge transformations. This meant that though many events can be seen as par ...

(7 pages) 51 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

An In Depth Look at Russia

Introduction Top of Page Background: The defeat of the Russian Empire in World War I led to the seizure of power by the communists and the formation of the ... he communists and the formation of the USSR. The brutal rule of Josef STALIN (1924-53) strengthened Russian dominance of the Soviet Union at a cost of tens of millions of lives. The Soviet economy and ... ple living with HIV/AIDS: 130,000 (1999 est.) HIV/AIDS - deaths: 850 (1999 est.) Nationality: noun: Russian(s) adjective: Russian Ethnic groups: Russian 81.5%, Tatar 3.8%, Ukrainian 3%, Chuvash 1.2%, ...

(7 pages) 99 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

A deeper Look into the Life of Mother Russia's Great Leader: Joseph Stalin

on December 21, 1879, in the Georgian village of Gori, a small town in the southern reaches of the Russian Empire. He was the third child born to Vissarion Dzhugashvili, a poor shoemaker, and his wif ... Georgians possessed their own culture and language, which was radically different from the official Russian of the empire, and the young Iosif only began learning Russian when he was nine years old. Y ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Why did Liberalism exercise so little influence in Russia in the period 1856 to 1956?

day, to rule Russia efficiently seems to require authoritarian rather than liberal government. The 'Russian' Empire through the Tsars to the Bolsheviks was always made up of a wide range of different ... Vladimir Putin this year [2004] 'Russia loves a strong Tsar". Supposedly there is something in the Russian psyche that allows authoritarianism to develop. This explains why one form of authoritariani ...

(4 pages) 20 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Discuss the changes and continuities of Russia from the 9th to the 18th century.

dern day Russia. Around 1220, the Mongols arrived in Russia where they significantly influenced the Russian culture. In 1762, Catherine the Great became empress where she patronized Western culture. F ... at became empress where she patronized Western culture. From the civilization of Kievan Rus' to the Russian Empire of Catherine the Great, Russia's contacts with the west, political structure, and ter ...

(4 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Reasons On Why Napoleon Had Lost The Campaign Of 1812

er crusade for Napoleon, but he now faced 2 new policies that he had never faced before, the severe Russian winter and the notorious scorched-earth policy. On June 23, 1812 Napoleon's Grande Armee, ov ... ed-earth policy. On June 23, 1812 Napoleon's Grande Armee, over 500,000 men strong, poured over the Russian border. An equal amount of Russian forces awaited them. The result of the campaign was a sur ...

(4 pages) 752 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Joseph Stalin

Joseph stalin the last russian czar.Joseph was a great leader and also a great peoples person.He grew up in Georgia. He did ... disease in josephs younger years.Jospeh joined the boshleviks and became a rebel.They took over the russian empire. Jospeh slowly took control of russia .He soon became the czar and was a ruthless on ...

(1 pages) 757 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Peter the Great and his reforms: DBQ type essay.

social reforms. He was very influenced by Western European ideas and incorporated many of them into Russian society. Throughout their history, Russian males wore long beards. After viewing European st ... efused, they were to pay one hundred rubles a year. Peter also passed a reform of proper attire for Russians. Nobles originally wore long garments that had touched the floor but Peter abolished this a ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


Russia The Russian Federation occupies an area of seventeen million square kilometers, nearly twice the size of ... , during this time there was the House of Runk. This was the period in Russia?s history when Kievan Russian Empire was destroyed by the Mongol-Talars and the rise3 of Moscovy to recentralize the demol ... ber 1991 Russia has set out on a new road to democracy and a market economy.Russia is predominately Russian Orthodox. Judaism is also practiced in Russia. People who are Jewish speak Russian-Yiddish a ...

(4 pages) 38 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Propaganda in the Early Twentieth Century

overnments. The most dominant emerging powers at the time were the communist USSR emerging from the Russian empire, The National Fascist Party in Italy, and the National Socialist Party in Germany. No ...

(4 pages) 18 0 2.0 Feb/2008

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

Book report about Marie Curie's life.

Marie Curie was born November 7, 1867, Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. From childhood she was remarkable for her prodigious memory, and at the age of 16 sh ... s memory, and at the age of 16 she won a gold medal on completion of her secondary education at the Russian lycee.Her father, a teacher of mathematics and physics, lost his savings through bad investm ...

(3 pages) 15 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

The affects of war on Polish land

ocacy of Polish independence. Pilsudski's Socialist party was the largest of its kind in the entire Russian empire by 1905. The National Democracy of Roman Dmowski (1864-1939) then became the head fig ... or government relations in Poland. Then after 1900 political activity in Poland was reduced to the Prussian sector only.By the time the year 1900 rolled around Poland was beginning to be separated. Th ...

(5 pages) 11 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


er many disputes between the two. The Allied Powers, also known as the Entente Powers, included the Russian Empire, France, the British Empire, Italy, the Empire of Japan, and the United States, along ... asualties and damages. Political unrest in Moscow and other major cities was taking its toll on the Russian Government, and many soldiers refused to fight. Germany sent Vladimir Lenin to Russia to sti ...

(5 pages) 18 1 5.0 Feb/2009

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

Was "Peter the Great", Czar of Russia, actually Great?

Ben WeisslerWorld Themes, Block 624/10/07Was Peter "The Great" great?The Russian empire was ruled by czars for several centuries. These czars had absolute power; they ruled ... f these autocrats wielded their power for evil: Ivan IV, also known as Ivan the Terrible, the first Russian ruler to be crowned "czar," terrorized the people of Russia by slaughtering entire towns and ... ter did much to increase the size and power of Russia, therefore modernizing Russia. According to a Russian historian, "He remade the Russian army on the up to date European armies of that day." Befor ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

y Did the Tsar Survive the Revolution of 1905, but Not That Of 1917?

erences between the 1905 and 1917 revolutions evidently illustrate the reason as to how and why the Russian monarchy failed after 1917. There were several key factors which helped demonstrate the rela ... nomical boost due to uneducated people. In 1902 an economic recession led to higher unemployment in Russian cities. The Tsar was warned of a revolution and tried to gain popularity by attacking and ta ...

(9 pages) 16 0 3.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History