Alexander II of Russia

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    Princess Sophia August Frederika was born in the German city of Stettin, (now Poland) on Apr 21, 1729. She was born into royalty, her father Prince Christian August of Anhalt-Zerbst and her mother Princess Johanna Elizabeth of Holstein-Gottorp. The Russian empress reigned from 1762-1796 marking her Russia's longest female ruler ruling for over thrity years. Catherine's husband the grand duke Peter displease the military, nobles, offcials, and the Orthodox church. After 6 months of his rule…

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    The Assassination of Grigori Rasputin According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, “There have been 298 serious assassination attempts on leaders worldwide since 1875” (Belsie). Grigori Rasputin, a member of Czar Nicholas II’s court, was violently murdered by a group of conspirators on December 29, 1916. Grigori Rasputin had a reputation as a mystical faith healer who had influence on the Russian government. He was violently killed as he was perceived to be too close the imperial…

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    even without the [First World] War.” The faults of the system, in her interpretation, were built into society. Fitzpatrick argues that even the Tsar saw the changes coming. The tsarist system, she writes, weakened the reforms that Tsar Nicholas II put in place. Even though he established the Duma, Fitzpatrick…

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    Global History Essay Section 9E Citizens who appreciate and agree upon their ruler have no reason to act upon or rebel against the ruler, which explains why Russian civilians rebelled against Tsar Nicholas Iain 1915, Tsar Nicholas II too complete control of Russia. He was not the ruler the people hoped he would be. By 1917, most Russian civilians lost hope in him, which led to the February Revolution which happened after World War I. The Russian military continued to face humiliations.…

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    unfavourable attitude of being the Tsar of Russia meant that he didn’t really take the title as an honour but more of a burden. Nicholas II’s leadership was passive and not oppressive; he didn’t know how the rule the country nor was he interested in doing it. This is evident in a letter to his brother-in-law in 1894 where he states: “I am not prepared to be a Tsar. I never wanted to become one. I know nothing of the business of ruling” (Source 1). Although Nicholas II did not want to be Tsar he…

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    Napoleon represented Stalin of the USSR. Napoleon overthrowing the farmer is similar as to when Stalin overthrew Tsar Nicolas II during the Russian revolution. Farmer Jones represented Tsar Nicholas’s incompetence and poor leadership during his reign as Tsar of Russia. Finally Boxer represented all the poor, impoverished, blue collar low class workers that made up most of Russia during the time who blindly followed Stalin and the Soviet Union hoping for a better Government and life, while…

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    Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 within Russia, a previous monarchal system to a believed better communist government. The world of Imperial Russia, a far cry from its superseding Soviet Union, can be looked upon in an extremely romanticized manner, the lavish lifestyles of the nobility and royal family illustrating a state of wonder and wealth. While in reality, outside the glistening…

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    the beginning of her reign, she overthrew her husband Peter after he began cheating on her. Now without Peter she accomplished several things for Russia and was a principal leader of the Russian Royal Family. Being born German and ruled Russian Catherine the Great is a significant person in history from building hospitals to expanding the country of Russia, she is a true queen. Sophie Friederike Auguste was a German-born princess. Her full German name was Sophie Friederike Auguste, Prinzessin…

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    “The leadership of Tsar Nicholas II and the public perception of the Empress Alexandra was the single greatest cause of the Russian Revolution. Discuss.” These are my research questions and haven't joined them so they flow yet sorry The citizens of Russia were getting restless in their everyday lives, questioning not only their government but getting increasingly frustrated with their situation. On the 12 of March 1917, the president of the Duma (nobility parliament), telegraphed the tsar…

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    The Family Romanov Murder. Rebellion, & The Fall Of Imperial Russia Author: Candace Fleming. Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Topic: This book is about more than the last rulers of Russia, it is much more than that, a book of different views of peasants and their conflicts on their every day life. Reading The Family Romanov, it has been a complete joy of reading about such interesting events in these people's lives. To Nicholas II and his grandfather and father, to his wife, Princess Alix…

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