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    cover the thousands of bodies that lay strewn, lifeless in the streets. Among the figures of men and women you can see, "children's corpses lay in the snow" (The Last Tsar of Russia). Tsar Nicholas II was the last tsar of Russia. He was a family man with no desire to rule and did so poorly. He would have driven Russia into the ground had not been forced to advocate. Tsar Nicholas led Russia into many defeats and his people faced extreme poverty and poor working conditions. During Tsar Nicholas's rule more than half the population was in poverty and war was both unavoidable and unwinnable. Although Tsar Nicholas was not ready to rule it does not mean that the Tsar family was always so…

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    Russia was ruled by Tsars and followed a monarchy until 1917. The last Tsar of Russia was Nicholas II who brought industrial revolution in Russia. During those old days, one became a Tsar because they inherit, not because they were chosen to be Tsars because of their high qualifications. One of the events that enforced me to research on during our lecture was The French Revolution in 1792 and the Russian Tsar, Alexander I, in the revolution. It persisted for quite a long time (both Paul I and…

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    The opposition in Russia opposed to Tsar Nicholas II autocratic style of before 1905 can be categorised into two main groups: Revolutionaries and Reformers (liberals). In turn the revolutionaries can be further divided into three distinct groups: Populists, Social Democrats and Social Revolutionaries. It has long been debated how much of a danger they posed to the tsardom, before 1905, which is what I shall be discussing. The Populists, who dated back to the 1870s, regarded that Russia’s future…

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    and a strong leader; Ivan IV would become this leader. Machiavelli taught that a prince should become the sole commander of the army and undertake the army’s goal as his own, and Ivan IV became an example of this belief (Machiavelli 53). Machiavelli stated, “ he who caused another to become powerful ruins himself, for he brings such a power into being either by design or by force” (25). Since Ivan IV’s childhood, the nobility, the boyar class, sought to gain control over the young prince, and…

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    Ivan the Terrible ruled with extreme violence, whereas Peter the Great had more of a purpose for Russia with his violence. Granted, both Ivan and Peter killed many of their own people, but this is only one of the few similarities between the two. Both Russian rulers were raised under severe conditions. They were abused as children but as adults they gained absolute power. Ivan the Terrible killed people in horrible ways, often because of his anger issues. After his wife’s death in 1560, Ivan’s…

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    Katherine Moir Ms. McDugall AP World History 3 June 2016 Was Peter Truly Great? Peter the Great of late seventeenth and early eighteenth century Russia was a highly controversial leader. On the one hand, he achieved his ultimate goal of making Russia a great European power, however on the other hand he took a path of violence and oppression to get there (“Czap”). Peter the Great was truly a great leader because he modernized by building up the military, integrated Russia into the global…

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    Battle of Borodino Introduction The battle of Borodino was fought on the 7th of September 1812 near the western side of Moscow. As a Russian artilleryman and a devoted soldier of the motherland, I witnessed how Napoleon had an intention to invade the Russian country with an aim of making the Russians to declare war. He wanted to show the Russians that the French were strong and that he would defeat the Russians in a decisive manner. This military strategy according to Napoleon would force the…

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    Ivan IV or Ivan the Terrible was born in 1530 in Moscow Russia. Ivan was the first to have Czar as his official title as well as the Grand Duke of Moscow. Not much is known of Ivan’s early years except that his father, Vasily III, died when Ivan was three and his mother, Jelena Glinsky, died when he was Eight. After his parents died the members of the nobility treated Ivan very poorly with lack of nourishment and with lack of love. Ivan’s terribleness is sought to have came from his childhood.…

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    Up to this point in the year, most of the readings have focused on an general analysis of the Byzantine empire. The majority of the readings have looked at overall time periods or major battles, yet none give the reader an interpretation of Byzantine history through the eyes of a specific group. Contrastingly, Cavallo provides the reader with an in depth account of the subgroups in the Byzantine Empire, and the similarities that are shared by them. This paper will discuss and analyze the roles…

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    Russian Tsars Defeat

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    This essay is about the defeat of the Russian Tsars during the twentieth century. A tsar is an autocratic ruler or leader. It all started on the year 1917 the date November 6 and 7. During the year 1917 it was the year of explosive political events. The leader of the Bolshevik Party was Vladimir Lenin. During that year there was a provisional government had been assembled by a group of leaders from the Russia’s bourgeois capitalist class. Lenin seized power and destroyed the tradition of…

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