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    46), directed at the likes of anarchists or anti-tsarist revolutionaries who used bombings and assassinations as recurrent weapons in their fight against autocracy. The invention of dynamite, and its widespread distribution the 19th century, gave enormous power to anyone able to obtain it. International terrorism was born when violent acts carried out in…

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    elementary education. Whilst the nobles continued to send their children into further and higher education. An educated peasantry would represent a threat to Alexander III’s position thus the system was maintained in this fashion. An example of the autocracy exerting it’s power over the populace was ‘Bloody Sunday’, January 1904 in which 96 protesters were shot whilst protesting over the Russian/Japanese conflict, A modernised country with a stable democratic structure such as Britain would…

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    Throughout history, in literature, and even in today’s modern world, a myriad of revolutions have occurred to overthrow harsh powers. Certain people take the role to initiate these revolutions to change the style of living for those not living a privileged lifestyle. Any situation requires one who is not satisfied with the status quo, and feels the need to take the extra step further to improve the life for those around them. Leon Trotsky helped to initiate the Russian Revolution, and should be…

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    Europe. During this time, an autocratic system of rule and strict control by the state became prominent, making way for Russia’s Tsarist institution.2 The first notable reform Russia experienced occurred in the late 1700s under Tsar Peter the Great who essentially westernized Russian society and through…

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    later become the Bolsheviks (Source B). The Bolsheviks in particular played a big role in the revolution and Russia society in the early 20th century, with ideology rooted in socialism and the belief that revolution was the only way to overthrow the tsarist rule, the Bolsheviks spent much of the years prior to the Tsars abdication working to undermine his rule. It is these changes which many historians attribute to reasons for the fall of the dynasty, suggesting that Russian political attitudes…

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    An impoverished Russian peasants did not require, high ideals like the Americans and French, they simply desired, “Peace, Land and Bread.” Russia was governed by the absolute Tsarist autocracy, led by Nicholas II. After decades of ineffective leadership, oppressive governments and mismanagement of economics, Russia was penurious, backward and uneducated. As hostility between the Tsar and the commoners escalated, Russians embraced the…

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    members of the Duma and several of the grand dukes of the imperial family. Nicholas continued to refuse the change from autocracy that had been in power for the past 300 years. After Nicholas didn’t follow through with the October Manifesto which promised to give the parliament more power, it gave the public more reason to distrust him. Nicholas belief in upholding the autocracy, can be seen as a factor which led to the downfall of the Romanov…

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    “What contribution did your leader make to the revolutionary situation?” Tsar Nicholas II was the last Autocratic monarch of Russia under the Romanov rule. His reign, 1864 to 1917, was plagued with misfortune and disaster. It is undeniable that some of the events were entirely out his hands, however majority of Tsar Nicholas II actions led to the Revolutionary Situation in 1917. The decision of fighting in the Russo - Japanese War, the 1905 Revolution, Bloody Sunday, the October Manifesto and…

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    the downfall of Tsarist Russia?  General information on this topic Nicholas II of Russia was the last emperor of Russia (1st November 1894 to 15th March 1917). His reign saw the dramatic fall of the imperial Russian empire. After the Febuary revolution of 1917 Nicholas was forced to abdicate the throne. In 1918, Nicholas and his family were tragically executed by the Bolsheviks. The dramatic downfall of Tsar Nicholas was the ended the Romanov dynasty in Russia. It ended autocracy as a political…

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    For the citizens of Russia, their civil rights were constantly challenged and changed between the years 1855 and 1964. Between the autocracy of the Tsars and the borderline-dictatorships of the Communist leaders, through the 1917 Revolution and the Purges of the 1930s, the civil rights of many were compromised, while others’ civil rights were maintained or increased. For the majority, the actuality was a fluctuation rather than a straight increase or decrease. While equality was claimed at…

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