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Reforms During Alexander II's Reign

Summary: During Alexander II's reign as tsar, Russia experienced a number of reforms, including the emancipation of serfs, the reforms of the Russian military, and the opening of education to all citizens. To what degree did these reforms change Russia, and to what extent can they be attributed to Alexander II himself?
Alexander II

"A period of remarkable reforms for which the credit must be given largely to Alexander II."- To what extent to do you agree with this view"

During the time of Alexander II there were many improvements to Russia and the Russian people. Alexander came into power after Nicolas I and he saw no alternative for his country but to make drastic changes. There were many problems facing the new Tsar, such as the Crimean war and Russia being in a very backwards state. Before he died he managed to ensure peace with several countries, ended feudal control of serfs in 1861 and had political interactions with powerful countries. His many reforms included education, military and judicial reform. This text will only focus on three major reforms put in place by Alexander II the Edict of emancipation, military reforms and education reforms. While these reforms have been...

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