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The Contribution of Nicholas to the Collapse of Tsarism

Summary: By the beginning of the 20th century, Russia was a backward and antiquated agricultural society. A great part this problem was due to Nicolas II's inefficient leadership of his country. But the main problem was that the entire system of absolute autocracy and very nature of the social structure was fundamentally flawed'. The flaws of Nicholas and Tsarism and the role he played in his demise
By the beginning of the 20th century, Russia in comparison to other countries was "in every way a backward and antiquated agricultural society." A great part this problem was due to Nicolas IIs inefficient leadership of his country, though we can not overlook the originally flawed Tsardom and it's corrupt beaucracy and chuch. These organisations increased the gap between the wealthy and the poor, creating havoc in Russia where stikes, rebellion and violence from the workers were rife. Perhaps it was for these reasons why so many believed in the Marxist theory that "communism was inevitable."

Nicholas inherited the role of Tsar at the age of 26 when his father Alexander III died. The position of Tsar not only meant wealth, but unlimited and absolute power where "God himself commands his supreme power be obeyed." All laws emanted from him, yet despite such power Nicholas wasn't able to reform...

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