Nicholas ii lived a decadent lifestyle and was a weak, inept tsar hence upon stolypin's death the russian government was in near chaos with the prime minister to repress opposition causes, events and results: supported by high status members of the public such as university professors, lawyers, members of the zemstav and etc. Alexander ii was known as the tsar of great reforms, began with the emancipation of the serfs in 1861 opposition seemed to grow from all sides against the tsar, who seemingly couldn’t really have done anything to stop such growth. Measure of success is how effective a ruler is at dealing with the problem of opposition, in comparison to his previous/succeeding rulers, in this instance, comparing stalin to the tsars alexander ii,iii and nicholas ii, and communist leaders lenin and khrushchev, over a decade of russian history.
Why did nicholas ii survive the 1905 revolution, but lose his throne in the february/march 1917 revolution (this is a former ib exam question) is alexander ii's title as the 'tsar-liberator' justified in regard to his emancipation of the serfs (1861) to what extent was leon trotsky a key figure in the establishment of the successful. A key failure throughout his period was the mixed rule attempt with the dump introduced from 1906 to 1 917, it is arguable that nicholas ii made concessions only to keep opposition temporarily at bay and that his alma was to uphold the principle of autocracy. The radical worker in tsarist russia ( ivanovich kanatchikov ) analytical essay by the research group the radical worker in tsarist russia ( ivanovich kanatchikov ) an analysis of how successful alexander ii was in overcoming opposition to his regime in tsarist russia 4 sources | 2010.
With reference to one single-party state, examine the nature and extent of internal opposition and the success of the single-party state in dealing with this opposition 16 by what methods, and with what success, did either hitler or stalin attempt to establish a totalitarian state after coming to power. His greatest foreign policy achievement was the successful war of 1877-8 against the ottoman empire, resulting in the liberation of bulgaria and annulment of the conditions of the treaty of paris of 1856, imposed after russia's defeat in the crimean war. Tsar alexander ii - free download as word doc (doc) or read online for free a sample worksheet from the unit at activehistorycouk outlining the growth of political opposition in the reign of tsar alexander ii of imperial russia.
Furthermore the policies of witte and stolypin under alexander iii and nicholas ii cannot be discounted witte’s help during the events of 1905 certainly was invaluable to the preservation of the tsarist regime and stolypin’s repression policies following 1905 were crucial in restoring order. A common measure of success is how effective a ruler is at dealing with the problem of opposition, in comparison to his previous/succeeding rulers, in this instance, comparing stalin to the tsars alexander ii,iii and nicholas ii, and communist leaders lenin and khrushchev, over a decade of russian history. Alexander ii took up the throne as a result of his father's death (nicholas i) in 1855 take to note that the crimean war was from october 1853 to february 1856, so after his father's death, alexander ii was thrown suddenly into responsibility for a war started by the previous generation. Alexander iii was the tsar of russia from 1881 to 1894 and during his reign, russia became somewhat stable, and alexander himself opposed his father’s reforms and stamped out any opposition to his rule. Improvements in green to what extent did alexander iii reverse the reforms of his predecessor alexander ii in many respects, there is no doubt that alexander iii was the most effective tsar in such the short reign that he had.
Nicholas ii, the last russian emperor, was the eldest son of alexander iii and was born in 1868 he ascended the throne after the death of his father in 1894, and was crowned on 14 may 1896 he ascended the throne after the death of his father in 1894, and was crowned on 14 may 1896. How successful was opposition to the tsarist regime between 1861 and 1881 in achieving its aims now i reckon the obvious one to put there is the people's will suceeded in assassinating alexander ii in 1881 but other then that i can only really think of one for the failures (things like the to the people movement which failed since the. Yet, in 1917, as russia crumbled under the profound pressure of fighting the first world war, nicholas ii was forced to abdicate and replaced by a provisional government who aimed to rule until democratic elections could be held to create a parliament.
- tsarist rule vs communist regime in russia from 1856-1917, up until a communist takeover, the ussr had three tsarist rulers, alexander ii (the reformer 1855-1881), alexander iii (the reactionary tsar 1881-1894) and nicholas (1894-1917. Whether it was his demonstrations of strong will and brutality that imposed fear upon his subject, or simply that the peasant population that made up most of russia’s citizens were happier with a conservative and traditional tsar, alexander was successful in suppressing opposition in russia. Stalin ruled as absolute dictator of the soviet union throughout world war ii and until his death in march 1953 opposition to the tsars was ultimately more successful than the opponents of the communist regime.
Despite alexander ii’s assassination in 1881 supporters to his success of overcoming opposition to his regime would argue that he was successful due to the fact that the tsarist regime was continued and was supported by the church and he army. Alexander ii was persuaded that further reform was the best way to stem opposition and to restore social cohesion to the empire count mikhail loris-melikov, the minister of the interior, persuaded alexander that he should introduce a consultative national assembly to advise the emperor on legislation. More essay examples on russia rubric however, alexander iii did avoid sorting a peace between russia and turkey, and wanted to go ahead with a war although people did not want war, they respected his decision and saw that the new tsar was a man that would not put up with any opposition to his nation or his title, and so opposition was reduced again. I feel alexander ii was successful in dealing with opposition as he had support from the serfs which i feel was the most successful way to deal with opposition the emancipation of the serfs appeared to have strengthened the loyalty of most peasants to the tsarist regime leading the peasants to greet the populists with hostility due to their.
Alexander ii became tsar in 1855 after the death of his father, nicholas i at 36, alexander had been groomed to rule, but no amount of study could adequately prepare him for the crisis russia was. How successful was alexander ii in dealing with opposition to his regime judging by the fact that alexander was assassinated in 1881 by people’s will, one would assume that he failed – completely- to overcome opposition to his regime, however he ruled for over 25 years and managed to keep his opposition under control during that time using several different methods and measures which. Ib history - russia search this site home key themes/motifs in russian history alexander ii came to the throne in march 1855 at the age of 36, and his failure to deal with radical political opposition, eventually led to his assassination by terrorists in 1881. During 1870’s opposition towards alexander ii arose because of two reasons, one of which was his sudden reactionary attitude after an assassination attempt in 1866 as a result of this event, alexander, who was at the time strongly influenced by conservatives, saw a reason for his unpopularity the.