Nicholas II - Authoritain

-Nicholas II was part of the royal family and was the leading tsar who supported a monarchy of harsh ruled filled with monitoring and censorship.

- Nicholas wanted to continue the ideas of Alexander, as well as expand Russia's territory in Manchuria. However this causes conflict when he goes against his agreement with Japan causing the Russo-Japan war that didn't end well for Russia taking out many troops.

- Bloody Sunday was where the people of Russia came to Nicholas's doors in peaceful protest for new reforms and were killed at gun point.

- Nicholas II brought Russia into the Great War and wanted to go to the war front to look like a good leader. However, leaving is wife in charge caused Russia a new idol Rasputin, to oppose reform measures for Russia.

Sited: "Nicholas II." BBC News. BBC, n.d. Web. 19 Jan. 2015.

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