"I am not prepared to be a tsar. I never wanted to become one. I know nothing of the business of ruling."
"Nicholas II." Bio. A&E Television Networks, 2015. Web. 22 Jan. 2015.
Adopted Alexander III's government structure
Monarchy: used secret police and censorship to control his people
Goals: To win World War I and to stop the Bolsheviks from igniting a revolution.
-Tried to limit arms and attain world peace in 1898
-Set industrialization of Russia in motion and aimed to complete the Trans-Siberian Railroad
-Got Russia involved in World War I