Nicholas II

"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

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