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1

Who tutored Nicholas?

Pobedonstev

2

What was the impact of Pobedonstev on Nicholas childhood?

He was Nicholas’ tutor

3

What was the soviet view of Nicholas?

Cruel

4

What was the nickname given to Nicholas in the soviet view

Bloody Nicholas

5

Who gave Nicholas the name bloody Nicholas?

Soviets

6

What did Nicholas not have in the administration process?

Private secretary

7

What did Nicholas insist on doing?

Dealing with trivial matters
Filing or putting royal seal in envelopes

8

What was last on the Tsars mind?

Discussions with ministers over state affairs

9

At what point when the country needed him did the Tsar consider trivial matters?

Russia’s involvement in war

10

How did the Tsar portray a sense of duty?

Took command of Russian military in the First World War

11

When did Nicholas take command of the Russian Military?

During the First World War

12

What did entering the war cause?

Patriotism within the educated classes

13

What was Nicholas attitude towards governing?

Based of faith in god
Sense of duty
Rigid belief in autocracy

14

What did the Tsar believed were linked

Religion and Tsari

15

When was Nicholas dependence on God shown?

Fundamental laws stated that the Russian Emperor possessed supreme autocratic powers and God commands obedience to his authority

16

When did Nicholas say Russian Emperor possessed supreme autocratic powers and God commands obedience to his authority

1906 fundamental law

17

What right did Nicholas believe in?

Divine right

18

When was Nicholas coronation?

May 1896

19

What happened in May 1896?

Nicholas Coronation
1,400 people killed and 600 injured in Khodynka field

20

When were 1,400 people killed and 600 injured in Khodynka field

May 1896

21

Where were 1,400 people killed and 600 injured in May 1896

in Khodynka field

22

What did Nicholas do after 1,400 killed and 600 injured in Khodynka field on May 1896?

Went to a party

23

What did article 31 say?

Emperor is autocratic and unlimited monarch

24

What dynasty was Nicholas II a part of?

Romanov

25

Who did Nicholas believe have him the right to be Tsar?

God (Orthodox Church)

26

What reforms did Alexander II introduce?

Emancipation of serfs in 1861
Zemstvas (local council)
More universities and schools
Refined the army and supplied them more effectively

27

What Tsar introduced the
Emancipation of serfs in 1861
Zemstvas (local council)
More universities and schools
Refined the army and supplied them more effectively

Alexander II

28

When did Alexander II emancipate the serfs

1861

29

What did Alexander II do in 1861

Emancipate the serfs

30

What did Nicholas do after the Klodynka fields?

Attended a French ball