autocracy (c1,p1)

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  • autocracy
  • easier to rule a large and diversified country with high levels of illiteracy
  • alexander II (1855-81) was a willing reformer but carried out policies to ensure the autocracy
  • alexander III (1881-94) had an authoritarian rule but was prepared to reform if it improved Russia
  • nicholas I (1825-55) promoted autocracy through slogans such as "orthodoxy, autocracy and nationality" to create a unified russia based on the traditions of the rus peoples
  • nicholas II (1894-1917) moved towards democracy with several reforms but continued an autocratic rule


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