History - Russia - Tsar Nicholas II

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  • Nicholas II
    • Positives
      • Highly educated
        • good memory
        • Spoke French, German, and some English
      • Family man
        • devoted to his son Alexis
    • Negatives
      • Viewed as 'soft' by his father
      • Took the throne suddenly
      • Strongly concervative
        • Closest adviser was Pobedonstov
      • Believed in Romanov divintiy
    • Opportunities
      • Return to reforms of Tsar Alex II
        • Win favour of the people
      • 1895 Zemstva appealed to end franchise
    • Threats
      • Growth of political opposition
      • Ethnic tension from Russification

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