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HISTORY
Russian Revolution

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Contents
Introduction
Difficulties the Tsar faced
Tsars
The Divine Right of Kings
Politics
The Rule of Nicholas II
The end of Romanov rule
The Provisional government and its opponents
Defending the Bolshevik revolution




May 2016 (PM)
Exam: Wednesday 25th
The exam lasts 1 hour 30 minutes and will contain:

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Any AO1 concepts may be targeted (i.e. causation, consequence, change, continuity,
similarity, difference, significance).

Introduction




Difficulties the Tsar faced
Communication in such a great empire
Difficult to maintain order
Clashes of different cultures and opposing beliefs.
Communication: A Tsar could not rule if his commands landed on ears that could…

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peasants nearly 20 years to obtain their land. Many were forced to pay more than the land was
worth and others were given inadequate amounts for their needs.

The government responded to the sixteen assassination attempts by appointing six military
governor-generals that imposed a rigorous system of censorship on Russia.…

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The Russian army maintained a constant force of 1.5 million despite over a million deaths in
peacetime in Nicholas's reign. These poor conditions and dwindling army led to conscription of
young men and prisoners of war; this maintained recruitment and also prevented internal
conflicts.
The bureaucracy controlled the lives of…

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The Rule of Nicholas II




The end of Romanov rule




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The Provisional government and its opponents




Defending the Bolshevik revolution




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