The History Of The Soviet Union

Chronological _____________
The Russian Empire, covering over one-sixth of the world, is governed
by the sovereignty of Czar Ivan the Terrible. The feudal system oppresses
every man, woman and child as the Czar releases "Tax Collectors" to
maintain support for the nobles in the land. Brigands and financial
extortionists persecute any lower class citizen who refuses to help
contribute to the Czar's regime.


Under Czar Peter I (Peter the Great), the Russian Empire begins to
flourish with traces of traditional social structure modifications in the
country. Observing the radical advances of western civilizations, Peter
orders the modernization of the army, creation of ...

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when they demand changes to the economic system. With the
development of the American, French and Spanish constitutions, the serfs
now demanded the abolishment of the monarchy dictatorship, communal
ownership of land and many other civil and social reforms. Unfortunately,
their rebellion was quickly dismantled by the Czar's military faction and
the system remained in tact.


Czar Nicholas II finally realized that his current economic monarchy
was holding back the development of the empire. He therefore created a
parliamentary system in 1905 which would decrease the number of strikes and
violent outbursts generating from the peasants. This representative
assembly (called a Duma) was convened a total of four times during the
first World War and gave legitimacy to other political factions within the
empire and would hopefully increase civil rights.


World War I led to the abdication (resignation) of the Czar as the
people revolted against his ...

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