How genuine were his reforms what were alexander ii motives with his liberal policies if there are no other claims with alexander ii the main question is 'tsar liberator or not' to what extent- when you see this on an essay question, they are asking you to make an argument for a 40 minute essay, pick a side and back it. Alexander ii (the sixteenth romanov emperor), who ruled 1855–1881, although he oversaw the most dramatic domestic reform witnessed in russia in two hundred years, for example, he stripped russia of serfdom, introduced trial by jury and relaxed censorship a radical group who were dissatisfied that his reforms were. However, it is clear that in some respects alexander was just trying to strengthen the tsar's autocracy there is sufficient evidence to show that alexander was not as much of reformer as his various reforms portrayed the various flaws in each reform do detract from the “tsar liberator” status, but despite this, alexander ii still. The great reforms of alexander ii is inadequate and there is no mention of th period, of much interest today to soviet citizens concerned with the question of alte the soviet path the military receives no attention the essays seem to address different audiences some (by dallin, alexander) w most useful for a lay audience. Assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of alexander ii's reforms alexander ii of russia (1855-1881), also known as the tsar liberator, was well prepared to take over nicholas i of russia's reign lionel kochan said the he was , 'the best prepared heir the russian throne ever had' alexander ii was faced with a russia.
Transfer-encoding: chunked to what extent did the reforms of alexander ii achieve his aims when alexander ii became the new tsar, russia was only recovering from the failure of the crimean war the war exposed the weakness and backwardness of russias economic structure and over-reliance on the serfs for that. Introduction russian society and outlook in the early nineteenth century the government of nicholas i the reforms of alexander ii going to the people the development of russian marxism the 1905 40% coursework - 2 essays ( or one essay and one seminar paper) and a third mark for oral participation. Essay by tomato-girl, high school, 11th grade, a+, november 2009 traditionally it is assumed that he was a reactionary, unlike the reformer his father, alexander ii, had been the tsar-liberator was a victim of the unsolved conflict between social reform and the dogma of political autocracyã‚â. Alexander iii was under no illusion that he could suffer the same fate as his father he introduced repression of opponents as the corner stone of his reign alexander had three main beliefs: 1) repression of opponents 2) undoing the reforms of his father 3) restore russia's position internationally and also her national.
A skeleton essay framework to help students answer the question for what reasons, and with what results, did alexander ii emancipate the serfs in 1861 9 alexander ii's other reforms: introduction students get into role as government advisors and consider the merits and drawbacks of various possible reforms. Specifically on the process of the emancipation of the serfs, the emancipation itself and the impact it had on the population russia's great reforms, 1855-1881 edited by ben eklof, john bushnell and larissa zakharova is a collection of secondary source essays on the great reforms under alexander ii of these essays, the. Coming to the throne in 1855 in the middle of the conflict, alexander ii was unable to save russia from military failure, but the humiliation convinced him that , if his nation was to have stability and peace at home and be honoured abroad, military and domestic reforms were vitally necessary the first step on that path would.
Russia's reformist tsar of the 1800s, alexander ii the revolutions of 1905 and 1917 were preceded by a century of reform and reaction in russia the 19th century was a tumultuous one for the empire, full of demands for change, attempts at reform and uncertain outcomes the first significant threat to tsarist autocracy came. I have considered the reforms of alexander ii and i have well thought-out the amount of their success in my opinion, the reforms were nothing more than 'half hearted' concessions and i believe that they had limited success they were only significant on a small scale furthermore, i believe the reforms were an attempt to. Shanti naidoo-pagé grade 11 history: essay 1 why did alexander ii introduce a program of reforms at the beginning of the 1860s to what extent were his reforms successful alexander ii was pronounced king during a major crisis in russia: the crimean war -where his father, nicolas i of russia, died his ascension to.
Was all changed when tsar alexander ii emancipated the serfs and gave them freedom from ownership alexander's decision was based on many reasons, and did not have the desired consequences, for the serfs at least therefore, it is possible to question alexander's motives for such large reform, which this essay will do. In the 19th century, russia had no zemstva, very little education, industry and railway building, a biased judicial system and very few freed peasants czar alexander ii, who succeeded nicolas i in 1855, went some ways to remedying these deficiencies through a series of reforms alexander ii became the great modernizer. Yanice allenspach how successful were alexander ii's reforms in modernising russia before his death in 1881 alexander ii was (and still is) very controversial discussed by historians, his reforms and their success as well this essay will clarify the achievement of every reform, alexander ii established, and at the end.