What is Nicholas' family name?
What country did Alexandra originally come from?
In 1896, Nicholas was crowned Tzar. Why was the camera footage so significant?
It was the first time they filmed an emperor being crowned
Did Nicholas want to be Tzar? How can you tell?
No he says he never wanted to become one and knew nothing about ruling
What was Nicholas' family life like? How many children did he have?
They had yachts and lived joyfully. Nicholas was quiet and he had a wife who was loving and good mother. He had 4 daughters and 1 son
When Nicholas first became Tsar, how did he think that a Tsar should relate to his people?
There was a special bond of love and trust
How did Alexandra feel about being Queen? How can you tell?
She wasn't comfortable anywhere they lived and spent most of her time in bed
What was Alexi's ailment and how did this affect Alexandra?
He had hemophilia and this made her upset so she stayed in bed
What was "Bloody Sunday" and how did this affect Nicholas' reputation as Tasr?
When troops killed people who marched to demand free speech and the freedom to vote. Also the people did not trust him and wanted to get rid of him
Who was Rasputin? What was is reputation? Why did Alexandra like Rasputin?
Rasputin was a monk and Alexandra liked him because he predicted Alexi would be okay so he was technically his "savior." Basically, he became one of the most powerful men in Russia, healed people, drank a lot, and was involved with sexual activities
How did World War I impact Nicholas' reign as Tsar? What was Alexandra's role while Nicholas was fighting in the war? Did the Russian people admire her?
People were starving to death so they went up against the Tsar as a result of their problems. Also Alexandra took over while he was in war and people did not like her because she had strong will
How did Rasputin die?
Killed by the Russian people by being dumped into a frozen river
How did the Romanov family die?
Led to the House of Special Guests and were told they were getting a family picture downstairs, but officers came in and shot them to death
What happened to Nicholas' treasures and contributions to Russia under Stalin's rule during the 1930's?
Everything was tracked down and destroyed like how they shot down the Christ of Savior. Also, millions who supported Nicholas were taken to camps and killed