Czar Nicholas II

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Czar Nicholas II of Russia vs. Mr. Jones from Animal Farm Czar Nicholas II of Russia bears similarities to Mr. Jones in the book Animal Farm by George Orwell. The book is a good representation of Czar Nicholas II and his rule, or lack of rule, over Russia. Mr. Jones was the leader on the farm, but he was not a very good leader. Both men were both cruel and kind at different times. Nicholas was not prepared to be a leader and Mr. Jones was not cut out to be a farmer. Overall neither was a good leader and both would be overthrown. Czar Nicholas II was born the son of Russian Tsar Alexander III and Empress Maria Feodorovna ( He was not a very big man, so he was always intimidated by other bigger men. He worked out with weights to make up for his lack of height (worldwar1, 2). He was very smart and very well educated. He was the eldest son; therefore, he was heir to the throne of Russia. He grew up in a very secluded place, always surrounded by guards, never really learning how to deal with people. His father died young, and Nicholas was not prepared to take over governing of Russia. His wife was the only one he trusted; therefore he lived a lonely life as ruler. On July 17, 1918, the Tsar, his wife, children and servants were herded into the cellar of their prison house…show more content…
Mr. Jones is a perfect mirror of how Nicholas came into power and was removed from power. In the book, the animals turn on Mr. Jones and his men and run them off the farm. Nicholas is overrun by his people and is forced to create a new government with elected leaders, then is exiled ( The animals are so excited and start to run things themselves, but the pigs get cocky and start to think they are the “brains” of the entire farm. In Russia, the people were excited to have an elected government. But, the elected officials start to think they are better than the lowly
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