Czar's Role In Bloody Sunday

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The infamous actions on Bloody Sunday had been set in stone. There was no changing the fact that thousands of workers had marched peacefully to the Winter Palace to deliver their petition for reformed working conditions, which had ultimately left many killed by the Russian military. However, it was the changing perspectives in the 1900s and the present day that illustrated how dynamic the event truly was. By analyzing what Bloody Sunday meant politically to the Russian populace, the major political figure of the country, and foreign nations, it seemed evident that the day had once been understood as a failed event that ended in tragedy, and yet now the event was now regarded well and a means toward revolution. From a Russian viewpoint in January…show more content…
In 2008, thousands were reported to have visited an exhibit dedicated to the late Romanoff family. Although Russians today believed he had made mistakes, nonetheless, they still regarded him as a “great figure” and no longer condemned his actions on Bloody Sunday. The new, sentimental perception on the czar seemed to erase his actions and conveniently forget that his troops had killed thousands of unarmed civilians. One Russian reported that in her history classes, they had only focused on the history of the Communist Party. For this reason, it could be assumed that the Soviet Union had suppressed the knowledge of the royal family and all their previous actions, leading to the eventual, fonder perspective for a few older generations of Russians. The removal of some key events in the czar’s rule had led to his own improved image, and this goes to show that the events on Bloody Sunday can be revised as well, and all that matters was how the people wanted to see it compared to how they should have seen it. The view of the czar would continually be important to both the Russians of the past and of today, and so it would also be important to analyze how the czar and Bloody Sunday was regarded by other countries

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