In July 1918, Bolshevik revolutionaries executed the last ruler of the Russian Empire, Nicholas II, along with his family. The execution of took place far from Moscow and St. Petersburg in distant Yekaterinburg in Siberia. The remains of these last Romanovs, the dynasty that had ruled Russia for centuries, were then scattered in burial sites in nearby forests. On July 17, 1998, almost exactly 80 years later, the remains of the tsar and his family were buried in a ceremony in St. Petersburg.
Title: The End of Imperial Rule
Destination Website: Death of a dynasty
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Read the July 1998 article, "Death of a dynasty," at the destination website. Take notes as you read. (Before your read the article, it is a good idea to briefly review Section 3 of Chapter 16 in your textbook.)
After you have read the Website article, answer the following questions.
After you have read the material, answer the following questions.