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Unformatted text preview: 1) Review and continue Peter I a) Westernizer and modernizer made Russia a major country in Europe, built a new city/ capital St. Petersburg, acquired the Baltic Sea area and eastern land i) Window to the west St. Petersburg, acquired through war, built on a swamp and constructed to a city, water way good for trade with other countries and for military advantage ii) Military and war created a navy, transformed the army, created the Table of Ranks (14 levels and anyone can enter the service and work their way up) iii) Religion reduced the authority of the orthodox church, emphasized a more reformed country, liked Protestantism iv) Society modernized society, changed the way people dressed, wore their beards, changed the way people wore their hair b) Legacy tried to enforce laws to limit control landowners had over their serfs, tried to...
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course HIST 2626 taught by Professor Villarreal during the Fall '08 term at Colorado.
- Fall '08