Week 8 Time of Troubles

Week 8 Time of Troubles - TheTimeofTroubles 15981613...

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The Time of Troubles 1598-1613
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Dynastic Crisis Death of Tsar Fyodor in 1598 Boris Godunov First False Dmitrii, 1605 Second False Dmitrii, 1607
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Social Crisis Russian state faced with foreign intrigues and invasions Peasant revolts State divided in loyalties
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National Crisis Poland and Sweden sought to take advantage of Russia’s sudden weakness Vasilii Shiuskii allied with Sweden to eliminate 2nd False Dmitrii Supporters for Dmitrii sought help from Poland Swedes invade Novgorod; Poles invade Moscow
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Revival of Russian Nationalism Dmitrii Pozharsky and Kuzma Minin Combined organizational and inspirational talents to form a national army in Russia’s defense By end of 1612, Moscow liberated from Poles, Swedes driven out
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What Next? The Russian State After 1613
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Aftermath of the Time of Troubles Moscow and other cities damaged during foreign occupation Financial collapse of the State Continued war with Sweden and Poland Need to choose a new ruler
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The First Romanovs Michael and Alexis
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2009 for the course RUSS 2211 taught by Professor Vicks,mega during the Fall '05 term at Colorado.

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