Week 10 Peter the Great

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Peter I: The Great 1696-1725
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Peter the Great Born 1672; son of second wife of Alexis Childhood saw violent rivalry between two families, Miloslavskys and Naryshkins Made co-tsar with half-brother Ivan in 1682, with half-sister Sophia as regent Became Tsar of Russia in 1696 Traveled West in 1697
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First Reforms Forced men to shave beards, or pay a tax Changed traditional Russian dress Ended custom of secluding women Adopted the Julian calendar
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Military Reforms Created the Russian navy Established lifetime military service for all men; even serfs could be drafted Established Table of Ranks: upward social mobility Weaponry: adoption of bayonet, improvement of artillery
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Economic Reforms Created small industries and manufacturing enterprises Developed mining in Urals and Siberia Created new taxes (poll tax, etc.) Increased foreign trade fourfold
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Administrative Reforms Established the Senate, the highest state
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