Unformatted text preview: an end, she humiliated him in public and secretly beheaded him. This showed that she had complete control of the Russian Empire. 3. Economy a. The Russian economy during Catherine’s reign had been positive. She had used the Russian agriculture with some international credit. She had opened the free economic society in Russia. Even though she had a lot of economic successes, she refused multiple attempts for monopolies to enter Russia fearing they could control too much. C’s: Control, Circumstance, Consensus, Coercion, Conjecture, and Conjuncture. Great ideas, but never implemented. She imported spets to help modernize Russia. Legislative Body (council): asked for advice, but Catherine always made the final decision....
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- Summer '08
- Russian Empire, Catherine II of Russia, Enlightened Despotic rule, Outline/Essay Topics Intro