Feb14notes - R USSIAN NAVY AND PORTS M ORE TRADE MORE OPEN...

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Feb. 14.2012 European Absolutism and the State II EASSY 1 DUE MARCH 22, 2012 Hobbes: Civil authority above religious authority Human nature makes people prone to evil/disorder Social contact once established cannot be dissolved Massive Armies: 1500s: armies usually 10-20k 1600s: armies 50k 1700s: armies 100k+ Military expenditures usually took up 50%+ of treasury income Depleted Treasuries
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Chronology Peter the Greats reign (1682-1725) Great northern War (1700-1721) Glorious Revolution (1688) Peter the Great (Russia) T RAVELS TO WESTERN EUROPE . N OTICES THE ADVANCEMENT OF OTHER EUROPEAN NATIONS . CHANGES THE WAY RUSSIAN IS SEEN . G REAT NORTHERN WAR R USSIA V S . S WEDEN 30,000 TROOPS ( S WEDEN ) ESTABLISHED S T . P ETERSBURG C ATHERINE THE G REAT (1762-1794) M ODERNIZATION OF R USSIA C AMPAIGNS AGAINST OTTOMAN EMPIRE AND GAINS ACCESS TO THE MEDITERITARAIN B LACKE S EA AND B ALTIC S EA
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Unformatted text preview: R USSIAN NAVY AND PORTS M ORE TRADE MORE OPEN TO W ESTERN INFLUENCE C ENTRALIZED C ONTROL B UREAUCRACY TO STRANGTHEN MILITATY TRADE CODFIICATION OF LAW A CCEPT OR R EJECT ? W ESTERNIZAS /M ONDERNIZERS-C HANGE IN THE CULTRE VITAL-WILL HELP STRENFTHEN ECONOMY , MILITART AND POLITCAL SYSTEM-ENSURE SURVIVAL OF THE STATE S LAVO- CENTRISTS-WESTERN LOVONG + CHANFE IN RUSSIAN IDENTITY- F EAR THAT CHANFE WOULD LEAD TO MORAL DECLINE-ENSURE SURVIVAL OF R USSIAN I DENITITY M ARQUIS DE C ONDORCET AND I MMANUEL K ANT BOTH INFORM US ABOUT INTTELLECTUALS UNDERSTANDING OF THE ENLIGHTEBNEBT J OHN LOCKE AND JEAN JACQUES R OUSSEAU BOTH BUIL ON H OBBES SOCIA L CONTRACT THEORY . E ACH PHILOHY EXPLAINED HIS VISIO OF AN IDEA SOCIRTY ....
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2012 for the course HISTORY 102 taught by Professor Ono during the Spring '12 term at Johnson & Wales University- Charlotte.

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