Presentation on theme: "Ivan the Terrible A&E Biography"— Presentation transcript:
1Ivan the Terrible A&E Biography Russian AbsolutismIvan the Terrible A&E Biography
2DO NOW!!!What is a czar, where does it come from, and what are the responsibilities of the position?
3Biography Video Writing Prompt What is your opinion of Ivan the Terrible?Do you believe that Ivan was a true absolutist ruler? Explain.Was he a positive or negative influence on the creation of Russia? Why?Was he an effective Czar? Explain.Minimum of 3 paragraphs answering all questions!
4Do NowIf Ivan had not lost his wife Anastasia, do you think he would have "snapped" and become the man we know today? Explain why Anastasia was arguably the thin line holding him back from a mental breakdown.
5Biography Video Writing Prompt: Day 2 In 1 more paragraph, try to draw a relationship between the first 30 years of Ivan the Terrible’s life and the actions of his next 30 years.