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HW #12 Donald Sterrett 10/01/2007. The Romanov Dynasty The Romanov Dynasty begins with Michael in 1613 and ends with Nicholas II in 1917. The Romanov.

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1 HW #12 Donald Sterrett 10/01/2007

2 The Romanov Dynasty The Romanov Dynasty begins with Michael in 1613 and ends with Nicholas II in The Romanov Dynasty begins with Michael in 1613 and ends with Nicholas II in Russia is a huge country but was well behind the rest of Europe economically, culturally, and technologically. Russia is a huge country but was well behind the rest of Europe economically, culturally, and technologically. Peter the Great will push Russia forward. Peter the Great will push Russia forward. Previously the tsar’s power was weakened by the Russian nobles known as the Boyars. Previously the tsar’s power was weakened by the Russian nobles known as the Boyars.

3 Peter the Great Peter the Great as a young man realizes that Russia needs to become more like Western Europe and he would have to limit the power of the nobility. Peter the Great as a young man realizes that Russia needs to become more like Western Europe and he would have to limit the power of the nobility. Peter tours Western Europe and brings back industry like shipbuilding and decides to build a navy. Peter tours Western Europe and brings back industry like shipbuilding and decides to build a navy. He ruthlessly puts down a rebellion and develops a modern army and navy. He ruthlessly puts down a rebellion and develops a modern army and navy.

4 Peter builds St. Petersburg Peter develops a strong navy but needs a Baltic port to sail his navy from. Peter develops a strong navy but needs a Baltic port to sail his navy from. Peter goes to war with Sweden for an ice free port and wins the Great Northern War. Peter goes to war with Sweden for an ice free port and wins the Great Northern War. He constructs his new capital on the coast and names it after himself (St. Petersburg) He constructs his new capital on the coast and names it after himself (St. Petersburg) Peter is strong and even has his own son tortured and killed for being a traitor. Peter is strong and even has his own son tortured and killed for being a traitor.

5 Peter’s Changes He creates administrative colleges to create a more professional, better trained, less corrupt and more loyal to the tsar. He creates administrative colleges to create a more professional, better trained, less corrupt and more loyal to the tsar. He gains more control over the Russian Orthodox Church by getting rid of the head (patriarch) and replacing it with a government run position. He gains more control over the Russian Orthodox Church by getting rid of the head (patriarch) and replacing it with a government run position. Peter changes Russia forever but does not leave an heir and that stops the progress from continuing after his death. Peter changes Russia forever but does not leave an heir and that stops the progress from continuing after his death.

6 The Ottoman Empire At one point the Ottoman Empire was the largest in the world. At one point the Ottoman Empire was the largest in the world. It was expanding between the 11 th and 16 th centuries and then started to shrink before ending after WWI. It was expanding between the 11 th and 16 th centuries and then started to shrink before ending after WWI. The Ottoman Empire is largely Islamic but has a number of different religions and allowed the practice of other religions more then in the rest of Europe although the non-Muslims were second class citizens. The Ottoman Empire is largely Islamic but has a number of different religions and allowed the practice of other religions more then in the rest of Europe although the non-Muslims were second class citizens.

7 The Ulama and the end of the Ottoman Empire The Ulama governed the religious life and schools in the Ottoman Empire. The Ulama governed the religious life and schools in the Ottoman Empire. After they failed to take Vienna in 1683 the Ottoman Empire continually declines. After they failed to take Vienna in 1683 the Ottoman Empire continually declines. Part of this was due to different areas pushing for more power and part was due to the improvement in Western European trade, technology and exploration. Part of this was due to different areas pushing for more power and part was due to the improvement in Western European trade, technology and exploration.


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