Absolutism part 2
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Absolutism part 2
Peter the Great if Russia was curious about western styles of _____________.
Determined to _____________________, Peter brought all Russians under his control, including the Russian Othodox Church.
centralize royal power
Peter _________ for reforms when boyars _________ , and his reign thus _____________ social or economical reforms.
One reason Peter sought to expand Russian borders was to ______________________________________________________
seek a warm-water port that would allow Russia to trade with the west all year long
Russia, Prussia, and Austria _______ Poland, _____________________________________.
because Polish rulers were unable to centralize their power of diminish the influence of the polish nobility
Peter 1, of the romanov family, main goal was to do what?
To westernize Russia
Wasn't catholic, mongols had control, serfdom existed, and interesting geography.
Peters reforms were in which category?
What dynasty ruled from 1485 to 1603 and worked close to parliment?
In 1603, after queen Elizabeth died the throne was passed to who.
He inherited the throne in 1625 and ruled 4 years. he acted as an absolute monarch. Then when parliament wouldn't allow him to raise taxes he dissloved taxes in 1629.
What did parliament do to charles between 1640-1653?
This event led to war between charles 1 and parliament.
Charles led a troop in the house of commons and arrested radical leader.
Name 4 of the tudors.
Name 4 of the Stuarts.
The stuarts tried to establish what?
An absolute monarchy
This prohibites the king from raising taxws without parliament.
Petition of right
What was signifigant about the Glorious revolution where james II gave up the throne.
No blood was shed
Catherine the Great German aquired warm-water ports on which sea?
The Black Sea
What were the names for the supporters during the war between parliament and king charles?
Cavailers supported the king and Roundheads supported parliament.
Charles I was beheaded in 1649 after parliament won the war. This man declared that England was a Republic.
In 1650 this day was set assighed for religious observance after parliament designed a series of laws.
Who went to london, restored the church of england, and tolerated parliament?
This ensured the superiority of parliament over monarchy in 1688 to 1689. it required the monach to summon parliament regularly and give the house of commons power.
Bill of Rights
Under the bill of rights, england became what?
A limited monarch