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Agenda. Catherine the Great Notes radio Mughal Empire Notes Lyrics?. Objectives. Understand Catherine’s significance on Russian history. Explain how the British could conquer the Mughal Empire. 122. Catherine the Great. What been happening in Russia since Peter the Great?

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Agenda
Agenda

  • Catherine the Great

    • Notes

    • radio

  • Mughal Empire

    • Notes

  • Lyrics?


Objectives
Objectives

  • Understand Catherine’s significance on Russian history.

  • Explain how the British could conquer the Mughal Empire.


122 catherine the great
122. Catherine the Great

  • What been happening in Russia since Peter the Great?

  • Several weak emperors

    • Peter III married German Princess Catherine


Catherine the great
Catherine the Great

  • Son in line for the throne

  • Catherine takes over instead (empress)



Enlightenment
Enlightenment?

  • Friends with enlightenment philosophers


Trouble
Trouble?

  • Peasants unhappy

    • War, plague, lack of food

  • Peasant REVOLUTION!!


Catherine s response
Catherine’s Response

  • Abandons the enlightenment

  • Puts down the revolution

  • Rules with IRON FIST



Why great
Why Great?

  • Expanded Russia to Poland

  • Took control of Crimean Peninsula

  • Russia grew strong and could compete


123 mughal empire
123. Mughal Empire

  • India before the 1700s?

  • Akbar practiced religious tolerance toward Hindus

  • Trade & Agriculture flourished

    • Clothed Europe


Mughal art
Mughal Art

  • TajMahal

    • Tomb built to honor wife that died during childbirth

    • Most beautiful building in the world


Mughal in the 1700s
Mughal in the 1700s

  • Took over most of Southern Asia

  • War

  • War weakened India into fragmented states


Joint stock companies
Joint Stock Companies?

  • British East India Company defeated French and Dutch Trading Companies

  • Then defeated Indian armies



Lyrics
Lyrics

  • Get in to groups

  • Decide on what topic.

  • Rubric next class.


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