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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)


Agenda

  • Continued westernization from Peter the Great

    • Farming, manufacturing


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


Not every one liked catherine

Not every one liked Catherine


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


Agenda

  • India was becoming a British Colony


Lyrics

Lyrics

  • Get in to groups

  • Decide on what topic.

  • Rubric next class.


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