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Building Russia. Who are some of the Russian leaders mentioned in Chapter 18? Why was Russia in need of reform? What was going on in Europe around 1300-1500ish?. Ivan III (The Great). Ivan IV (The Terrible) 1533-1584. Cossacks. boyars. Peter the Great Romanov Dynasty 1689-1725

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Who are some of the Russian leaders mentioned in Chapter 18?
  • Why was Russia in need of reform? What was going on in Europe around 1300-1500ish?
westernization of russia
Westernization of Russia

Missed the Renaissance so…

  • Instituted Secular schools emphasizing math and sciences.
  • Modernized the Alphabet

Missed the Reformation so…

  • Reorganized the Orthodox Church, being humble he made himself head of it.
social reconstruction
Social Reconstruction

“Civil” culture

  • No more Beards
  • Court dress code
  • Smoking and Coffee

Some reforms didn’t stick, ultimately these were more of means to spread western manners and culture.

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Catherine the Great

1762-1796

  • Think PTG
  • Think Expansion
  • Think Selective Westernization
westernization cont
Westernization (cont.)

Finishing the job that Peter started

  • Built hospitals, sanitation, schools
  • Addiction to building, creates layout for future cities (the “winter” palace)

However……

  • Westernization limited to the Elite
  • 95% Of Russia remains RURAL
  • Peasants heavily taxed (PTG too)
modernizing russia
Peter the Great

Created Russian Navy

St. Petersburg

Manners

Orthodox Church

Overall: Expansion oriented, brings idea of Western Culture to a Medieval Russia

Catherine the Great

Russia on local level

New buildings

Selective Westernizer

Overall: Worked mainly with Russia on local levels, improving what already existed

Modernizing Russia
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