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The Enlightened Despots: Catherine The Great, And Joseph II

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The Enlightenment was a period of time that intellectual ideas and philosophical views dominated the 18th century. From the Enlightenment arose many despots that brought new reforms to the country of which they ruled. The Enlightened despots were absolute monarchs that sought legal, religious, and educational reforms. Success or failure Catherine the Great, Frederick the Great, and Joseph II came to as the most noticeable Enlightened Despots. The Enlightened despots brought new reforms to the country of which they ruled. Catherine The Great continued the reforms Peter the Great previously had been working on. She implemented the restricted use of torture and nationalized law code within the country. Frederick The Great of Prussia, was a part
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