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  • Comparing Peter The Great And Peter The Great

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    ruled over their own magnificent empires. These monarchs were Peter the Great, the tsar of Russia, and the emperor of China, Kangxi. At the time of their rules, an economic system called mercantilism formed. This system allowed societies to benefit off of influx of goods from merchants trading. Using this system, in China, the Canton system was formed to open up ports to western societies. Even though, both Kangxi and Peter the Great shared similarities in the way they ruled, they had a variety of

  • Peter The Great : The Positive Impact Of Peter The Great

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    Prior to Peter taking reign, the Russian society was in a rough condition. The economy was failing and the country's standing army was extremely weak. Russia was also in the midst of a war against the Ottoman Turkish Empire, with a goal to secure a Russian port on the northern coast of the Black Sea. Peter the Great ruled over Russia from 1682-1752.He tried to form warm water ports so they had the ability to trade in the in the winter. He also tried to improve Russia and modernize the culture. As

  • Peter The Great Of The World

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    Peter the Great In 1696, with the death of Ivan V., the half brother and joint tsar of Peter, Peter the Great became an absolute monarch in Russia, and one of the most famous rulers in history. His extensive reforms transferred Russia from an isolated and chaotic country to a great and powerful nation in the world. Except for these reformations, St. Petersburg was also one of great legacy that Peter the Great. First of all, Peter the Great reformed in the cultural aspect in Russia. From 1697

  • Peter the Great Essay

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    Westernization under Peter the Great The impact of Westernization under Peter the Great. Virtually every aspect of Russia was affected by reforms during the reign of Peter the Great. His reforms were the most wide-spread ever to take place. Of all of the Czars Peter is one of the most visible and in Russian history. The reforms and westernization of Peter the Great made Russia a more modern and stronger power in Europe under his rule and until his death in 1725. Peter was a powerful and

  • Peter The Great Absolutism

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    monarchs, two monarchs stand out as the most influential, powerful rulers: Peter the Great of Russia and Louis XIV of France. Both of these rulers embody the definition of an absolute monarch and by controlling various aspects of their nation, both successfully created a more unified nation state. Despite

  • Influence Of Peter The Great

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    enlightened his power was Peter the Great. Peter the great used his power to improve society and used ideas from the ruler before. Those ideas from the ruler before that was never used peter the great took those ideas and made the ideas happen for the people and society. When peter the great first came into power peter the great wanted to take old ideas and improve them for him the people and society. peter the the great wanted to change how the people looked and dressed and Peter the Great made people shave

  • Peter The Great Influence

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    Peter the Great was an absolute leader, he was the sole leader of the Russian empire, and his word was his law, and believed himself to be divine. He believed in absolute principles in political, philosophical, ethical or theological matters. Peter the Great was an absolute ruler of all Russia from 1682-1725. Peter the Great prolonged a standing army, which displays an absolute ruler. Peter the Great is considered one of the most effective transformational leaders in Russian history. He also created

  • The Reign Of Peter The Great

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    The reign of Peter the Great has been a source of considerable historical debate for many contemporary and traditional historians. Especially, the transformation he made to Russian culture, politics and economic, which arguably changed the foundations of society. Thus, the interval of some three hundred years has allowed us to access Peter the Great 's reforms more accurately but we must consider that Russia during the late 17th century existed in different ethical and social circumstances to our

  • Peter The Great: A Example Of Effective Leadership: Peter I The Great

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    Peter I the Great (1672-1725) is regularly used as a prime example of how effective leadership can play a vital role in the development of a country, Peter is also recognized for the role he played in advancing Russia into the European state system. Peter is seen as a revolutionary as he wanted to discard the old Muscovite Russia and completely modernize the state on both political and military grounds. Copious amounts of Peter’s ideological reforms emanated from the west. Peter learned by example

  • Peter The Great ( 1672-1725 )

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    Peter the Great (1672-1725) Peter Alekseyevich Romanov was born, 9 June 1672, to the second wife of his father Tsar Alexis. Upon the death of his father in 1676 a bitter dispute of succession developed between the noble families of Tsar Alexis’s first wife, the Miloslavskiis, and that of second wife, the Naryshkins. The dispute culminated in a brutal attack on the Naryshkin family by the Streltsy1, in which Peter personally witnessed the murders of several members of his family and other nobility