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Ruirik
Viking
First Leader
Ivan the Great
Unite Princes,
First leader of united Russia after Mongols
Refused to pay taxes
Battle never happened
His grandson is Ivan the Terrible
Ivan the Terrible
Started Orichniki
First czar/tsar
Bad childhood
Cruel
Built St. Basil's Church
Perter the Great
WESTERNIZE RUSSIA!!!
War against sweedes and Trukey(Baltic and Black Sea)
LIFE HARD FOR SERFS!!!
Catherine the Great
Golden age of Nobility
German heritage
Overthrew Husband
Life hard for Serfs,
Westernize Culture
Alexander II
abolished serfs
killed by bomb (assasinated)
**Sold Alaska**
Nicholas II
Was unable to controll people during industrial revolution,
Responsible for bloody Sunday,
Last of Romanovs (royal family)
WWI
Slavs
7th Century settled along Dnieper River
Norsemen
Vikings invade, lengend says "invited", called Rus (where Russia comes from)
Constantinople
Present day Turkish port, allowed trade with Europe
Prince Vladimir of Kieve
Brought Christianity
Mongols
Most infamouis invaders of Early Russia
Genghis Khan
Leader of Mongols during most invasions,
Covered most of Northern Asia
Results of Mongol invasion
1. Many Russians died
2. Cities Burned
3. No democracy
4. Blocked contact with outside world
a. Because of unfriendly neighbors
b. Mongols discouraged outside communication
Princes of Moscow
impowered by Mongols
Collect taxes
Ruled Subregions
Eventually overthrew Mongols (Ivan the Great was the leader of the overthrow)
Oprichniki
Secret police
cencorship
Peter the Great
won Baltic
St. Petersburg
Catherine the Great
Fought for Black Sea
Duma
Parliment
Abdicate
give up the throne
Elena the Beautiful
princess
Babay Yaga
witch person, sometimes good, sometimes bad
Taiga
Forest
St. Basil's Church
Church, built by Ivan the Terrible
Ural Mountains
Divides Europe and Asia
Sale of Alaska
1867, Alexander II