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    risen from minor German nobility to ruler of the Russian Empire. Centuries after her eventful rule, Catherine II is commonly known as Catherine the Great. In Russia’s history, only three monarchs have been awarded this title; the most famous being Peter the Great, the father of Catherine’s predecessor, Empress Elizabeth. For Peter, being awarded the title of “Great” was based on his combat prowess combined with successful military campaigns throughout his rule. Catherine II, having risen from relative adversity in a strange land to become the ruler of what historians argue was Russia’s Golden Age. Her strengths lay in strategic diplomacy, a strong will and a keen…

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    Princess Sophia August Frederika was born in the German city of Stettin, (now Poland) on Apr 21, 1729. She was born into royalty, her father Prince Christian August of Anhalt-Zerbst and her mother Princess Johanna Elizabeth of Holstein-Gottorp. The Russian empress reigned from 1762-1796 marking her Russia's longest female ruler ruling for over thrity years. Catherine's husband the grand duke Peter displease the military, nobles, offcials, and the Orthodox church. After 6 months of his rule…

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    This letter would change the fifteen year old princesses life as being summoned meant that she was to be considered for marriage to the heir to the Russian throne and Sophie’s second cousin, the Grand Duke Peter (Rounding, 13). Sophie’s perspective groom Peter was described as immature, childishly obsessed with soldiers, an alcoholic, and not mentally stable (Lichtman, Corey). Sophie was successful in garnering the Empress’s approval for her marriage. After also gaining consent from her…

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    Prince Gabriel Wylie enters the assembly room, surrounded by members of his council, Kingsman, and family; draped in royal purple robes made from the finest silk and wool. The hall was a mixture of elegance and refinement, furnished in red and white linens with flowers and candles, a complete contrast to its appearance just a few hours prior. A long velvet mat parted the floor with nobles standing on the opposite sides of it. An older man with pure white hair, wearing religious robes, holding…

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    The Lady or the Tiger? The Princess had wish she pick the other door, so she got jealous and the was her first guy she liked and she was so sad:( :( in till her dad found this handsome prince and his sister was the girl she pick but she didn’t know and she met him and she fall in love with him and he said that they were going to go out with some random people and the princess said ok. That night the prince came to pick her…

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    The language arts class was scheduled at 5 in the evening. Prince Evener hurried through the garden, not quite sprinting. Once again he justified taking the shortcut through the garden instead of walking the main path. There are too many interruptions if he had gone through the hallways. Somebody is always asking him something, and he cannot always escape like his father does. Once I am king, I can do whatever I want, he tired a sign though his labored breathing. I am dreaming too much of the…

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    This is a story about three kingdoms (Obviously). Now these kingdom's names were the Naturae kingdom, the Bellator Kingdom, and the Magicae Kingdom. The Naturae kingdom was where people and animals live in harmony and together. They hardly ate meat and the rulers were very kind. The present rulers were king Preston and queen Priscilla southeast their daughter sweet Pacifica. The Bellator Kingdom were the homes of many famous warriors and birthed amazing ones still today. The rulers were very…

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    In the story, "Lady and the Tiger" by Frank R. Stockton there was an arena that the king had some people build. The arena was built to decide criminal's faith. One day, the faith of the princess' lover was to be decided. The king didn't like the youth truly, because he loved his daughter. When the king discovered the existence of his daughter's lover he immediately ordered him to prison. In the arena, the criminal shall choose between two doors. Behind one door a genuinely fair maiden or a tiger…

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    The Tale of Ophelia There was once a Kingdom in Denmark named Venlighed, meaning kindness. The kingdom was ruled by a fair King and Queen. One day, the King and Queen were blessed with a gift of a daughter, and they named her Ophelia. But something wasn’t quite right with Ophelia. She was born with a deathly illness, so the noble King and Queen asked for the most powerful fairy godmother in the Kingdom. “I do not have the power to cure the princess from her illness, but I can give her a gift to…

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    Empress Theodora and Elizabeth I impacted their respective empire or kingdom by doing the best the could for their homes . During the time they were alive they were very powerful woman . Empress Theodora helped the woman a lot she changed many rules for they could be equal to men . Elizabeth I was very brave she did not care who you were she was not afraid . She was her own person she did not care what others thought of her she did not care that she had no kids or husband she was married to her…

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