Peter I of Russia

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  • The Clash Of Civilization

    it base on religion, I want to remind you the prediction of Baba Vanga, the Bulgarian psychic. She predicted in 1989, that on Earth would be wars between Islam and Christianity, and finally there is would be “Muslim Europe” . I may found not appropriate sources to write about it, but what actually happens in Europe makes me believe in her…

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  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Analysis

    Tchaikovsky”, the author, Alexander Poznansky, informs readers about the life of the famous musical composer, Peter Tchaikovsky. The article begins with Peter’s early life which helps readers understand how he became utterly fascinated with Italian music, especially Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovonni. With a music passion already instituted, the article goes to explain how Peter became one of the most famous composers in history by discussing many of his earlier compositions that…

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  • How Did Prussia Survive A Victory In World War I?

    where, this year, we have succeeded. However, this whole campaign is but the arrangement of the chessboard. This coming year, the game will begin and it is a difficult task that I have proposed to myself to be wise still.” Frederick had now to await the forthcoming of the next campaign, when France, Austria, Sweden and Russia would be ready to “enter the game”. Thus, Prussia with a population four times less of the magnitude of the enemy, far less revenues, and almost unaided would come to face…

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  • Analysis Of Joseph Stalin's Industrialization

    sweeping push to reform The Soviet Union into a country that would have the technological and industrial capabilities to play a large role in the international affairs of the world. As it occurred through some periods of Russia’s history, starting with Peter the Great’s push for urbanization, Stalin desired to transform the USSR from a “backwater” nation into a force that could be on-par with some of the most powerful nations of that age. The document, an excerpt from a larger collection of his…

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  • How To Write An Informative Essay On The Nutcracker Ballet

    I. The Nutcracker ballet is one of the most famous ballets in history. For many, it is a yearly tradition to watch or perform this well-known performance. This story starts on Christmas Eve with two siblings, Clara and Fritz, being led to see their presents. Clara instantly falls in love with a nutcracker soldier. After deciding to play with the doll, Fritz accidently breaks its bottom teeth. Clara becomes mad and cares for the nutcracker in the playroom. The clock strikes twelve and she…

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  • Leo Tolstoy's Insights In The Death Of Ivan Ilyich

    Insights in “The Death of Ivan Ilyich” Leo Tolstoy was born on September 9, 1828 in Tula Province, Russia. Tolstoy wrote his first novel in the 1860s titled “War and Peace.” In 1873, Tolstoy set to work on the second of his best-known novels, “Anna Karenina.” He continued to write fiction throughout the 1880s and 1890s. One of his most successful later works was “The Death of Ivan Ilyich.” Tolstoy was the youngest of four boys. When his mom died in 1843 his cousin began to take care of them.…

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  • The German Genius By Peter Watson: Chapter Summary

    In the book by Peter Watson, “The German Genius” reflects greatly on the importance of German influence as well as the impact of historical individuals had on sculpting what Germany is now. Chapter twenty-one and chapter twenty-two act as the turning point historically German in the sense of being a positive influence for the rest of the world to a negative influence. In chapter twenty-one “The Abuses of History”, the author elaborates on the blossoming of aggressive nationalism, militarism,…

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  • Differences Between Julius Caesar And Russia

    Two men who were both leaders, but one was far worse than the other. Their names were Julius Caesar and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. This essay is about Julius Caesar and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, because they were both leaders, but only Julius was the only one to become a dictator. Nicholas II and Caesar were both loathed leaders who were gruesomely murdered by political rivals. For Julius Caesar a defining moment in his life was the Gallic war and when he became a dictator. The decline of…

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  • Russian Revolutions Causes

    the details; and in 1825 they got the perfect opportunity. When Alexander I died he had no heirs to the throne, so his brother Konstantin was the next in line. However, years before the death of Alexander, Konstantin resigned his claim to the empire. Yet in November 1825 the people of Russia took an oath to be loyal to Konstantin, thus making him the tsar. He was not willing to be the tsar, and a situation arose where Russia didn’t have a de facto leader. When some believed the situation…

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  • World War I And The Rise Of Dictatorship

    accepted. World War I and the events of the following years brought crisis in a variety of countries. This lead to the rise of Dictatorships. The two most brutal dictatorships after the First World War were Soviet Russia and Nazi Germany. Since Germany was in such chaos, they were willing to accept Nazi dictatorship. And the Great Depression also devastated their economy and this crisis forced them to accept dictatorship. Basically, dictatorship was all because of World War I. 2. Communism was a…

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