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    Peter The Great

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    education, he desired a faster method of transit to the West. He achieved this by war with Sweden for twenty-one years to get a seaport next to the Baltic Sea. To be more precise, Peter had already obtained the port before Sweden had formally yielded it and began to build on it. Although the marshy location was detrimental, Peter considered it perfect because ships could travel the Neva River into the Baltic sea, which lead to the West; and he named the city St. Petersburg after his patron saint. Due to the swampy nature of the selected area, establishing a city was difficult. Due to this, Peter ordered thousands of serfs…

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    Petrograd Revolution

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    were shortages of basic necessities, food shortages, and fuel as well, not to mention, the people’s anger that millions of their soldiers had died on the battlefield and Czar Nicholas II had done nothing to stop this and he even kept pouring more manpower into the war even after many died. This had been the political climate for the last couple of months, it was now February and drastic measures began to be taken by the Czar, who was ill-equipped to rule anyways since he took power in 1894 from…

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    Peter the Great born in Moscow and his family was with his father: Alexis of Russia, his mother:Natalya Naryshkina and his religion was Russian Orthodoxy , Russia on 9 June 1672 and he died in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire on 8 February 1725. He became emperor of Russia in 2 November 1721 and he resigned in 8 February 1725 when he died, his successor was Catherine I. He reign the tsar of Russia 7 May 1682 and stop it 2 November 1721 when he became the emperor, the coronation was in the day of…

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    expansion and the decline of Spain as a great power. When Louis die in September 1, 1715, a saint describe his death as God save the people because the absolutism of Louis have brought heavy and oppressive rule to the people which almost bankrupted the country since there were less compensation from the things he have done. Another example of absolutism that put heavy burden to the peasant is Peter the Great of Russia. fascinated by weapon and foreign technology he attempt to westernized Russia…

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    Peter The Great Thesis

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    family backgrounds. His programs lead to the construction of new roads and canals, and the expansion of industry and foreign trade programs. Peter also laid the basis for the Russian Academy of Sciences. Founding of St. Petersburg Peter the First founded the city of St. Petersburg in 1703, on territory taken from Sweden. He modeled this city after those in Western Europe and upon making it the capital, he made it his focus on “Westernizing” Russian life. Post Peter After Peter’s death in 1725,…

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    The Bolshevik Revolution or the Russian Revolution is the name for the pair of revolutions that took place in Russia during 1917, in which took down the Tsarist totalitarianism and prompted the destined rise of the Soviet Union. The Russian Empire had fallen with the surrender of Emperor Nicholas II, and the old administration was replaced by a new short term government during the first revolution of February 1917. In the second one that happened in October, the Provisional Government was taken…

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    about to execute innocent philosophers and intellectuals, and when he stifled harmless literature study). Because of Dostoyevsky's arrest and time spent in labor camp, this novel was written and I think part of it is because he wanted to understand Nicholas I's point of view by writing in a similar one. Shishkin's oil portrait Ivan Nikolaevich Kramskoy (1880) shows the progression to a more modern time with the use of photorealism vs. the popular impressionist style of recent years. It was…

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    and how much it differed from that of Russia, they returned home with a desire to reform their motherland: get rid of the autocracy and serfdom. First the idea of creating a secret society with those goals came to Orlov, and in 1814 influenced by Voltaire and Rousseau Orlov involved Dmitriev-Mamonov in the idea. Together they founded the Order of Russian Knights. In 1818 the Order became a part of another movement which came to be the most popular out of all the Decembrist organisations. Three…

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    propaganda. While dance was famous in Russia under Lenin and Stalin, dance in Germany was not as revered as Russian ballet, especially during the time of Hitler’s rule. Although these two countries may not seem to own the same style of dance, both countries were able to benefit from dance politically. Soviet Russia and Nazi Germany demonstrate how dance was utilized in totalitarian societies, for political reasons and for the public’s enjoyment. In Soviet Russia, beginning in the 1920s, “Soviet…

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    Animal Farm was written in 1946 by George Orwell. The lead characters are pigs: Old Major, Snowball, Napoleon, and Squealer, and horse Boxer. Animal Farm is written in the genres of satire, fiction, black comedy, fable, political fable, and political satire. Analysis: Animal Farm begins when Old Major, a big boar, gathers the animals of Manor Farm for a meeting. He tells them of his hopes and dreams for a future where all animals may live a life free from human oppression. He urges the…

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