Catherine The Great Lecture

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  • Catherine The Great Lecture

    1. 2. Enlightened Despot: Leaders who embraced the Enlightenment reforms and tried to reconstruct the state in order to make it more rational and uniform .
    2. 3. Peter I (The Great Catherine I Peter II Anna Ivan VI Elizabeth Peter III
    3. 4. Catherine the Great’s Reforms: Legislative Economic Territorial Social
    4. 6. <ul><li>Treaty of Kuchuk-Kainardji </li></ul><ul><li>(1774) </li></ul><ul><li>Direct outlet on the Black Sea </li></ul><ul><li>Free navigation rights in the Black Sea </li></ul><ul><li>Free access through the Bosporus </li></ul><ul><li>Annexation of Crimea </li></ul><ul><li>Made Russia the protector of the orthodox Christians living in Ottoman Empire </li></ul><ul><li>(Set up future conflict with France – the protectors of Roman Catholics in the Ottoman Empire) </li></ul>
    5. 8. Pugachev Rebellion (1773-1774) p OO g u chôf'

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