Western Civ Test 1: Age Of Absolutism In Russia

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  • 1. 
    This country had no warm water ports, and therefore, had very little trade with the rest of Europe
  • 2. 
    What religious affiliation did Russia have?
  • 3. 
    An assembly of nobles elected this 17 yr old to become the new czar, hoping to resolve tension
  • 4. 
    This Russian dynasty was in rule from 1613 until 1917
  • 5. 
    This 10 yr old ascended the throne, without the benefit of discipline and no formal education during the age of absolutism
  • 6. 
    His three basic policies were 1. europeanize his people, 2. obtain an outlet on the sea, and 3. make his power absolute
  • 7. 
    In order to gain a warm water port, Peter I tried to gain a territory from this power
  • 8. 
    Once Peter I obtains Swedish territory, he moves the capital to this city
  • 9. 
    "His window open upon the sea"
  • 10. 
    Peter I bestows this title upon himself
  • 11. 
    This person opposed Peter, so Peter abolished his position
  • 12. 
    Peter replaces the Patriarch of the ROC with this system, of which he is the head
  • 13. 
    Peter's son begins to call him this, so he is thrown into a prison and dies
  • 14. 
    After Peter I died, the throne went to...
  • 15. 
    He was the heir apparent under Elizabeth, married a German princess named Catherine
  • 16. 
    During Elizabeth's reign, she befriends many nobles.  When her husband, Peter III, comes to the throne, she plots his demise, aids in his murder. 
  • 17. 
    "Moronic booby"
  • 18. 
    Ruler after Elizabeth
  • 19. 
    Ruler after Peter III
  • 20. 
    Catherine the Great wanted access to this, so she goes to war with the Ottoman Empire
  • 21. 
    In cooperation with Austria and Prussia, Catherine the Great annexes half of this territory...

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