History 102 Week 3 Notes
History 102 Week 3 Notes HIST 102 011
Popular in Western Civ: 1648 - Present
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o Absolutism in Other Countries 0 O O O 0 Austria Prussia Russia Prussia had a mix of nobility merchants and town representatives to advise monarch AustriaHungary l multiethnic group Russia Run by the Romanov family Rulers had professional bureaucracies to rule their state Used power of monopoly to control trade Centralized armies 200000300000 troops Austrian monarchs destroyed part of the nobility to ensure complete control Realized they needed Hungarian nobility to take over Ottoman Empire Pragmatic Sanctions in 1713 Maria Teresa became the rst female empress 17401780 Prussia had to deal with Russian citizens and German nobles Nobility measured by amount of land and how they kept it in their possession The Russian Empire came from the Mongolian Empire from the city of Moscow needed nobility to keep Empire together Peter the Great attempted to modernize Russia Catherine conquered Crimea and secured it into Russian possession until the Soviet Union fell Differences between RussiaAustrian monarchies and France Strength of nobility Agriculturally based economic system not trade and commerce Continued institution of serfdom over free labor Weakness of merchant classes Nobles have an ensured position in the gov t if they are educated httpsstudysoupcomuniversityof delawa rehist102011one weekof notesweek3of notesid61153