1/15/15 Notes HY 102
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HY 102 Lecture Notes January 15 2015 Imitating France Other examples of European Absolutism Prussia 0 Where it is and why it matters Split up some in Holy Roman Empire some outside 0 Frederick William the great Elector 1653 call legislature together Bargain with nobilities o Pushed for second sons to serve as of cers Right to collect certain taxes in perpetuity and use those taxes to create 5000 man army Idea is not to beat someone but to lose and effectively Prussia will not be weak again after 30 Years39 War An army with a state where it camps Voltaire Army respected across Europe 0 Junkers social consequences of Prussia39s development 0 Europe changing into cash economy Western Europe 0 No longer have serfs but peasants Russia 0 shhhwe39re not sure it39s really part of the west Western Europe Catholic Russia Orthodox Eat social dress differently Women segregated 0 Peter the Great brings the west to Russia a little bit Goes secretly to western Europe to study Westernize nobility Forbad young nobleman from marrying until they passed exams on math western literature Creates universities gets rid of segregation Creates a senate make things ef cient Brings in forks taxes beards Tried to create a new nobility Table of ranks After death most of the westernization is undone 0 Why So he could beat up on Sweden The quotwindow on the westquot 0 Created by Peter on St Petersburg Austria and the Hapsburgs o Hapsburgs Strong Catholics Dif cult to expand in Holy Roman Empire 0 The dangers of national assemblies Add new representatives with new territory HY 102 Lecture Notes Different alphabet language family of languages Most are German Have to try to buy loyalty to people of new territories Oriented toward Vienna o Struggles with the Ottomans Chance to expand Hapsburg territory Protestants happier under Ottomans 0 Religion and identity in the Balkans Key words Frederick William the Great Elector Elector of Brandenburg Prussia The quotGreat Recessquot Generakreigscommissariat Where Prussian bureaucracy grow ups junkers The quotsecond serfdomquot Peterl the Great Ambitious tall crude Makes Russian military stronger Charles Xll Sweden Boyars Russian nobility Wear robes slippers and beards St Petersburg quotwindow on the westquot Windsor Palace Fought Sweden for it Have port that faces westward was his goal Table of Ranks 16 ranks Service to Russia Top 8 steps are tax exempt Nobility tend to be more loyal to Peter quotI care less about your birth than I do about your actionsquot