Catherine The Great Essays and Term Papers

  • Catherine the Great

    Life of Catherine the Great What would be your thoughts, at fourteen years old, if you discovered that everyone was pressuring you to marry an unaffectionate, immature prince? Princess Sophia Augusta Fredericka was put into this situation when Empress Elizabeth of Russia sent for her to become the...

      1487 Words | 4 Pages   Catherine the Great, Russian Empire, Serfdom in Russia, Russian nobility

  • Catherine the Great (Catherine II)

    Catherine the Great (Catherine II) Catherine II was born in Stettin, Prussia in 1729. She became Russian empress in 1762. She started out as a minor German princess because her father was Christian August and was prince of the area. He was more famous for serving as a general in Frederick William...

      290 Words | 1 Pages   Alexandra Feodorovna (Alix of Hesse), Peter III of Russia, Catherine the Great

  • Catherine the Great

    Catherine the great Peter the great was cable of to turn Russia in one of the greatest power. Russians ruled northeastern Europe due to his great work as a ruler. He ruled the Russian Empire from 1682 until the day of his death, February 8th 1725. After his death, no ruler could compare to his greatness...

      1230 Words | 4 Pages   Pugachev's Rebellion, Catherine the Great, Russian Empire, Peter III of Russia

  • Catherine the Great

    Catherine the Great Catherine the Great was born a German princess on May 2nd 1729 in Stettin Prussia, with the birth name of Sophia Augusta Frederica.Her father was the prince of Anhalt-Zerbst, Christian Augustus who became to be more known through his position as general in the Prussian army under...

      582 Words | 2 Pages   Catherine the Great, Peter III of Russia

  • Catherine the Great

    the consequences of Catherine the Great's reforms for the Russian gentry? Catherine II (Catherine the Great) ascended the throne in 1762, and therefore Russia also begun a great time in its history in regards to reforms that the empress put into place during her reign. Catherine created reforms- internal...

      1755 Words | 5 Pages   Russian Empire, Catherine the Great, Russian nobility, Law

  • Catherine the Great

    travelled to the Kingdom of Russia to marry the Grand Duke, Peter the third. "At the time, Russia was ruled by Empress Elizabeth, a daughter of Peter the Great" (Krull). At the age of 17, Sophia was officially married to Peter the Third and became Royal Duchess of Russia. Sophie's husband, Peter was very immature...

      1473 Words | 5 Pages   Serfdom in Russia, Russian Empire, Catherine the Great

  • Catherine the Great

    Catherine II also known as Catherine the Great was considered to be a Czar of Russia. She was a ruler who listened to both the ideas of not only the philosophers but listened to the problems of her people as well and she pushed to educate Russia by establishing an elected government, codifying laws...

      255 Words | 1 Pages   Frederick the Great, Catherine the Great

  • Catherine the Great

    Catherine the Great was known as an "Enlightened Despot," because she reigned during the Age of the Enlightenment along with other monarchs such as Frederick the Great and Joseph II, began to understand the concepts of reason, natural law and other ideas being developed at the time by various philosophers...

      374 Words | 2 Pages   Catherine the Great, Enlightened absolutism, Age of Enlightenment, Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor

  • Catherine the Great

    Hist 030 | Catherine the Great | Women Empowerment | | Jose Fletes | 3/11/2013 | [Type the abstract of the document here. The abstract is typically a short summary of the contents of the document. Type the abstract of the document here. The abstract is typically a short summary of the...

      1861 Words | 5 Pages   Gender

  • Catherine the Great

    The Russian Empire: Catherine the Great Questions: 1. My empire was established by Ivan IV (the terrible). He was crowned the first Tsar of Russia in 1547. During his long reign, Ivan the Terrible expanded the already large Russian territory by taking over the three Tatar khanates: Kazan and Astrakhan...

      736 Words | 2 Pages   Russian nobility, Ivan the Terrible, Tsardom of Russia, Russian Empire

  • Catherine the Great

    Pamela Villegas Matrícula: 1371824 Samantha Rodríguez Matrícula: 1371650 History Catherine “The Great” Early Life Catherine II of Russia was born on May 2, 1729 in Szoczecin that is nowadays Poland. Poland officially the Republic of Poland is a country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the...

      1522 Words | 4 Pages   Russian Empire, Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, Peter III of Russia

  • Catherine the Great

    Brooke Gunther AP World History Catherin the Great was a woman of her time. Born in Szczecin, Poland in 1729. She became ruler of Russia, and had am amazing impact. From education to ideas on war, she was an overall package and had her mind set on a goal and would get to it. In her time period...

      619 Words | 2 Pages   Catherine the Great, Russian Empire, Serfdom

  • Catherine the Great

    Catherine the Great Religious Toleration Catherine the Great allowed a limited amount of religious toleration during her rule. For example, she stopped the prosecution of the Old Believers. Another feat she accomplished was giving Jews some civil equality. Catherine II, the Great, could be considered...

      326 Words | 2 Pages   Catherine the Great, Russian Empire, Szlachta

  • Catherine the Great

    Catherine the Great continued Peter's expansionist policies and established Russia as a European power. During her reign (1762-96), power was centralized in the monarchy, and administrative reforms concentrated great wealth and privilege in the hands of the Russian nobility. Catherine was also known...

      533 Words | 2 Pages   Catherine the Great, Russian nobility, Age of Enlightenment, Russian Empire

  • Catherine the Great

    Catherine the Great Catherine the Great was the most renowned and the longest-ruling female leader of Russia. She reigned from 9 July 1762 until her death on 17 November 1796. She died at the age of sixty-seven. Her reign is called Catherinian Era and Russia's Golden Age. Catherine was of German...

      2168 Words | 5 Pages   Catherine the Great, Peter III of Russia, Kingdom of Prussia, Winter Palace

  • Catherine the Great

    Catherine the Great Catherine the Great was unquestionably the most notorious Tsarina of all the female, Russian monarchs. With her undeniable intellect, and absolute power over all of Russia, she led the country to greatness. Attempting education, and modernization reforms, she strived for Russia...

      2028 Words | 6 Pages   Ottoman Empire, Catherine the Great, Russian Empire

  • Catherine the Great

    Catherine the Great Catherine the great was a turning point in history. As the empress of Russia, she increased the influence and strength of Russia during the course of her reign. By acquiring more land for Russia and fortifying its government and nobility, she ensured that Russia would be increasingly...

      452 Words | 2 Pages   Catherine the Great, Russian Empire, Peter the Great, Age of Enlightenment

  • Peter the Great and Catherine the Great Bio

    Omar Fernandez 9/9/2012 Per.4 Peter the Great and Catherine the Great Peter I was born on May 30, 1672, in Moscow. He was crowned Tsar of Russia on April 27, 1682 and became Emperor of Russia on October 22, 1721.He was a grandson of Tsar Michael Romanov. In 1682, at the age of 10, Peter was proclaimed...

      733 Words | 2 Pages   Catherine the Great, Russian Empire, Peter the Great, Peter III of Russia

  • The Great Gatsby-Catherine

    to a controvertible end. Tom and his mistress had an argument in which he hit her and broke her nose. I was shocked and was urgent to take care of Catherine. Nick left the party and Mrs. and Mr. McKee as well. That evening was special and Nick did not go out of my mind. I wanted to know him better.. ...

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  • Catherine the Great: Enlightened Despot

    Catherine the Great: Enlightened Despot Catherine the Great of Russia was influenced largely by the French Enlightenment and considered herself an enlightened despot; she read the works of Montesquieu and Voltaire and accumulated a considerable amount of knowledge of the theory of government and politics...

      1148 Words | 4 Pages   Catherine the Great, Russian Empire, Age of Enlightenment, Enlightened absolutism