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World Cultures Quiz

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Peter the Great
used his power to put Russia on the road to becoming a great modern power
westernized Russia
autocrat
2nd time won war vs sweden to gain warm-water port
westernization
adoption of western ideas, technology, and culture
"modernization"
banned beards, pockets in pants, and men and women dancing together
boyars
landowning nobles
autocratic
having unlimited power
warm-water port
port that is free of ice year-round
St. Petersburg
Peter built this capital city on the Baltic Coast.
testimony to reign
Catherine the Great
embraced Russian orthodox faith
russian ruler
farm animals
sex drive
expanded land
partition
divide up-Poland