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Ivan the terrible

became mentally insane and created private policce force to arrest any suspicious persons 'out to get him', known as a brutal ruler
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Ivan the Terrible
became mentally insane and created private policce force to arrest any suspicious persons 'out to get him', known as a brutal ruler
Ivan IV
expanded Russia's borders, drew up a legal code, promoted military officers based on merit
autocratic
very powerful/ dictatorial
National Assembly
took control over church lands and sold them
The civil constitution of 1790
church clergy became salaried officials, papal authority ended
Constitution of 1791
created limited constitutional monarchy and legislative assembly
limited monarchy
a system of government where a monarch stood as head of state but his power was limited
the legislative assembly
had the power to create laws, collect taxes, and decide issues on war and peace
radicals
opposed the absolute king
conservatives
upheld ideas of absolute king
The comittee of public safety
dealt with outside threats to the national convention
jacobins
radicles within the legislative assembly
national convention
assembly which governs France for 3 years
The constitution of 1795
called for a directory
Directory
2 house legislature and an executive body of 5 men