AP Euro Enlightened Eastern Europe Monarchs

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  • Eastern Monarchs
    • Serfdom
      • re-established, unlike in western europe
      • R. peasants leave in midle of january
      • 1574; Polish nobles could legally execute their peasants
      • a way to buy noble cooperation
    • Austrian Habsburgs
      • use ottoman empire to unify  eastern lands
      • formed around bohemia austria and hungary
      • Joseph II
        • son of Maria Theresa
        • influenced by enlightenment
          • abolishes serfdom, monopolies, allwos relig. freedom, etc.
            • rarely followed by nobles when able to
    • Prussia; Hohenzollerns
      • to make up for lack of borders, landlockedness and poor soil create standing army
        • Standing Army
          • Prussia; Hohenzollerns
            • to make up for lack of borders, landlockedness and poor soil create standing army
              • Standing Army
              • Frederick WIlliam I; King in Prussia (1713-1740)
                • Potsdam Giants
                • enlightened monarch
              • Frederick II the Great (1740-1786) King of Prussia
                • enlightened monarch
                  • bans torture and capital punishment, freedom for jews to pracice religion, chills with Voltaire
        • Frederick WIlliam I; King in Prussia (1713-1740)
          • Potsdam Giants
          • enlightened monarch
        • Frederick II the Great (1740-1786) King of Prussia
          • enlightened monarch
            • bans torture and capital punishment, freedom for jews to pracice religion, chills with Voltaire
      • Russia
        • Peter the Great (1682-1735)
          • window to the western world
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