Peter the Great
Emperor of Russia
- wanted to know about all the new technology that helped the monarchs.
Controlling- used terror to scared his people into doing what he wanted
- enforced everyone to westernize.
-Learned about their technology and culture.
-Everyone had to westernize there lives.
-used terror to enforce his absolute power.
-wanted to strengthen the military
-centralize royal power
-made landowning nobles shave their beards
-switched out old fashioned robes with western-style clothes
-was very controlling
-loved to have power
-He created the largest standing army in Europe
-Built a world-class navy from scratch
-Set out to extend Russian borders to the west and south.
-He brought all Russian institutions under his control