Ch 19: Eastern European Power Shifts (1648-1740): Help & Review

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The Power Shifts in Eastern Europe chapter of this NY Regents Exam Global History and Geography Help and Review course is the simplest way to master the power shifts that took place in Eastern Europe from 1648-1740 for the NY Regents Exam. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of Eastern European power shifts.

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Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in an Eastern European power shifts unit of a standard global history and geography course. Topics covered include:

  • The old empires of Eastern Europe
  • The rise of Austria
  • The establishment of Prussia
  • Peter the Great and Russia
  • The partition of Poland

5 Lessons in Chapter 19: Eastern European Power Shifts (1648-1740): Help & Review
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Old Empires in the Mid-17th Century: History, Timeline & Characteristics

1. Old Empires in the Mid-17th Century: History, Timeline & Characteristics

In this lesson, we discuss the old empires of Central and Eastern Europe in the 17th century: Poland, the Holy Roman Empire, and the Ottoman Empire. In discussing the Holy Roman Empire's decline, we also preview the two states that filled the power vacuum its failure created.

The Rise of Austria & Strengthening of the Hapsburg Monarchy

2. The Rise of Austria & Strengthening of the Hapsburg Monarchy

In this lesson, we explore the rise of the Austrian state in the second half of the 17th and first half of the 18th centuries. Austrian expansion and government centralization turned it into one of Europe's foremost powers by 1740.

The Creation of Prussia: History & Timeline

3. The Creation of Prussia: History & Timeline

In this lesson, we explore the creation and rise of the Prussian state during the 17th and early 18th centuries. The keen reforms of the Hohenzollern rulers built Prussia into a fearsome state; one that would later form the backbone of modern Germany.

Peter the Great & the Westernization of Russia: Facts & History

4. Peter the Great & the Westernization of Russia: Facts & History

In this lesson, we explore the reign of arguably Russia's greatest monarch, Peter the Great. We'll also look at the westernization of Russian life and government that he implemented.

The Partition of Poland: History, Timeline & Causes

5. The Partition of Poland: History, Timeline & Causes

In this lesson, we explore the 3-part Partition of Poland, where Austria, Russia and Prussia divided Polish territory among themselves in the late 18th century until Poland ceased to exist.

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