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Ch 2: Russian History in 16-18th Century

About This Chapter

The Russian History in 16-18th Century chapter of this History of Russia: Help & Review course is the simplest way to master Russian history of the 16th - 18th centuries. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of 16th - 18th century Russian history.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering 16th - 18th century Russian history material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn Russian history of the 16th - 18th centuries. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding 16th - 18th century Russian history
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning history (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about Russian history in the 16th - 18th centuries
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra history learning resources

How It Works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the 16th - 18th century Russian history chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Russian history of the 16th - 18th centuries chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any 16th - 18th century Russian history question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a 16th - 18th centuries unit of a standard Russian history course. Topics covered include:

  • Ivan the Terrible and the birth of Russia
  • The establishment of the Romanov Dynasty
  • Russian czars during the reformation
  • The reigns of Michael Romanov, Peter the Great Elizabeth and Paul I
  • Goals and reforms of enlightenment

7 Lessons in Chapter 2: Russian History in 16-18th Century
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Ivan the Terrible and the Making of Russia

1. Ivan the Terrible and the Making of Russia

Ivan the Terrible was a great but violent leader. Despite his intelligence, he was prone to violent outbursts. This lesson explores his life and the effects of his reign on Russia.

End of the Rurik Dynasty & Establishment of the Romanov Dynasty

2. End of the Rurik Dynasty & Establishment of the Romanov Dynasty

In this lesson we examine the period of history known in Russia as the Time of Troubles, when the Rurik Dynasty petered out and nobles fought over the throne until Michael Romanov was elected Czar.

Russian Czars During the Reformation: Michael Romanov and Peter the Great

3. Russian Czars During the Reformation: Michael Romanov and Peter the Great

In this lesson, we explore the rule of two Russian czars during the Reformation period, Michael Romanov and Peter the Great, both of whom spent their childhoods in exile before ruling Europe's largest country.

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 Rule of Elizabeth of Russia

5. The Rule of Elizabeth of Russia

In this lesson we explore the rule of Elizabeth I of Russia, a Czar who reigned for twenty years in the middle of the 18th century and encouraged cultural growth in Russia.

Enlightened Despots in Russia: Reforms & Goals

6. Enlightened Despots in Russia: Reforms & Goals

In this lesson, we explore the term enlightened despotism and the two rulers that most closely resemble enlightened despots in eighteenth-century Russia, Peter the Great and Catherine the Great.

The Rule of Paul I of Russia

7. The Rule of Paul I of Russia

In this lesson we explore the short-lived but eventful rule of Paul I, the son of Catherine the Great, whom Catherine would have preferred to have passed over in the line of succession.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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