Peter the Great's Achievements

Peter the Great's Achievements
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  • Peter the Great westernized Russia
  • This is the first Russian newspaper that everyone shall read
  • These women shall attend social gatherings 
  • Here is a new food called the POTATO that everyone shall eat
  • Peter the Great modernized his people
  • I will trim your beard. This is gross and Mongolian
  • What is that ugly villager's dress?! You shall dress like Europeans
  • We need to promote education & growth
  • Peter the Great fought Sweden to take a piece of the Baltic coast
  • I need to travel to the west easily, so I'll take your land
  • Sweden
  • You shall never take our window to the sea
  • He introduces potatoes, an essential Russian diet, starts Russia's first newspaper, and raises women's status by having them attend social gatherings.
  • Peter the Great built St. Petersburg
  • Work your butts off you serfs until my capital is complete
  • Peter the Great ordered men to shave their beards since he thought they showed Mongolian influence, and he ordered nobles to give up their traditional clothes.
  • Peter the Great modernized the Russian army, and built a strong navy
  • Here are some European weapons, tactics, and officers
  • After 21 years, Peter the Great succeeded in taking his "window on the sea", and Sweden surrendered. He made it a seaport, and finally had access to Europe.
  • Peter the Great reformed education
  • Go learn abroad if you want to, I don't mind
  • Open a school for everyone to learn and translate these W.European books
  • He used the land he took from Sweden to build his new capital. He forced thousands of serfs to work in St. Petersburg, and ordered nobles to settle there to control them. 
  • You nobles shall live in my capital instead of Moscow
  • Serfs
  • Peter hired European officers who drilled his soldiers with European tactics and weapons.
  • I am a European officer and I'll teach you the real fight
  • I will build 52 battleships, and I'll have a strong Baltic Russian fleet
  • Btw here's a new Julian calendar we'll all follow
  • Secular schools were opened for children of soldiers, officials and churchmen. The translation of western European books was promoted; and Russians were even encouraged to go abroad for education.
  • Calendar
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