Peter The Great
Peter the Great influenced Russia for several reasons. He attempted to westernize (Europeanize) Russia and he was successful. He raised Russia as a great power. Peter affected the military, religion, government, economy and society. Peter also made an impact upon women. Peter also introduced new customs to Russia that molded and changed it.
Peter was a tsar (a person having great power) who became an emperor in 1682. He accomplished many goals that were very important. Peter received a firsthand view of the West in 1697 to 1698. This visit westernized Russia because Peter adopted the European customs, practices and manners. He planned the preparation of the first Russian
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