Discuss The Changes And Continuities Of Ivan III

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Part A: Two continuities that Ivan III, Ivan the IV, Peter the Great and Catherine the Great used to consolidate their political power over Russia was the use to religion and military support to gain more power. Ivan III thought that the smart way to consolidate his power would be to organize a strong army which held an emphasis on military and to also tie in religion and nationalism to gather and gain support for his campaigns. This also can be shown how Peter the Great created a stronger and more organized military and also improved weaponry. Another continuity was through expansion which all these leaders did. When Ivan III gained control he chose to unify city states and make ongoing changes which showed how Russia was growing and changing.

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