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Ivan the terrible

Write an individual paper of why Ivan the Terrible should receive the title of Most Absolute Monarch. Write and support a good thesis about 700 words with references.

The criteria you should use are how well Ivan controlled the nobility, peasantry, military, religion, and taxes and government spending.

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Write an individual paper of why Ivan the terrible should receive the title of Most Absolute Monarch. Write and support a good thesis about 700 words with references.

The criteria you should use are how well Ivan controlled the nobility, peasantry, military, religion, and taxes and government spending.

As you know per Brain Mass policy, I cannot write the actual paper for you. However, I can provide you with some good information about Ivan the Terrible, and with this, you can easily use the notes to prepare a paper that explains why he should receive the title of Most Absolute Monarch.

Absolute monarchs, as you know, are the ones who control everything by themselves without any outside input or others regulating their decisions. More often than not, in an absolute monarch situation, the person in charge is a poor ruler or one who is particularly cruel or insane which is the case with Ivan.

Ivan IV, called Ivan the Terrible began his reign at age 14. Ivan was a very smart person, but he had a tough beginning to his life. His father died when he was only three, his mother died when he was seven, and he was raised in an abusive and disturbing environment where he learned the human life is basically disposable. Since he was so mistreated, he hated the upper class with great contempt and instead took a liking to the merchant class who happened to be who the upper class despised. "At a very early age he entertained an exalted idea of his own divine authority, and his studies were largely devoted to searching the Scriptures and the Slavonic chronicles for sanctions and precedents for the exercise and development of his right divine" (NNBD). Despite his early years, he was also a very spiritual and religious person.

One of his first acts of power, he threw some of the tyrants who abused him as a child to the dogs literally and then announced his intention of ...

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