King John III Sobieski's victory over the Turks at Vienna in 1683 recovered some of Poland's power but he couldn't stop the Russians and the further loss of the eastern territory. During the reign of Augustus II (ruled 1697-1733), who was the elector of Saxony, Poland was involved in the Great Northern War, which mainly took place in Poland... Showed first 250 characters
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The war of the Polish Succession was triggered when Augustus III became the new king of Poland (Grolier).
Stanislaw II (ruled 1764-95), who was a puppet of Catherine II of Russia, was the last king of Poland. The Confederation of Bar (1768), a French supported alliance of Polish nobles, was formed from the Anti-Russian feeling, but this was unable to prevent the dismemberment of Poland by Russia, Prussia, and Austria... Showed next 250 characters
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The Polish nobility selected Jagello as grand duke of Lithuania in 1836, to rule by arranging his marriage to the Polish Princess Jadwiga. The initial personal union with Lithuania was formalized only 200 years later by the Union of Lublin in 1569 and it produced a state that extended from the Baltic Sea in the north to the Black Sea in the south (Grolier)...
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causes of pearl harbor
Firstly he was not ready at the time for war, and an agreement with Britain and France would mean the probable defeat of Germany at war, but at the possibility that Britain and France might leave Russia to fight Germany with little help from themselves (as their negotiations suggested), which Russia could not face in their current state of unpreparedness for war...
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Poland is one of the largest countries in Central Europe.Poland can be divided broadly into three regions the lowland, the highlands, and the mountains...
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Peter and Catherine
At that time, Russia was isolated from Europe and the rest of the world because other countries surrounded it. Russia's religion was Eastern Orthodox, unlike the Roman Catholics and Protestants of Europe...
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In Poland woman are in the same line with man. Law is the same for all people. Woman and man have aa equal law in family life, social life and in politics...
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Past, Present, and Future Problems of Poland
Poland is a country that has had many problems in the past, present, and likely future. Over the last several years this country has struggled with many issues that may help us predict what is to come for this European country...