Answer the given two problems:
1) What were Louis XVI's most solemn mistakes throughout the French Revolution? Had he been a more capable ruler, might the French Revolution have been avoided? Could a constitutional monarchy have succeeded? Did the revolution eventually have little to do with the competence of the monarch?
2) describe how and why did Russia emerge as a great power while Poland didn't? describe how were Peter the Great domestic reforms associated to his military ambitions? What were his processes of reform? describe how did family conflict affect his later policies? Was Peter a successful ruler?