MS. SUE! World History (Absolutism and Revolution)

How did the monarchs of Austria and Russia use their power as absolute rulers? Select all that apply. (2 answers)
-Maria Theresa of Austria expanded her territory along the northern Atlantic coast by defeating Norway. She strengthened Austria by refusing the help of the Hungarian nobles.
-Peter the Great expanded the navy, furthered educational opportunities, and increased his territorial boundaries.
-Maria Theresa of Austria preserved her power against challenges by Fredrick II of Prussia. She strengthened Austria by improving the bureaucracy and the methods of tax collection.
-Peter the Great won the conflict known as the War of Westphalia and gave the serfs their freedom in return for building St. Petersburg.

I think the answers are the first one and second one, but not sure.

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  1. Sorry -- but I don't know.

  2. The second one, Peter the Great's accomplishments,is correct. Do not forget he established a Russian port, called St. Petersburg, on the Baltic. I do not know much about Maria T. However from what little I know I would vote for #3.

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  3. second and third are correct.

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