Emancipation

quiz referencing some of the problems of serfdom

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1. To leave the village, who did the serfs have to get permission from?

  • The government
  • The mir
  • The village elders
  • The land owners
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2. What year were the serfs emancipated?

  • 1904
  • 1861
  • 1860
  • 1881

3. What did serfs have to do as a consequence of emancipation?

  • Live in the cities
  • Pay redemption payments to the government
  • Move house
  • Quit working for the land owners

4. Who were the serfs owned by?

  • The mir
  • The government
  • The land owners
  • They weren't owned by anyone

5. What did serfdom encourage in Russia?

  • Substinance agriculture
  • Economic change
  • Political unrest
  • Content

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