Emancipation

quiz referencing some of the problems of serfdom

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

  • Pay redemption payments to the government
  • Quit working for the land owners
  • Move house
  • Live in the cities
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2. What did the elders in the mir do?

  • Nothing
  • Represented the pesants in government
  • Have control over land redistribution
  • Controlled who the serfs worked for

3. After emancipation who controlled the serfs?

  • They controlled themselves
  • Still the land owners
  • The mir
  • The government

4. What year were the serfs emancipated?

  • 1860
  • 1861
  • 1881
  • 1904

5. What did serfdom encourage in Russia?

  • Substinance agriculture
  • Economic change
  • Political unrest
  • Content

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