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 village elders
  • The government
  • The mir
  • The land owners
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2. After emancipation who controlled the serfs?

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

3. Who were the serfs owned by?

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

4. What did the elders in the mir do?

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

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

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

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