quiz referencing some of the problems of serfdom

1. 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
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2. 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

3. What did serfdom encourage in Russia?

  • Content
  • Economic change
  • Substinance agriculture
  • Political unrest

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

  • The government
  • The mir
  • The village elders
  • The land owners

5. What year were the serfs emancipated?

  • 1861
  • 1904
  • 1881
  • 1860


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