Emancipation of the serfs

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What does David Moon and Rieber think was the major cause?
Military problems.
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What fraction of land was lost by the gentry?
1/3
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What did David Moon consider serfdom to be?
"The greatest and only hinderance to the development of Russia"
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Give a quote from Alexander II's speech to the nobility?
"It is better to abolish serfdom from above than to wait for that time when it begins to remove itself from below."
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When did Alexander II come to the throne?
1855
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What percentage of the population were serfs?
1/3
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