Emancipation of the Serfs

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What were serfs were allowed to do?
Move around the country, marry who they wanted, own property, set up businesses, own their own cottage and land
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What were landlords granted as compensation?
Government bonds
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How many annual redemption payments did serfs had to pay?
49
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Who were responsible for the collection of taxes?
The mir
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Who supervised the farming of allocated land?
The mir
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Who were allowed to retain meadows, pasture, woodland and personal land?
Landowners
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What were controlled by the mir and could be used by everyone?
Communal open fields
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What was the obruk?
Labour service
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How long did the obruk remain for?
Two years
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What were established to supervise the mirs?
Volosts
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Who were volosts courts run by?
Peasants
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What did volosts replace?
Landowners jurisdiction
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What were landlords granted as compensation?

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Government bonds

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