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2. Who was Vera Zasulich and what did she do?

  • member of the Black Partition, shot Trepov (Governor of St Petersburg) in 1879
  • member of Land and Liberty, shot and wounded Trepov (Governor of St Petersburg) in 1877
  • member of Land and Liberty, shot and wounded Trepov (Governor of Moscow) in 1874
  • a populist, shot and killed Trepov (Governor of St Petersburg) in 1878

3. Who was Golovnin?

  • Minister of Education 1862-1867
  • Minister of Justice from 1867 (first minister of Justice to hold a law degree)
  • Minister of Public Instruction 1882-1889
  • Minister of Finance 1862-1868

4. Who was Karakozov?

  • son of a noble who attempted to assassinate Alexander in 1866
  • Minister of Finance 1862-1868
  • peasant who saved Alexander II from assassination in 1866
  • Minister of Public Instruction 1882-1889

5. Who was Alexandra Feodorovna?

  • Alexander II's first wife
  • Alexander II's long-term mistress
  • Nicholas II's wife
  • Alexander III's wife

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