Russia Key Terms- Alexander II

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Serfdom
A serf was a labourer who was owned by a noble. 50% of serfs were privately owned. The rest were owned by the state.
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Emancipation
Reform in 1861. Effectively abolished serfdom in Russia and peasants had chance to get their own land.
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Aristocracy
Highest class in Russia. Kept the best land for themselves. More than 50% of peasants had land that was too small for grain surplus.
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Reform
Make political changes such as Education Reform, Military Reform, Emancipation etc.
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Peoples Will
Populists had socialist ideas and wanted the Tsar OUT! Stirred up anger and had many assassination attempts.
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Intelligencia
Clever people who read a lot and think about things and therefore questioning the Tsar. For a revolution!
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Reform in 1861. Effectively abolished serfdom in Russia and peasants had chance to get their own land.

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Emancipation

Card 3

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Highest class in Russia. Kept the best land for themselves. More than 50% of peasants had land that was too small for grain surplus.

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Card 4

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Make political changes such as Education Reform, Military Reform, Emancipation etc.

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Card 5

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Populists had socialist ideas and wanted the Tsar OUT! Stirred up anger and had many assassination attempts.

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