The Emancipation of the Serfs

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1. What effect did the Emancipation have on domestic serfs?

  • They were not allowed their own cottage and land
  • They were emancipated like farmer serfs, with the same restrictions
  • They were liberated and no longer tied to the Mir
  • They were liberated and did not have to pay obrok
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2. What percentage of the population did the serfs form?

  • 30%
  • 65%
  • 80%
  • 95%

3. What were redemption payments?

  • Payment from nobles to peasants at 8% interest
  • Payment from peasants to nobles at 6% interest
  • Payment from the government to nobles at 4% interest
  • Payment from peasants to the government at 10% interest

4. How many serfs were emancipated in total?

  • 50 million
  • 21 million
  • 20 million
  • 3 million

5. When did Alexander state that he wanted reform to come "from above" rather than "from below"?

  • 1855
  • 1856
  • 1861
  • 1857

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