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  1. Why did many Russians want serfdom to end in the 1820s?
  2. When was Alexander II assasinated and by who? What did it cause?
  3. What did King Charles X of France try to do in 1830, and what did it cause?
  4. What is religion (its relation to naitonalism)?
  5. Why did Alexander II's abolition of serfdom only go halfway?
  1. a He tried to stage a return to absolute monarchy, causing riots that forced Charles to flee to Great Britain.
  2. b A religion shared by all or most of the people
  3. c They thought it was morally wrong, and it prevented the empire from advancing economically.
  4. d 1881 by terrorists; it caused political and social reforms to stop.
  5. e Peasant communities - rather than individual peasants - received about half the farmland in the country; nobles kept the other half. The government paid the nobles for their land, but on the other hand, each peasant community had 49 years to pay the government for the land it had not recieved. So while legally the serfs were free the debt still tied them down to the land.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. teachers, lawyers, business people.
  2. France, England, and Spain
  3. A common past; common experiences
  4. 1861 (one day before Abraham Lincoln became president of the US) with the Edict of Emancipation
  5. Alexander III; he tighened czarist control over the country, but he and his ministers also encouraged industrial development to expand Russia's power.

5 True/False questions

  1. What were the three political thinking styles of the first half of the 1800s in Europe?Liberty, equality, and brotherhood


  2. What document did President Abraham Lincoln issue in 1862 and what did it do?The Emancipation Proclamation, which freed enslaved peoples inder the Confederacy. This did not free slaves in the border states


  3. What is culture? Examples?a shared way of life (like food, dress, behavior, and ideals)


  4. What happened between the Poles and the Russians in regards to declaring independence?The Poles living under Russian rule staged a revolt in Warsaw ate in 1830, and Russian armies took nearly a year to crush the uprising.


  5. Who were liberals and what did they believe?Radicals were those that favored drastic change to extend democracy to all people. They believed that governments should practice the ideals of the French Revolution - liberty, quality, and brotherhood.