The Tsarist Russia History Quiz #2 - Tsar Alexander II, the ''Tsar Reformer''
Tsar Alexander II's liberal and humanitarian ideals led to reforms in the Russian Empire. 10 Questions.
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What social reform made by Tsar Alexander II in 1861 freed Russia's 51 million serfs; this gave the Tsar the nickname ''Tsar Liberator''?
Emancipation of the Serfs
Party of the St. Petersburg Congress
What is the name for the liberal nobles and officials who frequented the salons of the Tsar's aunt, or gathered around his brother - which influenced the Tsar into ''progressive reforms''?
Party of the St. Petersburg Progress
Which of these other reforms was Tsar Alexander II also pressured to conduct by the Milyutin Brothers and other ''official advisers'' to maintain tsarist autocracy?
Restored some of the rights of Poland and the Roman Catholic Church.
Relaxed controls on censorship and foreign travel.
Pardoned the Decembrists and political prisoners.
All of the above.
When the serfs were freed by the Emancipation Edict (1861), what else would they have to pay for over another 49 years to obtain their freedom?
What was the name given to the prosperous peasants in the countryside after the Emancipation of the Serfs (1861) by which peasants received land from their former landowners?
In Military Reforms (1874-1875) conducted by Dmitry Milyutin to reorganise the Russian Army; the length of army service was reduced from 25 years to how many?
In attempt to recover the losses of the Crimean War, the Russians went to war with Turkey in 1877 - the result of which led to which Balkan country being under the protection of Russia?
When were the Judiciary Reforms passed; they included a new court system modeled by the West, innocent until proven guilty, and trials could be freely reported?
In which year were women allowed to attend secondary schools for non-vocational education; the Education Reforms (1863-1864) increased primary school numbers from 8,000 (1856) to 23,000 in 1880?
Which event led to the reversal of the lenient treatment of both Poles and Jews; with only financial liberalisation surviving?
January Uprising (1863)
November Uprising (1830-1831)
Krakow Uprising (1846)
Chocholow Uprising (1846)
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