In Tsarist Russia (after 1856), Russia was…. Autocratic Democratic Socialist Marxist
Explanation • Russia was A, autocratic because they were lacking the concept of a government where church and state were separated. Russia was also ruled through police force and military intervention, not by laws.
An important underground group in Russian politics during tsarist Russia was… Paris Commune Unintellegencians Intellegencia Sarcasticencians
Explanation • The answer to this question is C, the intellegencia. They were an underground group going against the Tsar. They were full of western ideals. Peoples in this group were revolutionaries with some going as far as becoming radical terrorists.
Following the emancipation act of 1861, the ukase divided land previously owned by the gentry in _______ ; with the gentry getting ______ and the serfs getting ______ of the land. HALF; HALF; HALF QUARTERS; ¾; ¼ THIRDS; 2/3; 1/3 None of the above
Explanation • The answer is A. The serfs obtained half the land that the gentry previously owned, but they were required to pay the gentry for the land that they lost.
The Russian Tsars were alarmed by Bakunin and Nechaiev’s call for terrorism against the Tsar so they… Eliminated the third section Started censorship of the press Encouraged the zemstvos All of the above
Explanation • The answer is D. The Tsar was scared by the calls for a radical revolution against him and in response he eliminated the third section, censored the press and encouraged the zemstvos. All of this was also an attempt to gain liberal support.
During the Meiji era, Japan abolished the _____ system. a)Fuedal b)International Trade c) Health-care d) All of the above
Explanation • The Meiji era abolished the feudal system in Japan. They reorganized the legal system, reformed the military, established a centralized monetary system and created a national postal and school system.