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==Study Questions==
==Study Questions==
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Use this section to contribute questions about the document which could be used as a basis for writing or discussion.
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#Why were nobles originally required to serve the state?  What has changed since that time?<br><br>
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#What is the new procedure for leaving state service?  What limitations and restrictions still apply?<br><br>
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#What is the significance of foreign travel and service?
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#How might this act have been perceived by other non-noble social groups?  To what extent can this measure be said to have redefined the terms upon which the relationship between state and society in Russia was structured? 
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#What was expected of retired nobles?  What are their continuing obligations?
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==Context and Analysis==
==Context and Analysis==

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Peter III's Emancipation of the Nobility


Discussion page

Study Questions

  1. Why were nobles originally required to serve the state? What has changed since that time?

  2. What is the new procedure for leaving state service? What limitations and restrictions still apply?

  3. What is the significance of foreign travel and service?
  4. How might this act have been perceived by other non-noble social groups? To what extent can this measure be said to have redefined the terms upon which the relationship between state and society in Russia was structured?
  5. What was expected of retired nobles? What are their continuing obligations?


Context and Analysis

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