According to paragraph 5, which of the following was true of Siam's rural people during the Fifth Reign? A. They were forced to spend most of the profits from rice growing on registrations required by the government. B. Their lives remained very difficult even though statistics suggest that their quality of life improved. C. The non-farmers among them were helped by the government more than the farmers among them were. D. They were more prosperous when they were ruled by local elites than when they were ruled by the more modern government of the Fifth Reign.