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suffrage

the right to vote

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Chartist movement

in 19th-century Britain, members of the working class demanded reforms in Parliament and in elections, including suffrage for all men

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Queen Victoria

leader of Britain for 64 years who reigned when democratic changes were occurring in the 1800s

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Third Republic

the republic that was established in France after the downfall of Napoleon III and ended with the German occupation of France during World War II

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Dreyfus affair

a controversy in France in the 1890s, centering on the trial and imprisonment of a Jewish army officer, Captain Alfred Dreyfus, who had been falsely accused of selling military secrets to Germany

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anti-Semitism

prejudice against Jews

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Zionism

a movement founded in the 1890s to promote the establishment of a Jewish homeland in Palestine

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dominion

in the British Empire, a nation (such as Canada) allowed to govern its own domestic affairs

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Maori

a member of a Polynesian people who settled in New Zealand around AD 800

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Aborigine

a member of any of the native peoples of Australia

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penal colony

a colony to which convicts are sent as an alternative to prison

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home rule

a control over internal matters granted to the residents of a region by a ruling government

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Irish Republican Army

an unofficial nationalist military force seeking independence for Ireland from Great Britain

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10.1 What were some effects of the Reform Bill of 1832?

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10.2 What were the two major reforms urged by the Durham report?

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