Flashcards in chapter 11 Deck (18):
Even though Britain was a constitutional monarchy it wasn't very democratic. Why?
Because only 5% of people could vote
Catholics and non-Anglican Protestants weren't able to vote until...
What did the reform act of 1832 do?
It gave greater voice to the middle class men. Enlarged the electorate.
The reform bill of 1867 was championed toward what party
What effect did the reform bill of 1867 have?
It gave many working class men the right to vote almost doubling the electorate
How did gladstones liberal party expand the electorate in 1880
Their reform gave the vote to farm workers and most other men
By the 1800 which chartist goals had been achieved
The secret ballot and almost universal Male suffrage
How was the House of Lords restricted in 1911
It could no longer veto tax bills
What was the great hunger
Potatoes were the main source of food for the Irish. In 1845, a disease killed all the potatoes. This was called the great hunger because in 4 years over 1 million citizens died of starvation
Special settlements for convicts
Who was sent to a penal colony when in exile
Local self government
Describe the three social reforms that helped the British working class
Women and children were given safer working conditions and were not allowed to work in coal mines. They also could only work a 10 hour day. Labor unions we outlawed and trade unions were made legal. Political parties passed reforms that included housing for working class, education for children and the labor party was created
Father of modern Zionism who wanted the Jews to create their own separate stat where they could gain rights that they didn't have
How did the Dreyfus affair heighten divisions in France
The people who supported Dreyfus upheld ideals of justice and equality while the others saga isn't Dreyfus disagreed
Name some reforms enacted in France in the early 1900s
The church and the state were separated
Married women earned their own earnings
What solution did zionists prupose for the problem of widespread antisemitism
Zionists wanted to create their own separate state in Palestine