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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...

The 1820s


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

Conservative 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


Penal colony

Special settlements for convicts


Who was sent to a penal colony when in exile



Home rule

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


Theodor Herzl

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
Monasteries stopped
Free elementary
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


Why did zionists feel a separate state would be the right decision

They would gain all of the rights he Europeans denied for them.