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Lesson 8 Review

Britain's law-making group. Parliament
The house of Parliament that is elected. House of Commons
The house of Parliament that is not elected. House of Lords
A style of government in which the leaders of a country do not have total power and must follow certain rules. limited government
Areas of Britain that lost population but kept representatives in Parliament. rotten boroughs
Word used to describe the right to vote. suffrage
Term used to describe a situation in which all adults have the right to vote. universal suffrage
This was not achieved in Britain until the passage of the Reform Act of 1918 women's suffrage
A tax on imported goods. It is often used to protect domestic manufacturers from foreign competition. tariff
This law eliminated rotten boroughs in Britain and extended suffrage to more men. Reform Act of 1832
Those who supported passage of the People's Charter were called this. The People's Charter was a petition that sought universal male suffrage, annual elections for Parliament, and other reforms. Chartists
A document that states peoples' support for a particular policy stance or law. petition
For many years, Britain had strict rules called ________ _____________ that kept middle-class and poor people from voting. property qualifications
The leader of Britain is called the _______. (Not king) prime minister
One of two British prime ministers that sought democratic reform during the 1800s. He was leader of the Conservative Party Benjamin Disraeli
One of two British prime ministers that sought democratic reform during the 1800s. He was leader of the Whig/Liberal Party. William Gladstone
This law almost doubled the size of the electorate by reducing property qualifications for men. Reform Act of 1867
Without this, employers and/or leaders could know who people voted for and then punish or reward them for their votes. secret ballot
This law further extended voting rights in Britain by reducing property requirements. More than 2 million gained the right to vote. Reform Act of 1884
This law gave women the right to vote. Reform Act of 1918
Britain's most famous abolitionist. William Wilberforce
These laws removed tariffs on grain, making food prices go down in Britain. Corn Laws
King of France put into power by the Congress of Vienna in 1815. He was a moderate ruler. Louis XVIII
He became king of France in 1824 after Louis XVIII died. He refused to accept limited power and was overthrown in 1830. Charles X
One of the three factions that fought for power in France. They wanted major reforms in both politics and economics. radicals
Members of this group wanted a limited monarchy and limited economic reforms moderates
These people wanted a return of absolute monarchy in France, similar to that which existed before 1789. monarchists
This revolution was caused by Charles X's attempts to take more power for himself. Revolution of 1830
The king who came to power after the Revolution of 1830. He ruled until 1848. Louis Philippe
This revolution was sparked by a combination of limited freedom and economic problems. It ultimately failed to establish a more democratic France. Revolution of 1848
After forcing Louis Philippe out of power, revolutionaries proclaimed this in France 2nd Republic
The name for the outburst of violence in France during the summer of 1848. Revolutionaries clashed with government troops and were defeated after a few days. June Days
This man came to power in France after the 1848 revolution and later proclaimed himself emperor of France. Louis Napoleon (Napoleon III)
This event forced Napoleon III out of power in France. Franco-Prussian War
After Napoleon III was forced out of power, republicans declared France to be this Third Republic
This organization was formed to push for radical economic reforms in France in 1871. Paris Commune
Members of the Paris Commune were called ____________. Communards
The French leader is called the ___________. premier
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