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Lesson 8 Review

TermDefinition
Limited Government A political system where the legalized force is restricted through delegated powers
Parliament The highest legislature consisting of the House of Lords and the House of Commons
House of Commons The lower house of the country's parliament and consists of 650 members
House of Lords The upper house of the country's parliament and is composed of the leading clergy and nobles of the country
Rotten Boroughs A borough that was able to elect a a representative to Parliament through having very few voters, the choice of representative typically being in the hands of one person or family
Suffrage The right to vote in political elections
Universal Suffrage Extension to voting rights to all citizens without restrictions
Women's Suffrage The right of women to vote
Tariff A tax or duty to be paid on a particular class of imports or exports
Reform Act of 1832 An Act of Parliament that introduced wide-ranging changes to the electoral system of England and Wales
Chartists Statement of principles and demands
William Gladstone An English Liberal politician who was Prime Minister four times
Benjamin Disraeli A British politician and writer who served as Prime Minister twice
Prime Minister The head of an elected government, the principal minster of a sovereign or state
Reform Act of 1867 Enfranchised part of the urban male working class in England and Wales for the first time
Secret Ballot A ballot in which votes are cast in secret
Louis XVlll Monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1814 to 1824
Charles X Dissolved the Chamber of Deputies, restricted freedom of the press, and launched an invasion of Algeria
Radical Relating to or affecting the fundamental of something
Moderate A person who holds moderate views
Monarchist A supporter of the principle of having monarchs
Louis Philippe King of France (1830-1848)
Second Republic Republican government of France between the 1848 Revolution
Louis Napoleon The only President of the French Second Republic
Franco-Prussian War Prussian troops advanced into France and decisively defeated the French at Sedan
Third Republic System of government adopted in France from 1870
Paris Commune The municipal government organized on communalistic principles elected in Paris in 1871. It was soon brutally suppressed by government troops
Communards A member of a commune
premier A prime minister or other head of government
Corn Laws Designed to keep grain prices high to favour domestic producers
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