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Britain and France

lesson 8: rowe / WBHS / World History / William Smith

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 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_______. prime minister
One of two British prime ministers that sought democratic reform during the 1800's. 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
This Law gave women the right to vote. Reform Act of 1918
This law gave further extended voting rights in Britain by reducing property requirements. More than two million gained the right to vote. Reform Act of 1884
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
Britain's most famous abolitionist. William Wilberforce
Monarchists wanted a return to__________ _________. Absolutist monarchy
Moderates wanted a........? limited monarchy with limited voting rights for citizens.
Radicals wanted......? a republic with full voting rights.
The French leader is called the___________. premier
In what year did Charles X take over? 1824
This event forced Napoleon III out of power in France. Franco Prussian War
Who is Britain's law making body? Parliament
What means the right to vote? Suffrage
The house of parliament that is elected. House of Commons
The house of Parliament that is not elected. House of Lords
Areas of Britain that lost population but kept representatives in Parliament.......... rotten boroughs
A style of government in which the leaders of a country do not have total power and must follow certain rules.......... limited government
Term used to describe a situation in which all adults have the right to vote...... universal suffrage
Created by: william.smith