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Democratic Reform & Activism. Limited Democracy. Early 1800s, vote limited to men with substantial property Women could not vote;. Reform Bill of 1832. 1832 bill gave middle class suffrage New industrial cities more representation. Chartist Movement. Expands suffrage and reform politics

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Democratic reform activism

Democratic Reform& Activism


Limited democracy

Limited Democracy

  • Early 1800s, vote limited to men with substantial property

  • Women could not vote;


Reform bill of 1832

Reform Bill of 1832

  • 1832 bill gave middle class suffrage

  • New industrial cities more representation


Chartist movement

Chartist Movement

  • Expands suffrage and reform politics

  • Demands suffrage for all men, secret vote, Parliamentary reforms

  • Parliament at first rejects, but eventually adopts, Chartist goals.


Victorian age

Victorian AGe

  • Queen Victoria—rules for 64 years at height of British power

  • Loses power to Parliament, especially House of Commons

  • Government run almost completely by prime minister, cabinet


Organization and resistance

Organization and Resistance

  • Many women organize to win the right to vote

  • Some argue against it as too radical a break from tradition

  • Others say women did not have ability to engage in politics


Militant protests

Militant Protests

  • Emmeline Pankhurst forms Women’s Social and Political Union

  • 1903 WSPU members protest

  • Women did not win suffrage in Briain and U.S. until after World War I


Third republic

Third Republic

  • France changes governments repeatedly after Franco-Prussian War

  • 3rd Republic—French gov’t formed in 1875 lasts 60 years.


The dreyfus affair

The Dreyfus Affair

  • Syp controversy over Jewish officer in French army

  • Anti-Semitism—prejudice against Jews, strong in much of Europe

  • Government declares Captain Alfred Dreyfus innocent.


Rise of zionism

Rise of Zionism

  • Movement for Jewish homeland—grows after Dreyfus affair


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