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WORLD HISTORY Mr. Taylor.  SETTING THE STAGE- Page- 313  Britain Enacts Reforms-  1600s England had become a Constitutional Monarchy  Parliament held.

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1 WORLD HISTORY Mr. Taylor

2  SETTING THE STAGE- Page- 313  Britain Enacts Reforms-  1600s England had become a Constitutional Monarchy  Parliament held real power- House of Lords and House of Commons- House of Lords were appointed- House of Commons were elected  1800s- only 5% of the population could vote  Men who owned a substantial amount of land  No women could vote

3  The first group to demand voting rights was the wealthy middle class- SUFFRAGE!  THE REFORM BILL OF 1832  Lowered property requirements- allowed middle class to vote- increased voting rights by a small %  Modernized the districts- cities more rep.  CHARTIST MOVEMENT- A movement among workers to gain the right to vote  Peoples Charter of 1838  Suffrage for all men  Annual elections  Secret ballot and pay for members of Parliament- progress was slow

4  QUEEN VICTORIA 1837- 1901  Longest reign in British history took the throne at the age of 18  VICTORIAN AGE  Britain reached its height of power  Increased the power of Parliament  England was run by the Prime minster and the cabinet

5  Some members of Parliament were pushing for Women’s Suffrage.  Read Page 315  1867 Reform Bill- Failed, but almost passed  1900s- Emma Pankhurst WSPU- Militant group- 315 (quote)  1918- Women gained the right to vote in Britain

6 HONORS CLASSES:  Page 316- #1 (terms), 3,4,5,7,8  Page 321- #1 (terms), 2,3,4,5,7,8 REGULAR CLASSES:  Section 1 and 2 Reading Worksheets

7  THE THIRD REPUBLIC  1870-1914- France went through a series of Political crises  1875- France established the Third Republic  Lasted over 60 years  France was still divided  THE DREYFUSS AFFAIR- Read Pages315-316  Dreyfuss Affair/ Anti-Semitism/ Emile Zola/ Pogroms/ Zionism/ Theodor Herzl

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9 CANADA Setting the stage- 317  French speaking and English speaking areas- conflict  England gained control in 1763  1791- upper Canada/ Lower Canada  1839- Durham Report  1867- Dominion of Canada  Canada remained closely tied to Britain- Westward expansion

10 AUSTRALIA  1770- Captain James Cook- England  Maori people- New Zealand  Aborigines – Australia  1788- English Penal Colony  British settlement was slow to develop  1800s- Settlement grew because of wool, gold and cheap land

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12 NEW ZEALAND  Settlement was much slower in New Zealand than in Australia  Very quickly recognized the land rights of the Maori people  1814- Christian missionaries arrive in New Zealand to Christianize the Maori people  As settlement increased, Britain annexed New Zealand in 1939  Appointed a governor and establishes a land treaty with the Maori  conflict

13  Mid- 1800s, a both Australia and New Zealand British settlers started to demand self-rule  1850s- started to establish parliamentary forms of government  1901- Australian colonies were united under a federal constitution  Early 1900- Both Australia and New Zealand became dominions of England  Political reforms:  Australian Ballot- Secret ballot  New Zealand- 1893, first country to grant full voting rights for women  Read page- 319- Status of the Native Peoples

14 1. 1100s- Pope granted England control over Ireland. 2. English aristocracy- Irish Resentment 3. 1500s- England passed a series of laws persecuting Irish Catholics 4. 1801- Act of Union- Made Ireland part of the United Kingdom-Irish Rep. in Parliament 5. GREAT POTATO FAMINE-1840s 6. Famine and conflict caused 1.5 million immigrants to America 7. 1850s- Independence vs Home rule 8. British resisted both- 9. Rebellion and Division- Page 321


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