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apportion
divide and share electoral districts more fairly
disenfranchised
deprived of the right to vote
suffragettes
lead voting rights campaign
home rule
self-government
dominion
self governing territory
ultraroyalists
nobles favoring a return to the old order
coup d'etat
quick seizure of power
plebiscite
national vote
sectionalism
the devotion to the political and economic interest of a region
secede
with draw
ratify
approve
peninsulares
colonial leaders born in Spain
creoles
white aristocrats
mestizos
Latin American of mixed native American and European ancestry
Electoral Reforms
The Reform Act of 1832
Reform Act of 1832
lowered property qualifications for voting and gave more middle class males the right to vote
Reform movements
disenfranchised, charists
Political parties
the tories and the whigs and the cooperative party and the old tory party
Political leadership
Queen Victoria, William Gladstone, Benjamin Disraeli
William Gladstone
served 4 times as prime minister between 1869- 1894.
Benjamin Disraeli
2 terms as prime minister briefly in 1868, 1874-1880
Growth of Deomocracy
the working class, women and Irish Catholics began to influence political life
Rise of labor
Labor unions
Constitutional crisis
called for higher taxes in budget of 1909
Women demand greater rights
leader Emmeline Pankhurst