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suffrage
right to vote
Chartist movement
movement in England to give the right to vote to more people and to obtain other rights
Queen Victoria
leader of Great Britain when democratic changes were occuring
Third Republic
Government formed in France after Napolean III was exiled
Dreyfus Affair
Events surrounding the framing of a Jewish officer in the French army
anti-Semitism
Prejudice against Jews
Zionism
movement to establish a separate homeland in Palestine for the Jews
dominion
Nation in the British Empire allowed to govern its own domestic affaris
Maori
Polynesian people who settled in New Zealand
Aborigine
Native people of Australia
penal colony
place where convicts are sent to serve their sentences as an alternative to prison
home rule
local control over domestic affairs
manifest destiny
belief that the US would rule the land from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean
Abraham Lincoln
16th president of the US
secede
to leave the nation
US Civil War
War fought between North & South from 1861-1865
Emancipation Proclamation
1863 proclamation to free the slaves in the Confederate States
segregation
separation by race
assembly line
arrangement by which a product in a factory is moved from worker to worker, with each worker completing a single step in the task
mass culture
art and entertainment appealing to a large audience
Charles Darwin
developed theory
theory of evolution
life on earth developed from simpler life forms
radioactivity
energy released when atoms decay
psychology
study of human mind
Thomas Edison
invented light bulb
guglieomo Marconi
invented Radio
Alexander Graham Bell
invented telephone
Henry Ford
invented car
Ivan Pavlov
psychology/dogs
Marie Curie
discovered radioactivity
Louis Pasteur
bacteria/germ theory
Wilbur Wright
First airplane
Sigmund Freud
psychology/subconscious mind