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    Politically England would have to change in order to prevent a revolution and the Reform Act of 1832 seemed like it was enough to prevent revolution. “In its final form the Reform Act of 1832 increased the electorate from around 366,000 to 650,000, which was about 18 per cent of the total adult-male population in England and Wales. The vast majority of the working classes, as well as women, were still excluded from voting and the Act failed to introduce a secret ballot. The working classes felt betrayed by an act which made no real difference to their lives.” The reform also redistributed parliament seats to make it equal to population dividing the districts evenly. The fact that it appeased the middle class and helped no one else was enough…

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    revolution in France, because of this the Whigs, an important fraction of Parliament decided that reform would be necessary in order to ensure that the rising industrial middle class would not revolt. This would eventually lead to the Reform Act of 1832, which gave many new industrial communities a voice in government and allowed the industrial middle class to vote. Thomas Babington Macaulay, a Whig, would argue that this bill would need to pass in order to accommodate the industrial middle…

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    Countries like Denmark, Australia, and Canada had already granted women the vote in 1914, where in Britain, Suffragettes were fighting for rights. This put pressure on Britain as they were scared of revolution to take place, like already seen in Russia and France. After these revolutions over democracy had taken place there began an interest for a democratic government across Europe. This led to many groups in Britain demanding a real democracy for their government. As a result, the upper…

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    In this world of mortals, everything that lies within it is impermanent for everything here on earth has its end. Only death can separate the living from the dead, it is inevitable wherein even the most powerful human being cannot escape from this fate. That is the reason why death is the greatest fear of man for he would never know when and where it will happen thus, this leads him to discover more of his body. Most of us would say that it is not unusual to see a dead body face to face due to…

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    One Corpse Too Many is a mystery book by Ellis Peters and is the second book in the Chronicles of Brother Cadfael. The book is a murder mystery centered around an extra dead body amongst other dead bodies about to be buried. As there is no specific moral or theme highlighted in the book, I would say it’s not a great book for teaching a lesson. However, with the great characterization and way of immersing the reader into the setting, it is definitely a great book to read just for the sake of…

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    representation and greater democracy. The Marxist historians argued that violence improved representation. The meritocratic or moral force argument was the idea that the unfranchised proved that they would not undermine the constitution through their interest in property initially, but World War One led to the reformation of this idea. In addition, the different party political interests may have also led to the Reform Acts being approved, which may have also led to a shift in the balance of the…

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    history there have been great social changes whenever it came to the rights that privileged citizens held over others. As disparages between social classes grows there is an outcry for the same privileges that had long been privy to a certain percentage of the population to be shared. Great Britain however began to change in regards to this social norm when the Reform Bills were introduced. In Britain the Reform Bills were brought into being for the sake of suffrage regardless of class in…

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    pleased the Texans, the Texans responded by adopting the Turtle Bay Resolutions. In the resolution, the Texans declared their loyalty to Mexico, but not to the Mexican government, and stated their support for López de Santa Anna. While I was a stowaway on a ship that had been loaded with a cannon by John Austin and his group, I awoke to find a battle between the Mexican soldiers and the Texans. The Texans eventually won when the Mexican commander, Colonel Domingo de Ugartechea, surrendered due…

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    stake, which would be in good favor of the general public as they have pure intentions. Individuals would be given more power, more involvement, and more freedoms to make a difference in our society and help diminish automatic government. Unlike another of Howard’s reforms, such as giving more power to the president, the people would become supportive of this reform as they personally benefit and power is given to them and not a single individual. Social acceptance of this reform would be high,…

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    The Industrial Revolution was a time of modification for the United States of America. The old ways of life were scrapped, melted down, and reformed into a powerful machine of industry. But as the economy and boomed, society rotted and decayed. Poverty was rampant everywhere and death infested the cities. The Progressive Era served as a time in which the wrongs of the Industrial Revolution were righted. Journalists, politicians, suffragists, and more rallied to clean the filthy and corrupt…

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