Flashcards in Chapter 11 Deck (78)
____crimes were punishable by death
Some juries refused to convict criminals until the death penalty was reserved for....
murder, piracy, treason, and arson
Petty criminals were transported to....
Australia (penal colonies)
Parliament passed laws to regulate conditions in ______and_______
-mines couldn't employ women and children under 10
-10 hour workday
-Inspectors, minimum wage, maximum hours/wk
Early in the IR_____were outlawed
Made legal but couldn't______until a year later
go on strike
Sponsored laws to improve public health and housing for workers in cities
Pushed to open up government jobs based on merit
pushed for gradual change in society through legal means instead of violence
Marxism gained only_____support among working class because....
government passed social welfare laws
Didn't support women's suffrage
Used violent protesting
Women were eventually allowed to vote in....
Britain faced the....
landlords who owned large estates but didn't live on them
Irish were forced to pay....
tithes (1/10 annual earnings to support church and clergy)
Ireland faced the...
Irish Nationalist leader
Catholic Emancipation Act
Allowed to vote and hold political office
Liberate Ireland through violence
Leader: Charles Stewart Parnell
Home Rule Bill was passed but was delayed by....
Nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon III (government looked like a constitutional monarchy but he was really a dictator)
Issued new ____that extended democratic rights before war with Prussia
Organized the building of the Suez Canal in Egypt
Ferdinand de Lesseps
legalized labor unions, extended education to girls, and created a small public health program
His worst failure...
Tried to replace Maximilian (Austrian Hapsburg Prince) on the throne of Mexico because he hoped...
to turn Mexico into a French Satellite(but it failed)
Mexican Patriots resisted and US protested, eventually....
France withdrew after 4 years and Prince was shot by Patriots
Helped Italian nationalists defeat Austria gaining...
Nice and Savoy