2.26.08 - 2/26/08 Religion and its Aftermath Popular Unrest...

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2/26/08 Religion and its Aftermath Popular Unrest o Popular protest In liberalism they have rights to own property, social rights, but the usually lack political rights, which are defined by property and wealth For ordinary people they have limited access to politics Emerging political theory in the commoners, in the 19 th century the word that refers to this is called radicalism It refers to people who believe that democracy is the best and protects the people, also those who believe in male suffrage Radicals challenge the liberalist views o This results in the enfranchisement of the poor and the property-less in the voting world There is a lot of combination of middle class politicians and peasant groups o Chartism- first mass working class Charter- universal male suffrage No property qualifications for office Secret ballot Annual parliaments Paid MPS- paid positions Redistribution The chartist petition- there movement is to peacefully persuade parliament to
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course HIST 2353 taught by Professor Ittman during the Spring '08 term at University of Houston.

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2.26.08 - 2/26/08 Religion and its Aftermath Popular Unrest...

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