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oHe tried to keep the ideas of the revolutions for true capitalistsof change.oRUSSIA and AUSTRIA became the tightest of allies. If there wastrouble anywhere, they would back each other. For a long time theyare able to prevent change.GREAT BRITAIN:oRuled by George I, II, III. George III was king from 1760-1820,and he was loony tunes.oParliament filled in the gaps. The talked about the freedom of theEnglish people.oSuffrage districts- 1/8. Where people could vote.oREFORM BILL of 1832- Lord Earl Grey pushed it through.i.Redistricted, made districts fairer.ii.Gave the vote to some of the middle class.1ST REFORM BILL: (1832)oLord Earl Grey, Prime Minister, oversaw this bill.REPEAL OF THE CORN LAW(1846)oRobert Peel is now Prime Minister.oLondon Policeman were called “Peelers”.o“BOBBIES”- the name given to a policeman in London.13
oPeel was worried that high food prices might lead to revolt orrevolution.oFood was priced so high because of “THE CORN LAW”:oIt was to guarantee the wealth of landowners.oImported wheat was to be taxed so it would be moreexpensive than British wheat, so people would buy moreBritish wheat.oIf the Corn Law was repealed, the wealthy people whodominated Parliament would suffer.oCould Robert Peel get the people of Parliament to repealthis law in order to stop a revolution? The answer isYES!!!oThe British were willing to compromise in order to reduce therisk of revolution. ***EXACTLY THE OPPOSITE WILL OCCUR INFRANCE!FRANCE:CHARLES X BOURBON (1824)oIN 1830 the French have a revolution to GET RID OF CHARLES.oHe is chased away from the throne and France and the Bourbons nolonger rule France.oHe could have ruled til death if he accepted the changes thatalready occurred in France, but he was willing to risk revolutionfor change.LOUIS PHILIPPE I D’ORLEANS (1830-48)oHe became ruler of France in 1830.oWanted to be a constitutional monarch.oFRANCOIS GUIZOT, his advisor, passed the GUIZOT LAW (1833):oThis law was to build public schools for children.oIf we educate children, they will have a greater chance tosucceed, then they will make more money, then they can pay more intaxes.oGuizot thought they should give people opportunities.oThis was a first law in a nation to build public schoolseverywhere.o1842 RAILROAD LAWoPushed through by Louis and Francois.oYou must get the land ready first, then lay the track, then putthe cars on it, and only then do you make your first dollar.oThey wanted to set up a government and business partnership to dothis.oThe government was to acquire and clear the land, and then thecompany would come and lay the track and cars.oBecause of this deal, Louis and Francois were required to keep theprice low and amount of passengers low so people would want toride the railroad.

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Term
Spring
Professor
Zucker
Tags
History, Marie Antoinette, Industrial Revolution, The Wealth of Nations, Louis XVI of France, Louis XVIII of France

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