Benjamin Disraeli - Conservative Prime Minister of
England. He was influential in passing the Second Reform
Act of 1867. He hoped to gain sympathy from new voters
from this; in addition, he thought the middle class would be
conservative. Immediately this
Suburbanization - The migration from the city to the
surrounding cities by the middle class and working class.
This was caused by cheap subway fares and a lack of
space within a city. Expanded many cities.
Sanitation/Cholera - A problem of the growing po
Vladimir Ilynich Lenin - The future leader of the Russian
Revolution. He despised the weakness of the German SPD
and other forms of socialism for not vying for a revolution.
He demanded professional revolutionaries that devoted all
their time to the revo
Impressionism - A form of art that began in the late 19 th
century. It involved lots of color and an emphasis on the
magical powers of light and movement. Visible
brushstrokes. Started by Monet who named his painting,
Sunset, Impressionism. The name stuc
Trade Unions - These had been banned before, but as the
countries developed, they gradually began allowing trade
unions to protect themselves. This gave more power to the
1st Socialist Nation - This refers to Germany, because as
Divorce Issues - Laws at these times were very
discriminatory towards women within a family. They made it
nearly impossible for women to divorce while men could
divorce much more easily. Women and children were
basically the property of the father/husban
House of Lords Act of 1911 - This was brought about by the
Irish question. This act meant that a law could be passed
three times through the Commons to overrule the Lords. It
eventually gave Ireland home rule in 1914.
Liberal to Labour Party - Because of
Zemstvos - Alexs reforms in the local governments.
Nobility had basically all the power in this. He gave them
the responsibility to take care of individual infrastructure
and education, but usually these places didnt have enough
money to do anything.
Women and Religion - Often, women were held back
socially/politically because religion. People believed that
the priests had a hold on their minds/hearts and would be a
detriment to politics if allowed to vote.
Small Family Size - Usually in the middle c
Third Republic (1879-1940) - The people who ran this at first
didnt want a republic, but their own arguing over who should be
their king led them to a republic. Their were many scandals
associated with the Third republic, but they still hung on,