HIST 1084 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Wall Street Crash Of 1929, Reform Act 1832, Reform Act 1867

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Democracy’s Rollercoaster
Fiction vs. Fact
Franchise a long-time right
Natural rights for all
Peaceful protest
Enlightenment scripture leads the way
Franchise a slow and recent development
Painful struggle for vast majority
Violence was frequent, deaths
National laws restrict voting
British Working Class Milestones
1832 Reform Act
Right to vote for property owning men
1867 Reform Act
To urban workers
1872 Secret Ballot Act
1884 Reform Act
Right to vote for all men over 25
British Women’s Voting Milestones
1832 Reform Act
Women vote taken away
1865 John Stuart Mill elected
Pioneered women’s vote
1872 National Society of Women’s Suffrage
Suffrage Militarism
1903 Women’s Social and Political Union
The Pankhursts: Emmeline, Sylvia, Christabel
Increased violent militarism
Liberal government refused
Home Stretch
Epsom Derby, June 1913
Representation of the People Act, 1918
Representation of the People (Equal Franchise) Act, 1928
Return to Normalcy
The Roaring 20s
Second industrial Revolution
Red Scare
Birth of Fascism
1929 Wall Street Crash
Benito Mussolini
Post-War Radical Change
Technological innovation
Men coming back from war and take jobs
People spending
Model T
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