WH Ch 26
Terms in this set (41)
The right to vote
A control over internal matters granted to the residents of a region by a ruling government
A heating process designed to retard fermentation
The study of the human mind and human behavior
members of the working class demanded reforms in Parliament and in elections, including suffrage for all men
Prejudice against Jewish people
In the British Empire, a nation (such as Canada) allowed to govern its own domestic affairs
The science of heredity, dealing with resemblances and differences of related organisms resulting from the interaction of their inherited characteristics
A form of energy that is released as atoms decay
The government that was established in France after the downfall of Napoleon III
A movement to create a Jewish homeland in Palestine
Reform Bill of 1832
gave industrial cities more representation
catastrophe that destroyed the potato crop in Ireland and caused the deaths of over one million lives due to starvation and disease
The process by which forms of life having traits that better enable them to adapt to specific environmental pressures
Scientific study of behavior and mental processes
A settlement to which convicts are sent as an alternative to prison
In a factory, an arrangement in which a product is moved from worker to worker, with each person performing a single task in its manufacture
The application of the ideas of Charles Darwin about evolution and "survival of the fittest" to human societies—particularly as justification for imperialist expansion
In 1893, it became the first nation to grant full voting rights to women
The secret ballot was first used in this former British penal colony in the 1850s
Irish Free State
In 1921 when Great Britain made southern Ireland a dominion it came to be known by this name
She came to the throne of Great Britain in 1837, ruled 64 years, and ruled during a period of great change. The British Empire reached the height of its power and wealth.
made the automobile affordable by cutting assembly costs
this Austrian monk discovered that there was a pattern to the way certain traits are inherited. His work began the science of genetics
Native people of New Zealand
He was a teacher of the deaf who invented the telephone in his spare time
developed foundation for classical conditioning; Studies: dog salivation
Jewish officer in the French military who was falsely accused of selling military secrets to Germany.
The British sea captain who claimed New Zealand in 1769 and part of Australia in 1770 for Great Britain
this Russian chemist organized a chart on which all the known elements were arranged in order of weight, from lightest to heaviest. His "Periodic Table"
In 1911, she won the Nobel Prize for chemistry for her discovery of radium and polonium
A French chemist, this man discovered that heat could kill bacteria that otherwise spoiled liquids including milk, wine, and beer.
This man was Canada's first Prime Minister. He expanded Canada westward to the Pacific Ocean, and began the construction of a transcontinental railroad that was completed in 1885
Native people of Australia
English naturalist and scientist whose theory of evolution through natural selection
This Austrian doctor believed that the unconscious mind drives how people think and act.
American inventor best known for inventing the electric light bulb, acoustic recording on wax cylinders, and motion pictures
discovered that bacteria cause many diseases; links surgical problems to disease.
British suffragette and founder of the Women's Social and Political Union.
To leave or withdraw
Separation of people based on racial, ethnic, or other differences