CHapter 23 And 24 AP Europea

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AP European History Chapter 23 And 24 Vocab


 
  
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1
Battle of Peterloo
 
a protest that took place at Saint Peters Fields in Manchester that was broken up by armed...
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bourgeoisie
 
middle class
3
Carlsbad Decree
 
issued in 1819, these decrees required the 38 German member states to root out subversive idea...
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Congress of Vienna
 
a meeting of Russia, Prussia, Austria and Great Britain to fashion a peace settlement having...
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Corn Laws
 
laws revised in 1815 that prohibited the importation of foreign grain trade unless the price...
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doers
 
the leading scientists, engineers and industrialists (according to Count Henri de Saint-Simon...
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dual revolution
 
a term that historian Eric Hobsbawn used for the economic and political changes that tended...
8
Great Famine
 
the result of four years of crop failure in Ireland, a country that had grown dependent of...
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Holy Alliance
 
an alliance formed by Austria, Russia and Prussia in September of 1815 that became a symbol...
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laissez faire
 
economic liberalism that believes in unrestricted private enterprise and no government interference...
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Liberalism
 
the principle ideas of which are equality and liberty, demanded representative government and...
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nationalism
 
the principle ideas of which are equality and liberty, demanded representative government and...
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parasites
 
the court, the aristocracy, lawyers and church men (according to Count Henri de Saint-Simon...
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proletariat
 
modern working class
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romanticism
 
movement that was revolting against classicism and the Enlightenment, it was characterized...
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socialism
 
a backlash against the emergence of individualism and fragmentation of society it was a move...
17
Sturm und Drang
 
"Storm and Stress", German early Romantics of the 1770s and 1780s who lived lives of tremendous...
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antiseptic principle
 
developed by English surgeon Joseph Lister, it was the idea that a chemical disinfectant applied...
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Benthamite
 
follower of the radical philosopher Jeremy Benthamite who taught that public problems should...
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Defense mechanism
 
Freuds postulation that much of human behavior is motivated by unconscious emotional needs...
21
evolution
 
the idea, applied by thinkers in many fields, that stresses gradual change and continuous adjustment.
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germ theory
 
the idea, contrary to miasmatic theory, that disease was spread through filth and not caused...
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illegitimacy explosion
 
period between 1750 and 1850 marked by a high number of illegitimate births - by the 1840s,...
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labor aristocracy
 
highly skilled workers who made up about 15% of the working classes at the turn of the 20th...
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labor aristocracy
 
highly skilled workers who made up about 15% of the working classes at the turn of the 20th...
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miasmatic theory
 
the belief that people contract disease when they breathe the bad odors of decay and putrefying...
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organic chemistry
 
the study of the compounds of carbon.
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pasteurization
 
process developed by Louis Pasteur that suppressed the activity of living organisms in a beverage...
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positivist method
 
Auguste Comptes discipline of sociology, which postulated that "each branch of our knowledge...
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realism
 
literary movement which stressed that literature should depict life exactly as it was.
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seperate spheres
 
a rigid gender division of labor with the wife as mother and homemaker and the husband as wage...
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social darwinists
 
group of thinkers popular with the upper middle class who saw the human race as driven forward...
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thermodynamics
 
a branch of physics built on Newtons laws of mechanics that investigated the relationship...


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