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Major events in Europe including the Victorian Age.
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on Apr 26, 2011
Last updated: 04/27/11 at 04:24 PM
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Women over the age of 30 are finally allowed to vote.http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/suffrage/history.htm
Queen Victoria dies and the Victorian Age ends after 64 years .www.victorianstation.com/queen.html
Before the reform, people announced their vote aloud. In the Ballot Act, the government decided to remove intimidation by a new method known as secret ballots.http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/PR1872.htm
Parliament passed the Capital Punishment Act which ended public hanging.http://www.capitalpunishmentuk.org/hanging1.html
Lord John Russell tried to persuade Parliament to allow the working class to vote. Finally in 1867, the Second Reform Act was passed.http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/PR1867.htm
Potatoes did not grow in Ireland anymore for a long time so it forced hundreds of Irish people to emigrate to U.S. and Canada.
Queen Victoria, tired of her mother's influence ruled Great Britain.www.victorianstation.com/queen.html
The Abolition of Slavery Act was passed after many anti-slavery movements.www.victorianweb.org/history/antislavery.html
More men were given the right to vote through this act passed in 1832 after several disputes.http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/PR1832.htm
Catholics are now allowed to sit in the British Parliament. www.victorianweb.org/religion/cath2.html