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Great Migration & the Push for Democracy


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Immigrant
a person intending to establish a home and citizenship in a country that is not their native country
Emigrant
a person who leaves their native country to establish a home and citizenship in another country
Demographic Change
change in the characteristics of a population
Famine
a shortage of food leading to starvation for many people
Cholera
a contagious disease that causes intestinal problems and dehydration
Quarantine
a place where people with a contagious disease are required to stay, to separate them from healthy people and to prevent the spread of the disease
Reformer
someone who seeks to change (reform) established rules and arrangements in society
Colonial government
a government established in a colony and controlled by an imperial power such as Britain
tyranny of the majority
exercised in law and over thought
Epidemic
the infection of a large population by disease
Boycott
to refuse something as a way to create pressure for change
Insurrection
an attempt to overthrow an established government
Rebellion
a challenge to the authority of a recognized government
Amnesty
a general pardon
Royal commission
an official investigation established by the government (The Crown)
Coalition
A group of political parties landing together to become the majority party in the government. Often seen in English politics
Self-government
government that does not answer to an imperial power
Demographics
data about the characteristics of a population such as the number, origin, and age
Oppression
unjust or unfair use of the power
Assimilate
to become part of a different cultural group
Arms
Weapons
Conquest
to acquire by force of arms; win in war: to conquer a foreign land.
Emigration
The process of leaving one's home country to establish a home in a new country.
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