Universal manhood suffrage, subject to certain disqualifications (e.g.
Its disqualifications were originally based on descent; but after the political equalization of the two orders the name was applied to the lower classes of the population without reference to their descent.
- Under the Naturalization Act of 1870, the last of the civil disqualifications affecting aliens in England was removed.
The political disqualifications which remained only applied to electoral rights.
He recognized from the first two important disqualifications - his indifference to music and his slight knowledge of architecture.