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The Age of Absolutism: Parliament triumphs in England. 1 st Question: In less than 100 years, England changed from a monarchy to a commonwealth and back.

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1 The Age of Absolutism: Parliament triumphs in England. 1 st Question: In less than 100 years, England changed from a monarchy to a commonwealth and back to a monarchy. What central issue caused this political upheaval? 1 st Question: In less than 100 years, England changed from a monarchy to a commonwealth and back to a monarchy. What central issue caused this political upheaval? Answer: Answer: The central issue was whether the monarch would have absolute power OR would share power with Parliament. The central issue was whether the monarch would have absolute power OR would share power with Parliament.

2 #2. What were TWO results of the Glorious Revolution? The Bill of Rights: limited monarchy & constitutional government The Bill of Rights: limited monarchy & constitutional government Political Parties: cabinet, prime minister Political Parties: cabinet, prime minister

3 3. How did Constitutional governments evolve in England in the 1700s? As Parliaments power grew, elements including a Constitution, political parties, a cabinet, and the office of prime minister evolved. As Parliaments power grew, elements including a Constitution, political parties, a cabinet, and the office of prime minister evolved.

4 #4. Here and now – taking it to today: Where in the world is there the most need for a Glorious Revolution and why? Where? - You decide. Watch the news. Think about current events! Where? - You decide. Watch the news. Think about current events! Why? Explain your answer!!!!!!! Why? Explain your answer!!!!!!! I look forward to reading what you have to say! I look forward to reading what you have to say!


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