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Parliament and Dissolving Absolutism in Britain Kings want allowance and Parliament won’t give it to them. Wahhh
Monarchs, Parliament and Debt DebtParliament Cousin – King James I of Scotland King James Bible What happens when a Monarch lives outside their means? Who limited Monarch’s money/power? Queen is Dead – Heir? What is King James’ remembered for?
James I: King of Scotland and England ParliamentProtestantCatholic Struggle?What religion was Britain? Puritans wanted James to rid England of what influence
Charles I: Lemme hold some bills? Why did Charles I need money? What did Charles I do when Parliament refused his money requests? Wars with France/Spain Dissolved Parliament
Petition of Right Would not _______ without due cause. No taxes without ___________ consent. Soldiers could not house in _______. No _______ law during peacetime. Imprison subjects Parliament’s Private homes Martial Law Although largely ignored, why was this important?
Seeds of English Civil War Charles wanted Religious unity Parliament Refuses King Flees to North England War against Scottish rebels Needs money for war London riots
Rise of Cromwell Who led the rebels? Oliver Cromwell What happened to Charles I? Death by public decision Parliament and Cromwell? Cromwell also dissolved Parliament English Constitution? First modern drafted in Europe
Glorious Revolution Who invites new crown?Why “Bloodless”? Constitutional Monarchy vs. Absolute Monarchy William and Mary Parliament Charles II ran away Parliament gives power to King Created British Bill of Rights
British Bill of Rights No suspending of Parliament Freedom of Speech No penalty for complaints against king No Taxes W/O Parliament
Global Effects! Who holds Power in England? How does Charles I death effect Glorious Revolution? What contributed to Bill of Rights? American History?