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1 By: Theresa Shulfer. Ben Bisone, Chris Karch. Trevor Glodowski.

2  1 in 20 colonists lived in cities  The heart of any city was its waterfront  The marketplace bustled with fisherman and farmers  Many types of shops lined the streets  Cities were smelly and noisy

3  Torches, lamps and candles lit the houses.  Fire was a constant danger  The whole town would pitch in to put out fires using a bucket brigade.

4  Colonists saw themselves as English citizens.  They expected the same rights.  The most important was the right to have a voice in government.

5  English people won the right to participate in government  King John agreed to sign the Magna Carta in 1215  The next major victory was the founding of parliament in 1265  In 1685 King James didn’t want to rule with others.  When he tried to rule without parliament he was forced off the throne  It was the first time this happened without bloodshed  It became known as the Glorious Revolution

6  In 1689 parliament offered the crown to Prince William of Orange and his wife.  He had to agree to the English Bill of Rights  The act said that the power to make laws and impose taxes belonged to elected representatives.  English colonists saw the Glorious Revolution as victory for colonial assemblies and parliament.  Wanted to choose people who made laws and set taxes.

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8 1) In 1689 parliament offered the crown to what person and his wife and where were they from? 2) Who agreed to sign the Magna Carta and in what year? 3) Colonists saw themselves as what? 4) What did the colonists use to light their houses? 5) What percent of colonists lived in the city? 6) What were cities-A) quiet and peaceful B) noisy and smelly C) big and exciting D) small and boring

9 7) English colonists saw the Glorious Revolution as victory for what? 8) In what year did King James not want to rule with others and what happened to him? 9) How much of the town would help to put out house fires and using what system? 10) The market place was bustling with what types of people- A) merchants and immigrants B) fisherman and farmers C) traders and slaves D) rich people and children.

10 1. In 1689 parliament offered the crown to Prince William of Orange and his wife. 2. King John agreed to sign the Magna Carta in Colonists saw themselves as English citizens. 4. Torches, lamps and candles lit the houses of the colonist’s buildings and houses percent of the colonists live in the city. 6. Cities were-B) noisy and smelly.

11 7. English colonists saw the Glorious Revolution as victory for colonial assemblies and parliament. 8. In 1685 King James didn’t want to rule with others and when he didn’t want to rule with parliament he was forced off the throne. 9. The whole town would pitch in to help put out fires and they used bucket brigades. 10. The market place was bustling with what types of people-B) fisherman and farmers.

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