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Democratic Development in England. England’s Medieval Democratic Developments Henry II Jury System Common law King John Magna Carta (Great Charter) Contract.

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1 Democratic Development in England

2 England’s Medieval Democratic Developments Henry II Jury System Common law King John Magna Carta (Great Charter) Contract between King and Nobles Governance according to law Due Process of Law Consent of Governed (Parliament)

3 England’s Civil War King James I and Divine Right Charles I and the Petition of Right Charles tries to Arrest Parliament English Civil War Royalists/Cavaliers vs. Roundheads 1649 Roundhead victory under Oliver Cromwell’s Leadership 1649 Charles I Beheaded

4 England’s Glorious Revolution Cromwell first establishes a commonwealth Cromwell tears up constitution and becomes Lord Protectorate Puritan Morality Restoration of the Monarchy = Charles II Habeas Corpus Rule of James II William and Mary and the Glorious Revolution Bill of Rights, Cabinet System


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