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English Civil War and Glorious Revolution. I. English Civil War (war between groups in a country) started 1642 A. Cavaliers/Royalists = supported king.

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1 English Civil War and Glorious Revolution

2 I. English Civil War (war between groups in a country) started 1642 A. Cavaliers/Royalists = supported king A. Cavaliers/Royalists = supported king B. Roundheads = supported Parliament B. Roundheads = supported Parliament C. Parliament won C. Parliament won

3 II. English Commonwealth A. Parliament abolished the monarchy B. created a commonwealth like a republic – vote for who has power 1. like a republic – vote for who has power 2. all participants are equal 2. all participants are equal

4 C. Oliver Cromwell - Puritan 1. removed members of Parliament who Parliament who disagreed disagreed

5 III. The Restoration A. Parliament gave power to Charles II A. Parliament gave power to Charles II 1. agreed that he’d respect Parliament 1. agreed that he’d respect Parliament B. Charles II and his brother James II were B. Charles II and his brother James II were Catholic Catholic C. Exclusion Act C. Exclusion Act 1. stop king from saying he’s Catholic 1. stop king from saying he’s Catholic D. James II gave more power to Catholics D. James II gave more power to Catholics

6 IV. The Glorious Revolution A. wealthy landowners don’t want a king B. invited William of Orange to England 1. married to James II’s daughter Mary 1. married to James II’s daughter Mary C. James II gave up power D. “Glorious” because almost no bloodshed


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