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3 reasons why the Magna Carta was an important document.
democracy, individual freedoms, rule lawfully
3 classes in England. Name them.
Upper, Middle, Lower
Working conditions for skilled workers better than those of agriculture workers?
Earned reasonable, amount of money for better jobs
What was the official Church of England after the Protestant reform?
How did Puritans dress? What did they believe?
Wore dark clothes, led sober lives. Disapproved of drinking, gambling, and theater. Life should be devoted to God.
Divine Right of Kings.
God-like powers. controls whether someone lived or died.
Father and son who believe in DRK
James and Charles the first
List 4 ways Charles got money
taxes, ship money, billet, tunnage and poundage
Why did Puritans not like Archbishop Laud?
He was violent
When the Short and Long Parliaments met and opposed Charles, what did he do?
When did Charles' wife, Henrietta Maria, do that enraged the people of England?
She sold the Crown jewels.
A war between citizens of the same country.
led by Cromwell
What was Charles tried and executed for.
Trying to overthrow himself
soldiers of NMA
Which two groups formed the Rump Parliament. What did they disagree on?
Presbyterians, Puritans. How the church should be. In sync or different
What is republic
A country without monarch
What religious group did Cromwell want to force out of Ireland and England.
What is predominant religion in Northern Island today?
Catholic and Protestant
What did Calvinists " Blue Laws" forbid?
Christmas, dancing gambling, sports, theatre.
Why did Cromwell believe he had failed England?
He became a dictator.
Why was most of England please when Charles II was invited to become King of England.
he wasn't a military dictatorship.
opponents of catholic monarchy
What was the "Test Act"
Forbidding anyone except members of the Church of England from holding political office or entering the professions.
What were the "bloody Assizes"
Conducted courts that ordered the execution
What is important about Mary and Will accepting the bill of rights?
It was made clear that parliament was the real government.