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The Glorious Revolution. England becomes a true Limited Monarchy. Oliver Cromwell. Puritan who rules England 1649-1658 Attempted to impose “Puritan” morals Grew increasingly unhappy with Parliament Eventually ruled as military dictator

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the glorious revolution

The Glorious Revolution

England becomes a true Limited Monarchy

oliver cromwell
Oliver Cromwell
  • Puritan who rules England 1649-1658
  • Attempted to impose“Puritan” morals
  • Grew increasingly unhappy with Parliament
  • Eventually ruled as military dictator
  • He was replaced by Charles II after his death in 1658

What is

ironic about

his rule?

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The Road of Enlightened Ideas

Charles II rules after Cromwell’s death in 1658

His rule is known as the Restoration

Habeas Corpus is passed

habeas corpus 1679
Habeas Corpus 1679
  • Prisoner had the right to be reviewed before a Judge
  • Judges decide whether a prisoner should stand trial
  • The King could not just put someone in jail
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Considered a “bloodless” revolution

Glorious Revolution (1688)

James II replaces Charles II

William & Mary

“overthrow”

James II

Importance: England adopts: Bill of Rights&

Constitutional Monarchy

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No suspending of Parliaments laws

No levying of taxes without Parliament approval

No interfering with freedom of speech

No penalty for protesting a king about grievances

Bill of Rights1689

constitutional monarchy 1689

England becomes a

Constitutional Monarchy (1689)
  • After 1689- no monarch could rule without parliament consent
  • Foundation for the current Government of England!
  • Cabinet developed—leader of cabinet became known as Prime Minister