“LIBERTÉ, ÉGALITÉ, FRATERNITÉ”. THE SHIFTS AND TURNS OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION 1789 – 1795 . The English Civil War (1642-49) led to greater democracy…. HOW DID EVENTS ABROAD INFLUENCE THE OUTBREAK OF REVOLUTION IN FRANCE IN 1789?. What caused the English Civil War? .
THE SHIFTS AND TURNS OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
1789 – 1795
HOW DID EVENTS ABROAD INFLUENCE THE OUTBREAK OF REVOLUTION IN FRANCE IN 1789?
History of limits on the King’s power:
Magna Carta (1215)
Religious Conflict between Catholics and Protestants
Disagreements over the power of the King
James I (1603 – 1625)
Charles I (1625 – 1649)
Petition of Right (1628)
Civil War (1642 – 49)
Cavaliers v Roundheads
Oliver Cromwell (1649 – 58)
Charles II (1659 – 85)
Habeas Corpus (1679)
James II (1685 – 1688)
The Glorious Revolution (1688)
William and Mary
The English Civil War resulted in the Glorious Revolution. William and Mary took the throne of England after agreeing to sign the English Bill of Rights in 1689. The English Bill of Rights guaranteed basic rights to the people of England, and established Parliament, as a legislature.
How would passing the English Bill of Rights in 1689 help to pave the way for Revolution in France 100 years later?
English Bill of Rights
William & Mary