9.10 Emergence of Empire

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Monday, September 10, 2007 The Emergence of Empire Seventeenth Century Stuart Monarchs (Act of Succession) o James I (1603-1625) New translation of Bible Jamestown, James River (Virginia namesake) o Charles I (1625-1649) Son of James I Divine sanction: the king was God’s representative on Earth People sought to strengthen the Parliament Sought to destroy the Catholic Church (“reverse reformation”) o English Civil War, 1642-1648 Conflict between Parliament and Puritans Parliament eventually won Captured King Charles and put him to death a year later o Protectorate or Interregnum (“between reigns”), 1649-1660 Oliver Cromwell is Lord Protector Became a dictator No King o Charles II (1660-1685) Son of Charles I Hated Puritans and Parliament (of whom he associated with Puritanical rule) Did not try to crush Parliament like his father Puritans continued to be persecuted
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