Colonial Self Government and Imperial Control 2.8.11

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Colonial Self Government and Imperial Control A. English Background and political traditions a. Most “liberal” in Europe b. Limits on Royal authority c. King/queen d. English parliament: i. House of lords (hereditary – nobility/elite) ii. House of commons (elected) e. Challenges to the theory of “divine right”: i. Puritan Revolution – 1649 1. Charles I (1 st ) 2. Oliver Cromwell (1650 – 60) 3. “Glorious revolution” = 1688
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course HIST 1103 taught by Professor Rohrer during the Spring '06 term at Oklahoma State.

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