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Unformatted text preview: o Other reasons why his kingship wasn’t a big deal: James was very old; people thought he would die soon & throne would go to one of his daughters – Mary or Anne – both of whom were Protestant o The problem with James is that he was completely obnoxious about his Catholicism; allowed Catholics to go to university and even vote (did not have political power at this time) o The direct result of James coming to the throne is a very strict royal control over the colonies • “divine right” theory – Strict royal control of colonies...
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2011 for the course HISTORY AMH2010 taught by Professor Rowan during the Spring '11 term at FIU.
- Spring '11