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2.3.11Lecture 6:II. Glorious Revolution in England and America-English Civil War (1642-1651)-Stuart Kings accused of endangering citizen’s liberty by imposing taxes without consent-imprisoned political enemies-Charles I beheaded-Protectorate, Oliver Cromwell (1653-1659)-Restoration of the Stuarts-Charles II (16660-1685)-Parliament asserted authority, expanded control (political and religious)-James II (1685-1688)-Catholic child: heir?, removed from throne-Glorious Revolution1689: William and Mary-Dutch Protestant-relatively bloodlessGlorious Revolution in England-Under Charles II, Parliamentary power increased-James II: Catholic, believed in divine rights of kings-Whig Party installed William & Mary-Declaration of Rights (1689)-King is also subject to rule of law-John Locke, Two Treatises of Government (1690)Glorious Revolution in America-prior to 1670s: much autonomy in colonies-1680s: crown showed heavier hand-1689: new of Glorious Revolution led to several colonial rebellionsIII. Regional EconomiesA. Rise of the southern gentry

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Glorious Revolution, Civil War, Charles II of England, CHARLES II, Mary II of England

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