Why did Guy Fawkes want to blow up the houses of Parliament?

In this lesson, we will learn why Guy Fawkes wanted to blow up the houses of Parliament. You will hear and map the story of the Gunpowder Plot. We will learn about when and why the conspirators attempted to kill King James I and what happened to Guy Fawkes afterwards. You will need a piece of paper and a pencil.

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Why did Guy Fawkes want to blow up the houses of Parliament?

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Question 3

Q1.King James I was a _________.

1/3

Q2.Guy Fawkes was a ___________.

2/3

Q3.What did Guy Fawkes want to do?

3/3

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Why did Guy Fawkes want to blow up the houses of Parliament?

Well done on all of your great learning! Now have a go at answering these quiz questions to see what you can remember from the lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.King James I was a _________.

1/3

Q2.Guy Fawkes was a ___________.

2/3

Q3.What did Guy Fawkes want to do?

3/3

Lesson summary: Why did Guy Fawkes want to blow up the houses of Parliament?

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