Why did the Civil War break out in 1642?

In this lesson you will learn how historians have debated the causes of the Civil War before reaching your own judgement.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.How were the Irish and English divided?

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Q2.Who blocked Charles I from receiving money to help him stop the Irish Rebellion?

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Q3.How many of Charles' mistakes did the Great Remonstrance highlight?

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Q4.What were the five members accused of?

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Q5.Define tyrant:

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.How were the Irish and English divided?

1/5

Q2.Who blocked Charles I from receiving money to help him stop the Irish Rebellion?

2/5

Q3.How many of Charles' mistakes did the Great Remonstrance highlight?

3/5

Q4.What were the five members accused of?

4/5

Q5.Define tyrant:

5/5

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Why did the Civil War break out in 1642?

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Q1.What event pushed Charles I to begin his personal rule in 1629?

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Q2.Why did many people dislike Laud's reforms?

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Q3.What was responsible for Charles calling back parliament in 1640? (this would become known as the Long Parliament)

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Q4.Who became impeached by the Long Parliament?

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Q5.Why did Charles I try to arrest five MPs?

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Quiz:

Why did the Civil War break out in 1642?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What event pushed Charles I to begin his personal rule in 1629?

1/5

Q2.Why did many people dislike Laud's reforms?

2/5

Q3.What was responsible for Charles calling back parliament in 1640? (this would become known as the Long Parliament)

3/5

Q4.Who became impeached by the Long Parliament?

4/5

Q5.Why did Charles I try to arrest five MPs?

5/5

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