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Civil War & Revolution in England Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What was the central theme of Bunyan's novel The Holy War?

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Question 2 2. Which work of Bunyan's is often seen as one of the first true novels of the modern age?

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Question 3 3. The session of Parliament Charles called in 1640 became known as the _____ Parliament.

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Question 4 4. Which of the following was NOT a point of contention between Parliament and King Charles I prior to civil war?

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Question 5 5. What eventually happened to the Duke of Monmouth?

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Question 6 6. What decisive battle ended the Duke of Monmouth's attempts to overthrow James II?

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Question 7 7. About _____ of the city of London burned down in the Great Fire of London.

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Question 8 8.

What caused the Great Fire of London?


I. An improperly extinguished oven

II. Poor building codes and materials

III. A conspiracy by foreign Catholics

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Question 9 9. Laud was opposed strongly by which group?

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Question 10 10. What happened to the Puritans under Archbishop Laud?

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Question 11 11. A system of government in which a person rules in the name of God is a:

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Question 12 12. Tension between Charles I and the English Parliament occured because:

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Question 13 13. This was the name for an organized massacre against a Jewish community.

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Question 14 14. Which of the following groups punished themselves in an attempt to win God's forgiveness and save themselves from the plague?

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Question 15 15. Which Stuart monarch was Catholic and overthrown in the Glorious Revolution in 1688?

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Question 16 16. What was the purpose of the 1701 Act of Settlement?

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Question 17 17. Which of the following was NOT an effect of the English Bill of Rights of 1689?

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Question 18 18. Which of the following statements is true?

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Question 19 19. In the Glorious Revolution, who did John Churchill support?

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Question 20 20. What was the big issue that convinced John Churchill to turn against King James II?

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Question 21 21. In what year did Charles II return to England to assume the throne?

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Question 22 22. What is the nickname of the Parliament which voted in favor of a return to government by king?

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Question 23 23. Why did Thomas Hobbes think that absolute rulers were necessary?

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Question 24 24. The word used for the leaders of the Enlightenment was:

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Question 25 25. What war, along with political turmoil, in England formed the historical background of much of Bunyan's life and works?

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Question 26 26. Why was the result of English Civil War of the 1640s considered unique?

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Question 27 27. How was the Duke of Monmouth related to Charles II?

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Question 28 28. How many people officially died in the Great Fire of London?

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Question 29 29. Laudianism was an attempt to reform what?

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Question 30 30. How was Cromwell able to aid the parliamentary forces?

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