The English Civil War: Homeschool Assignment

Instructor: Olivia Miller
Write an essay demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the various factions and their motivations during the English Civil War.

Assignment Instructions for Students

The English Civil War shook the practice of absolutism to its core. In a 3-4 paragraph essay, please identify the major groups fighting with one another during the English Civil War. For each group you name, you must note their specific ideologies. After clearly defining each faction, explain how their different ideas about England's future direction led to a civil war in the country. Be sure to explain how and why their idea led to the English Civil War.

Grading Rubric for Parents

There are 18 points possible for this assignment; for each row, score from 0-3 depending on how well your student has met the requirement.

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