The Stuart Period in England: Events and Timeline


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

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1. How did the 1689 of Bill of Rights change the way that William III and Mary II governed?

2. What was the purpose of the 1701 Act of Settlement?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the English Stuart period. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the purpose of the 1689 Bill of Rights and the rule of several Stuart monarchs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on key events and terms, such as:

  • English Civil War
  • Glorious Revolution
  • 1701 Act of Settlement

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the English Stuart period
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the fates of several Stuart monarchs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the end of the Stuart dynasty

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson titled The Stuart Period in England: Events and Timeline. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the background that led to the start of the Stuart dynasty
  • Understand how James I came to power and the key events of his reign
  • Recognize the turmoil that marked the reign of Charles I
  • Understand England's reason for replacing James II with William and Mary
  • Know how the Stuart dynasty ended