The Glorious Revolution of 1688: Events and Significance


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Why did much of the English population oppose King James II?

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1. Why did English leaders invite William of Orange to invade England?

2. Which of the following statements is true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet combination will show your understanding of the Glorious Revolution. You will be tested on subjects such as King James II and the 1689 Declaration or Bill of Rights.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • King James II
  • William and Mary
  • 1689 Declaration or Bill of Rights

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Glorious Revolution
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about King James II
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Protestants and Catholics and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson titled The Glorious Revolution of 1688: Events and Significance. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details King James II
  • Explores Dutch head of state William of Orange
  • Explains the 1689 Declaration or Bill of Rights
  • Defines convention parliament