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- England's War of the Roses
- The English Reformation
- Henry VIII's wives
- The Anglican Church
- Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth
- Major events of England's Golden Age
- Battles of the Spanish Armada
- Shakespeare's life and works
- Stuart Period
- Jamestown events
- The Gunpowder Treason
- English Civil War
- The Commercial Revolution
- Glorious Revolution of 1688
- Acts of the Constitutional Settlement
1. England's Wars of the Roses
This lesson will focus on England's Wars of the Roses. It will highlight the key figures from both the Houses of York and Lancaster. It will also identify the importance of the divine right of kings.
2. England and the Tudors at the End of the Wars of the Roses
This lesson will focus on the Tudor Dynasty, which came to power after England's Wars of the Roses. It will focus on the contributions of the five Tudor monarchs in the areas of government, religion, economic and the arts.
3. The English Reformation: History and Timeline
In this lesson, we will examine the English Reformation of the 16th century. Using a timeline, we will explore its motivations, major leaders, and development.
4. The Six Wives of Henry VIII: Facts and History
There's an old rhyme to help you remember Henry VIII's wives: 'divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived.' Follow along as this lesson covers King Henry VIII's quest to produce a male heir and the acts of succession that followed.
5. Henry VIII: The Anglican Church
This lesson covers the various steps Henry VIII took in breaking away from the Roman Catholic Church. You'll learn how Henry managed to get what he wanted by going through legal means and playing off of others who also had problems with the Church.
6. Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth: Catholic vs. Anglican
This lesson will explain the conflict between Mary, Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I of England that eventually led to Mary's execution. It will also highlight the conflict between Catholicism and Protestant England.
7. Queen Elizabeth I and England's Golden Age
This lesson will focus on the reign of Queen Elizabeth I of England, known as England's Golden Age. It will highlight England's advancements in economic growth, the sciences, the arts, and exploration under the lone rule of Elizabeth, the Virgin Queen.
8. The Spanish Armada: History and Major Battles
In this lesson, we will study the famous Spanish Armada and its attempt to invade England in 1588. We will discuss the Armada's background, preparation, voyage, and ultimate fate.
9. Introduction to Shakespeare: Life and Works
This video provides a crash course introduction to William Shakespeare's life, plays, and poetry. From 'Two Gentlemen of Verona' to 'The Tempest', we'll give you a timeline of his works and quick descriptions of what you need to know to identify them.
10. The Stuart Period in England: Events and Timeline
In this lesson, we will meet the English kings and queens of the Stuart family who reigned from 1603 to 1714. We will also learn about a few of the major historical events that took place during this time.
11. Jamestown: Conflict in the New World
This lesson focuses on the settlement of Jamestown and the conflicts that occurred between the native populations and the English settlers. While exploring this topic, it will highlight England's response to the troubles that plagued the settlement.
12. The Gunpowder Treason: England After Elizabeth I
This lesson will explain the Gunpowder Treason of England. As it uncovers the details of this assassination plot, it will explain the part Elizabeth I and the other Tudor monarchs played in creating the resentment that brought it to life.
13. The English Civil War and Failure of Charles' Monarchy
This lesson will explain the reign and execution of England's King Charles I. It will highlight the actions of Charles, along with his confrontations with Parliament, that led to the English Civil War.
14. The English Civil War and the Rise of Cromwell's Theocracy
This lesson will describe the events that led to the rise of Oliver Cromwell's theocracy. It will highlight the English Civil War, the execution of King Charles and the oppressive rule of Cromwell.
15. The Commercial Revolution: Economic Impact of Exploration and Colonization on Europe
In this lesson, we'll discuss the Commercial Revolution sparked by Europe's interaction with the New World colonies. We'll learn about how mercantilism, banking and joint-stock companies transformed the economic face of the European continent.
16. The Glorious Revolution of 1688: Events and Significance
In this lesson, we will examine the causes, events, and effects of England's Glorious Revolution of 1688, in which King James II was overthrown by William of Orange and his allies in the English Parliament.
17. Acts of the Constitutional Settlement in England
In this lesson, we will explore England's constitutional settlement, which began after the Glorious Revolution of 1688. We will examine four acts that characterized this unique development in English history.
18. What Is the English Bill Of Rights? - Definition, Summary & History
In this lesson, we will learn about the English Bill of Rights. We will take a closer look at why the document was created, what the document represents and the influence it has had on the U.S. Constitution.
19. Act of Toleration: Definition & History
Learn about the Act of Toleration, why it was created, and how it impacted the history of Great Britain. When you are finished, take the quiz to see what you've learned.
20. British Navigation Acts of 1651: Definition, Purpose & Summary
This lesson will cover the British Navigation Acts of 1651. We will lay out the main provisions of the Acts, discuss their background and purpose, and touch upon their results.
21. Chiang Kai-Shek: Biography & Facts
Chiang Kai-Shek was an important 20th Century Chinese leader. We will learn about Chiang's early life including the historical context, his leadership of the Nationalist party, and his command through various conflicts from 1928-1975.
22. King Charles I of England: Facts, Trial & Execution
Discover the world of Charles I, the King of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 1625 to 1647. Learn about his battle for supremacy with the English Parliament, his trial for treason and his eventual execution.
23. King Richard III: History, Family Tree & Death
Although he reigned for little more than two years, King Richard III is one of England's most widely known monarchs. He is regarded for his duplicity and ruthlessness. Learn how such a cruel and short-lived king rose to become a prominent historical figure.
24. Oliver Cromwell, Hero or Villain? - Facts & Timeline
Meet one of the most controversial figures in British history, Oliver Cromwell. Discover how Oliver Cromwell went from being an ordinary boy to the ruler of England, one of the most powerful nations in the world.
25. Petition of Right of 1628: Definition & Summary
The Petition of Right of 1628 was an English document that helped promote the civil rights of the subjects of King Charles I. Learn how the actions of this king led the people to stand up for and insist upon their civil rights in a manner that is still having influence today.
26. Who Is Henry Hudson? - Facts, Voyage & Route
Henry Hudson was an English explorer and navigator. Learn more about his life and the four important expeditions that he made while trying to find a direct route from Europe to Asia in this lesson.
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