Ch 25: Virginia SOL - World History & Geography 1500-Present: English Civil War & The Glorious Revolution

About This Chapter

These video lessons will teach you some important facts about the English Civil War and the Glorious Revolution. The information you'll find here will be needed if you are going to take the Virginia SOL Exam on World History & Geography 1500-Present.

Virginia SOL World History & Geography 1500-Present: English Civil War & The Glorious Revolution- Chapter Summary

If you want to do well on the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) Exam covering history and geography from 1500 to the present, you will need to study up on the subject of the English Civil War and the Glorious Revolution. You can do so by going through each of the video lessons contained in this chapter. The lessons will teach you about specific subtopics related to this subject that you will need to know for the exam, such as:

  • Causes, effects and timeline of the English Civil War
  • The rise of Oliver Cromwell
  • Failure of the monarchy and rise of theocracy
  • The fall of King Charles' Monarchy
  • The Glorious Revolution of 1688

You can test your understanding of these topics by answer the questions in the chapter's practice quizzes and ask any follow-up questions of our expert instructors. Once you've successfully completed the questions, you'll have a much bigger leg up on these types of question on the actual exam!

5 Lessons in Chapter 25: Virginia SOL - World History & Geography 1500-Present: English Civil War & The Glorious Revolution
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The English Civil War: Summary, Causes, Effects & Timeline

1. The English Civil War: Summary, Causes, Effects & Timeline

In this lesson, we explore the English Civil War, a conflict that took place in the 1640s between forces loyal to King Charles I and those loyal to Parliament. The conflict arose due to complex political and religious disagreements and culminated in the trial of the king.

The English Civil War: Failure of the Monarchy & Rise of Theocracy

2. The English Civil War: Failure of the Monarchy & Rise of Theocracy

In this lesson, we explore the factors that led to the breakdown of royal authority in England, the civil war, and subsequent trying and beheading of King Charles I, followed by a decade-long period of rule without a true king.

The English Civil War and Failure of Charles' Monarchy

3. 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.

The English Civil War and the Rise of Cromwell's Theocracy

4. 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.

The Glorious Revolution of 1688: Events and Significance

5. 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.

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