Social Studies - 2019-20

WHII.5d - Rights of Englishmen

The student will apply social science skills to understand the political, cultural, geographic, and economic conditions in Europe and Russia from about 1500 A.D. (C.E.) to about 1800 A.D. (C.E.) by

d) describing the development of social and cultural patterns in Great Britain, with emphasis on the English Civil War and the Glorious Revolution and their impacts on democracy;


Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

How did new ideas spark change and conflict in the late 18th and throughout the 19th centuries?

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

Political democracy rests on the principle that government derives power from the consent of the governed. The foundations of English rights include the Magna Carta and common law. The English Civil War and the Glorious Revolution prompted further development of the rights of Englishmen.

ESSENTIALS

Development of the rights of Englishmen

 Oliver Cromwell and the execution of Charles I

 The restoration of Charles II

 Development of political parties/factions

 Glorious Revolution (William and Mary)

 Increase of parliamentary power and decrease of royal power

 English Bill of Rights of 1689

KEY VOCABULARY

Terms:

Magna Carta

Common Law

Jury Trial

Parliament

Glorious Revolution

English Bill of Rights 1689

Declaration of Independence

U.S. Constitution

Whigs/Tories

People:

Puritans

Charles I

Oliver Cromwell

Charles II

James II

William and Mary

Places:

England

France

United States

Updated: Jun 01, 2018