English Civil War

Question 1 of 22

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Was the Great Remonstrance a list of grievances presented to King Charles I of England by the English Parliament on 1 December 1641, but passed by the House of Commons on 22 November 1641, during the Long Parliament; it was one of the chief events which were to precipitate the English Civil War?

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  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 22

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Was the English Civil War (1642–1651) a series of armed conflicts and political intrigues between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") in the Kingdom of England over, principally, the manner of its government.

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  • True
  • False

Question 3 of 22

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Did end of Charles's independent governance came when he attempted to apply religious policies in Scotland?

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Question 4 of 22

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One of the causes of the Civil War was Charles marrying Catholic Henrietta Maria?

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  • True
  • False

Question 5 of 22

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During the "Personal Rule,"(1629-1640) Charles aroused most antagonism through his religious measures: he believed,with his main political advisor, Archbishop William Laud, in High Anglicanism, a sacramental version of the Church of England?

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  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 22

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Did the Irish worry about Parliament raising anti-Catholic laws, leading to Irish rebellion in 1641?

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  • True
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Question 7 of 22

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Charles married Henrietta Maria in 1635?

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  • True
  • False

Question 8 of 22

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Archbishop Laud's 'religious reforms' (railing off of communion table, making priests wear Catholic robes) were one of the causes of the English Civil War?

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  • True
  • False

Question 9 of 22

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Was William Prynne a prominent Puritan opponent of the church policy of the Archbishop of Canterbury, William Laud?

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  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 22

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John Hampden was not an English politician who was one of the leading parliamentarians involved in challenging the authority of Charles I of England in the run up to the English Civil War

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  • True
  • False

Question 11 of 22

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Finances were irrelevant to the English Civil War

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  • True
  • False

Question 12 of 22

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Charles I never tried to raise taxes without parliament's permission

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  • True
  • False

Question 13 of 22

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Charles never charged unfair fines or forced loans from people

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  • True
  • False

Question 14 of 22

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Charles did not believe in the Divine Right of Kings

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  • True
  • False

Question 15 of 22

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Charles attempted to arrest only 2 MPs

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  • True
  • False

Question 16 of 22

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It took 20 men to arrest the MPs on Charles I's orders in 1642.

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  • True
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Question 17 of 22

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Charles I's "Personal Rule" lasted 3 years.

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  • True
  • False

Question 18 of 22

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Charles I was a good political leader.

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  • True
  • False

Question 19 of 22

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Charles never used the Star Court

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  • True
  • False

Question 20 of 22

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John Hampden was not one of the 5 MPs Charles I tried to arrest

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  • True
  • False

Question 21 of 22

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Only John Hampden raised an army in 1642 to fight for the Parliamentary cause.

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  • True
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Question 22 of 22

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William Prynne was congratulated by Charles I for his principled stand against stage plays in 1634 - especially as Queen Henrietta appeared in one of them.

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  • True
  • False
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English Civil War

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