The Cavaliers fought on the side of ____________ in the civil war of 1642 -45.
Why was there no king from 1649 to 1660?
Charles I was executed and Parliament took control
What one man was most powerful from 1649 to 1658?
____________ was restored to the throne in 1860.
What did the Test Act of 1672 require?
that all government officers take communion according to the form of the Church of England
What was the “Popish Plot?”
an imaginary plot in which Catholics were supposed to have planned the death of Charles II
What was the Gunpowder Plot?
In 1605 Catholic inspired Guy Fawkes had planned to blow up the king and Parliament
Why did many English fear the Jacobites?
James II was rightful heir, but he was a Catholic
Why is the Anglican clergyman John Wesley important?
He originated the Methodist break from the Church of England
What are some characteristics of the court literature of Charles II’s reign?
French influence, witty, satire, carefully structured drama