British History (1550-1650) - Letter-Bii

Report
Barbie Luangphixay
Cassandra Chan
Jenny Khy
Politics
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Rulers:
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Edward VI: 1547-1553
Lady Jane Grey : 1553
Mary Queen of Scots: 1553-1558
Elizabeth I: 1558-1603
James I: 1603-1625
Charles I: 1625-1649
Rulers
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Edward VI
Lady Jane Grey
Elizabeth I
Positive Political Atmosphere
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1560s – Treaty of Berwick and Treaty of
Edinburgh, Peace of Troyes
1577 – Alliance between England and the
Netherlands
1600s – Alliance between James I and
France, England makes peace with France
and Spain, Treaty of Westphalia ends
Thirty Years’ War
Treaties
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Treaty of Westphalia
Treaty of Edinburgh
Negative Political Atmosphere
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Revolts against rulers
Execution of Rulers
Attempt to control religion
Thirty Years’ War: 1618-1648
Civil War: 1642-1649
Thirty Years’ War
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Society’s Concerns
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Poverty
 National Legislation distinguished the
deserving from the undeserving poor
Fear of magic led to burning of geography
and astronomy books
Religious Conflicts
Overall
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Britain, over 100 years, was crazy
Bibliography
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 http://galileo.rice.edu/chron/europe.html
 http://www.encyclopedia.com/searchresults.aspx?q=england
+1550
 http://www.britannia.com/history/time3.html
 http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/188217/Englis
h-literature/12806/TheRenaissance-period-1550-1660
 http://timeline.ws/1550_1574.html
 http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=19195
Bibliography (Images)
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 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_VI_of_Engla
nd
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lady_Jane_Grey
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_I_of_Engla
nd
 http://www.scottisharchivesforschools.org/ffa/ima
ges/SP6-1_Treaty_lg.gif
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thirty_Years'_War

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