Causes of the Civil War

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  • Causes of the Civil War
    • Religion
      • Charles married a catholic
      • Charles tried to make the Scottish use the English prayer book.
      • He tried to make the churches more catholic.
    • Money
      • Charles tried to raise Ship Money Tax, even though they were not in a time of war.
      • Parliament stopped Charles from raising taxes
        • Parliament demands more power 1640
          • Charles gave in to these demands
      • Parliament thought that they should have a say in decisions.
        • Power
          • Parliament introduced the Petition of Rights 1628
            • No taxes could be levied without Parliament consent
            • No English subject could be imprisoned without cause.
            • No quartering of soldiers in citizens homes.
            • No martial law may be used in times of peace.
          • Charles ruled without Parliament for 11 years
          • Parliament wanted to be more involved in  Charles choices.
          • Parliament demands more power 1640
            • Charles gave in to these demands
          • Charles tried to arrest 5 MPs 1642.
          • Charles was losing the Spanish war; Sailors were starving.
            • Money
              • Charles tried to raise Ship Money Tax, even though they were not in a time of war.
              • Parliament stopped Charles from raising taxes
                • Parliament thought that they should have a say in decisions.
                  • Power
                    • Parliament introduced the Petition of Rights 1628
                      • No taxes could be levied without Parliament consent
                      • No English subject could be imprisoned without cause.
                      • No quartering of soldiers in citizens homes.
                      • No martial law may be used in times of peace.
                    • Charles ruled without Parliament for 11 years
                    • Parliament wanted to be more involved in  Charles choices.
                    • Charles tried to arrest 5 MPs 1642.
                    • Charles was losing the Spanish war; Sailors were starving.
                      • Charles believed in the 'Divine rights of Kings' and that Parliament should not tell him what to do.
              • Charles believed in the 'Divine rights of Kings' and that Parliament should not tell him what to do.

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