Chapter 1

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  • Did the Bill of Rights and Act of Settlement mark a significant change in the power of parliament?
    • NO
      • Parliament remained only advisory in nature.
      • The monarch remained the dominant force in British politics.
      • Parliament itself only represented the wealthiest 2% of the country.
    • YES
      • The monarch was now of Parliament's choosing, rather than ruling through divine right.
      • They established the principle of regular and free elections.
      • They restricted the monarch's ability to interfere with laws.
      • They meant taxation could only be passed by Parliament.

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