Whig interpretations summary, English Civil War

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  • Whig Interpretations
    • Saw the civil war as an unavoidable constitutional and legal conflict between a tyrannical king and a parliament determined to protect its and the nations liberties.
    • They see the Civil War as an inevitable event and focus on long-term issues. 
    • They evolved into the liberal party in the 19th Century, associated with parliamentary reform
  • First great Whig historian was T.B Macaulay, and his book "History of England" was one of the most influential works of the 19th Century, shaping the way english people saw their past
    • Whig Interpretations
      • Saw the civil war as an unavoidable constitutional and legal conflict between a tyrannical king and a parliament determined to protect its and the nations liberties.
      • They see the Civil War as an inevitable event and focus on long-term issues. 
      • They evolved into the liberal party in the 19th Century, associated with parliamentary reform

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