English Civil War Republican Rule 1649-60 (part 1/3)

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When did parliament abolish the monarchy?
May 1649 when they declared England to be a commonwealth
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What event prevented the new model army from confronting parliment?
Threats from Ireland and Scotland
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Who commanded the brutal campaign in Ireland?
Cromwell
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Who's army comprised of Scots was destroyed in Worcester in 1651?
Charles 2nd
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What 6 points made the rump parliment unpopular?
1)its conservative nature 2)limited finances 3)Irish and Scottish rebellion 4)radical religious groups 5)new mode army 6)Dutch war
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What was formed in 1653 after the end of the rump parliment?
The nominated assembly
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What did the assembled achive?
1)civil marriage 2)registers for births marriages and deaths 3) revenue system reformed
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When did Cromwell gain the powers of the assembly ?
December 1653
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When was the commonwealth ended? And wha was it replaced with?
1653 and replaced with the protectorate.
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Who was to Cary out the government and who was in charge?
The government was controlled by a council of state (elected every 3 years) and ran by Cromwell (lord protectoret)
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