English Exception

English Exception

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Storyboard Description

comic strip project for world history

Storyboard Text

  • Hey look its Oliver Cromwell! He rules the Puritan Republic. It was kingless for a while after Charles I died. But Cromwell has taken over.
  • That's sad-- It's now the end of the Commonwealth and the restoration of the monarchy. But, Puritanical ideas are still a part of us.
  • Oliver Cromwell has passed away. Parliament has elected Charles II to take his place. He is a great ruler.
  • Charles II just returned to London and everyone is super excited! He reopened theaters, taverns, and restored the church!
  • Charles also inherited the Petition of Rights and shared his father's faith. His brother James II is now the new ruler and he is Catholic even through everyone is Protestant.
  • The Glorious Revolution is now taking place. James II was bloodlessly dethrowned. William and Mary are invited to take his place.
  • Yes Natalia, that is true. But, they have to accept many acts passed by Parliament. These acts are later known as the Bill of Rights.
  • Parliament is now stronger than the monarchy. The Bill of Rights has also caused there to be limited power. A Catholic can't be throned.
  • Haha! Aw man! I wanted to take the thrown!
  • The Whigs have taken control of the government have and remained in control until King George III took the thrown.
  • The Tories were the rivals of the Whigs. They supported protectionist agarianism with taxes being forced on people for sustainability
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