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Glorious Revolution (1688)
The Bill of Rights (1689)

John Locke (1632-1704)
Charles II (King of England, 1660-1685)
James II (King of England, 1685-1688)
George I (King of England, 1714-1727)
George II (King of England, 1727-1760)

Related Documents (Brophy reader)

"Coffee House Society" (two anonymous documents from 1673 & 1675)

John Locke, from Two Treatises on Government

Adam Smith, from The Wealth of Nations

England’s Special Path
History 104 / January 30, 2013

I. Politics in the Restoration
          A. Anglican dominance
                    1. Puritan worship forbidden
                    2. The Test Act (1673)
                    3. Charles II’s deathbed conversion (1685)
          B. James II, a Catholic back on the throne
          C. The power of ideas
                    1. John Locke, constitutional genius
                    2. Coffee-house politics
II. The “Glorious Revolution”
          A. Parliament flexes its muscles
                    1. William and Mary invited to “invade”
                    2. The Bill of Rights (1689)
          B. Crushing Catholic freedoms in Ireland
          C. Becoming Great Britain: the Act of Union (1707)
III. The development of a two-party system
          A. The Hanoverian dynasty: sometimes clueless Germans
          B. Whigs and Tories -- alternating factions
          C. The prime minister, a new focal point of political activity