America 's Political And Economic Standing

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Revolution: a word that has been thrown around for centuries when it comes to some of the biggest historical events that have occurred up until this time period. What exactly does revolution mean? It is a dramatic and wide-reaching change in the way something works or is organized or in people’s ideas about it (Oxford). Europe’s political and economic standing has been rather bad since the Thirty Years War , and with new rulers and their different ideas of how countries should be run, disaster is bound to happen. In the 1640’s there was an upheaval that was brewing in the streets of Britain which quickly grew into a full on revolution.
Like a lot of places in Europe, Britain was not perfect. For decades, there had been a lot of tension between two different types of religious ideologies namely The Roman Catholics and Protestants. The Puritans of Canterbury sent pamphlets criticizing the Church of England after the archbishop of Canterbury tried to increase the amount of religious ceremonies of the Church of England (Hunt,502). The Puritans made those pamphlets because they were afraid of what would happen to them if they did not execute an action that would change the minds of the population and hopefully King Charles I. The Puritans were trying to preserve their right to their faith considering the fact that they had been beaten and/or killed in the past because of their beliefs. These actions were an important part in the history of this particular revolution that was…
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