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What were the causes of the civil war?

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Introduction

What were the causes of the civil war? Long-term: Long-term causes is when troubles for Charles I slowly build up. Charles the first had upset many people. He started his long-term troubles by attempting to force the English prayer book on Scotland. Not only that he had fights with other people about how religious services should be conducted. ...read more.

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Parliament was not too happy about this. Charles I annoyed England even more by marrying a catholic. This made the parliament and the people of England worried that Charles was trying to make England a catholic country. Not only this but charles I only hired his closest friends to have the leading roles of England. ...read more.

Conclusion

Parliament was not exactly Charles best friends. They actually didn't like each other very much. So to get his own back charles I ruled without parliament for 11 years. Short-term: Short-term is when something happens quickly. The first thing that had happened which triggered a fight of a sort, was when Charles I tried to arrest 5 MP's. Then parliament fought back and in 1642 with the nineteen propositions. This was when parliament brought a list of things which they thought Charles I did wrong. ...read more.

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