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For this Oliver Cromwell worksheet, students read about the life, career and death of Oliver Cromwell. They learn about the Second English War and how the Commonwealth of England was established. They then answer 14 questions pertaining to the information they just read. The answers are on the last page of the packet.
In this British history worksheet, learners determine what Lover Cromwell's aims were when he made his expedition to Ireland in 1649 as they read primary sources and expository text to answer 6 short answer questions based on the Irish Rebellion and Cromwell's involvement.
Hmmmm, sounds like a war is a brewing! To let you in on all the players involved, we have a simple, image-driven slide show. Each of the absolute monarchs that fought for power during the English Civil War are introduced, along with a bit of personal information for added fun. You'll meet King James I & II, King Charles I & II, Oliver Cromwell, and William and Mary.
Use the internet to gather information about Ireland. Learners discover the origins of St. Patrick's Day and calculate the distance from their hometown to Ireland. They also predict the weather for the country and create a timeline showing the major events that have occured in the country's history.