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5.6: Critical Thinking Exercises

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    • As you look back over England’s history from 1660 to 1688, why do you think that Parliament was so opposed to a Catholic taking the throne of England?
    • Why is it said that Charles II was “restored” to the throne when he had never been in power before 1660?
    • If you were in charge of finding a site for a new colony, what would you look for in terms of climate and geography? What features of the landscape would you try to find and which would you try to avoid?
    • If you were in charge of recruiting colonists for a new colony, how would you do it? What would you do to convince people to leave all that they know and try to build a new life for themselves in a possibly dangerous new land?

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