Q:

What was a result of the Glorious Revolution?

A:

Quick Answer

A result of the Glorious Revolution in England was that the government changed from an absolute monarchy to a constitutional monarchy. An absolute monarchy gives the king the power to do anything without constraints from laws or parliament, whereas a constitutional monarchy limits the king's power through parliament.

Continue Reading

Full Answer

The Glorious Revolution occurred in England in 1688 and is also known as the English Revolution, the Bloodless Revolution or the Revolution of 1688. It was a coup that overthrew King James II without any bloodshed and placed King William III and his wife Mary in power. The 1689 English Bill of Rights came from the revolution and established a democratic form of government.

Learn more about US History

Related Questions

Explore