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Discovering democracy: parliament versus monarch

TLF ID L9513

Interact with a slideshow of images and text to explore the tension between parliament and the monarch in Britain in the 17th century. See how that led to a lessening of the powers of the British monarchy. Learn about constitutional monarchy in Britain and Australia today. Complete a related task.



Educational details

Educational value
  • Presents the events that bought about a lessening of the powers of the monarchy in Britain and the establishment of constitutional monarchy in Britain and Australia.
  • Encourages students to examine reasons for the English Civil War.
  • Explains the origins of the role of the head of state in Australia.
  • Provides a related student task.
Year level

4; 5; 6

Learning area
  • Studies of society and environment
  • History

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Kay Bishop
  • Organization: Kay Bishop
  • Description: Subject matter expert
  • Address: QLD, AUSTRALIA
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Technical implementer
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Photolibrary.com\, Mary Evans Picture Library
  • Organization: Photolibrary.com\, Mary Evans Picture Library
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Hearing independence
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © 2020 Education Services Australia Ltd, unless otherwise indicated. This resource may be used free-of-charge for non-commercial educational purposes, provided any acknowledgements are retained.