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Essay Guidance on the outbreak of the First Civil War and the defeat of the King in 1645.

April 16, 2014

Writing an analytical essay is always difficult but the key is to use question analysis to identify what the examiner is looking for and then to plan an essay which is built around the fact that we answer the question ‘why?’ with explanation not with description. It is also important to remember that causes can be categories into Long, Short and Trigger and that an explanation of an historical event needs to recognise that.studying hard

This link takes you to a short film I made which guides you through an approach to the question: ‘Why did King and Parliament go to war in 1642 and why was the King defeated in 1645?’.