Important Events in History: The Gunpowder Plot

by Helen Cox-Cannons (author) (UK edition)

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The most exciting bits of history – simply retold. What was the Gunpowder Plot? Why did Guy Fawkes want to blow up King James and his Parliament? How was his plan stopped? Why did it turn Protestants against Catholics? Learn how the Gunpowder Plot was hatched, and find out why it went wrong. Shudder at Guy Fawkes’s gruesome death, and see how the plot changed England forever. Plus – discover why we still enjoy bonfires and fireworks on November the 5th every year.

  • Simple and highly illustrated look at a turning point in British history
  • Describes how and why the Gunpowder Plot was hatched
  • Clearly explains the plot’s failure, and its lasting effects
  • Shows how historians build up a picture of long-ago events

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Date published

March 3rd, 2016

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 3.9; Lower years; 0.5 points

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  • 24 pages


UK edition


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