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The Creation of Prussia: History & Timeline

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Which of the following was NOT a territory under Hohenzollern control prior to 1740?

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1. What event gave Frederick William (the Great Elector) the peace and stability necessary to consolidate power in his territories?

2. Alhough King Frederick William I was a military man at heart, what progressive changes did he make to the structure of Prussian society?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the creation and rise of Prussia. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include King Frederick William I and the title assumed by the Hohenzollern ruler of Prussia in 1701.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Nickname of Frederick William
  • Allies of Prussia
  • Reform enacted under Frederick William I

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the creation and rise of Prussia
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding royal titles
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the territory under Hohenzollern control prior to 1740

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called The Creation of Prussia: History & Timeline. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the territorial consolidation that expanded Prussia
  • Recognize Frederick William's achievements in strengthening the state
  • Understand the reforms and improvements during Frederick William I's reign
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