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The War of Austrian Succession: Summary and Effects on the World

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Which facet of the War of the Austrian Succession was characterized by border disputes, bloody raids and attacks on settlements and villages?

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1. Although the motives of most participant nations were much different, the original pretext for the War of the Austrian Succession was to deny _____ the Austrian throne.

2. Prussia's invasion of _____ began the War of the Austrian Succession.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The War of Austrian Succession was a complex conflict involving many nations, and this quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the history, events, figures and fallout of the war.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will ask you about the following:

  • Catalyst for the war
  • The War of Jenkins' Ear
  • Treaty that ended the war

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Western civilization lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as the War of Jenkins' Ear
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the War of Austrian Succession
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify key figures associated with the war

Additional Learning

To learn more about history, review the accompanying lesson The War of Austrian Succession: Summary and Effects on the World. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the history of the War of Austrian Succession
  • Understand why so many nations got involved in the war
  • Understand the historical impact of the war on the region
  • Know important events and figures
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