18th Century Powers: Great Britain


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Why did the Jacobites support the Stuart claim to the English throne?

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1. How did the political opinion of the Whigs differ from that of the Tories?

2. Which of the following wars did the British NOT fight in the 18th century?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The 18th century British monarchy found itself at the heart of many historical and political events. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of these factors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • 18th century British political parties and their focus
  • 18th century British wars
  • Homefront development in 18th century Great Britain
  • British colonies held in the 18th century

Skills Practiced

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

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the 18th century British monarchy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about major events in the 18th century
  • Making connections - correlate historical events with the power shifts they caused in the British empire
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify key concepts, such as who the Whigs and the Tories were

Additional Learning

To learn more about the British monarchy and empire in the 18th century, review the accompanying lesson called 18th Century Powers: Great Britain. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explains the political climate of 18th century Great Britain
  • Details the political parties and ideologies of the 18th century
  • Covers the wars the British fought in the 18th century
  • Covers the homefront climate of Great Britain in the 18th century
  • Explores British colonialism in the 18th century