Reform in Great Britain in the 1700s: History & Impact


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Which modern political entity is Edmund Burke credited for first identifying?

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1. William Pitt the Younger passed what bill which appropriated control of territory held by the British East India Company and partially appropriated control of the company itself?

2. The incorporation of Ireland into Great Britain in 1801 was the result of the British desire to _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will determine your knowledge of political changes that characterized Great Britain in the 18th century.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Edmund Burke
  • William Pitt the Younger
  • Ireland's incorporation into Great Britain

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Great Britain's changes in the 18th century
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the role of William Pitt the Younger
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about political changes from the related lesson on Great Britain during the 18th century

Additional Learning

To learn more about Great Britain in the 18th century, look at the following lesson titled Reform in Great Britain in the 1700s: History & Impact. This lesson will look at the following objectives:

  • Details the creation of the Parliament of Great Britain
  • Explains the relationship between Great Britain and Ireland
  • Covers William Pitt the Younger's era as prime minister
  • Explores Burke's impact on the political landscape