Causes of the Falklands War: Argentina vs. England - Quiz & Worksheet


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Why did Argentina lay claim to the Falkland Islands?

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1. What is the British claim to the Falkland Islands?

2. How did the British respond to Argentine claims of the Falkland Islands?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following worksheet will teach you more about what caused the Falklands War, which was fought between Argentina and England in the late 20th century. After reading, you will take the interactive quiz, which asks you questions about each country's involvement in the war and the events surrounding the conflict.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Argentina and Britain's claims to the Falkland Islands
  • How Britain responded to Argentina's claim
  • How the Falklands War played out
  • The effect of the war on Argentina

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the causes of the Falklands War in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Falkland Islands ownership claims
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained on the cause and effects of the war

Additional Learning

To learn more about a 20th-century war between Argentina and Britain, review the corresponding lesson on the causes of the Falklands War. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describes key events of the war
  • Identifies the roles of notable individuals like Juan Peron and Margaret Thatcher
  • Examines the different claims that Argentina and Britain made to the Falkland Islands
  • Discusses what caused the war to start
  • Explores the consequences and effects of the war