The Creation of the United Kingdom and the Incorporation of Ireland


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Why was Edward I relevant for the creation of the United Kingdom in the late 12th century?

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1. Why did Great Britain agree to grant Ireland its independence?

2. What event officially created the Untied Kingdom?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the creation of the UK and the incorporation of Ireland. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the first official reference to the United Kingdom and the year that Ireland gained its independence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Monarch who led the conquest of Wales
  • Conditions set for Ireland's independence
  • Organization that fought against the British after WWI

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 of the UK and the incorporation of Ireland
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Irish War for Independence
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the partitioning of Ireland

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson, The Creation of the UK and the Incorporation of Ireland. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the countries that comprise the United Kingdom
  • Recognize the events that led to the unification of England and other countries in the UK
  • Understand the religious tensions between Ireland and England
  • Review the history of Wales