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The French Wars of Religion: Catholics vs. the Huguenots

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Huguenots faced persecution because:

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1. Why is the Edict of Nantes important to the history of religion within France?

2. How did Catholic leaders react to the Protestant movement in France?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the French Wars of Religion. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include individuals and religions related to the conflict and its eventual end.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Teachings of the Huguenots
  • Edict that ended the French Wars of Religion
  • Conversion of King Henry IV
  • Period of the Wars of Religion in France

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 French Wars of Religion
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the edict that ended the Wars of Religion in France
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the Huguenots
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the conversion of Henry IV of France

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called The French Wars of Religion: Catholics vs. the Huguenots. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the history of the Huguenots
  • Recognize the purpose of the Catholic League
  • Identify major events in the Wars of Religion, including the edict that allowed Huguenots to worship publicly
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