Historical Conflict Around the World: Types & Locations


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Which of these is NOT a historical cause for conflict?

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1. Britain, France, Germany, and others each thinking that their country was the best in the world in the years before World War I, and that anyone who stood in their way should be destroyed, is an example of which of the following?

2. Which of these areas, by the shape of their international borders, has been drawn without regard for ethnic groups?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Many conflicts fought today trace their causes far back into history. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of global historical conflict and how these conflicts affect current events. Some things you'll be assessed on include causes of historical conflicts, ideologies that drive conflicts, and the relationship between ethnicity and geography.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Specific causes of historical conflicts
  • Identifying examples of ideologies
  • Causes of religious conflicts
  • Specific problems that arise from arbitrary borders

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the cause of the Sunni Shia split
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question regarding the beliefs of Britain, France and Germany prior to World War I
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding areas of the map that were drawn without regard for ethnic groups

Additional Learning

The lesson, Historical Conflict Around the World: Types & Locations, will give you more information on this topic. You'll find out more about:

  • Ancient rivalries
  • Arbitrary borders
  • Examples of historical conflicts