The Holy Roman Empire: Politics & Religion


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The Holy Roman Empire was _____.

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1. Why was the Imperial Diet significant for the Holy Roman Empire?

2. How did the 1555 Treaty of Augsburg impact religious tolerance?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This corresponding quiz and worksheet gauge your understanding of government and religion in the Holy Roman Empire. To pass the quiz you will need to know about the creation of the Empire's laws and treaties.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This combination of assessments will test your knowledge of:

  • The 1555 Treaty of Augsburg
  • The 1648 Treaty of Westphalia
  • Impact of Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Characteristics of the Holy Roman Empire

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet combo will allow students to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the government and religion of the Holy Roman Empire
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding important treaties
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Napoleon's effect on the Holy Roman Empire

Additional Learning

The Holy Roman Empire lasted for over a thousand years. To learn more about it's characteristics, review the accompanying lesson titled The Holy Roman Empire: Politics & Religion. This history lesson covers these objectives:

  • Identify important events in the long history of the Holy Roman Empire
  • Understand the essential characteristics of the Empire's governance
  • Recognize the impact of the Habsburg dynasty
  • Understand the causes of the Empire's eventual decline