Holy Leagues: Christians vs. Turks by Sea


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Which of these is an alliance that involves a religious dispute?

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1. What was the fundamental motivation for the establishment of the Holy League of 1538-1540?

2. Ultimately the Holy League of 1538-1540 was ineffective. How was the Ottoman Empire able to defeat the Holy League?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will check your knowledge of the Holy Leagues and their impact during the 16th century.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The term for an alliance formed due to a religious dispute
  • Commander of the League of 1571-1573
  • The League of 1538-40's strategy
  • Identifying league's based on who comprised them

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the 16th century's Holy Leagues
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of religious conditions in the 16th century to identify which Holy League contained a given combination of allies
  • Interpreting information - ensure that you can read and interpret information about one Holy League's strategy for defeating the Turks

Additional Learning

To learn more about the Holy Leagues, review the accompanying lesson called Holy Leagues: Christians vs. Turks by Sea. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define a Holy League
  • Explain France's influence in Italy during the early 1500's
  • Identify the characteristics of the Santa Junta of 1520-1521
  • Explore the battle of the Mediterranean