Huguenots: Definition, Summary & Beliefs


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What did the Huguenots call themselves?

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1. Why did John Calvin think the Catholic church was doomed to failure?

2. What was the Affair of the Placards?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Many of the conflicts throughout the history of Europe arose as a result of religion. One of these conflicts involved a group known as Huguenots. This lesson and quiz will go over some significant information on the Huguenots and their conflict with the Catholic Church. When you get to the quiz, you'll be tested on points such as the Huguenots' religious views and important events in their history.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following:

  • Huguenots' term for themselves
  • John Calvin's views on the Catholic Church
  • What happened during the Affair of the Placards
  • Effects of the Edict of Nantes
  • St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - test your ability to recall information from the lesson on the Huguenots and the history of their conflict with the Catholic Church
  • Defining key concepts - make sure that you can explain the terms related to major events in Huguenot history, such as the Edict of Nantes and the Placard Affair
  • Knowledge application - apply your understanding of the Huguenots to identify relevant events, figures, and religious terminology

Additional Learning

Learn more about the Huguenots by completing the corresponding lesson called Huguenots: Definition, Summary & Beliefs. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Background on the Catholic Church
  • Teachings of John Calvin
  • History of the Huguenots
  • The Edict of Nantes