The 80 Years War and the Spanish Armada


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The 80 Years' War was _____.

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1. How were the 80 Years' War and Spanish Armada connected?

2. How did iconoclasm lead to a fight for Dutch independence?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the 80 Years War and the Spanish Armada. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the successes and failures of the Spanish Armada.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Opposing sides in the 80 Years War
  • Goals of the Pacification of Ghent
  • Reasons for the Spanish Armada

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 80 Years War and the Spanish Armada
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the conflict between Elizabeth I of England and Phillip II of Spain
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as Pacification of Ghent
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the destruction of religious images

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson, The 80 Years War and the Spanish Armada. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the causes for the Netherlands revolt against Spain
  • Recognize the conflict between Protestants and Catholics in the 16th century
  • Identify the reasons for the Spanish Armada
  • Understand the causes for Spain's defeat