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The Act of Settlement: Religious & Governmental Assurances

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Which of the following statements is true?

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1. The Act of Settlement _____.

2. The Act of Settlement determined that, upon the death of Queen Anne, the British throne would pass to _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Act of Settlement impacted the ruling powers in Britain when it was signed in 1701. This worksheet and related quiz are designed to test your comprehension of the history surrounding the Act as well as how it affected succession.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With these assessments, you can test yourself on the following:

  • Purpose of the Act of Settlement
  • Constitutional Monarchy
  • The authority of Parliament
  • Stipulation for the death of Queen Anne

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 related history lesson about the Act of Settlement
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to determine how the power of Parliament was affected by the Act
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such constitutional monarch and the Act of Settlement
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about succession of the British throne

Additional Learning

For additional details about British history, review the lesson called The Act of Settlement. The lesson includes these learning objectives:

  • Understand the events that preceded the Act of Settlement
  • Identify who the Act of Settlement was in response to
  • Learn how the Bill of Rights impacted British history
  • Identify the specific ways that the Act affected Parliament
  • Explore events that occurred after the Act was passed
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