The Franco-Prussian War & the Unification of Germany

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Who was the Prussian Chancellor and wily statesman who altered an important letter in order to provoke the Franco-Prussian War?

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1. Which is NOT true of the Franco-Prussian War?

2. Which iron-rich French region was annexed by Germany following the Franco-Prussian War?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Which famous figures were involved in the Franco-Prussian War, and when was the unification of Germany? Answer these and other questions on this short quiz to see how well you know this material.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • Prussian chancellor who provoked the war
  • Germany's annexation of French territory
  • Ways the war did and did not help lead to WWI

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Franco-Prussian War and the unification of Germany
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding when the unification of Germany occurred
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the war's impact on French and German international relations

Additional Learning

Discover more about this period in history by reviewing the lesson titled The Franco-Prussian War & the Unification of Germany. You'll work towards objectives such as the following:

  • Identify the history of tension between France and the Germanic states
  • Understand the impact of the chancellor's manipulation
  • Recognize the causes and effects of the unification of the Germanic states
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