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The Gunpowder Treason: England After Elizabeth I

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Identify which of the following profiles MOST likely is that of a participant of the Gunpowder Treason:

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1. How did the 1559 Act of Uniformity impact the status of Catholics in England?

2. Why was the stance of James I towards the Catholic cause difficult to understand?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the the Gunpowder Treason. You can expect questions that assess your knowledge of the reasons for the plot, what happened to those involved, and the Act of Uniformity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • England's Bonfire Night
  • The English monarch that separated from the Catholic Church in the 1530s
  • Reason for the Gunpowder Treason
  • The Act of Uniformity

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson on the Gunpowder Treason
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately understand key concepts, such as Bonfire Night and the Act of Uniformity
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Gunpowder Treason
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about what happened to the conspirators involved in the Gunpowder Treason

Additional Learning

To learn more about this event in history, review the following lesson titled The Gunpowder Treason: England After Elizabeth I. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the causes of the Gunpowder Treason
  • Understand the tensions between the Catholic and Protestant churches
  • Understand the cultural influence of the Gunpowder Treason
  • Know important events and figures related to the Gunpowder Treason
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