The Partition of Poland: History, Timeline & Causes


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Which of the following was NOT a foreign ruler who gained territory as part of the Partition of Poland?

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1. Which state gained territory in the First and Third Partition of Poland but not in the Second?

2. What inspired the attempted reforms made by the Polish government in between the First and Second Partition?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will determine your knowledge of the Partition of Poland. You'll be tested on kings of Poland and factors that contributed to the partition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • King of Poland during the partitioning process
  • State that gained more territory during the First and Third Partition
  • The inspiration behind attempted reforms by the Polish government

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Partition of Poland
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the factors that contributed to the partitioning
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding attempted reforms by the Polish government and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about Poland, read the accompanying lesson, The Partition of Poland: History, Timeline & Causes. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details the breakup of Poland in the late 18th century
  • Explains the actions of Catherine ll
  • Covers the impact of Frederick the Great
  • Explores the Second and Third Partitions of Poland