Ch 24: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: The Elizabethan Era

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Use these video lessons to prepare for world history questions found on the OAE Integrated Social Studies exam. Take the quizzes to test your understanding of such Elizabethan Era topics as England's Golden Age, the 30 Years War and the work of Shakespeare.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: The Elizabethan Era - Chapter Summary

Watch this chapter's videos to get some help sorting out the social and economic developments, religious wars and reform movements occurring during Queen Elizabeth's reign. The following lessons are organized around world history questions appearing on the OAE Integrated Social Studies exam:

  • Conflicts between Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary
  • England's Golden Age
  • Shakespeare's life and works
  • The 30 Years War
  • Reformation in the Netherlands
  • The 80 Years War
  • Eastern Europe during the Reformation
  • Reformation and the Habsburg Dynasty

Our illustrated videos and transcripts allow you to quickly and easily review world history exam topics. Self-checking quizzes are also included to help determine when it's time to move on to the next topic.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: The Elizabethan Era Chapter Objectives

The OAE Integrated Social Studies exam includes 150 multiple-choice questions covering five content domains. Responses are used to measure your subject area knowledge and preparedness for Ohio's integrated social studies teaching license for grades 7-12.

Historiography and world history questions account for around 25% of your exam score. This chapter can get you ready for the portion of world history questions covering the Reformation, 16th and 17th century religious wars, artistic and literary developments, scientific innovations and other events occurring during the Elizabethan Era.

8 Lessons in Chapter 24: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: The Elizabethan Era
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Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth: Catholic vs. Anglican

1. Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth: Catholic vs. Anglican

This lesson will explain the conflict between Mary, Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I of England that eventually led to Mary's execution. It will also highlight the conflict between Catholicism and Protestant England.

Queen Elizabeth I and England's Golden Age

2. Queen Elizabeth I and England's Golden Age

This lesson will focus on the reign of Queen Elizabeth I of England, known as England's Golden Age. It will highlight England's advancements in economic growth, the sciences, the arts, and exploration under the lone rule of Elizabeth, the Virgin Queen.

Introduction to Shakespeare: Life and Works

3. Introduction to Shakespeare: Life and Works

This video provides a crash course introduction to William Shakespeare's life, plays, and poetry. From 'Two Gentlemen of Verona' to 'The Tempest', we'll give you a timeline of his works and quick descriptions of what you need to know to identify them.

The 30 Years War: Catholics vs. Protestants

4. The 30 Years War: Catholics vs. Protestants

This lesson will explore the reasons for the 30 Years' War. It will highlight the different phases of the war while also explaining why most of Europe took up battle against the Holy Roman Empire and the Hapsburg Dynasty.

The Netherlands During the Reformation

5. The Netherlands During the Reformation

This lesson will focus on the Protestant Reformation and its effect on the Netherlands. It will highlight the role Protestantism, especially in the form of Calvinism, played in the Netherlands' fight for freedom from Catholic Spain.

The 80 Years War and the Spanish Armada

6. The 80 Years War and the Spanish Armada

This lesson will explain the relationship between the 80 Years' War and the Spanish Armada. It will focus on the Netherlands' struggle for independence from Spain while also describing the role England played in the conflict.

The Habsburg Dynasty in the Reformation

7. The Habsburg Dynasty in the Reformation

This lesson focuses on the Habsburg Dynasty during the Reformation. It will highlight the dealings of the Holy Roman Emperors with Protestantism, while also explaining the Reformation's effect on Spain.

Eastern Europe During the Reformation

8. Eastern Europe During the Reformation

This lesson will focus on the Reformation and the Counter-Reformation within Eastern Europe. As it highlights Hungary and Poland, it will explore the reasons why the Reformation did not last within these countries.

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