This lesson starts with the causes of the religious conflicts which rocked Europe in the late 1500s and then gives a brief overview of the French Wars of Religion, the Dutch revolt against Spain, and the Spanish Armada, each of which is covered in detail in its own separate lesson. This lesson pays particular attention to the problems confronting the Hapsburg emperor, Charles V (Charles I in Spain), looking at the advance of the Ottoman Turks from the East and the revolt of the Protestant German princes known as the Schmalkaldic War.
This is a self-contained PowerPoint that develops slide by slide while other notes for the students scroll down the side. It can be run as a timed presentation on its own, presented slide by slide for discussion, or integrated into your other lectures. There are also pictures with captions mixed in to illustrate the lesson and capture students’ interest. This packet also contains a student reading, and flowchart
NOTE: If this Powerpoint doesn’t come in the new color scheme, it comes with one slide that has the whole flowchart in the newer color scheme, if you want to convert the other slides. I’m in the process of converting all the Powerpoints to the new color scheme over the next year. Check the free preview to see if this particular lesson has been converted yet.
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