Also known as the Revolt of the Spanish Netherlands or the Eighty Years War, this lesson recounts the long struggle for independence from Spain by the 7 provinces now known collectively as Holland. Just as the previous lesson (FC.087) focused on the Hapsburg emperor, Charles V and his struggle with the Turks, this one looks at his son, Philip II of Spain, his obsession with fighting all non-Catholics. There is a picture essay on the epic naval battle of Lepanto in 1571 between the Turks and a coalition of Christian powers. This presentation is mainly image driven with 88 slides. The flowchart and reading covering it are in FC.087.
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 extensive pictures with captions mixed in to illustrate the lesson and capture students’ interest. This packet also contains the author’s own research notes which contain lots of details and interesting trivia to spice up your class.
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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