| Chapter 15
College Division image; link to college web site
College Division image; link to college web site
For LayoutFor Layout
For Layout
For LayoutFor Layout|For LayoutFor Layout|For LayoutContact Us
For Layout
For LayoutChapter 15
For Layout
For Layout
For Layout
For Layout
For Layout
For Layout
For Layout
For Layout
Chapter 15The Age of Religious Wars and European Expansion

This chapter includes the following content:
  • Prepare for Class: Learning Objectives and Chapter Outlines
  • Improve Your Grade: Flashcards, Chronological Exercises, Major Political Ideas, Issues for Essay and Discussion, Primary Source Analysis, Interactive Maps, Primary Sources, Going Beyond Individuals in Society, Going Beyond Images in Society, Geography, and Chapter Summary
  • ACE the Test: ACE Practice Tests


Learning Objectives

After reading and studying this chapter you should be able to

  • Explain the causes and consequences of the religious wars in France, the Netherlands, and Germany.

  • Explain the causes and consequences of the Habsburg-Valois and Thirty Years Wars; compare and contrast religious and dynastic wars.

  • Discuss factors that led to the European discovery and conquest of other lands.

  • Explain how Europeans influenced the peoples of other continents and how having overseas possessions affected Europe.

  • Explain these topics: Portugals role in the Age of Exploration and Discovery, the significance of advanced technology in Europes expansion, the achievements of the early Spanish explorers and conquistadors.

  • Discuss early modern views of ethnicity and slavery, women and appropriate gender roles.



For Layout