Elizabeth I and Spain: Why were they rivals?

In this lesson you will learn about the tensions between Elizabeth I's England and Philip II's Spain and how these tensions helped to push the Elizabethans to expand their horizons.

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Quiz:

Elizabeth I and Spain

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Q1.What religion was Philip II of Spain?

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Q2.Which of these was NOT a reason for the tensions between England and Spain?

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Q3.The Pope allowed Spain to take and control any areas of the 'New World' if...?

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Q4.The English Privateers did what in the Spanish Empire...?

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Q5.Richard Hackluyt the Elizabethan writer said of the Spanish Empire...?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Elizabeth I and Spain

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What religion was Philip II of Spain?

1/5

Q2.Which of these was NOT a reason for the tensions between England and Spain?

2/5

Q3.The Pope allowed Spain to take and control any areas of the 'New World' if...?

3/5

Q4.The English Privateers did what in the Spanish Empire...?

4/5

Q5.Richard Hackluyt the Elizabethan writer said of the Spanish Empire...?

5/5

Lesson summary: Elizabeth I and Spain: Why were they rivals?

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