Social Studies - 2019-20
WHII.5f - Social and Cultural Patterns in German States
The student will apply social science skills to understand the political, cultural, geographic, and economic conditions in Europe and Russia from about 1500 A.D. (C.E.) to about 1800 A.D. (C.E.) by
f) describing the development of social and cultural patterns in the German states;
How did new ideas spark change and conflict in the late 18th and throughout the 19th centuries?
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
The Protestant Reformation and the Thirty Years’ War had a major impact on the development of social and cultural patterns in the German states.
Social and cultural patterns in the German states
Shared a common language
Spread of Protestant faith
No common currency or uniform law
Devastation of the Thirty Years’ War
Rivalry between Holy Roman Empire and Prussia for political dominance