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;


Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

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.

ESSENTIALS

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


KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: Jun 01, 2018