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Ireland Crossword It's the surname of Ireland. The people living in Ireland are called .... The origin of Ireland comes from the name .... The national day is the day of .... It's the capital city of Ireland. Big
The Charge of the Light Brigade When the poem starts in the middle of the action. The poetic technique used in the line: 'Into the jaws of Death,'. Repetiton of a phrase at the beginning of a set of lines. The poetic technique is used in the line: 'Storm'd at with shot and shell,'. The poet. Older Children
Greece and Rome This is where the chariot races were held. This was the home of the Patricians in Rome. Something passed down from generation to generation. This is the language of the Roman Empire. This is believed to be where the home of the Greek Gods was located. Big
London The most famous shopping street in London.. The guards at the Tower of London are called.... Many British go there to drink beer.. It is the largest broadcaster in the world, responsible for recording some of the world's most famous TV programmes.. The river running through London.. Big
Magna Carta a tall narrow building, either free-standing or forming part of a building such as a church or castle.. a member of the lowest order of the British nobility. it is not used as a form of address, and is usually being referred to as ‘Lord’. a place regarded in various religions as the abode of God and the angels, and of the good after death, often traditionally depicted as being above the sky.. Medieval Latin for 'the Great Charter of the Liberties. a charter of liberties to which the English barons forced King John to give his assent in June 1215 at Runnymede. Hard
Louis XIV Europeans, England, the holy roman empire and ______ saw louis strong power as a threat . Louis had the title of __________ because he thought he was the center of the world.. What happened in 1677 ?. At what age did Louis become king ?. Was king Louis Christian or Catholic ?. Big
Big Ben and Westminster Palace man who plotted to blow up Parliament. includes England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland. where bells hang in the bell tower. weight that hangs from the clock and swings side to side. ceremony for crowning a new king or queen. Easy
Medieval Europe This is a courtyard or open space surrounded by walls.. A polearm weapon with the attacking end being a long blade, similar to a butterknife.. The blunted end of a lance. . A short hand held weapon much like a club but with a round end.. A stone structure that protected the gate of a castle.. Big
Parliament Words Crossword A vote not counted. A proposal put forward for decision by the Senate. The forming of a nation. A group of senior ministers preferred by the Prime Minister. The second chamber in a two chamber parliament. Hard
Classic Greece Terms Athenian 'lottery' machine used to elect officials. Worship and belief in many gods. Citizens gather together to vote on laws and policies. Philosopher interested in ethics (right and wrong). Humorous skit that often mocked famous people. Big
German use the hints below to solve the puzzle what you make your kids pull weeds in. fort knox. subway eat fresh. a cluster of rooms filled with dusty artifacts that you drag your kids through. it is what you say when you do not know something. Hard
French Revolution Device for beheading commonly used in the French Revolutionary period. Idea that a monarch rules through the might and will of God. Name given to the intellectual period of 18th-century Europe. This was the basis of the French economy in the 18th century. Composed of the high-ranking clergy. Big
1919 Paris Peace Conference Baltic city in the Polish Corridor. Egyptian potentate in Ottoman empire. Frenchman of the 'Big Four'. capital of French Lorraine (province). border river between Bulgaria and Rumania. Hard
Ancient Rome built for chariot racing. native language of Romans. high ranking offical. the art of public speaking. elected representative of the plebeian council. Hard
The French Revolution and More... huge, colorful, religious, battles of violence, and Greek or Roman influence. forced replacement of top government leaders by a new group of leaders. military tactic in which soldiers destroy everything. wealthy upper class society (Madame Geoffrin and other women). government established in France after the overthrow of the Directory in 1799, with Napoleon as first consul in control of the entire government. Hard
French Revolution Legislative body of France. A machine designed to behead people quickly with minimal pain. The middle class; Merchants. A sudden overthrow of government. Relating to or originating with ones country. Big
Germany 1924-1929 Government and Oppostion 1925 Treaties whereby Germany promised to respect the western frontier. Policy advocated by Stresemann. 1928 Pact that condemned recourse to war as a means of solving international disputes. Party that Stresemann was leader of. British statesman who Stresemann resembled in temperament and physique. Hard
Treaty of Versailles French Premier. The side who won WWI. Place where the Treaty of Versaille was signed. An agreement to end fighting between warring nations. Germany were not allowed to have any of these. Hard
Rome Language of the Romans. This is the name of a type of clothing the men wore in rome . This man was killed by his brother Romulus. The Romans enjoyed chart racing at the ________ Maximus. the largest group of Roman soldier. Big
London During 2015-16, this system carried 1.34 billion passengers around London.. Which train stop does this bear eat marmalade sandwiches?. This garden is full of market stalls.. The government debate here.. This cafe needs saving!. Big
British Empire Find all the missing words about the largest Empire that ever existed! An interviewer who interviewed over 20,000 sailors. A lawyer who campaigned for the abolition of slavery. A country discovered by Jacques Cartier. A country in Southern Asia under the British Empire. A country that has been overrun by foreigners and is occupied by those people. Big
Europe and Russia crossword puzzle knowledge, experience, beliefs, values, attitudes, meanings, hierarchies, religion.. River in western Russia. when goods and people can now flow freely across there counties border.. where people can flow freely between 2 countries.. a person who supports or believes in the principles of communism.. Big
French Revolution Used as a means of execution during the French Revolution. A radical group made up of shopkeepers and workers that wanted a bigger role in government. Use of troops or ships to prevent traffic from entering or leaving a city or region. The senseless panic and lawlessness in the country side against many of the nobles. When a person leaves a country for political reasons. Hard
Great Britain one of the seven main masses of land on the Earth. coins and banknotes that are used in a country. one of the four main points of the compass, lying directly opposite north. one of the four points of the compass, 90° to the right of north. a rectangular piece of cloth marked with distinctive colors used as a symbol of a country, . Big
International Rice Dish Complete the crossword below. burmese fried rice. Filipino Fried Rice. brazilian fried rice. Chinese Fried Rice. Indonesian Fried Rice. Hard
Russian History Use the clues to complete the crossword! This Bolshevik slogan called for land for the peasants, peace from WWI, and the end of food shortages. This political party believed in a rise of the working class and a more fair society. The Bolshevik's secret police force. He led the Red Army to victory in the Russian Civil War. This is when the Czar's own troops joined the Russian protestors calling for peace and food. Hard
Early European Colonies widespread illness. French settler in Canada. Helper of the sick and poor, member of the Sister's of Charity. Representative of the king. Pope's faith. Hard
European Union France had before the euro. European Parliament President. the most used currency in Europe. European headquarters of the union. place of foundation. Big
The Making of Modern Britain Removal of this meant political prisoners would be treated as criminals. Chancellor of the Exchequer 1974. Month of second election of 1974. Minister in charge of Department of Industry. Train drivers' union. Hard
Impact of World War on Britain The powers of the Triple Entente (Great Britain, France, Russia), with the nations allied with them (Belgium, Serbia, Japan, Italy. A person who for reasons of conscience objects to serving in the armed forces. Compulsory enlistment for state service, typically into the armed forces. Information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote a political cause or point of view. The action of enlisting new people in the armed forces. Big
Europe This country has the annual Running of the Bulls.. This country means'land of the Turks.'. Prince Rainer III ruled this country from 1949-2005.. This country is famous for producing croissants.. This mountain range is located in Eurasia between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea.. Big
Division and Democracy in France ____ governments rose and fell at slightest pressure.. ___ men were even reluctant to agree with women suffrage? . French women didn't get suffrage till?. Emile Deeds was?. When did France get the chance to avenge the Franco-Prussian war?. Hard
Queen Victoria She was brought up by her mother and a .................. Which king did Victoria reign after?. What country did Victoria's mother come from . William Ewart ................... was a prime minister during Victoria's reign. What colour did Victoria dress in after her husband died. Older Children
The Irish Civil War Who was one of the leaders (starting with M)?. What was the treaty they signed called?. What month did the war end?. Which army rejected the treaty?. What month did the war start?. Hard
Diana, Princess of Wales help poor people, help sick people. mother's new husband. a school for young children. move and live in different places. be very good at. Big
French Revolution Assembly of representatives from all three estates. French congress established by representatives of the Third Estate. Wave of panic. System of feudalism. Promise made by Third Estate representatives to draw up a new constitution. Older Children
Europe System that uses dirt to enclose a body of water for the use of agriculture. . characteristics that define what a place is based on physical features. Global conflict that took place mainly in Germany against the neo Nazi regiment. the plan of extending the rule or authority of an empire or nation over foreign countries.. Characteristics that define what a place is based on cultural features. Big
The Medieval Manor Hired by the knight to control his manor . One tenth of your crops that are given to the parish priest. A peasant with a bit of money. The two main crops grown in medieval manors. The poorer peasant in medieval times . Big
Queens Idiom: For a very long, indefinite amount of time; forever.. The special chair used by a ruler, especially a king or queen.. To control or be the person in charge of something such as a country.. Idiom: To create dreams, hopes, or plans that are impossible, unrealistic, or have very little chance of succeeding.. A country ruled by a king or queen.. Hard
Da Vinci Da Vinci was an artist, architect, scienctist, but what else is he famous for?. His most mysterious painting?. Who was he apprentice?. His most famous art work?. First big area he was famous in?. Older Children
Government and Opposition 1914-1924 Chancellor of Wiemar Government February 1919 (surname). Leader of big business (surname). Short for Communist International. Chancellor of Wiemar Government August 1923-November 1923 (surname). Leader of USPD in 1918 (surname). Hard
French Revolution The first estate. The second estate. The execution of 40 000 perceived enemies of the republic, from 1793-1794. A French soldier born in Corsica who participated in the French Revolution. Middle-class people who had accumulated economic wealth through trade and commerce. Older Children
Trojan War Odysseus disguised himself as this to get into Troy.. King of Troy. The archer who slain Achilles. The great warrior who was dipped in the River Of Styx. The woman tribe that assisted the Trojans. Hard
Black Death Painful Swellings in the lymph nodes. ' Diseases ** from person to person '. ' Black Plague affected most of **. Bacillus that infested fleas that got on Black Rats. A insect on rats that carried the plague. Hard
French Revolution and Napoleon Used to chop off people's heads. Where the famous oath was taken by the Third Estate. Those who tried to flee France during the revolution. Invading this country in winter was a big mistake by Napoleon. Radical group of French Revolutionaries. Big
European Middle Ages A way of thinking that combined with faith and reason. The system of service between a lord and vassals who have sworn loyalty to the lord.. A group of citizens that decides wether an accused person is innocent or guilty. A group of citizens that meets to decide wether people should be accused of a crime. A narrow inlet of the sea between cliffs or steep slopes. Hard
The Russian Revolution 1905 peaceful march that ended with 200 Russians dead and 1,000 injured (2 words). For Russia, this ended with the signing of the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, which cost Russia a large chunk of territory. After the assassination of this man’s reform-minded father by revolutionaries, he decreed that only Russian could be spoken in Russia. New name Lenin gave to the Bolsheviks (2 words). This group masterminded the revolution in November 1917. Hard
Middle Ages and Renaissance Musical Terms from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance Slow and stately Renaissance dance.. Musical setting where all voices move together rhythmically.. Where one note is sung to each syllable of the text. In polyphonic music, a fixed melody assigned to one voice, as the basis for elaborate ornamentation in the other voices.. The formal language of the church. Big
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