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Ancient Feudal Japan Asian History Life under the rule of the Shoguns Powerful Japanese warlord. Cut off from the outside world. Important protein source in Japanese diet. Samurai helmet with horns or frightening images. The city where the Emperor lived.
Unit 4-5 History of China and Japan Asian History Mongols could not fill all the positions in the ______ dynasty because many Mongols were illiterate. . A ____________ rules through military power. . _____ believed in most relationships one person is above the other. . the lives of many lower class people was changed when this dynasty allowed them to become government employees. . New faster growing ______ was introduced in China and lead to increased food production.
Japan and the Koreas Asian History Uniform; what Japan's ancestry is. Fixed total quantities, which limit the number of foreign-made goods sold in Japan. Affects Japan's seasons; are prevailing winds. Japan attacked this U.S. naval base during WWII on Dec.7,1941. Increase in number of atomic weapons around the world..
The Lightning Thief Books - Fantasy Complete the crossword puzzle by figuring out the clues. The safest place for all demigods to live and train. Half-human and half-goat. The daughter of Athena. The place where Zeus and all the Greek gods live and meet for court. . God of the sea, one of the Big Three gods.
Feudal Japan Asian History person exempt from the legal jurisdiction of the country in which they reside. fear or dislike of strangers or foreigners . shipwrecked person. sudden governmental overthrow by persons in authority. Chinese and Japanese school of Mahayana Buddhism.
Chemistry of Life Chemistry a slight attraction that develops between the oppositevely charged regions of near by molecules. attraction between molecules of different substances. a bond formed when one or more electrons are transferred from one atom to another. atom of an element that has a number of neutrons different from that of the otheratoms of the same element. attraction between molecules of the same substance .
Europe World Geography The mountain Chain that separates Europe from Asia . The Capital of Poland. The second largest city in Croatia. England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Irelnad. A peninsula in western England.
Contracts Business and Work a legal right, power, or competency to perform some act. a proposal to enter into an agreement with another; essential to the formation of an enforceable contract. a person who deals in goods of the type in question and has particular knowledge or skill with goods of this type. payment or money that is a benefit that is bargained for and is the essential reason for entering a contract. an acknowledgement of or agreement to an offer that results in a meeting of the minds.
Nelson Mandela History The autobiography that Mandela wrote and tried to smuggle out of prison. . This was the name of the trial in which Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment. . He was born by the name of.. What month was Nelson Mandela born in the year of 1918.. Where did the events of his life take place?.
Exploring Our World Earth Sciences Sudden and violent movements of the Earth's crust. Weather patterns over an area over years. A dry and generally hot area of lland. Air polluting chemicals that combine with precipitation. Snow, sleet, hail, or rain.
National Archaeological Museum Entertainment The name for the daughters of Zeus and goddesses of nature. What were kouroi originally known as?. Name of the famous sea battle in 480BC where the Greeks defeated the Persians. Where is Pan the pastoral god of?. Cape ______ - where the bronze statue of Zeus / Poseidon was found.
Inspirational People Society Blessed are the ______________, for they shall inherit the earth. . Blessed are the ______________, for they shall be called children of God. . Blessed are the ______________, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. . He tells us love is something that must be 'alive and active'. Where St Damien De Veuster went to school. .
Stem Cells Body organism in its earliest stages of development. unspecialised cels. egg and sperm cell fuse. long coiled molecules of DNA. cells that have a particular function.
Muscles Body External shoulder rotation as INFERIOR part of cuff. Wrist flexion. Horizontal Adduction & Flexion. Extends Elbow. Elevate shoulder, retract scapula, depress scapula.
The Jeffersonian Era History person who perfected the steamboat. what the federalists threatened to do if they didn't get what they want. secretary of state for john adams. eli witness greatest invention leading to the resurgence of slavery. tecumseh nickname.
All About China Part 2 World Geography Dynasty of China under Mongol control of Kublai Kahn.. This dynasty finished the Great Wall and built the Forbidden City, an enormous palace for their Emperor.. The emperor that is known formally as Tai-tsu or 'Great Progenitor.'. Probably the largest wholly planned city ever built was:. the custom of applying painfully tight binding to the feet of young girls to modify the shape of the foot.Feet altered by binding were called lotus feet..
All About China Part 1 World Geography The chief crop of Shang China was:. Confucius lived during the late what dynasty?. born about 551 B.C. in Shantang Province. He was the founder of probably the most successful philosophical, moral and ethical system in human history: Confucianism. . Qin rule could be characterized as:. The base of Zhou power was in:.
Virtues Society Doing useful things that make a difference to others. Listening with compassion, helping with kindness. Waiting peacefully. Doing what needs to be done with care, concentration and single-pointed attention. Acting wholeheartedly, with zeal and eagerness, holding nothing back.
Hound of the Baskervilles Books - Mystery Adjective: Lacking poetic beauty. Noun: A descendant of heir. Adjective: Casual and unrestrained sexual behavior. Verb: Establish or strengthen with new evidence. Noun: Adroitness in using the hands.
I Am Malala Books a female. a place to get better. traditional outfit of loose tunic and trousers worn by both men and women. shooting someone very close to thier face. a garment or robe worn by some Muslim women to cover thier bodies in public.
The Gospels Bible Wiped the face of Jesus. Pharisee who brought myrrh and aloes to anoint Jesus's body. Baptized Jesus (3 words). Passed away; Jesus raised him from the dead. Sentenced Jesus to death (2 words).
Ancient Greece World Geography ___is god of the countryside.. Greeks like to wear___.. Minotaurs have inspired many___.. The Olympic___were held every four years.. Artists have been inspired by the___horse..
Turtles, Tortoises, Toads, and Frogs Animals The leatherback sea turtle is the____swimmer of all sea turtles.. A____ boxing turtle eyes are bright red, and the females eyes are reddish brown. A softshell turtle lives is____water.. Gopher tortoises hide in ____.. Female turtles lay eggs in____..
Russia and Europe World Geography Crossword A line separating two political or geographical areas, especially countries.. The transmission of customs or beliefs from generation to generation, or the fact of being passed on in this way.. An apparatus using or applying mechanical power and having several parts.. The art or practice of designing and constructing buildings.. An artificial waterway constructed to allow the passage of boats or ships inland or to convey water for irrigation..
Cardiology Health this kind of anemia is caused by a lack of intinsic factor . aka white blood cells that defend the body from pathogens . medical term for a heart attack . lower than normal red blood cells. insufficient supply of oygen to the tissues due to restricted blood flow.
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander History World Geography Colonial society considered Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to be primitive, _____, savage or worse.. Australia was occupied by how many Indigenous populations?. After the decision in Mabo (No 2) case, what Act did the Australian Parliament pass?. What was one of the towns involved in the Cape York Welfare Reform?. National Aboriginal and Islander Day _____ Committee.
Energy Recreation the higher the temperature of an object, the more ______ energy the object has. this energy is found in food, matches, and body cells. a form of energy that is associate with motion, position, or shape of an object. unit used to measure energy. a change from one form of energy to another.
Waves Earth Sciences the bending of waves due to a change in speed. the number of waves that pass a given point in a certain amount of time. the maximum distance the medium vibrates from the rest position. a wave that require a medium. material through which a wave travels.
Texas Civil War Extention US History Southern states who joined together during the civil war. North vs. South. Withdraw from a larger unit. To isolate a particular enemy area(Such as a harbor) by a warring nation using troops or warships to prevent the passage of supplies and people. Nurse during the Civil War; founder of the American Red Cross.
The Kite Runner Books - Childrens Literature All words can be found in the kite runner. Any cylindrical piece or device on which something is wound. 55. The domestic ass. 243. God is greatness in Arabic. 5. The bones of a human or an animal considered as a whole. 217. The prepared leaves, as used in cigarettes, cigars, and pipes. 211.
Texas Revolution World Geography This was the battle that got Texas there 'Independence' from mexico. . This siege lasted about 3 months and was located in mexicos San Antonio de Béxar. This was a small fight between the Texan and army and the Mexican army. there was not that many casualties and Deaf Smith has a big part to do with it. This is a battle that the Texans lost. As of now the building that they fought at is currently in San Antonio . This battle was the first military engagement of the Texas Revolution (Wikipedia.com).
Baking Roasting and Grilling Food Ingredients commonly used to season meat, poultry and fish before roasting. (4, 3, 6). Baked egg custard requires the heat in the oven to be ________. (8). A cooking method that uses dry heat in an oven. (6). Meat should be left to do this for 15 minutes before carving. (4). Equipment used to grill under heat. (10).
Stewing and Braising Food Removing scum or impurities that appear as foam or froth on the surface of the cooking liquid. (8). When meat or chicken is placed in moderately hot fat or oil to seal and colour the meat. (8). Speed at which foods are braised. (6). The process of removing food from the cooking liquid and draining. (9). A traditional stew of trimmed vegetables cooked in liquid. (11).
Food Preparation Terms Food to boil cook without fat in an uncovered skillet. to spoon pan juices, melted fat, or another liquid over the surface of food during cooking to keep the food moist and add flavor. to make a liquid more dense by adding an agent like flour, cornstarch, or egg yolks. to separate solid from liquid materials. to cut or chop into very fine pieces.
Julius Caesar History To present clues that shows what is to come later in the work.. A speech delivered to other characters.. A comparison of two unlike things.. Over-exaggeration for effect.. Caesar’s adopted son and appointed successor..
Neurology Body _________ is the ability to sustain attention over time.. The sites at which the axonal connection of one neuron corresponds with the dendritic extension of another neuron are called the ______________ . The _________________relays incoming sensory information to the appropriate portion of the brain for analysis and prepares the brain to receive input.. ____________ is important for activating the muscles used in writing. _________________ is the study of the neuroanatomy, physiology, and biochemistry of language..
Desserts Around the World Food the hot chocolate drink enjoyed during cold weather. a rich chocolate icing made from dark chocolate and heavy cream. a popular American chocolate spread that can be eaten on bread, cookies, and fruit. a Spanish baked sweet egg custard. a Spanish fried fritter rolled in sugar and cinnamon.
Fibres Other Terms related to fibres textiles fibre made from chemicals that comes from oils and coal.. a combination of two or more fibres.. Fibres that are less than a denier thick.. fiber from animal source, such as wool and silk.. as for fibres registered as trade marks and are protected by law.
Scooby-Doo Movies Television Write the correct name of the movie in the correct clue box. While in Hawaii, the gang faces a big surf contest and angered spirits.. A cosmic case of flying saucers, intergalactic intrigue, and out-of-this-world romance for the gang.. Mystery Inc. travels to Scotland to visit Daphne's cousin and watch the Highland Games.. While on a mystery-themed cruise through the Bermuda Triangle, the ship is hijacked by ghost pirates.. School is out and it's vacation time but, sightings of a lake monster causes the gang to investigate..
So.....You think you are a VIKING? Other Martial Art sport used by the Vikings. A champion Norse warrior who fought in trance like fury (sometimes induced by hallucinogenic mushrooms) & wore bear pelts. Type of home named because of its shape. They are descendants of the Norse and gave their name to a region in France. Football team in Minnesota.
Romantic Poets Literature and Writing Writer of Rime of the Ancient Mariner. Blake's inspiration for his poems. Famous writings of John Keats. Poem written by Coleridge. Wrote The World is too Much With Us.
Phantom Tollbooth Books The not so wicked witch, Faintly Macabre, is named the 'Official _____). This is the sound Tock makes. Officer Shrift is always yelling, 'You're _____!'. The main character in the Phantom Tollbooth. Milo receives this in a surprise package at his house.
Cancer & Cell Biology Health altered cell and decendents grow abnormally and change in appearance. Altered cell and its decendents grow and divide too often. Stimulate cell growth and division. Very precise and regulated. Non-cancerous, does not spread and slow growing.
Earthquakes & Volcanos Earth Sciences e'myah carter & tyrique dupree areas of volcanism within the interiors of lithospheric plates . a piece of lithosphere tha has a unique geologic history. describes magma or rock that is rich in light colored silicate materials. when magma erupts into earth's surface. the bending, tilting, & breaking of earths crust.
Australian Parliament Government and Politics Lower house in parliament - 150 members. House of __________. Gathering of elected representatives who make laws for the country.. Australian 'Head of State'. A monarch.. Australia's type of political system. A constitutional ___________. Set of rules by which a country or state is run. .
Middle Ages History income set aside to be donated to the church. Oreo. one who received land from a king. of or befitting a slave or a menial position. lowly and sometimes degrading:.
French Revolution European History 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.
International Rice Dish European History Complete the crossword below. burmese fried rice. Filipino Fried Rice. brazilian fried rice. Chinese Fried Rice. Indonesian Fried Rice.
Flags of the Countries of the World World Geography This large country in Europe has a flag mainly of red and yellow. This country in Africa has a spear and shield on the flag. You will find the Star of David on this flag. A common name for the flag of the USA is the Stars and ???. A colour of the Italian flag other than red and white.
World of Football Sports Complete the crossword below For which Italian club the German Lothar Matthaus has played for 4 years?. Which European club has the motto that means in English: 'More than a club'?. Which club have won the most Serie A titles?. Which former Belarus international played for Arsenal between 2005 and 2008?. Who is dubbed as the “Maradona of the Czech”?.
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