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Medieval Medicine where books were kept in the Middle Ages. this practice was discouraged by the Church. the major epidemic which killed about a quarter of the population. these were set up by the Church to provide formal education. the theory that planets and stars could cause some diseases. Big
Antebellum First state to secede from the Union. Author of 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'. Winner of the 1856 presidential election. Counterpart of Kansas Act. Frederick ________, Abolitionist Speaker and Author. Hard
MLK: African American Civil RIghts The kind of protests M.L.K Jr would lead. A young man who's murder helped to spark the African American civil rights movement. When 9 African American students first integrated into a white school. Nation of Islam member who supported African American civil rights in a somewhat extreme way. Where African Americans faced the most racism. Big
The Northern Renaissance What did the growth of cities help create?. Why were other people starting to interact more?. Who invented the printing press. How was the Northern Renaissance different from the Italian Renaissance?. Name one thing Shakespeare wrote.. Older Children
World War II Italian fascist dictator.. On December 7, 1941, a surprise attack by the Japanese on the main US Pacific fleet harbored in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii that destroyed 18 US ships and 200 aircraft. In response to this attack, the US declared war on Japan and Germany, entering World Wa. Germany invaded, breaking their agreement, so Britain and France declared war, starting World War II.. Alliance of Great Britain, Soviet Union, United States, and France during World War II.. Accepting demands in order to avoid conflict.. Big
William Harvey Carney Date Of Birth. The Other half of where he lived. Achievements. Half of where he lived. Where he was born. Hard
Yukon Gold Rush III name of river at Dyea. name of destination city on Yukon River by prospectors. nickname for leader of Smith con men in Skagway. a year's worth of ___________ to last one year in the Yukon. period during 1890s economic condition in the US. Hard
Westward Expansion the name given to the 800-mile forced march of 15,000 Cherokee in 1838 from their homes in Georgia to the Indian Territory. Moved people and goods quickly on rivers and canals. Moved raw materials and goods quickly over land. a person who is among the first nonnative people to sette in a region. Person who wanted to end slavery. Older Children
World War II Italian fascist dictator. A major United States naval base in Hawaii . German Nazi dictator. lighting war. Great Britain, Soviet Union, United States, and France . Big
Important Women in History She was the founder of modern nursing.. She was known as the 'Creole Goddess'.. Recently lost the election but was one of the closest to winning a presidential candidacy.. She was a famous Egyptian pharaoh. . She was famous for being one of the first women in aviation.. Hard
Nelson Mandela 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?. Hard
Nelson Mandela 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?. Hard
The Jeffersonian Era 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. Hard
Slavery and North vs. South Economy cotton and Tabasco were the main products produced for its value than being used. believed their way of slavery was abolished. the South is known as the ________. the state where the first slaves were sent in America. African American woman who believed blacks were happy as slaves . Older Children
The First Americans A government that links and unites different groups. The scientific method of determining the age of an artifact. A set of beliefs, behaviors, and action in a group of people. A narrow passage of water between large bodies of water. A society ruled by a religious leader. Big
Julius Caesar 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.. Caesarís adopted son and appointed successor.. Hard
Ancient Egypt Is supposed to be put on a toothbrush and was invented in Ancient Egypt . Most famous dessert that Ancient Egyptions ate . These were the people who built the pyramids . Poor peoples houses were made of this . Most powerful person in Ancient egypt . Older Children
Middle Ages 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:. Hard
Mohandas Gandhi Use the clues to fill in the crossword. Not eating or drinking for a certain amount of time.. The person who influenced his beliefs growing up.. He was offered a job here and he protested against racism and poverty her.. His home country.. He went to school to get his law degree here. Older Children
Romantic Time Period Many Solo_________composed that remain technical and artistic benchmark.. Wrote the Pathetique Symphony and the Nutcracker. wrote 9 symphonies and bridge to the romantic time period. Theme times motive. The time period from 1820-1900. Big
Norse Mythology Odins horse. Scandinavian god, accidentally killed Baldur. Wife of Odin, Chief of gods. Trickster of Norse Mythology. End of mythical cycle, Cosmos are re-created. Hard
The West Invented a sod-busting plow made of steel. Waited for the Oklahoma Land Rush signal. Led Lakota to victory in the Battle of Little Bighorn. Snuck onto land in Oklahoma in order to claim the best land. The Sooner State. Hard
Post War and Early Cold War A period of time were birth rate is increased.. Border between North and South Korea.. A committee created to investigate people with communist ties.. Area of the southern United Sates that has a warm climate and extended summers.. A policy created to stop the spread of communism.. Hard
Jefferson Era; James Madison Presidency Battle of ________ convinced the British the war was unnecessary and too costly. . Fourth President of the United States.. White settlers wanted more land in the _____ River Valley.. Americans felt a new sense of _______ after the war.. Indiana Governor who won at the Battle of Tippecanoe. . Hard
The Great Divide of 2017 Most popular hashtag description of our week. (# sign included- it goes in one of the letter boxes). The awkward and uncomfortable motto of the Netherlands dahlia growers. . Where all the diseased dahlias come from.. The new name for the most beautiful pink dahlia in all the land.. First word that comes to mind when Shanti is driving.. Hard
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander History Colonial society considered Indigenous Australians to be primitive, _____, savage or worse.. After the decision in Mabo (No 2) case, what Act did the Australian Parliament pass?. Australia was occupied by how many Indigenous populations?. What was one of the towns involved in the Cape York Welfare Reform?. National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee. Hard
Post War America an increase in births between 1945 and 1964. a large-scale buying, much of it on credit. name given to the region of states in the South and the Southwest. a policy of keeping communism contained within its existing borders. a small group of writers and artists, in the 1950s and early 1960s, who were critical of American societyl group of writers and artists, in the 1950s and early 1960s, who were critical of American society. Hard
Fur Trade a wealthy man in charge of a trading post. position or rank of a person in society. a person set out on a religious mission. a package. a man who usually manages the day-to-day business at a fur trading post. Big
The Jefferson Era Fill in all boxes Banned trade with only Britain, France, and their colonies.. Banned trade with all foreign countries.. Cheif justice appointed by John Adams.. The power to declare an act of congress unconstitutional.. Us defeated Tecumseh and his forces.. Hard
New Nation the people that lived in America before the colonists came. the advisers to the President. an unofficial rule or example that others follow. Alien and _______ acts made it so foreigners could be removed from the US and no one could speak out against the government. the first Secretary of the Treasury in the United States. Big
Latin History Julius Caesar defeated the Roman Senate's troops, which was commanded by Pompey. . He was a Greek general. He was also king of a Greek tribe. . On the Ionian Sea. . She killed herself, by means of a snake bite. . He was a gladiator in the Third Servile War. . Hard
From 1945-1965 Doctrine during the Cold War that promised military or economic aid to any Middle Eastern country resisting communist rule.. The Soviet Union launched a satellite and began the Space Race.. Name given to the boundary dividing Europe into two separate parts at the end of WWII.. Martin Luther King Jr. famous speech in honor of his peaceful protests and fight for equal rights.. Supreme Court Case declaring public schools who segregated blacks and whites unconstitutional.. Hard
Aztec Capital City, ____________ was one of the first planned cities with streets, government buildings, and an economic district.. One of their special workers were forced to work they are called _____(s). Another one of their special workers work in the military they are called _______(s). They followed 2 calendars; one agricultural, and the other ______ (religious). They built elaborate ________(s) to honor gods.. Big
Groups that went West one of his legacies was naming the west the Great American Desert. individuals who were sent to capture African American women who were heading west. Spanish speaking group that settles in California. the largest area/neighborhood in California. one of the families who attempted to convert natives. Hard
Villages and Towns Viking Era The family group living together included these people. one of the the things they grew b............... Where were the homes covered by earth and grass. What did they store valuables in 6,6. What did the Vikings use to catch fish 4,3,6. Hard
Women in the 1930's By Sejal, Hannah, and Kevin Women who fought for women's rights and to end racial segregation. Many black women got _____ in order to open spaces up for white women.. One third of the women that worked were ______.. Common job for black women. Because of the ____ _____ women started to get jobs.. Big
Women in the 1930's Women who fought for women's rights and to end racial segregation. Many black women got _____ in order to open spaces up for white women. One third of the women that worked were ______. Common job for black women. Because of the ____ _____ women started to get jobs. Hard
Early Exploration of the New World One of the major exports of the Carribbean during this time period.. Economic system emphasizing economic nationalism, domestic production, colonialism and high tariffs.. US state that was home to Jamestown.. A game bird exported from the New World.. Cash crop of Virginia.. Very Difficult
The War Moves West and South The hit-and-run technique that caught the British off guard. This man was a Mohawk chief. American naval officer who raided British ports. A lieutenant colonel in the Virginia militia. To cut off an area by means of troops or warships to stop supplies or people from coming in or going out . Big
Paleolithic Era The area of Africa Europe and Asia . something desirable that causes a person to go at a particular place. something that causes a person to leave their home generally those things are unpleasant. a persn who follows herds and protects groups of domesticated animals within a large teritary. to move and change ones hom from one particular place to another. Older Children
Mysteries of Atlantis How old is the story of Atlantis. When did Solon die. A famous Greek writer and great thinker. What did Zeus send to Atlantis. A rare and valuable metal found only on Atlantis. Older Children
Inca Inca are ____________. One of their special workers were_________(s). How many provinces do they have?. Their history passed down through oral _________. Inca's government controlled ________ and social life. Hard
Steps to the Texas Revolution first arguments over land between the Texans and Mexicans. location for the convention. Texans forced to speak while living under Mexican rule. document stating Texas' independence from Mexico. first president of Texas. Older Children
Peoples of the Americas villages of large apartment-style compounds. last mound builders. Inca ruler. Inca accounting device. a natural object with which an individual, clan or group identifies with. Hard
Maya History Evidence of Tikalís defeat by Caracol is seen on a ball _______ that was found at Caracol . This pottery is red in colour. . This calendar is also known as the sacred calendar and has 260 days . Mayan time periods signifies phases of _______ . This type of sacrificing was done by solely elites . Big
World War I Disaster in 1915 on the Eastern front of war. Site of a western front battle, where 60,000 British soldiers were killed in one day. movement to unify the people of all German speaking countries. The month the war ends. New technology for the war. Hard
Important People in the 1920's elected one time. flew an airplane across the world. a famous gangster. Made the model T. governor of New York. Big
Looking to the West Federal lands set aside for Native Americans.. An animal the Native Americans heavily relied on.. A disease nicknamed 'prairie fever'.. A drop in the prices of goods.. A set of tracks that trains run on.. Big
World War I Answer the questions and read the hints to complete the crossword. What country was Ferdinand asassinated in?. The world used to describe the war at the time.. Who's asassination was a direct cause of World War I? (Full name, not including title). The alliance that France made with Russia in 1894. The desire to conquer colonies.. Big
World War 1 (things that are more than one word do not have spaces) France, Russia, Great Britain, Japan, Italy and the US. Term for enemy aircraft engaged in aerial combat. People who were unwilling to fight. A union formed between countries. The surname of the Austrian man who was assassinated. Big
 
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