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The 1940s Harry S. He followed FDR as president.. Song by the Andrews Sisters 'Don't Sit Under the ______Tree'. Boogie Woogie _______ Boy of Company B. 'In the Mood' was just one of this bandleader's many hits. . Another word for money. Hard
Ethical History and Philospthers 500 B.C to A.D. 1500. Emphasized human feelings and desires. a group of teachers. built upon Socrates teachings. made sharp distinctions between natural and unnatural pleasures. Big
Americans Move West Factors which make another place sound attractive so people want to go there. The earliest settlers who moved west to live in California or Oregon. Second leader of the Mormons. Term to describe what the American settlers felt was their god given right to settle in the west. Settlers who built farms on the Plains . Big
Medieval Life Complete this crossword about life in the Medieval Period! A Gothic Church. Coat of Arms. ye olde. A place to defend people. A movable walkway. Big
Industrial Revolution statistical data relating to the population and particular groups within it.. A person who starts up and takes on the risk of a business. a method of production in which tasks are done by individuals in their rural homes. A period of rapid growth in the use of machines in manufacturing and production that began in the mid-1700s. Unprocessed natural products used in production. Hard
The New England Colonies Vocabulary & Important People a product that leaves the country. she was expelled from Massachusetts for questioning the teachings of the church and holding her own religious meetings. to force to leave. a product brought into a country. the journey millions of enslaved Africans were forced to travel across the Atlantic Ocean from Africa to the West Indies. Big
Why Did the US Economy Grow 1890-1920? company who bought up 75% of new found ore. the city where chinese/japanese people arrived into. what role did immigrants have during strikes?. the name of one of the biggest oil gushers ever discovered. by 1913 which industry had increased its production by 400%?. Hard
Founding of Rome iron spear. one of the first farming people to settle in central Italy. island at the toe of Italy. system that gave some conquered people, especially Latins, full Roman citizenship. to get as one's own. Hard
The Great Society The 1960 presidential debates were the first to be broadcast on __________.. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court that investigated Kennedy's assassination. The US agreed to remove missiles from ________ if the missiles were taken out of Cuba. The man charged with assassinating President Kennedy. This country was responsible for placing missiles in Cuba and directing them at the US. Hard
Middle Ages Someone who provides the king with Knights.. Where you would go if you were good to the church.. What happens when you disobay the law.. An illness that killed 1,000s of people.. Someone who is engarge of a vast number of churches.. Big
Roaring Twenties crops grown form profit. setting of the Tulsa Race Riot. a temporary use of military rule. pilots who gave airplane stunt rides . America's favorite son and radio personality. Hard
World History A type of religious work of art. Usually were paintings in Easter Catholic churches to tell a story. . allowed religious toleration. Signed by King Henry VI to give Calvinists rights. . When Augustus was emperor of Roman Empire. Means roman peace, when Rome was stable and calm. . This empire defeated the Assyrians. They ruled and governed the fertile crescent. King Nebuchadnezzar.. Leadership of this leader is called Golden Age of Athens. He built the Parthenon. Caused many Athenians to die because of in pelpoponnesian war. . Hard
Cuban Revolution the leader of the Cuban revolution. state of being extremely poor. president of Cuba during the revolution. a ruler with total power over a country. ___ and education increased after the revolution. Big
Ottoman Empire Ottoman territory annexed by Austria-Hungary. Led a revolt against the sultan to inspire reforms. A term to describe the Ottoman Empire as one with many different people groups. These focused on religious devotion and behaviors. Group persecuted and systematically killed by the Ottoman Empire. Hard
Civil Rights Movement A project where a group of people would get in a bus and ride to the south to test states and see if they allow segregation on buses. . Rights given to the United State citizens , to protect the constitution. . Protest where members would sit somewhere like restaurants and refuse to move until they have met their goal of getting served,”to end racial barriers” and protesting segregation of public places. . Treat someone differently based on sex, race, religion. . One of the first African American Man to go to the University of Mississippi. . Big
World War II Use your textbook, study guide and goal sheet to complete the puzzle. The alliance formed by the U.S., Britain, France, Soviet Union and China.. During this conference, Stalin agreed to declare war against Japan within 3 months of Germany's defeat.. The first sea battle fougt by air planes launched from carriers.. In addition to oil fields, why was it critical to stop the Axis advance to Egypt?. First African American pilots trained by the military dubbed the ____________ Experience.. Hard
Indian Rebellion of 1857 ___ Pandey was a soldier at Barrackpore who refused to bite the rifle cartridge.. ___ was the queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland at the time.. A ruler exercising authority in a colony on behalf of a sovereign.. A severe uprising occurred here on May 30th.. An Indian officer in the British Indian Army.. Hard
Civil RIghts Movement Tests that African Americans would take to see if they were able to vote even though they were very difficult. The African American lawyer for the Brown family as they went though the Brown v. Board case. I form of peaceful protest mostly used to desegregate restaurants . The First African American student to graduate from Central High in Arkansas . The summer of 1964 when northern students helped African American people in the south gain their right to vote.. Older Children
Vikings for speedy getaways. this is our class topic. to attack people. goddess of love and death. to scare you. Big
The Colonies VS The British Wrote Common Sense to help give a reason to the people to rebel against the British.. What kind of spending would be called in which you spend money which in turn increases the debt?. The British government.. What did England think of the ones who left to the colonies initially?. This was dumped in the Boston Harbor in Protest of the British lowering its price.. Older Children
Teachers In The Colonial powder that remains after burning. in your chimney . penalty . school. work. Big
The Middle Ages in the Iberian Peninsula Catalan adn Aragonese mercenaries. Muslims who lived in the Christian Kingdoms. a group of trusted people who accompanied the monarch. name of the king of the Christians. It is said he defeated the Muslims in Covadonga Battle. Last Muslim Kingdom in Iberian Peninsula. Hard
Imperialism and WWI a toy marble made of marble, alabaster, or glass.. a US infantryman, especially one in World War I.. Theodore Roosevelt Jr. was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909.. a temporary suspension of hostilities by agreement of the warring parties; truce:. The Spanish–American War was a conflict fought between Spain and the United States in 1898. Hostilities began in the aftermath of the internal explosion of the USS Maine in Havana harbor in Cuba. Hard
Africa-Era of Independence find the word that fits the description!! The ruler of Egypt after Gamal Abdel Nasser; tried to get rid of state programs that cost too much. In 1952, took control in Egypt after a military takeover; ratified land reforms and used state materials to shrink unemployment. South African authority figure who was in prison for a long time; a part of African National Congress; he worked with ANC leadership & de Klerk's followers. Opposed apartheid; organizer of Black Consciousness movement in South Africa; killed in police custody. An African American political administration that wanted policies of apartheid to end. Hard
Rise of the Dictators Fascist leader of Italy. Symbol of Nazi Germany worn on uniformas and on flags. Soviet Prison camps. Race of people targeted on Nigh of the Broken Glass in Germany. National Sonazi. Hard
Ancient Greece's Cultural Impact something handed down from one generation to the next. any person who has rights granted by the government, such as landowner and voting. a type of government where all the citizen vote directly on all governmental decisions. a Greek philosopher credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy.. Great military commander. Spread Greek culture across large areas of Asia. Hard
1920'S 1920'S IMPORTANT WORDS AND EVENTS a time of difficulties most commonly economically. . the place where all economic trades are done . the leader of the nazi party.. it happened in 1929 and started in the United States, and it started by the crash of the stock market, it affected everyone.. it is a book published by Adolf Hitler in 1925. Hard
African American Women History Makers Complete the puzzle. Invented the rain hat.. First African American woman elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Services. Oversees the Academy Awards (OSCARS) and the Governors Awards. First African American woman to serve as U.S. Attorney General. First black principal ballerina at the American Ballet Theater.. Invented The Walker and the toilet tissue holder.. Big
Geography of Ancient Greece a city that operates like a tiny independent country. Island just south of the Peloponnesus where the Greek civilization first began to develop. an area under the full or partial political control of another country. lands that are modern day Turkey, the cross road between Greece, Egypt and Mesopotamia. the western half of the Eurasia continent which features countries such as France, Germany, Italy and Spain. Hard
Civil Rights Movement Successfully argued the brown v. board case . A group of people going to a place to protest to fight for equal rights . Refuse to obey laws or demands peacefully . A organization formed for all colored people to have equal rights . Civil Rights Leader that influenced on American society and only believed in nonviolent protest. Big
The Era of Thomas Jefferson return to a former condition. to change in some way ; to make different. the place on a continentail that separates river system flowing in opposite direction. of an arisocracy or upper class. to withdraw. Hard
Civil Rights This group of people that rode to south in a bus, in the purpose of ending segregation in bus and train stations.. For something to desegregate or to come together.. Rights that are given to an American citizen.. These were tests that African-Americans had to take to test their ability to read and write, and if they wanted to vote.. They are the first nine African-Americans to go to a all-white school.. Hard
Ella Baker last name of college attended. smartest one in the class. nick name. fight for. first name of college attended. Hard
Women In The Revolution Wife of john adams, had impact on his decisions. Known as the female paul revere because she through Putnam and Dutchess Counties to warn the militia that British troops were burning Danbury, Connecticut. Taught her son george how to be respectful and how to lead a good army. George said that if he didn’t have such a disciplined childhood, then he would have never joined the army . A famous spy. Women who cleaned up after the soldiers and took care of the kids. Hard
New Global Connections People to Know French explorer. The first to establish France's claim to North America, he made three voyages to Canada between 1534 and 1541.. Prince of Portugal, noted for his patronage of Portuguese voyages of exploration of the W coast of Africa . A Spanish Conquistador who led an expedition that caused the fall of the Aztec Empire and brought large portions of mainland Mexico under the rule of the King of Castile in the early 16th century.. Spanish historian, social reformer and Dominican friar. He became the first resident Bishop of Chiapas, and the first officially appointed 'Protector of the Indians'. His extensive writings, the most famous being A Short Account of the Destruction of. His 1602 map of the world in Chinese characters introduced the findings of European exploration to East Asia. He is considered a Servant of God in Roman Catholicism.. Hard
Western Expansion a difficulty that is not easy to overcome. lots of land available. illness or sickness often with symptoms. a large mammal used for pulling wagons. storekeeper. Big
Mae Jemison someone who flies into space. the space shuttle Mae Jemison took with road with six other crew members in September, 1992. someone who is courageous. where astronauts take off to go into space in Florida . a special vehicle that astronauts use to get into space. Older Children
Mesopotamia Complete the crossword puzzle with the clues provided. Uses wedge-shaped symbols, and is known as the first writing system.. A political unit made up of surrounding lands, and a city.. When you believe in more than one god or goddess.. Writings, pictures, or drawings that represent a idea or thought.. A temple stacked on top of a lot of smaller levels.. Big
Amelia Earhart a person who is famous for a special talent or achievement. rapid descent of an aircraft while turning round and round. not of consistent quality. people who fly aircraft. stopped being in sight. Older Children
Neoclassical Era This dance term is the ability to jump into the air and cross feet rapidly and also caused a change in ballet attire. This neoclassical dancer is best known for changing the dress to a more flowing costume. This country begins to really take shape during this era and establishes independence from Britain in 1776. This playwright's real name is Jean-Baptiste Poqeulin. This neoclassical guideline says that characters had to act in a way that was appropriate to their stations in life. Hard
Malcolm X Malcolm felt like this animal while in school. The month when Malcolm was assassinated. The name of the white woman that Malcolm dated. Malcolm's Spouse. Took a pilgrimage to this place. Hard
History of Economics Large agricultural estate in ancient Rome. The leading industrial unit from 2nd century to present day. For England and the United States in the XVIII-XIX centuries. ..... was typical path of development of agrarian capitalism. Prevailing type of ownership was ... property of Athenian type. What is the European country most affected by the economic crisis of 1929 - 1933?. Hard
The Middle Ages The Barons demanded this from King John.. The Conqueror.. Plague in the 1300s.. England fought this country for one hundred years.. Wat Tyler was the leader of this.. Hard
World War II The United States is an, 'Arsenal of Democracy,' it allowed Britain to buy weapons from the United States regardless of their ability to pay.. September 1940 in response to Japan's aggression in the south Pacific the U.S. cuts off scrap metal and steel to Japan; June 1941 the U.S. cut off all oil sales and production to Japan; the hope was that this would cripple Japanese war machines.. The unprovoked attack on the United States Navy at the Pearl Harbor on Oahu December 7, 1941.. Dictator of Nazi Germany, fascist leader who was the head of the Nazi Party.. A nation can buy weapons from the United States as long as they pay cash and pick up the weapons at United States ports.. Big
Events Leading to Civil Rights Confederate state that chose to secede from the union in 1860.. This state would not be found on the map of the United States in 1820.. To formally withdraw.. Invented in 1794 made it easier to remove cotton seeds. President that was elected in November 1860.. Older Children
George Washington The President is also known as the __________-in-Chief. The state he was born in. Washington came to be known as the '_______ of the country'. Washington was born in what month?. Eulogized as 'first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his _________'. Older Children
Jefferson was the fourth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.. is the doctrine under which legislative and executive actions are subject to review by the judiciary.. was the acquisition of the Louisiana territory by the United States from France in 1803.. was an American brigadier general and explorer for whom Pikes Peak in Colorado was renamed.. noun form of impress. Hard
Great Depression (2 words) A place where shares in corporations are brought and sold through an organized system.. Aid for the needy;welfare.. To fail to meet an obligation.. A grant of money, often from the government, to a person or company for actions that will benefit the public.. (2 words) A person who moves from place to place to find work.. Big
Industrial Revolution Englishman who would destroy machinery . lowest socio-economic class . Father of Communism. Eli Whitney created this. Certificate of ownership. Hard
Henry Ford Ford is considered the creator of this now widely recognised vehicle. Henry Ford held strong views on rthe Jewish role in WW1. Ford's method to improve the life of his workers. Henry Ford revoultionary production method. Fords method of car construction. Big
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