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Great Fire of London they used this to stop the fire. people tried to get away. we do this to wood. they come out of the fire. we live in them. Older Children
Road to the Civil War Abolitionist newspaper created by William Lloyd Garrison.. Held a convention and voted to secede.. Escaped slave and editor of The North Star.. Allowed settlers to vote on whether to allow slavery.. Southern states leaving the Union and forming a confederation.. Hard
The Cold War Begins Soviet. name of couple charged with espionage and executed. lying when one has sworn under oath to tell the truth. political and military barrier that isolated Soviet-controlled countries of Eastern Europe after WWII. the practice of pushing a dangerous situation to the limit to force an opponent to back down. Hard
The Renaissance Along with Milan and Venice it expanded and played crucial roles in Italian politics. goverment of europe based on protection and obligation. Worldy viewpoint . Sum of money given the wifes family to the husband upon marriage. Along with Flourence and Venice it expanded and played crucial roles in Italian politics. Hard
U.S. History Act passed to punish Britain and France and to protect American merchant ships from capture. Created by supporters of Andrew Jackson. Purchased this territory from Mexico. Indians were forced on this trail where many died. Forced Indians to move west. Hard
US History Items produced by the colonies and enumerated in acts of Parliament that could be legally shipped from the colony only to specified locations. A colony created when the English monarch granted a huge tract of land to an individual or gourp who became 'Lord(s) Proprietor'. The legislature of Colonial Virginia. 1st organized in 1619, it was the 1st institution of representative government in the English Colonies. Members of an offshoot branch of Puritanism. Believed that the Church of England was too corrupt and they must separate to save their souls. An alliance between to Iroquois Confederacy and the colony of New York which sought to establish Iroquois dominance over all other tribes and thus put New York in an economical and political dominant position among all other colonies. Very Difficult
Wars and Diplomacy especially noticeable in the 18th cent. . armies needed. ended European conflict in 7 Years' War . new concept for diplomacy . major colonial power in 1763. Big
1500s Natives believed in these. A span over hundreds of years where people traded fur pelts. People in France dine with these. Natives in the great plains rely on these for almost everything. A place with gems, gold and silver. Big
1812 He was the richest. First nation soldiers with Brock. the war . over 11 hundred soldiers. His troupes shot at each other. Hard
1820's Politics... This crossword will have words to do with the 1820's Politics in it... Good Luck! An organization to gain political power-9,5. An activity associated with the governance of a country or area- 8. A formal indication of a choice between two or more candidates or courses of action, expressed typically through a ballot or a show of hands- 6. The system by which a nation, state, or community is governed- 10. The social group between the upper and working classes- 6,5. Older Children
18th Century Scottish Rhetoric Influence The Senses and the Will. What was published by Adam Smith in 1759?. The Wealth of Nations. At what age did Hugh Blair begin attending the University of Edenburgh?. The Origin and Progress of Language. Big
1920s Waves of frequency people can listen to. A silent cry for help. Motion picture. A debt that a person incurs when purchasing a good or service. A physical activty. Big
1930's what prairie farmers ate for meat. jobs and production increased and there were more sales . food provided to the poor byt the government and the rich . when eligible families are provided care from the government . a time of very low sales and high unemployment. Hard
1930s FDR's radio talks were known as _____ chats. ______ Americans were the poorest during the depression. Alfred Landon was govenor of _____. Franklin_____ won the 1932 election. Government charity. Older Children
1930s - Great Depression - Rise of Fascism Great Britain, France, U.S., Russia.. Stalin signed this pact with Hitler agreeing to never attack eachother anymore.. Established the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.. Stresses nationalism and places the interests of the state above those of individuals. Fascists argue power must rest with a single strong leader and a small group of devoted party members.. What Roosevelt promised the American people, focused on three general goals: relief for the needy, economic recovery, and financial reform.. Hard
1945 It happened in 1945 Nazi War Crime Trial Location. Born in Sicily September 23, 1945. Classic Toy first appears. #1 Girls Name. May 8, 1945. Big
1950's 1945-1961 65 Million Children were born . Passed in 1947 in response to perceived threats from the Soviet Union after WWII. It established the Department of Defense and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and National Security Council.. Dynamic culture based in large, heterogeČneous societies permitting considerable individualism, innovation, and change; having a money-based economy, division of labor into professions, secular institutions of control, and weak interpersonal . company that produce and sell their goods and services all over the world. salaried professional or a person whose job is clerical in nature. Big
1950's Culture Soviet union launched this into space for the first time.. People came home and wanted to start and this created.... King of rock & roll. American film actor. A disease . Hard
1950s Terms 1945-1961 million children were born. places where people can watch movies in their cars. relating to the work done or those who work in an office or other professional environment.. who was elected president in 1952. What is the name of the first suburban town?. Big
1967 TRIVIA Puzzle Whats the name of the room at the Pantlind Hotel where our Senior Prom was held. What is the name of the place we all bought our class rings from. Popular 1967 family TV show. Our Homecoming King . Who played Dr. William Chumley in the play Harvey. Big
1990s-2000s What presidential candidate appealed to the younger people?. Democrat of the 2000 election. kids who were brought here by their parents are encouraged to become American citizens and attend American Universities . Republican of the 2000 election. What was the swing state during the 2000 election?. Hard
1993 Famous actress from Breakfast at Tiffany's dies. Won best actor in both Golden Globe and Academy Awards. Small toys stuffed with beans. Movie on WWII that won best film in Golden Globe. Kentucky Derby champion. Teenage
19th Century Inventors Who developed kindergarden?. Who developed pasteurization?. Who Invented the Bunson Burner?. Developed the assembly line. Who invented the typewriter?. Older Children
2012Year in Review Won reelection as US President. Was reelected as Venezuela's president. Hurricane that walloped the US East Coast. Most popular name for female babies. Most searched person on Google. Hard
54th Regiment Massachusetts Complete the following: Confederate victory . Victory at Fort Wagner . To break away. Consequence for black soldiers in uniform. Leader of the abolitionist movement. Adult
A President's Day the President provides moral for the country. the group of people the President asks advice from. the President's office where he works everyday. The President is in charge of the armed forces so we call him this. The President is in charge of international relations so we call him this. Older Children
Abigail Adams Abigail urged John to advance womens _______. City which Abigail was born in.. Abigail cared for her ____ at her home.. What month did she die?. Abigail and John corresponded through ________ when they were apart.. Older Children
Abolition Movement who was Fredrick Douglass educated by? . used to be named fred the slave.. White sisters from S.C. that were the most prominent speakers at abolition movements. Real name is Isabella Baumfire, Freed from slavery in 1827 and worked as a domestic servant until. The American Colonization Society was set up for what kind of people?. Hard
Abraham Lincoln How tall is Abraham Lincoln?. how many siblings did he have?. What number president was Abraham Lincoln?. what was his famouse speech?. where was he born?. Older Children
Abraham Lincoln Who assassinated Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theater?. The North and South were starting to __________.. What kind of houses did Lincoln live in during his childhood?. What number President was Lincoln?. Who won the Civil War?. Older Children
Abraham Lincoln What did Abraham Lincoln practice without a degree?. What did Lincoln battle with for most of his life?. What day was Lincoln assassinated?. How many terms did Lincoln served in the U.S. House of Representatives?. He was the first president to have a what?. Older Children
Absolute Monarchy in Russia the adoptioon of Western ideas, technology and culture. used his power to put Russia on the road to becoming a great modern power. the capital city built on the Baltic Coast. a port to be free of ice all year long. landowning nobles. Hard
Africa First king or founder of the Songhay empire . Grand nephew of Sundiata, Ruler of Mali . The terrain of most of Africa, grassy and flat. Major center for trade for the Mali and Songhay Empires . Brief empire between the fall of Ghana and rise of Mali, Sundiata conquered it . Hard
Africa's Early History a scientist who study launguages. vast forest that contains jungles and lots of of rain. dense tangles of plants wherever the sun shines. place we are studying. stories, song,and poems passed by word of mouth from generation to an another. Older Children
African American What class of people gained power in the lower South during the cotton boom?. Eli Whitney's invention that changed cotton production.. The sets of rules slaves had to live by.. What song provided motivation for the slaves with the idea that they too would be led to freedom?. Established by slaves, these places were found in the woods.. Older Children
African American History A Few History Facts First African American President. First woman (Black) City Manager of Portsmouth. Devestating Hurrican that occurred in 2005. Passed in 1965. Obama was born here. Hard
Ag II Parliamentary Procedure Most common motion, used to conduct business.. Gives a time limit or topic limit of debate. Avoids formality of motions, voting on routine business and questions of little importance. To secure another vote by allowing further consideration of a question. Obtain advise on parliamentary procedure. Hard
Age of Absolutism another name for Louis XIV. making Russia more like western Europe. document giving religious freedom to huguenots. Russia; westernization of Russia. Russia; 300 years. Hard
Age of Exploration led by him the Portuguese defeated the Muslims. most important/main reason. smaller & faster ships designed by the Portuguese . a settlement of people living in a new territory controlled by their home country. territory that belonged to Spain before it's people became Protestant. Hard
Age of Exploration Fill in the crossword with terms from the Age of Exploration. Which Pope helped decrease tensions between the rivalry countries?. What geometrical shape did the caravel use?. What Chinese device allowed sailors to track their direction?. Englishmen built a successful business trading what?. Who was Portugal's most enthusiastic exploration funder?. Hard
Age of Exploration Use your notes to answer the questions Cortez, Columbus, Magellan, and Pizarro explored for this country. Which of these explorers worked for England: Columbus, Cortez, or Drake?. Worked for Spain, sailed from Cuba to Mexico and brought down the Aztec empire. The Pope created this agreement to keep the peace between Spain and Portugal. The Treaty of ______. Worked for Spain, first person to sail around the world. Older Children
Age of Exploration By Mady Cruse an instrument containing a magnetized pointer that shows the direction of magnetic north and bearings from it. A period in history when explorers traveled west to claim land in the Americas. a Spanish naval invasion force sent against England by Philip II of Spain in 1588. It was defeated by the English fleet and almost completely destroyed by storms off the Hebrides. Ora fleet of warships. a person sent on a religious mission, especially one sent to promote Christianity in a foreign country. the process or activity of accurately ascertaining one's position and planning and following a route. Hard
Age of Exploration A device used to tell the direction one is traveling in, or from which the winds are blowing . Port Columbus sailed from in August 1492. Trade routes connecting Europe with East Asian merchants. The first Viking to reach North America and establish a settlement there around 1003 A.D.. An European explorer who enslaved the natives of the land that he discovered. Hard
Age of Railroads What gave the federal government the right to supervise railroad activities?. What supreme court case upheld the Granger laws by a vote of seven to two?. What was the worst depression up till that point?. Who built the manufacturing sleepers and other railroad cars?. A golden spike marked the spanning of the nation by the first .... Hard
Age of Sail Small posts secured through the deck of the vessel for fastening lines to. Stop and hold on. The way to get on or off a vessel in port. Right side of a vessel, when looking forward. Smaller sails used for stability. Very Difficult
Agrarian Revolution Complete the following puzzle. new machinery for sugar estates vacuum . fertilizer replacing manure . invented the reaper machine. store in form like condensed milk. store food at low temperatures . Big
Akkadians Type of writing they used . Type of religion. Art was to show how impressive their ________ were. How many main empires were there?. Empire was bound together by __________. Older Children
Albert Einstein About Albert's life and facts in English meaning miracle year. death place of Albert Einstein. know as general theory of relativity . school that albert failed to get into the first time. school at which Einstein taught as a professor in 1909. Big
Alexander Grahm Bell A deadly disease that infects your lungs.. A person who invents.. Determined to have one's own way.. A stroke or sound of such an instrument.. The act of invention.. Older Children
Alexandria egyptian government was centered around a -----. alexander lived in the ------ age.. cleopatra's father. tutored alexander.. city founded by alexander in 332 B.C.. Teenage
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