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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 Tikal’s 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
Influential Ancient Greeks Crossword Puzzle Something lawyers use during trials . Would most likely find a second earth . An educated guess. Would be a great Jeopardy host . Likely to find a another scientific method. Hard
Industrial Revolution Terms Industrial Revolution Crossword Project - Mackenzie Straughan British philosopher and economist; advocate for utilitarianism. working class. German philosopher; condemned the ideas of Utopians as unrealistic idealism and made a new theory, 'scientific socialism'. farms, factories, railways, and other large businesses that produced and distributed goods. workers' organizations. Hard
Ancient Jewish History End of Bais Rishon until Mishna A Greek-Jewish name. King of Bavel, dreamt a statue. Of the last members of the Anshei Knesses Hagedolah. Cohen, built alternate temple. Ptolmy translated. Hard
The Industrial Revolution wanted to kill Whites'. a policy of favoring native inhabitants as opposed to immigrants. remove seeds from the cotton. a religious song usually of a deeply emotional character that was developed especially by slavery. controlled every aspect of their lives. Older Children
WWI facts find the word in the crossword to fill in the blank Frech were first to use ________ warfare. Wilson asked for a declaration of war in ____ of 1917.. The _____ of Arch Duke Franz Fedkinard by a Serb Nationalist started the war.. Soldiers sent around 2 million ____ home to family each day.. 'a promise to work with another nation for a common purpose.'. Older Children
Autism This includes a wide range or spectrum of symptoms, skills, and levels of disability.. A condition marked by developmental delay in social skills, language, and behavior which is often present in children with varying degrees of severity.. a relationship between two things or situations, especially where one thing affects the other. But in this case a friend.. Repetition of words, phrases, intonation or sounds of the speech of others. Any spoken language, vocalizations, gestures or other means by which a person is able to communicate.. Hard
Top 10 Mayan Gods The god of Rain and Thunder.. Associated with fertility and childbirth, disappeared when sunlight came out.. Four gods thought to be brothers.. The Goddess of suicide.. God of Earthquakes and death.. Hard
Industrial Revolution the division of labor reduced the required skill level of workers and also increased the output per worker. meals provided regulary for pay. a person made to do hard, menial, or dull work. machine for separating cotton from its seeds. a religious song of a kind associated with black Christians of the southern US. Hard
History Who was the author of common sense?. Mary Ludwig Hays was jokingly called what?. Congress Had to what before the treaty of Paris went into effect?. Casimir Pulaski helped Washington's troops train what?. What month was the Declaration of Independece Signed? . Big
Industrial Revolution a machine for separating the fibers of cotton from the seeds. parts identical pieces that could be assembled quickly by unskilled workers . slave codes were state laws established to determine the status of slaves and the rights of their owners. who invest capital or money. extreme scarcity of food. Big
Native Americans a lode of silver ore located under the eastern slope of Mount Davidson,. is the historical term given to the rise of the cattle industry in the two decades that followed the American Civil War. . the Treaty of Peace, Friendship, Limits and Settlement between the United States of America and the Mexican Republic, is the peace treaty signed on February 2, 1848,. the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations.. location of the first famous gold rush. Hard
Western Expansion Where the Oregon Trail starts. Many people sold ___ on the trail. One of the reasons people came to the west. Many Trading _____ were set on the trail. The direction people were heading. Older Children
The Vietnam War LBJ’s Secretary of Defense after Robert McNamara; agreed with Vietnam policy but believed that the war was “unwinnable.”. Congress gave Lyndon B. Johnson the powers to take “all necessary measures to repel any armed attack against the forces of the United States and to prevent further aggression.”. the American destroyer that a North Vietnamese patrol boat fired at. Leader of the Indochinese Communist Party. South Vietnamese towns and cities were attacked by the Viet Cong, surprisingly, in early 1968. . Hard
Harriet Tubman place where the slaves were escaping to live. number of fugitives that were with Tubman on the escape route. Harriet Tubman's nickname. the secret password used on the journey. untidy. Older Children
Road to Revolution surrendered. Stated that Britain would no longer tax products or activities inside the colonies. A war between the French and the British over land. a written request to a government. put a duty on several products, including molasses.. Hard
New South to WW1 Vocab the act of unfairly separating people into groups. laws that made segregation legal after the Civil War. to take away the right of citizenship or the right to vote. allowed freed slaves and poor white farmers to rent land from landowners for a share of the crop. a noisy, sometimes violent, public disorder caused by a crowd. Older Children
Vikings Use your powerpoint notes to complete this crossword puzzle These defenseless religious communities were easy targets for Viking raids.. Land off the coast of Canada explored by Leif Ericsson,. The word 'viking' comes from this language.. This epic English saga described Viking raids.. Eric the Red was banished for committing a series of these.. Big
Harlem Renaissance Full names (middle names as well) and possible abbreviations. American poet, social activist, and novelist.. An American author, educator, songwriter, and civil rights activist.. An American novelist who wrote 'Their Eyes Were Watching God.'. An American (Jamaican descent) who was a writer and poet.. American composer, pianist, and a band leader to a jazz orchestra.. Hard
Early George Washington tool needed by Washington and by Sea Navigators. published and read by the colonies. buildings that made King George II angry . piece of land being fought over. synonym for type of journey it would be . Big
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