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All About George Washington Where did George live when he was growing up?. What monument was named after George?. Who did the American army fight against in the Revolutionary War?. How many real teeth did George have left when he became President?. Because of George's fear of being buried alive, how many days did they wait to bury him after he died?. Older Children
All About Imperialism Under this man's control of the United States Navel Forces defeated the Spanish Fleat in Monila Bay.. Britain wanted control of this kingdom in order to protect its possessions in India.. The alleged duty of the white race to care for subject peoples of other races in its colonial possessions.. William McKinley decided to turn this country into an American Colony.. Only remaining free state in Southeast Asia. Hard
Ambrose Burnside the battle that made Burnside resign as general. The side that General Burnside fought for during the Civil War. Served as governer for this State that is located in the east coast. The battle that showed and made many argue his ineffectiveness in combat. Where General Burnside graduated and is also the most prestigious military school in the world. Hard
Amelia and Eleanor having or showing good taste. first women to fly a plane across the Atlantic. without a partner; alone. place where the pilot sits in an airplane. not reserved; frank. Older Children
America Expanding To be added. Leader of the rebellion. What Alaska was bought for. Main cash crop grown in Hawaii. Stronger countries taking over weaker ones for military or economic interest. Older Children
American Civics the people govern themselves by voting on issues individually as citizens. the system where each branch of government exercises some control over the other. people who didn't favor the constitution. dictator. type of government where one person or small group holds all the power. Big
American Civil War Confederate states. battle on MS River July 1963. President of USA 1861-1865. to prevent the enforcement of a federal law in a state. major cash crop in south. Older Children
American Colonies German-speaking Protestants who settled in Pennsylvania. English colony in which the king gave land to proprietors in exchange for a yearly payment. Willingness to let others practice their own beliefs. Group of English Protestants who settled the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Elected representative assembly in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Big
American History time when there was tranquility and prosperity. document that stated no more slaves should be brought into missouri . the system imposed by Henry Clay that included a central bank protective tariffs and a road system. limited naval ships from being on the lakes. the name of the system in the south for economic and political affairs. Hard
American History The Embargo Act is replaced with this act.. Lewis and Clark leave from here to explore.. This is one of the judges that did not get his comission.. Jefferson tries to impeach this man.. The man that is the governor of the Indiana Territory.. Big
American History A person who owes loyalty and is entitled to protection of state.. Favoring a republic or representative democracy as the best form of government.. Rights of the Supreme Court to determine if law violates the constitution.. Powers shared by the states and federal government.. Members of congress represent.. Big
American History is defined as the formal statement written by Thomas Jefferson declaring the freedom of the thirteen American colonies from Great Britain. distribution of power. 4.of the people is the principle that the authority of the government is created and sustained by the consent of its people, through their elected representatives (Rule by the People), who are the source of all political power. is the collective name for the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution. is the right or duty, previously stated throughout history, of the people of a nation to overthrow a government that acts against their common interests. rule of law. refer to the liberties of each individual to pursue life and goals without interference from other individuals or the government. Big
American Imperialism - People US president who practiced dollar diplomacy.. Naval commodore who delivered a letter from President Filmore and waited with his armed fleet for Japan to open up ports to trade.. Newspaper tycoon who used yellow journalism to sell his paper, the 'New York World.'. Secretary of State who proposed the 'Open Door Policy' with China.. Newpaper publisher who used yellow journalism in his New York Journal.. Older Children
American Old West Complete the crossword puzzle. the campsite where the village of Chief Cameahwait trades horses to Lewis and Clark. the last name of Lewis. a black mountain man who lived with the Crow Indians. this mountain man fought the Blackfoot and Bannock Indian Tribes. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Hard
American Outlaws Jesse James was killed because his brother wanted the. People took the ... in their own hands. Frank James showed ........ around the James farm. Billy the kid was sentence to be . Jesse James brother was named. Teenage
American Revolution the state or quality of being equal. the formal written document declaring of the 13 colonies from Great Britain. the organization of a governing authority of a particular region. Founding Father of United states, inventor, scientist. the formal statement of the fundamental rights of the people of the United States. Hard
American Revolution Father of the Constitution. 'give me liberty or give me death!'. his philosophy about inalienable rights had a big influence on the writers of the declaration of independence. this policy by the British resulted in patriots throwing crates of tea into the Boston Harbor. first secretary of the treasury. Older Children
American Revolution Monopoly to trade tea. Act raised revenue by increasing duties on sugar. British soldiers openly clashed in Boston. Colonists disguised as Indians dumped tea overboard. Closing of Boston Harbor. Older Children
American Revolution Wrote Common Sense. Act which taxed imported goods in order to pay for the salaries of British officials and judges. People loyal to Britain. Act that closed the port of Boston . People loyal to America. Older Children
American Revolution The Treaty of _____ was signed in 1783. The first to sign the Declartation of Independence. City for a good tea party. There were ________ colonies that took part in the American Revolution. Revenue-raising Act passed in 1764. Older Children
American Revolution convinced the French to join the war effort on the side of the Americans. (last name). Famous quote - “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country”. document that changed the purpose of the war from fighting for rights to fighting for Independence.. colonial Army - led by George Washington. naval hero and is known as the father of the Navy. Hard
American Revoultion Endowed at birth that may not be taken away or violated by the government. People who volunteered to be ready for service at a minute's notice. A formal written request . The quality of not being depend on someone or something . The action of taxing revolution. Older Children
American Society in the 1970's the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especially in industry.. pants with a large flare at the bottom. the Irish name for wing collar. modern popular culture transmitted via mass media and aimed particularly at younger people.. a piece of jewelry in the shape of a medal, typically worn as a pendant.. Older Children
Americans Move West Chapter 18 Vocabulary Areas of federal land set aside for the Native Americans.. Hard work of breaking up the sod earned Plains farmers this nickname.. The Dawes General _______ _________ of 1887 tried to lessen traditional influences on Indian society by making land ownership private rather than shared.. Leader of Sioux indians.. The Great Plains from Texas to Canada became known as this.. Very Difficult
Ancient China King gives land for more military protection. enforced peace throughout Asia, responsible for more territory and larger population. 1029-258 B.C.E. dynasty that seized Yangte River, ruled with alliances. Chinese Philosopher, came from an aristocratic family. origins dating to the Zhou Dynasty Laozi founded this philosophy. Hard
Ancient China Food Stuffed in a Roll Shape. Religious Figure. An Army Made Out of Stone. Religion Begining with C. You Have to Do This if You Want a Pot. Hard
Ancient China measures and records details of earthquakes. first dynasty in Ancient China. philosopher that believed that China should go back to ethics. tells the time of the day based on the position of the sun. yellowish-gray windblown sediment. Hard
Ancient Civilizations Having new tools and methods to solve problems is another characteristic of civilization. . Government in which citizens elected representatives to make decisions/laws for their country. Period of Roman peace and prosperity. Belief in many Gods. Government in which ALL matters are voted on by ALL citizens. Very Difficult
Ancient Civilizations one of the two rivers. if there is not a lot of something. putting water on the crops to make then grow. rivers made by people. one of the two rivers. Older Children
Ancient Civilizations Early civilization along the Yucatan Peninsula, Guatemala and northern Belize. Carved or engraved symbol. Heartland of a major culture. Shared attitude,knowledge and behaviors. Civilization in the Valley of Mexico. Older Children
Ancient Civilizations The monotheistic religion of the Jews. Written language made with wedge-shaped characters. Independent urban political domains that controlled the surrounding countrysides. Worship more than one god. Belief in a single god. Hard
Ancient Cliff Dwellers a person who is related to someone and who lives after them, such as their child or grandchild. from a time in human history before recorded events; very old. a hole in the floor of a kiva that is the doorway between the spirit world and the real world. a dark, heavy soil containing. pictures painted on stone. Hard
Ancient Egypt Titled floors, pillars and many rooms were found in this type of home. . Wives of Pharaohs, but were not as important as the Queen. . This class of people were craftsmen made beautiful pottery and furniture. . This type of house has earth floors and plaster covered walls.. This type of brick is used to build homes in ancient Egypt. . Older Children
Ancient Egypt Houses were made from this material. Most bread made from this grain. The passage from the Pyramid temple (mortuary temple) to the valley temple. Important officials that enforced the laws and wishes of the ruler. Triangular fertile area at the mouth of the river. Very Difficult
Ancient Egypt god of craftsmen. solar god, Most famous god in egypt. re’s boat in which he used to travel through the sky into the night. god of wisdom. a scribe or astronomer of Amun. Big
Ancient Egypt A rock filled rapid in a river. A ruler who united lower and upper Egypt. A sustitute who takes the child's place of the ruler until the child is ready to rule. A place that rivers split into several streams to form an area shaped like a triangle . Rich, fertile soil deposited by the flooding of a river . Older Children
Ancient Egypt The area of Egypt north of Thebes, including the delta.. An Egyptian word meaning the black earth, the fertile soil of the Nile River Valley.. A structure for the burial of the dead.. Deposited soil at the mouth of a river.. The area of Egypt south of Thebes.. Hard
Ancient Egypt Beneath the Pharoah in nthe social system. Longest river in the world. Head of a man or an animal and the body of a lion. Leader in ancient egypt. Egyptian writing system. Older Children
Ancient Egypt The planting season. The harvesting season. This person designed the Step Pyramid. What the mummy was wrapped in. The crown worn on the pharaoh’s head after Upper and Lower Egypt were united. Hard
Ancient Egypt the ruler of ancient Egypt. some one who grows crops. a large dung beetle regarded as sacred in ancient Egypt . the growing season. the harvesting season. Hard
Ancient Egypt the disk of the sun in ancient Egyptian mythology,. a large vault, typically an underground one, for burying the dead.. a plaster cast taken of a dead person's face, used to make a mask or model.. a monumental structure with a square or triangular base and sloping sides that meet in a point at the top, especially one built of stone as a royal tomb in ancient Egypt.. A mythological beast with the body of a lion and the head of a pharaoh or god. Hard
Ancient Egypt The Sphinx and Great Pyramid are located in this city. An amulet which was used as a way to protect a mummy's heart. Symbolises everlasting life. The capital city of Ancient Egypt during the time of the New Kingdom. A large room, usually found underground, used for burying the dead. The region of the land where the Nile splits into several branches before emptying into the Mediterranean Sea. Big
Ancient Egypt The location of the great pyramid. The longest river in the world flowing from East Africa to Egypt. A triangular shaped area at the mouth of some rivers. A capital city in Nubia. A mix of soil and small rocks. Big
Ancient Egypt and Nubia _________ is a region in Nubia between the first and the second Nile cataracts. the cite of the Great Pyramid; an ancient Egyptian city . the complete control over someone or something; the Pharaohs had ____ over the kingdom. an early form of paper made from reed plants found in the marshy land around of the Nile delta; the plants used to make this paper . Hatshepsut was a _____ to Thutmose III until he was old enough to rule. Hard
Ancient Egypt Women They were very important to the Ancient Egyptians.. If any woman broke the law, they would have to go to ____ to defend themselves of charge, just like everyone else.. Women rarely could get a ____ outside of the home.. Women could choose who to do this with, or to do it at all.. Women could not learn to ____.. Older Children
Ancient Egyptian period of time when many public works were contructed; lost control to invaders. city in Ancient Egypt; home of the Great Pyramid. great warrior who conquered Ancient Egypt. fertile black soil. complete control . Hard
Ancient Egyptian An Ancient Egyptian game. A beetle that was sacred to the Ancient Egyptians. A queen of Ancient Egypt. The capital of Ancient Egypt. A room or building used for burial. Hard
Ancient Greece Son of Philip the Second; became king of Macedonia after his father was assassinated. One of the most famous philosophers; had been Alexander’s private teacher. An area of land nearly surrounded by water. A place for town meetings and where farmers and craftspeople could trade. A type of government in which a small group of the richest and most powerful citizens controlled decision-making. Teenage
Ancient Greece ranked as the greatest historian of antiquity. process of making infrences. calculated the circumference of the globe. system where all people vote directly on a problem. teaching style was based on asking questions. Hard
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