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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 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 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 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
Ancient Greece Guard dog of the Underworld. a one-eyed monster . Greek battle formation of 8-10 . temple on the Acropolis . god honoured by Olympic games . Hard
Ancient Greece rational thinking. narrow water passage . system of government in which citizens participate directly in the day-to-day affairs of government rather than through elected representatives. an Athenian stonemason and philosopher. architect of the new era in which Greek culture spread from the Meditarranean to the borders of India. Very Difficult
ANCIENT GREECE Greek Philosopher, Teacher, and Sculptor.. King of Macedonia who took over a large empire.. A group of five men were elected leaders in Sparta responsible for the education of youth and the conduct of all citizens.. During the Age of_______,the Athenians became deeply attached to their political system of direct democracy.. Greatest philosopher in westen history.. Hard
Ancient Greece Colonization and Conquests Invaded Persia and burned Persepolis; Took control of Syria, Egypt, and Mesopotamia. Military and financial alliance among Greek poleis; When Persian threat subsided, Athens left as lone contributor. Caused the increase of cultural diffusion, trade, and development of the land. Tensions divided Greece into two armed camps, under the control of Athens and Sparta; Led to the unconditional surrender of Athens. Originally brought Greece under control from Macedon. Hard
Ancient Greece Theban statesman and military tactician and leader who was largely responsible for breaking the military dominance of Sparta.. Elementary teacher of reading, writing and basic maths. A hoplite was a citizen-soldier of the Ancient Greek city-states. . The study of the rules whereby words or other elements of sentence structure are combined to form grammatical sentences.. a method of temporary banishment by popular vote without trial or special accusation practiced in ancient Greece. Hard
Ancient Greece System of government in which citizens elect a small group of people to make laws. A system of government in which people gather at mass meetings. A Greek philosopher who invented the teaching method. A great military leader and ruler. From central Aisa, invaders of Greek mainland. Hard
Ancient Greece a great militart leader and ruler who helped spread Greek art,ideans, language, and architecture throughout SW Asia and Nothern Africa.. Considered the greatest historian of the ancient world.. The earliest Greek stories.. System of government in which people gather at mass meetings to decide on government matters.. The Greek philosopher who invented the teaching method still used today.. Hard
Ancient Greece Who lived on the Island of Crete. Sellers of goods. What homes were made of. To cut off an enemy from their supplies. 479 to 431 BC was Athens. Hard
Ancient Greece one eye, one tooth. god of wine. green or black stored fruit. the biggest greek island. famous greeek warrior. Big
Ancient Greece What was first help in the year 776 B.C.?. The first great philosopher in Greece. Someone who competes for a prize. One of the writings of Homer. Blocking off the enemy and not allowing their supplies in. Hard
Ancient Greece consisted of a large city and the surrounding areas. A legal member of a country . athletic games every four years. were the citizen-soldiers of the Greek city-states. were five leaders in Sparta who were chosen to oversee the Spartan kings. They were elected annually.. Hard
Ancient Greece mathematician who created a famous formula regarding the length of the sides of a right triangle. famous for his account of the Peloponnesian Wars and for recording Pericles speeches . In Athens, one had to be ______ in Athens to become a citizen with voting rights.. Athens is considered to be this form of democracy. The city dedicated to Apollo which had a famous oracle, was known as ___________. Very Difficult
Ancient Greece where did spartan boys train? . what was, in addition to architecture and sculpture, did the ancient Greeks progress in? . Who sent a message to trick Xerxes? . what did the persians use to defeat the greeks in the battle of Salamis?. what were sixty year old men from a noble family elected to be important decision makers called?. Hard
Ancient Greece In Sparta it was OK to ..... but don't get caught. Loved himself to death. A circular, open air stadium, used for plays. Something philosophers were interested in. Where the Oracle was. Hard
Ancient History Where the Indian civilization started about 2500 BC. He defeated his rival Antony at Actium. Polished stone objects built for worship. Roman invaders from Africa and Asia Minor. Other name for Old Kingdom pharaoh Khufu. Big
Ancient India seasonal winds. the effect of a person's actions in this and previous lives. the top of India's caste system. a person who follows Hinduism. to calm and clear the mind. Hard
Ancient Rome Emperor that split the Roman Empire into two parts. River that was safe from pirates. The country conquered by Julius Caesar after asking the Senate for permission to move there. Country estate that patricians lived in. A savior in Judaism and Christianity. Hard
Ancient Rome person who fought to the death as entertainment for the public. a country estate. a savior in Judaism and Christianity. a belief in more than one god. an ordinary citizen. Hard
Ancient Rome Answer the questions to complete the crossword puzzle Divided the empire in A.D 284.. Greek equivelent for the word Messiah.. Head of a romean household.. Believe that Jesus.is our Messiah.. 18 when he became Emperor.. Hard
Ancient Rome The main language of Rome. A former roman soldier who led thousands of slaves into battle. One of the common people of Rome. To vote against. Groups of up to 6000 soldiers. Older Children
Ancient Rome A common piece of wealthy Roman apparel, party apparel today.. A twin brother, raised by wolves, killed by his brother.. A transportation tool that the Romans mastered.. When Rome divided, this was the Eastern Empire that prospered. . The small groups of people that took over Rome.. Big
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