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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
Ancient Rome period of peace for the Roman Empire; lasted about 200 years. River of Rome. Roman athlete, usually a slave, criminal, or prisoner of war who fought for entertainment of the public. elected leaders of Rome who represented plebians. queen of Egypt who backed Caesar. Older Children
Ancient Rome Footwear. a fighter who entertains. the name of a lower class person in Ancient Rome. the specific area where fights occur . clothing from Ancient Rome. Older Children
Ancient Rome in Spain A temple dedicated to the Imperial cult. It was built in the late 1st century BC or early in the Augustan era.. Held 15,000 spectators to watch gladiatorial contests and staged beast-hunts, or sporting events.. City captured in 192BC with two roman bridges that are still in use today.. The language that ancient romans spoke in Spain.. Merida's ancient Roman city name.. Hard
Andrew Jackson The 12th President. The name applied to certain . The eleventh president. The postelection practice of rewarding loyal supporters of the winning candidates . A formal political party in the US formed in 1834. Older Children
Andrew Jackson This was trashed in a party after Jackson was inaugurated. Territory that the Indians were moved to. What Jackson was known as. nickname of Jackson. Giving government jobs to friends. Hard
Andrew Jackson a bloody union strike at the Carnegie steele company in 1892. a place of employment in which only union members are hired. a moderarte slump in the economy. An 1862 law granting land to each state to be used for establishing college offering course of study in agriculture and mechanical arts. and agreement among several firms to control their output and divide up the market. Very Difficult
Andrew Jackson ______ vs Georgia was the Supreme Court case that decided that Native Americans can not be forced to move from their land. Jackson's nickname. employing and promoting friends and supporters of the political group in power. Journey of Native Americans after being forced out. This act forced the Native Americans out of their homes. Big
Andrew Jackson Reconstruction state in southern eastern united states . murder(an important person) in a surprise attack for political or religious reason . public affairs of a country . a native or inhabitant of the north,especially of the northern US. being joined. Older Children
Anglo Boer War The type of tactics adopted by the Boer soldiers.. Where Boer women and children were held prisoner.. The British Monarch who wanted Britain to rule South Africa,. A disease that spread amongst the women and children.. Animals killed by the British and the crops were burned.. Older Children
Antebellum Culture A meeting that Elizabeth Cady Stanton organized to improve life for women. A campaign to stop the drinking of alcohol, which often lead to abuse and poverty. short for 'cotton engine' it was a machine that made cotton cleaning quicker and easier. A person who leaves one country to move to another. A renewal of religious faith in the early 1800s often spread by traveling preachers . Hard
Anti-Slavery Movement was the most famous black man among the abolitionists. ended slavery in the United States—at least in name. issued the Emancipation Proclamation. freed all slaves residing in areas of the nation currently in rebellion. The condition in which one person is owned as property by another and is under the owner's control. Older Children
Antislavery Literature A document stating that 'neither slavery nor involuntary servitude shall ever exist in the territory'. formally withdraw from the union. antislavery northerners formed a new party which supported the Wilmot Proviso. California was able to join the union as a free state which left the question whether to allow slavery would be decided by popular sovereignty. the idea that political power belongs to the people. Hard
Apache ____ was a big part of their diet.. The ________ blood, was used to thicken soups, stews, and, puddings.. _____________ was done all year.. They wanted no hair on their ______ at all.. The ______ nut was another plant they ate.. Older Children
Apollo 11 Who was the commander of the mission? (4,9). Who was the command module pilot? (7,7). What day did the rocket take off? (9). Which part of the rocket contained the astronauts? (7,6). What day did the rocket reach it`s destination? (8). Older Children
Arab-Israeli Conflict Use your notes and to assist you with completing the puzzle below. There are no spaces between to words. decendents of Ishmael. empire grew under his leadership. a peace keeping organization. The Balfour ____________ partitioned the Palestinian territory. organized riots. Hard
Atlantic Slave Trade What trading network transported Africans to America?. What was the most common race for slaves?. What group enslaved the Africans first?. Africans ______ other Africans and sold them to the Europeans.. People that are forced into work without pay.. Big
Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki The combat plane that took the atomic bomb to Hirsohima. The place that got hit by atomic bomb on August 9. The U.S. decided to use atomic bomb at Hiroshima, because at Hiroshima there was _____________. The biggest war that happened after World War. The place that was frist target. Adult
Australian History what were most of the passengers who first went to Australia?. What was the name of his ship?. Was he in New Zealand befor or after Australia?. What as the name of the line designed to capture aborigines in Tasmania?. terra nullius means land belonging to 'two words'. Older Children
Aztec History God of the rain. Morning and evening star. Sea monster. Mother earth goddess. Ruler of the underworld. Hard
Aztecs What happened to Montezuma when he tried to calm the people. Greatest gift a human could offer a god. Penalty for lesser crimes. Name of spanish troop leader. Where Aztecs believed Tenochtitlan lay beneath. Big
Aztecs Belief in many gods. Sons of poor nobles. Belief in existence of only one god. Skilled craftworkers . Area of jurisdiction of Islamic rulers. . Hard
Babylon what language did they write in. number their math was based on. what did the woman keep if got devorced. what was their city built around. what did they us to make pots. Hard
Babylonian Empire Which river was Babylon located?. What empire was founded around 1900 BC?. The small kingdom was inherited by_________.. The city Babylon was located on the Euphrates River west of______.. What river was the capital moves to?. Teenage
Babylonians What was the system of writing for the Babylonians?. Who was the leader of the Babylonians?. What is the religion of the Babylonians?. What was the time period were the Babylonians rose to power?. What education would the Babylonian children received?. Teenage
Battle of Fort Sumter Victors of the Battle of Fort Sumter.. The person who they named Fort Sumter after.. Original use of Fort Sumter.. Union Surgeon.. the number of southern states that seceeded after the Batlle of Fort Sumter.. Hard
Battle of Hastings Large wall area. Water. Motte to bailey. Wood fence. Entrance to the Bailey . Older Children
Battle of Inchon What war ended when the Battle of Inchon started?. What armed forced was mostly used?. This country aided South Korea during the Battle of Inchon?. This country invaded South Korea.. How many soldiers were injured during the the beach battles?. Adult
Battles and More New enemy. British invade from Canada. Thomas Payne's disgusting lies. Americans capture artillery. Final battle. Older Children
Battles in the Civil War No space or periods the that the battle of Gettysburg was fought . the side that won the battle bull run. what the north called themselves. the number of people who died at fort sumter. the north used this for quick communication . Older Children
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