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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
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
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
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 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
Benjamin Franklin Goes on your house to absorb lightning. Another one of his inventions. A musical instrument that uses glass bowls to make the sound. . Is a stove. It is named after his inventor.. His wife.. Where he lived.. Older Children
Berlin Wall leader of the United States during the time of the Berlin Wall. this country was divided into two separate countries. controlled by Soviet Union; communist. month when Germany has finally been reunited. controlled by Britain, France, and the United States; democratic. Older Children
Bill of Rights The _____ amendment provides that a search must be based on probable cause.. The seventh amendment provides for the right of a jury trial in cases involving more than________ dollars.. An appeal to the government for a change. Protects the idea of federalism. the First amendment protects the rights of religion, speech, _________, press and petition. Older Children
Black History Month How Much Do You Know? First African-American woman to be appointed Secretary of State.. 44th president of the United States.. Last name of the first ever African-American appointed to the United States Supreme Court. City where Martin Luther King Jr. was born.. Civil rights activist who was responsible for leading the Montgomery Bus Boycott.. Hard
Black History Month Challenge 'My Girl'. Founder. Steveland Morris. 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough,' _____________ & Tammi. The company's first signing. Older Children
Black Revolt and Civil Rights A state in the South that passed racist legislation (capitol is Atlanta). Black militant leader who felt that the black movement was being watered down by the white power structure. Black and Whites rode buses together in the South to protest interstate buses who separated the races. A term to describe unfair treatment of lower classes of people by the upper class. These are two class terms that help to describe an income gap. Big
Blood and War Fill in the boxes with the appropiate word for each number. First state to secede from the Union. 18th President of our nation and once the leading General of the Union. Courthouse where Lee surrendered. Bloodiest battle of the war. Number of states that seceded from the Union. Older Children
Bombing of Darwin a country's friends in time of need . an explosive devise. an underwater ship. a large island country in the Asian Pacific region. a person or country that is against you. Hard
Booker T. Washington what he is famously know for besides civil ighs activist. the name of washingtons mother she was a former slave cook. speech washington gave in 1895 to hlp geogias conomy and help man blacks. state where he was born . name of institute he helped create. Hard
Booker T. Washington what was he famously know for besides being a civil rights leader. the name of his mother (was a former slave cook). state where he was born. name of institute he helped found. name of the general who offered washington a scholarship. Older Children
British Empire A place in the British Empire furthest away from Britain (9). British ------ (6). The slave trade act was passed to ------- (7). The first place in the British Empire to demand (but fail to get) independency (5). Many white people were this to their black slaves (6). Teenage
Building Socialism The effort made by the Communist Party of China under the leadership of Mao Zedong to transform China into a society capable of competing with other industrialized nations through equality and redistribution of land. Means 'Women's Department'. It was a special party that had a feminist agenda and was set up in 1919 by the USSR. Movement Started by Mao to purge the country of capitalist influence. Our second semester Modern World History teacher. Leaders of the Cultural Revolution that sought to expel capitalist influence and anything they thought to be counter-revolutionary. Big
Byzantine Empire Code of ____. _____ alphabet was adapted to the Slavic languages. In the Western Roman Empire, people spoke ____. Byzantines were known for their icons and _______. Cyril and Methodius created the ______ alphabet to translate the bible into Slavic languages. Hard
Castles Tall, narrow rooms with stairs, often at the corners of the castle. . A dry or water-filled ditch surrounding a castle.. A hole in the castle wall that the Archers shoot arrows through.. A man who lives in the castle and is good at fighting.. A bridge that pulls up and down over the moat.. Older Children
Central and Atlantic Colonies Something that had great difficulty in this time period. To bring something in. The language spoken by most canada east citizens . The colony of great britain . People how come into countries . Older Children
Challenges to Slavery John Brown wanted to start a rebellion against slaveholders by _______ enslaved African Americans.. Supreme Court ruled that Dred Scott was a _______.. Political party who grew quickly between 1853 and 1856 by attacking immigrants.. Supreme Court ruled that Dred Scott had no _______.. Republican campaign slogan in 1856 was 'Free soil, free ______ and Fremont.. Big
Chapter 3 people who move into one country from another.. the number of deaths each year per 1000 people.. the movement of people from one place or region to another.. located in cities and towns.. a union. Big
Charles Darwin the origin of this species is obvious by its shell. Darwin had a degree in this field. inherited differences from parents. theory of evolution by natural selection. over time a population can be modified enought to produce _?_. Hard
Child Labour and the Industrial Revolution A supply of workers.. The use of children in industry or business, especially when illegal or considered inhumane.. The desire of people to buy a certain good or product.. A person with money to invest.. A capitalist who invests money in textile making.. Hard
China and Imperialism Section 12.5 Vocabulary 1899; a policy to keep Chinese trade open to everyone on an equal basis . Organized the Revolutionary Alliance to rebuild China on 'Three Principles of the People'. 1894; caused by Japanese pressure on China; ended in disaster for China, with Japan gaining the island of Taiwan.. 1839 war of British vs. Chinese. Ended with Treaty of Nanjing. 1850-1864; Led by Hong Xiuquan, who called for an end to the Qing dynasty.. Hard
China in the Middle Ages type of ceramic ware made of fine clay. organized way to produce, see, and buy goods. uncivilized person. a count of the number of people. violent acts meant to scare proplr to surrender. Older Children
China in the Middle Ages type of ceramic ware made of fine clay. organized way to produce, see, and buy goods. uncivilized person. a count of the number of people. violent acts meant to scare people to surrender. Older Children
China's Commnist Revolution In an attempt to break with the Russian model of Communism. Four leaders’ played a dominant political role. This was a ten-year political campaign. It called for parliamentary democracy. . This was torn down over night because of anger . Hard
China's Communist Revolution A promise given to the Chinese to improve modernisation. A group of powerful rebels that wished to overthrow Mao Zedong. A long political campaign to stir up revolutionary enthusiasm . A wall that citizens of China recorded news on. Mao Zedong's army. Hard
Chinese Imperialism Try to fill in all of the new Chinese terms in this crossword puzzle. A policy that Americans instituted so that Chinese trade would always be fair.. The group that controlled China before the imperialists came in and took power. The ruler of the Qing Dynasty while imperialism was going on in China.. The ceremonial handover of Hong Kong from Britain back to China. This happened in 1997. . Was a western country that instituted a sphere of influence in China in the north . Hard
Cinco de mayo Mexican History What forces invaded the town?. Who led the Mexican troops in Puebla?. How many years after did France finally loose control of Mexico?. What happened to the emperor of Mexico appointed by Napoleon III?. From what military support and political pressure did Mexico finally get France to withdraw?. Hard
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