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Civil War The last name of the unions most famous generals. these were when people were injured or dead. The first part to a strategy that the union used to defeat the confederates. 11 states used this and formed the Confederate States of America . The first name of a famous abolitionist who wrote a news paper with Frederick Douglass. Older Children
The Great Greek Fighters to old to fight in war, tells tales of the good old days.. dragged Cassandra over with the other captives.. handsomest, strongest, bravest, and swiftest.. asks if Hephaestus could make Achilles armor.. next greatest fighter next to Achilles, captured and killed a Trojan spy.. Hard
American Old West What did people call Myra Belle Shirley.. Myra Belle Shirley was know as the ________.. buffalo bill brought the west to the _____.. William Fredrick Cody was known as ________.. Pat ____ Billy the Kid.. Hard
Civil Rights Civil rights activists who rode on buses to test the Supreme Court's decision to ban segregated buses. When African American protesters sat at segregated counters and refused to leave until they were served. African American leader who encouraged his followers to take control of their lives. campaign to try to influence Congress to pass a voting rights act. took out 'literacy' tests that were previously needed to vote. Big
People of the Texas Revolution Known as 'Angel of Goliad'.. Skilled sharpshooter and died in the Alamo.. Was the President of the ad interim government.. Was the leader of the overall army.. President of Mexico throughout the Texas Revolution.. Big
Galileo an optical instrument designed to make distant objects appear nearer . an instrument that is used to perform arithmetical calculation and geometric operations easily . a clock that uses a pendulum, a swinging weight as its timekeeping element . an Italian astronomer, physicist, and mathematician . a balance for finding the weight of an object submerged in water in order to determine the upthrust on it and thus determine its relative density. Older Children
Our Past The first people to live in America. A special way of doing something that is passed down over time. A place that is ruled by another country. Somethng that we use to help us. A person who lives in a colony. Older Children
Titanic Wrote the wreck of the Titan. Captain of the Titanic. A first class passenger mentioned in Exploring the Titanc. Ship that hit an iceberg on April 14 1912. The number of watertight compartments that could be flooded and the ship still could not sink. Older Children
The Height of Imperialism Which war maintained the independence of Ethiopia? . What connects the Mediterranean and Red Seas?. What rebellion caused the East Indian company collapse?. Which are the two big countries that colonize Africa?. Who is the King began to colonize Congo first?. Hard
World War 1 Britain, France, Russia, Italy, United States. most devastating battle of World War One; British and French vs. Germans. American Expeditionary Force. rebellion where the communist party took over in Russia. people who objected the draft because of religion. Hard
Westward Expansion Signed the New York treaty . He was against the trail of tears. When the Indians were removed . West of the Oconee river. Train transportation. Big
The Aztecs what did the not so rich aztecs wear. the name of their capital was. what language did they speek. the primary aztec food. What were they known for. Older Children
Civil War Voice of reason for the south . Prison for Civil War prisoners . President of the United States during the Civil War. Rich man's war and a poor man's fight. Bloodiest one day battle . Older Children
Civil War Battles Battle where the fighting was centered east of Bald Hill.. Battle fought on September 18-20 of 1863, also know as the second bloodiest battle of the Civil War.. Battle that lasted three days, and is also known as the largest and bloodiest battle of the war.. Battle that took place on April 12th of 1861.. Battle fought on April 6th to 7th of 1862.. Hard
American Revolution natural substances, such as wood and metals. to force taxes onto people. rights thought to be based on nature and providence rather than preferences of the people. rights with which one is born. does not agree with, goes against. Big
What happened in 1066 The Battle Of Hasting Harold's untrained soldiers.. What the kings fought for.. The winner of the Battle of Hastings.. Did William win or lose? . Month in which the battle happened.. Hard
Colonial America Middle Colonies man made things. To change your beliefs. a system of which slaves crops and manufactured goods are sent around. a group of people who their original country to another to form a new life. a country in relation with it's colonies. Older Children
The Texas Revolution The woman that was nicknamed 'The Angle of Goliad'.. The man that has a famous knife named after him.. A famous Texan volunteer that fought in the battle of the Alamo.. The first president of Texas.. The only Tejano to serve in the Republic of Texas. Older Children
French Revolution Rights given to people that cannot and should not be taken away. King of France at the time of the Revolution. power to the people . People began to think for themselves, and make many Scientific Discoveries. Division of society in social classes. Big
Mary Queen of Scotts Mary's husband. The place Mary's mother was from. At less than a week old, Mary became _____. Mary's son. The first name of Mary's brother. Older Children
American Old West Many cowboys wore these to protect themselves from the harsh sunlight and rain.. This law allows traditional Indian gaming as well as bingo, lotto, tip jars, and etc. on tribal lands.. This is how Doc Holliday died.. The world will remember Belle Star by this name.. Makes any violation of state criminal law a federal offense on reservations.. Hard
Pearl Harbor Use word bank to fill in blanks. the bombing was carred out by 353 of these. number of battleships that were sunk. one of japan's allies. ocean that separates the U.S. and Asia. attack led us into world war. Older Children
Pearl Harbor Attack leaders of military clans who ruled in the Emperor's name. to grab or take hold of something suddenly. a message or report. a person who represents his or her country's government in a foreign country. to move away from an area because it is dangerous there. Big
Industrial Revolution developed a new process for making steel from iron. thought communism was good. known as the cottage industry. multistory buildings divided into apartments. invented the cotton gin. Big
Ancient Greece the sea to the east of Greece. the belief in many gods. the Greek word for city-state. a crop the Greeks could grow. large temple built to honor the goddess Athena. Big
High Renaissance A holy man who calls Muslims to prayer.. French meaning “to fool the eye.” A form of painting that attempts to represent an object as existing in three-dimensions, and therefore resembles the real thing.. A method of realistic drawing in which the part of an object closest to the viewer is a planar face, and all the lines describing sides perpendicular to that face can be extended back to converge at one point, the vanishing point.. A distinctive ornament at the apex of a roof, pinnacle, canopy, or similar structure in a building.. A gradual transition from light to dark in a painting. Forms are not determined by sharp outlines, but by the meeting of lighter and darker areas.. Hard
U.S History Just Do It!!!!!! Crops, such as tobacco, sugar, and cotton, raised in large quantities in order to be sold for profit. To withdraw from an organization or alliance; in this case, to withdraw from the United States. The way a society organizes the manufacture and exchange of things of value, food, products, and services. A formal, written request . The birth and growth of businesses that make and distribute products through the use of machinery.. Hard
Vikings Find the viking related answers in the clues Ornament used to fasten clothing. A person who sells goods. The leader of a village . To beat an enemy using force. A strong drink made from barley. Big
Vikings Ornament used to fasten clothing. The leader of a village . To beat an enemy using force. A strong drink made from barley. A person who makes things from metal. Older Children
Jefferson's Sons Name of Jefferson's Main plantation. Name lf the plantation Beverly, Maddy, and Uncle John travel to. This Child of Jefferson stated 'blacks are different than whites.' When returning to Monticello. How many children did Jefferson have altogether. This soave worked into the weaving factory on Jefferson's plantation and was one of his children. Big
Progressive Era Progressive Era figures, laws, court cases, and amendments Author of 'The Jungle'.. The 26th President of the U.S. and a reformer of the 20th century.. An American suffragist, social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement.. A U.S. federal law that was designed to regulate the railroad industry.. A law that makes it a crime to adulterate or misbrand meat or meat products.. Big
Dinosaurs A place where fossils or minerals are found.. A scientist who studies fossils. A group of herbivores that had long necks, long tails and short heads. The hardened remains of an animal plant that lived long ago.. Soft rock that forms when a body of water dries up and its sediments harden into stone. Older Children
Julius Caesar Fill in the best you can. Some may repeat and you may have to look some up on the internet. The nephew of Caesar. Killed for his bad verses. How did Portia die?. Follower of Caesar. Is caesar deaf in one ear?. Hard
R.M.S Titanic Words that are associated with the ship Titanic. Wealthiest person aboard the ship.. When loading the lifeboats these were the people who were allowed on first.. Ship that sank on April 15, 1912. . Started its maiden voyage here.. A city in France where some passengers were picked up before the voyage. . Big
Early Explorers Using the words below complete the crossword puzzle sailed around the world in 1577. made his first trip in 1947. one of the great European powers during the Age of Discovery. people conquered byHernan Cortes. a group of people who settle far from home but keep ties with their home country. Older Children
Salem Witch Trials Charles Grashel witch spirit thought to be from witches. accused of witchcraft by Betty and Abagail . certain kind of Christian in the early 1600s. where the Salem Witch Trials took place at . a slave that was trialed as a witch. Big
The Spanish-American War A major battle during the Revolutionary War which the patriots won in Saratoga, Virginia... The first battle fought in The American Revolution.. A patriot and author in the Revolutionary War, who wrote Common sense.. The formal document written by Thomas Jefferson declaring the freedom of the colonies from Great Britain.. An army made by the second continental congress from the colonies in The American Revolution.. Hard
Who Was Queen Elizabeth Complete the crossword puzzle. The page number of the word is after the hint. country that wants to fight England -pg. 2. fearless, courageous -pg. 2. nickname people called the queen -pg. 5. The name of the Spanish fleet- pg. 1. ruined, wrecked -pg. 4. Big
Who Was Queen Elizabeth Complete the crossword puzzle. The page number of the word is after the hint. country that wants to fight England -pg. 2. fearless, courageous -pg. 2. The name of the Spanish fleet- pg. 1. the country where Queen Elizabeth rules- pg. 1. strong, mighty- pg. 1. 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 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
Great Depression Economy complete crossword puzzle when stocks lost their value. a time when industries do not grow and many people are out of work. share of a company. the fee a borrower pays to a lender for the use of money. people who study the economy. Big
Cleopatra River of Rome. Father of Cleopatra. God of the sea.. Cleopatra's second oldest sister.. Cleopatra's best friend.. Big
Battle of Hastings Large wall area. Water. Motte to bailey. Wood fence. Entrance to the Bailey . Older Children
The Civil War Was the 18th president of the untied states . allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska got to decide for themselves whether or not to allow slavery in their States . What the southern states did to leave the U.S and be there own country . This battle cause the most casualties of the entire Civil War . Where Abraham Lincoln promised that slaves would be free from slavery.. Big
Thirteen Colonies stood for complete seperation of church and state. endorced discipline that was necessary for the survival of ja,estown . the king appointed a person or persons to govern the colony ​and answer to him. A specific governor ​could then be appointed by the person or ​persons put in charge by the King.. ​Made up of ​investors who shared profits without ​sharing liabilities.. Eventually ​established a colony named ​Jamestown. This became the ​first permanent English ​settlement in the New World.. Hard
Spanish-American War Exaggerated reporting that could often be found false.. Islands all the way near Malaysia; not too far from China.. The belief that a country should stay uninvolved when it comes to other Country's conflicts.. A valuable crop grown in Cuba that got America's interest.. A group of Native Americans, College Students, and other volunteers who fought alongside Teddy Roosevelt.. Big
1920s Waves of frequency people can listen to. A silent cry for help. Motion picture. A debt that a person incurs when purchasing a good or service. A physical activty. Big
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
America Comes of Age rebellion. reform movement that emerged in the late nineteenth century that sought to improve society by applying Christian principles. network of churches and clubs that set up employment agencies and relief efforts to help African Americans get settled and find work in cities . organized groups of Mexican Americans that make loans and provide legal assistance to others memebers of their community . no traditional combat methods. Hard
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