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Black Power Movement political slogan and a name for various ideologies aimed as achieved self-determination for African Americans.. Peaceful student committee which took a radical turn in 1966. His enraged speech kick-started the movement Black Power. His ideas lay the foundation for Black Power. 1968, saw the African American protest reach a world wide stage. 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
Boston Massacre the security official of the courtroom. a man/woman being charged with a crime. to have a statement thrown out of court. to kill someone by an accident. a group of citizens that decides the outcome of the trial. Big
Boston Tea Party These people where the one's who through the tea over board. what is the city in england where the parliment is . this is what ship came in and out of . the act everyone was agianst . This is what the sons of liberty were dressed up as . Older Children
British Acts 7 British acts, Boston Tea Party, and Boston Massacre. Act that made the colonist do the Boston Tea Party.. Parliament could search any ship trying to avoid the tax.. To punish the colonists after the Boston Tea Party.. When 5 colonists got murdered in Boston.. Colonists reaction to the tea act.. Older Children
British Acts, Boston Massacre, and the Boston Tea Party these were started in order to pay for the Seven Years War. the group of colonists who violently protested. the group of colonlists who stayed loyal to England and King George III. where the Boston Tea Party took place. the group of colonists who attacked the British soldiers/loyalists during the Boston Massacre . 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
Bronze Age Looks like a hook but cuts. You have to do this to fit into a Cist Grave. Looks like the moon. How metal is melted. Large cooking pot. Older Children
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
Byzantine Empire Division of a group into opposing factions. Title for the heads of the Eastern Orthodox Churches . Most famous example of Byzantine architecture, it was built under Justinian I and is considered one of the most perfect buildings in the world.. Empire that lasted untill 1453 when it was conquered by ottoman turks. The largest city and former capital of Turkey, Previously known as Byzantium. Hard
Byzantine Empire Built on _____ foundations. The division of the medieval Roman Catholic Church. Kievan in Russia. Named new Rome. Became a Christian and took title Czar. Big
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
Causes of World War II The Spanish Civil War an anarcho-socialist trade union, part of the Popular Front.. One of the most important conspirators that urged the General (army general) uprising that helped kickstart the Spanish Civil War.. A socialist trade union, part of the Popular Front.. favoring or enforcing strict obedience to authority, especially that of the government, at the expense of personal freedom. The day in 1931 in which the Spanish monarchy was declared overthrown. Older Children
Causes of World War One The country where the Archduke's assassination took place. British battleship. _______ Princip . Franz Ferdinand's wife. The first assassin threw this at the Archduke's car. 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
Christopher Columbus Use the clues below and information from the narrative to complete the puzzle Island where Columbus first touched land in America.. Columbus received ships from this country.. Columbus made four _____ to America.. Port Columbus sailed from in August 1492.. Old name for China.. 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
Cities and Empires Made their home in the rain forests of Mexico and Central America.. Aztecs believed these were needed to keep the gods happy.. One of the greatest cities in the Americas,. Inca emperor. Highly developed societies.. Hard
Civics African American killed in the Boston massacre. colonist loyal to the British. group that communicated between the colonies. writer of 'Common Sense'. secret society of patriots in boston. Hard
Civics Mixed Vocabulary Devotion to a country. Expectations of behavior. A step to make up for past discrimination of certain races and women.. A synonym for agreement and approval. A person that uses goods and services for their satisfaction. Older Children
Civil rights people that move to a new country. desegregation movement. new cival right laws. cival rights leader that was nonviolent. lifelong educator and president of morehouse colledge. Teenage
Civil Rights City where Dr. King begins to use children to fill the jails. Group that will ride from Washington D.C. to the South to test integration laws. Name of the event that is 'a call for jobs and freedom' and is also nonviolent. Supreme Court case that rules that separate educational facilities were unequal. Name of the school James Meredith enters in 1962. Teenage
Civil Rights Threatened to do the March on Washington.. The first African-American to be apart of Supreme Court.. A group of civil rights activist that rode on buses to southern states that were segregated.. The mother of the civil rights movement, who refused to give up her seat to a white passenger on a bus.. The court case that established 'seperate but equal facilities'. Older Children
Civil Rights Movement amendment to the constitution that banned poll taxes. former leader of the Nation of Islam assassinated in 1965. protest in Alabama that climaxed in a confrontation on the Edmond Pettus Bridge (Bloody Sunday). efforts to promote civil rights through demonstrations in Alabama . demonstration where MLK gave his 'I Have a Dream' speech. Very Difficult
Civil Rights Movement Civil rights leader who advocated black nationalism & aggression in the fight for civil rights.. the president who sent the most comprehensive civil rights bill proposal to the Congress in 1963.. Rights of individuals to receive equal treatment regardless of their race, gender or religion.. The iconic leader who led the civil rights movement on the basis of non-violent civil disobedience.. The woman who was responsible for sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott, a pivotal event of the movement.. Teenage
Civil Rights Movement ' ' these blanks mean fill in the blank no spaces when people refuse to move from a certain spot are called. the legal rights for USA citizens . what was the seat rosa parks refused to move on. where is montgomery. was segregation up north or down south. Older Children
Civil Rights Movement The state or quality of being equal.. Demonstration where MLK gave his 'I Have a Dream' speech. . A Loose association of student activists from throughout the South.. Martin Luther King fought for these. . Leader who advocated Black Power. . Hard
Civil Rights Movement Riots began in August, there had previously been a buildup of racial tension in the area. A group established in 1960 to promote and use non-violent means to protest racial discrimination. An act of voluntarily abstaining from using, buying, or dealing with a person, organization, or country as an expression of protest, usually for social or political reasons . abolished racial discrimination in the United States Armed Forces and eventually led to the end of segregation in the services. Group of civil rights workers who took bus trips through southern states in 1961 to protest illegal bus segregation. Hard
Civil War Union general who won in the West. Had better strength in industry and population. Occupation of many soldiers before the war. Armed forces to prevent things going in and out of it. Delaware, Maryland, Missouri, and Kentucky (2 words). Hard
Civil War Escaped slaves. State between the North and the South. Destroying civilian and economic resources. The protection against unlawful imprisionment. The freeing of Slaves. Teenage
Civil War Use the Hints to write in the word! The U.S. had a giant state and they needed a slave state and a free state. So people would vote which would be a slave or free. In the end, Kansas became a slave state and Nebraska became a free state. A group of people joining together, another name for the North or the United States during the Civil War. People who were against slavery and wanted to rebel it. The U.S. states (Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, Virginia, and Missouri) that were slave states but didn't join the Confederate States and stayed with the Union. restriction of interest to a narrow sphere; undue concern with local interests or pretty distinctions at the expense of general well-being. Moderately Challenging
Civil War First State To Secede. ' Steal _____ '. General at Shiloh. Wrote The 'North Star'. The Battle of _____. Hard
Civil War The southern actor that assassinated Abraham Lincoln at Fords Theatre. Received the name ''Stonewall'' at the Battle of Bull Run . The opposition to the Union in the Civil War. The general who led the famous charge at the Battle of Gettysburg. The Confederate Iron Clad. Hard
Civil War Puritan Parliamentarian leader. The army supporting the King. King. The King married a C_________ French Princess. The group of Puritans that helped the King out with problems. Older Children
Civil War Nickname given to Northern Democrats who favored peace with the South.. Type of war that the South fought in the early beginnings of the war.. Southern General given the nickname 'Stonewall'.. Southern spy arrested 6 times.. Effective Union General that Lincoln defended saying, 'He Fights!' . Very Difficult
 
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