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The American Colonies The trade route between the Americas, Europe, and Africa. . This document was written in 1215 and was seen by colonists as a movement towards protected rights. . Two groups that were against slavery were Quakers and _____. . The two principals of English government were protected rights and _____ government. . This type of colony had granted permission to settle in America from the English Monarch and was usually a business. . Big
Slavery and Civil War Abandon in way considered disloyal or tracherous.. A state of the US in which slavery was illegal.. A person not in the armed sevices or the police force.. A place with temporary accommodations of huts,tents,or other structures,typically used by soldiers,refugees,prisoners,or other travelers.. The state of being a slave.. Older Children
Utah History fill in the blanks using the definitions of the words below remaining; leftover.. he vast or indefinite entirety of a space or area, or something compared to one:. a line where two tectonic plates meet. the weather conditions of a region, as temperature, air pressure, humidity, precipitation, sunshine, cloudiness, and winds.. indigenous to or produced or made within one's own country; not foreign; native:. Hard
Persians War Who was well-trained and did not break the formation as they charged the Persian lines?. Where did the Greeks sail to?. Ran to Athens from?. Who conquered the colonies?. Who took on the mighty Persian Empire by themselves?. Big
Rome series of battles. wealthy land owners. first emperor. river on the boarder between italy and gual. ruler with total power over a country. Big
The Americas crops grown for sale.. the trade between South Africa, the Americas and Europe.. the first representative body in colonial America.. also known as the Seven Years' War.. children of mix Spanish and Indian ancestry.. Hard
French Revolution A device used to behead guilty citizens.. People took this oath to stick together until a constitution was made.. Third estate pays most of these.. The only people who could have a sword on their person.. New type of government established by Napoleon.. Hard
Natives and Explorers land Prince Henry the Navigator ruled . Wanted to establish fur and fishing posts. Homes of the Hopi. sailed around the world. Allowed nomadic people to settle into communities. Hard
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
The Civilization of Kush People of Nubia adopted Egyptian ways after being conquered by Egyptian forces led by ___________.. Grassy plain.. Kerma was formed when stronger villages did this to weaker villages.. People of Egypt who revolted against Kushite kings.. Kingdom of Kush was a great trading ________ for 600 years.. 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
American History is defined as the formal statement written by Thomas Jefferson declaring the freedom of the thirteen American colonies from Great Britain. distribution of power. 4.of the people is the principle that the authority of the government is created and sustained by the consent of its people, through their elected representatives (Rule by the People), who are the source of all political power. is the collective name for the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution. is the right or duty, previously stated throughout history, of the people of a nation to overthrow a government that acts against their common interests. rule of law. refer to the liberties of each individual to pursue life and goals without interference from other individuals or the government. Big
Slavery & Civil War Fought the North. Not taking part in something. When a soldier leaves his post. someone who runs away from . States that did not have slaves. Easy
Voyage With the Vikings What the vikings used to mark the seasons. Another name for a viking. Wispy green lights in the sky. The name of the soda shop. Erik the Red's favorite game. Big
The American Civil War Read the hints and spell the word correctly. Someone running away from something. A state with no slavery . Someone who is not part of the military . A structure used by a solider to sleep in for a certain amount of time . Holding people against their will and nad ordering them to do something. Older Children
The First President One of three departments in executive branch of government created by Congress in 1789.. Individual _________ citizens loaned the country money for the American Revolution.. Last name of future president who was opposed to establishing a national bank.. Alexander Hamilton was in charge of these policies for the government.. Jefferson favored this type of federal government.. Very Difficult
Early European Exploration knowledge and developments in science. disease which attacks the lungs. he claimed Newfoundland for England in 1497. the last surviving member of her tribe who died in 1829. he sailed across the ocean blue in 1492 and explored the West Indies, South America, and the Caribbean . Big
Slavery & Civil War the action of withdrawing formally from membership of a federation or body, especially a political state. a person who is fleeing, from prosecution. a nation or territory considered as an organized political community under one government. a place where an army or other group of persons or an individual is lodged in a tent or tents or other temporary means of shelter.. bondage, servitude refer to involuntary subjection to another or others. . Older Children
Early Humans and Civilizations a system of writing with wedge shaped symbols invented by the Sumerians. a name for a creature that walks upright. to find the age of something based on the number of half lives the carbon had . to tame animals for human use . remains from any living thing from a former geological age. Hard
Early Man thew first part of the stone age when people first used stone tools. a huge stone monument. the time before there was writing . people who hunt animals and gather wild plants, seeds, fruits, and nuts to survive . the middle part of the stone age marked by the creation of smaller and more complex tools. Older Children
Civil War Use the hints below to complete the crossword puzzle The group of 11 Southern states that seceded from the United States in 186061. A member of the armed forces lost to service through death, wounds, sickness, capture, or because his or her whereabouts or condition cannot be determined. The withdrawal from the Union of 11 Southern states in the period 186061, which brought on the Civil War. To leave service, duty, etc., with no intention of returning. A person who is fleeing, from prosecution, intolerable circumstances.; a runaway . Big
The History of the People of Scotland The Vikings used this for transportation. One of the countries the Vikings came from. Celtic warriors took part in this. Celtic language spoken in remote parts of Ireland and Scotland. The island where St Columba built an abbey. Big
Mauryan Empire Ajatashataru's other name. Book on statescraft. Greek name of Patliputra. Bird from where the word Maurya comes. Chanakya's other name. Hard
Settling the Chesapeake This country originally had claim to the land where Jamestown was colonized. . He was the leader of the settlement in Jamestown.. Colony where Jamestown was located. John ____ married Pocahontas, this establishing peace between the settlers and the Indians.. This company, which was later called the Virginia Company, founded Jamestown.. Older Children
Slavery & Civil War an organized political community under one government. structures,typically used by soldiers. the state of being a slave. a person who advocated or supported the abolition of slavery in the U.S.. a system for helping fugitive slaves to escape into Canada or other places of safety.. Big
Great Fire of London they used this to stop the fire. people tried to get away. we do this to wood. they come out of the fire. we live in them. Older Children
Stone Age paleolithic people used tools to help them do tasks, which was known as their _______.. during this era cavemen hunted and drew on rocks.. the place where paleolithic people lived.. paleolithic people used ______ to hunt for animals.. I study history.. Hard
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
Slavery and Civil War The action of withdrawing formally from membership of federation or body especially a political state.. Abandon.. A place to rest.. Being owned by another.. A person who wanted to end slavery in the United States.. Older Children
The French Revolution Made by: Courtney Banno Meant that the peasants had trouble paying their regular taxes. Was based entirely on agriculture. _____________ began to ask if natural laws might also apply to human beings. _________ during the Renaissance had discovered laws that govern the natural world. High-ranking members of the Church. Part of the privileged people. Hard
Revolutionary War battle where the patriots took New York. wrote Common Sense. group who harassed the British. colonists who supported the British. act that said the British could search for smugglers any place any time. Hard
Prehistory the way humans produce the items they use . a hige sheet of ice . to tame . the average wheather condition over a long span of time . the rising of plants and animals for human use . Older Children
Florence Nightengale Head of War Department. Her nickname was '______ with the Lamp'. Florence always carried this while helping the soldiers. Where did Florence and other nurses go to help in the war hospital?. Person who gave Florence a brooch for her work, Queen _______. Older Children
Stone Age Worn in cold weather. New Stone Age. Used for hunting. Stone Age man was a hunter and .... Example of Stone Age building. Older Children
Georgia's Colonial History Complete the crossword below. The deserving poor would get a second chance (Hint: Vocabulary). ___ is healthy, pleasant, and temperate. British settlers ___ the disagreements between the Natives and the Spanish. A group of people who settle in a new land but still keep ties with their homeland. No person could own more than ___ of land. Older Children
Slavery and Civil War The group of 11 states that left the Union, also called the Confederate States of America.. A state that did not allow slavery before the Civil War.. A doctrine or belief that government is created by and subject to the will of the people.. A person who is not in the military.. The practice of holding people against their will and making them carry out orders.. Older Children
The First Fleet Answer the following questions in regards to the first fleet the name of the 11 ships . the date in January that the Europeans claimed title. the new country where the first fleet settled. s group of people who settle in a new country. the amount of ships in The First Fleet. Older Children
Roots of the American People ways of life. ruler of the Natchez. thick sheets of ice. sun-dried brick. method to water crops by channeling water from rivers. Hard
World War 1 A group travels with something such as a ship, to protect it. A temporary peace agreement to end fighting. To agree to. The distribution of power among nations so that no single nation can dominate or interfere with another.. Disagreement with or opposition to an opinion. Big
Industrial Age an businessmen who helps society. Antitrust Act outlawing monopolies. name given to America from 1870-1900. an asset used to produce an income (money). French for 'let the people do as they wish'. Big
The Colonists WORDS THAT COMPARE ONE THING TO ANOTHER, UNLIKE THING. AS A PURITAN, SHE REVERED THIS. EDWARDS HELD MODERN BELIEFS LIKE THIS MAN. SCORNS; HATES. FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN TO BE PUBLISHED. Big
18th Century Scottish Rhetoric Influence The Senses and the Will. What was published by Adam Smith in 1759?. The Wealth of Nations. At what age did Hugh Blair begin attending the University of Edenburgh?. The Origin and Progress of Language. Big
Historical Sources a community's cultural and historical background, passed down in spoken stories and songs.. People who study events in the past.. Bones and other remains that have been preserved in rock.. A length of time singled out because of a specific event or development that happened during that time.. Unfair preference or dislike of something.. Big
Spain Claims an Empire Chapter 2 Section 1 the Portuguese Navigator who established a navigation school. person sent by the Church to convert Native Americans to Christianity. conquered the Inca of Peru. conquistador who brought the Aztec empire to ruin. people or nations involved in a pact or treaty. Hard
The Egyptian Empire Egyptians stored gold _________ in their temples.. Hatshepsut expanded Egypt's _____________.. Egyptian prince who drove out Hyksos.. One of nations to conquer Egypt between 900 B.C. and 670 B.C.. Ahmose reign began the time known as the _____ Kingdom.. Hard
Egypt's Old Kingdom Egyptians believed the gods controlled the forces of ________.. Largest pyramid is known as the ________ Pyramid.. Used herbs and drugs to treat different ___________.. Egyptians constructed these to pull the sleds of stone blocks up the sides of the pyramids.. Period of Egyptian history known as ______ Kingdom began around 2600 B.C.. Hard
Early River Valley Civilizations first recorded Chinese dynasty. took control in China under the 'Mandate of Heaven'. political system in which nobles are granted use of lands that legally belong the king. seasonal winds & storms that affect Southeast Asia. a king of the Babylonian Empire, famous for his code of laws. Hard
The Roman Gods Enter the Roman names for the gods Demeter's Roman name. Hades' Roman name. Artemis' Roman name. Athene's Roman name. Aphrodite's Roman name. Older Children
Ag II Parliamentary Procedure Most common motion, used to conduct business.. Gives a time limit or topic limit of debate. Avoids formality of motions, voting on routine business and questions of little importance. To secure another vote by allowing further consideration of a question. Obtain advise on parliamentary procedure. Hard
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
 
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