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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
Civil war What the north called themselves. A northern general. He was the unions presedent. A southern general. The strategy general Grant put into action intended to end the war. Older Children
Civil War Complete the crossword. People who were not in the army. Rule by the army instead of the elected government. When the southern states chose to leave the United States and to no longer be a part of the country. A nickname given to people in the South supporting the Confederate States. When a person is murdered for political reasons. Hard
Civil War name of seceded southern states during Civil War. term used to refer to those wounded and/or killed. Place where the confederacy surrendered to the Union. to withdraw from the union. turning point in the war that resulted in devastating losses for both the Union and the Confederacy, but also stopped the Confederacy from breaching the north. Big
Civil War Use the hints below to complete the crossword puzzle The group of 11 Southern states that seceded from the United States in 1860–61. 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 1860–61, 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
Civil War First state to secede. Where General Lee surrendered to General Grant. Worst Confederate prison. Capital of the Confederate states of America. Gave Union control of the Mississippi River. Older Children
Civil War Events Fought in Tennessee and the first major win for the South. First major land battle of the Civil War. Place of General Lee's surrender. The bloodiest battle of the Civil War. Elected president of the South. Hard
Civil War People Each hint describes a person Was apart of a famous case about claiming to be a free man, but he was unable to by his right in freedom that made abolitionist craze for his freedom. He was apart of the Confederacy after Virginia's session, his men tore down the 'Irish Brigade'. Wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin which was written 10 years before the Civil War. That book changed many peoples views about the how slavery was wrong. Became the world's most famous assassin, he started out as a wealthy actor, but was suspected as a spy when he assassinated Lincoln. She was a famous nurse that took care of all the Union soldiers during the Civil War. She also created the American Red Cross. Teenage
Cleopatra River of Rome. Father of Cleopatra. God of the sea.. Cleopatra's second oldest sister.. Cleopatra's best friend.. Big
Coastal & Plateau Indians The spiritual leader of the coastal tribes was the ___________.. The ____________ was the principal lodging of the Coastal tribes.. Two, long poles attached to horses, to carry plateau tribe possessions.. Quote: 'When the world was new, there was nothing but ______.'. The highest social position of the indian tribes.. Hard
Coastal and Plateau Indians Family member primarily responsible fro raising the children.. The spiritual 'leader' of the various tribes was called the ____________. Name of the year-long lodging of the Coastal Indians.. '______________ Man' is a skeleton of an 10,000-yr-old individual from early Wash.. The favorite breed of horse, of the plains indians.. Hard
Cold War ______ launched into orbit in 1957. the ______ plan gave countries money to keep them from getting taken over by communism. ______ Conference. The Berlin _____ was the way the Soviet Union kept supplies getting to West Berlin. The _____ war started in 1950. Older Children
Cold War Solve the puzzle Soviet's first satellite into space. First war of containment policy to stop communism. Reparations and divided Germany. Foreign policy that tried to contain the spread of communism. Was fired by Truman when he advises him to use nuclear weapons against China. Older Children
Cold War They political and military barrier that isolated Soviets controlled countries of eastern after world war 2. List of persons who are disapproved of and area punished such as by being refused jobs. First superior commander of NATO before becoming president. To keep or hold. A region where no military forces or weapons are permitted. Big
Cold War nations that are stronger then other powerful nations. Soviet leader after Stalin. communist ruler of North Vietnam after 1954. fear of communists in the United States. this country aided North Korea with thousands of soldiers. Easy
Cold War Code Breaking _______ Wars, a war started by a superpower but does not directly fight in it. _______ Plan, economic aid sent to western Europe to contain spread of communism. _______ Pact, communist alliance in the East. _______ Weapons, countries stockpiled these weapons of mass destruction. _______ Race, US and USSR tried competed to launch satellites and humans into orbit. Older Children
Cold War Crossword First Soviet satellite in space.. Gary Powers was the pilot of this plane.. All Soviet nations.. Separates North and South Korea.. Ethel and Julius.. Big
Cold War Terms Khrushchev built 42 missiles in Cuba sending US troops to Cuba to block Soviet access. Churchill’s phrase to represent Europe’s division into mostly democratic Western Europe and Communist Eastern Europe.. after WWII, the United States and the Soviet Union were known as ___.. an international peacekeeping organization founded in 1945 to provide security to the nations of the world. FDR, Churchill and Stalin met to discuss post World War II peace plan. Hard
Colonial Roger Williams was one of them. form of transportation. the season that crops grow in. how many colonies there were. founded by William Penn. Older Children
Colonial America System of trade between three ports. Colonists who want independence. Crop grown for profit only. War between France and Britain west of the appalachian mountains. Original name of new york. Big
Colonial America someone's beliefs . sharing out of other peoples' views. a famous butter colored duck. a gathering of people . laws the Pilgrims created . Older Children
Colonial America Craftsmen in towns and plantations; lived in villages and cities. Were captured in Africa and sold to slave traders then shipped to colonies; property for life. A person who does hard and physical work. A person who owned and controlled a colony. Men and women who didn't have money for passage to colonies; agreed to work for free for person who paid. Older Children
Colonial Crossword July 4, 1776 . 1767, tax on lead, glass, paper, paint . People loyal to the king . 1607-1754 . Those who wanted independence. Hard
Colonial Life Accepting People who are different due to race, nationality, religion, gender, or other reasons. Crops Raised to sell for a profit. Trade that exchanged products between Americas, Europe, and West Africa. war when French and English fought for control of the Great lakes. A system in which wealthy land owners own large tacts of land. Older Children
Colonial Vocab an english adventurer, this man came to jamestown in 1607. in 1619 the virgina company decided to let the james town colonists vote to elect leaders . called the society of friends this english group split from the english church. where a country takes over another countrys land and make a settlement. the first permanent wnglish settlement. Hard
Colonization English colony established by people who wanted religious freedom (1620). Catholic priests who controlled religion, schools, and hospitals in New France. women who helped spread the Catholic religion in New France. move from your country and live in another country. foreign land owned and controlled by a country. Big
Colonization of America trade between America, Europe & Africa. crops , like tobacco, sold to make $$$. introduced idea of church & govt. being apart. leader/savior of Jamestown colony. first representative govt., established in Jamestown colony. Hard
Colonization of America crops, like tobacco, sold to make $$. trade route between America, Europe, & Africa. leader/'savior' of Jamestown colony. introduced idea of separation of church & govt. colonial region with long, cold winters. Hard
Coming of the Civil War Eli Witney's invention that increased slave labor.. Court case where a slave sued for freedom.. Guaranteed the permanent existence of slavery in the slave states and addressed Southern demands in regard to fugitive slaves and slavery.. Failed raid in a attempt to fight for freedom.. A system in which slaves traveled to get North.. Teenage
Coming to America A long trip, especially in a ship or spacecraft.. To sign up for.. The art, and beliefs of a group of people.. The Statue of __________________ is in New York.. I take the same _______________ to school everyday.. Older Children
Communist Forces in the Vietnam War Khmer Rouge and Pathet Lao helped ____________ prisoners of war. leaders include Souphanouvong & Khamtai Siphandon . leaders include Pol Pot & Khieu Samphan . North Vietnam sent 287,465 ___________ to fight . Khmer and Pathet Lao are _______________ in close proximity to Vietnam . Hard
Communist Russia Soviet Union won the Super Bowl. Lenin's business plan to make Russia communist, the New ____ Policy. The rich tsar that was overthrown by the Bolsheviks, ____ II. Dallas football team. Soviet Union, Britain, USA, and ____ would fight the Germans in WW2. Hard
Creating A Republic 'Father of the Constitution'. Changes to the Constitution. To approve officially. First U.S. President. Branch of government that has the authority to enforce laws. Older Children
Cross of the Americas Mayans worshiped everything in .. This goddess was the goddess of weaving, medicine and childbirth.. The Incan ruler.. What did Aztecs call their city?. Olmecs practiced this religion.. Older Children
Declaration Of Independence The certain unalienable rights which include______, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Roger Sherman was from ____________.. A document having a strong statement about freedom from another countries control.. Freedom. Last name of the first man to sign the Declaration of Independence. Hard
Declaring Independence he recently arrived from England . a person who vigorously supports there country . a pamphlet title . he was the president of the conental congress . he was one of the youngest delegates . Older Children
Decline of the Qing Dynasty no spaces between 2 word answers corruption, incompetence & peasant unrest were this type of problem for the last dynasty. this rebellion took place in response to the growing foreign presence in China & threat to traditional Chinese culture. Japan received this island nation from the first Sino-Japanese War. empress who imprisoned her nephew, the emperor for trying to make too radical of changes in China. City that became the capital of the rebel forces during the Chinese civil war. Hard
Deng Xiaoping What did he ironically became after exposure to French Capitalism. What did the four modernizations redistribute to peasants . The Four ________. Deng studied in this country abroad during the 1920s. What reopened after the introduction of the Four Modernizations. Older Children
Discovery of a New World Explorers and Settlers a body of water for traveling or shipping. a settlement under the control of another country. a person who buys or sells things. to bring in goods from somewhere. to find and learn something new. Older Children
Donner Party To observe. Buffalo waste. An act or instance of exasperating, provocation. To happen or occur. Laborious or Fatiguing. Older Children
Dutch Settlement at the Cape ____________ slaves did needlework, cooking and cleaning etc.. A traditional Cape Malay food that we still eat today.. The Dutch wanted to use the Cape as a ______________ station.. The local people that the Dutch first tried to barter with and then tried to turn into slaves.. The person who was ordered to establish this station at the Cape.. Hard
Dwight D. Eisenhower 3 out of 7 sons . Electoral _______. '______ for Peace' project. He was Supreme ______ on D-Day. He wrote five _______. Hard
Earliest Humans Please complete the crossword puzzle below Helps to improve your life. The behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular,arts,letters and manners. A period of ten years. The modern species of humans. To tame. Hard
Early 19th , Progressive, Spanish American War was an American author, naturalist, explorer , historian , and politician who served as the 26th president of the United States. He was a leader of the Republican Party and founder of the Progressive Party. use the Golden Rule in order to enforce the Rule. a social group of people who identify which each other based on common ancestral , cultural, social, or national experience . was an American women's suffrage leader who campaigned for the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which gave U.S. women the right to vote in 1920 . the feelings and beliefs of people who think that their country is always right and who are in favor of aggressive acts against other countries. Hard
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