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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 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 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
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
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
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
Early Explorers Explored the Caribbean and Panama. Soldier-Adventurers. Aztec capital. Portugese explorer who was looking for a Atlantic-Pacific passage. One of Columbus's ships. Hard
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
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
Early Rome An Etruscan sport that Romans adopted where a person, usually a slave, is trained to fight for public entertainment. Mountain range to the north of Italy. A person who collected the taxes, usually in an unfair way. A member of the lower, or common, class in the Roman Republic. A group in the Roman Republic who protected the rights of the Plebeians. Big
Early settlement Have fun! Lots of convicts got in trouble for this. Little houses built by the early settlers . A now extinct animal that was alive in the early settlement days . A group of convicts chained together . A group of Aboriginals from coastal Sydney. Older Children
Early Years of the Republic start of Lewis and Clark expedition. president during war of 1812. 1807-hurt American economy. Washington request money to build a navy. Monroe doctrine stated “keep out of the_____.”. Hard
Earth's History The fossil remains of an organism that lived in a particular geologic age, used to identify or date the rock or rock layer in which it is found. Also called guide fossil.. A general law stating that in any sequence of sediments or rocks that has not been overturned, the youngest sediments or rocks are at the top of the sequence and the oldest are at the bottom.. the shortest division of geological time. a space of time between two events or a portion of time.. any method of dating material based on the decay of its constituent radioactive atoms, such as potassium-argon dating or rubidium-strontium dating Also called radioactive dating. Hard
East Asia and the West a secret society that mixed martial arts, hatred of foreigners, and the belief that they were invincible to western weapons. policy made by the U.S. to continue trade with China under European rule. peace treaty created by Pres. Roosevelt over the Russo-Japanese. a radical in the 1911 Revolution that believed in the principles of nationalism, democracy, and 'people's livelihood'. the treaty opening more ports up to U.S. ships in Japan. Teenage
Economic History the practice of having work done elsewhere to cut costs or increase production.. (two words) things that all people theoretically could do, but that due to societal rules, some people are allowed to do and others are not.. market force pertaining to how much a good is wanted.. an area of land that was controlled by a mother country and exploited for raw materials.. money provided to a business by a government.. Hard
Edward The Confessor A person who leads or follows. Father of Edwards wife (the earl of______). The feast day of Saint Edward The Confessor. 2 Germanic tribes that moved to England after the fal of the Roman Empire and merged. The place Edward was born. 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
Egyptian a period of order that lasted to about 1750 BC. triangle shaped area of land. bodies wrapped in cloth. a writer. period Egypt reached reached the height of its power. Hard
Egyptian a time in Egyptian history marked by order and stability. a triangular piece of land by the mouth of a river. a giant triangular tomb built by the Egyptians. a climatic time in Egyptian history between the years of 1550 and 1050 BC. life after death. Older Children
Egyptian Cross Cover the______with natron (salt) for 70 days. The place the egyptian hide his/her self & their riches.. After the 70 days wrap the body from head to toe in_________.*ouch I fell and scraped my leg*. The spirit that goes into the afterlife.. The resting place of an egyptian.. Hard
Egyptian Technology Egyptians used a stick in the ground inside a circle surrounded by numbers to tell the time of day when the sun overhead made a shadow on it.. Egyptians used sharp knives, _________, and scissors as tools.. Egyptians made __________ and bronze weapons to protect them from the Hyksos. . Egyptians invented the first writing system called __________.. Egyptians cared hieroglyphics into temples, tombs, and _______ paper.. Older Children
Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor carried note from?. This story is a form of?. Eleanor married this president?. Who was called the 'ulgy duckling'?. Her parens pessed and she went to live with?. Older Children
Election of Abraham Lincoln Southern Democrat . A person who seeks an office, honor . 16th president . The state of being nominated . Dispute. Hard
Election of Abraham Lincoln Southern Democrat. A person who seeks an office, honor . 16th president . The state of being nominated . A disagreement or a dispute . Older Children
Elizabeth I to see affection. light or fire used as a signal or warning. a woman who teaches and cares for children of a household. large group of warships. attendant at royal court. Older Children
Emperors strengthened the empire's defence. two years of good ruling, 2 years of terrible ruling. moved the capital from rome to byzanthium. divided the empire into the administrative realms. 5,984,072 roman citizens. Hard
Empire What is the name of the city James Wolfe famously took over in 1759 ?. Who fought many cases on behalf of slaves ?. In 1760 Clive became a..... Who won the Battle of Plassey in 1757 ?. What was the name of the group William Wilberforce was part of ?. Teenage
End of Empires opposed violence, started massive resistance. Brittians attempt to divide Muslums and Hindus. Muslum side of India. Indian National Congress. What Japans legislative commitee was called. Adult
English Civil War The Presbyterians left over after Colonel Prides invasion were called this. A parliamentarian and General of Horse. Re-enacted Christ's entry into the world on Palm Sunday. 3rd Baron of Cameron. The New Model Army beat a large Royalist force at the Battle of _______. Hard
English Civil War MP's who were left were called the _______.. His cavalry cruyshed the Royalists in front of them.. Had re-enacted Christ's enry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday.. The new general got special permission for one MP, Oliver Cromwell, to command the cavalry.. The New Model Army beat the only other large Royalist force at this battle.. Teenage
Enlightenment Period The Natural right to live and survive.. The freedom to make your own decisions. The idea that a country's leader should be chosen by the citizens in a general election.. A period of time when people developed new ideas about human existence and human rights. An agreement where citizens give up some rights in exchange for the governments protection.. Big
Epiphany Made living. The language of the New Testament. Gift of the Holy Spirit. Presents. Three persons in one. Hard
Evolution Structures found in different species but do not come from the same origin . an adaptation in the physical features of an organism. a change in the characteristics of a certain species that makes it fit better into its environment . An accidental change in genes/ chromosomes that can be inherited. the change in certain characteristics of a species over many generations, through time.. Hard
Expansion in Latin America Complete the Puzzle President Roosevelt issued this in 1904 because he feared Europeans would use force to collect loans. This meant that the US promised to protect Cuba from other nations but reserved the right to intervene in Cuba's affairs. Harsh working conditions and shortages of labor and materials hampered the US efforts in building this. Former chief engineer for the French canal-building attempt . Established that Puerto Rico's governor and upper house of the legislature would be appointed by the US.. Big
Exploration The course of travel. A part of a map that shows the direction. The act to move from one place to another. To go around the world by ship. A journey taken for a specific reason. Older Children
Explorers Thanks to Prince _______'s patronage Portuguese ships sailed to the Madeira Islands.. First European to see the eastern part of the Pacific Ocean.. He landed near Labrador, Newfoundland, or Cape Breton.. He led the first expedition around the world.. America was named after this explorer.. Older Children
Explorers Country that Pizarro and Cortez sailed for. Conquered the Aztecs. Sailed around the world. Country that Champlain and Cartier sailed for. Aztec leader. Older Children
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