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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
Medieval Period Sacred ritual of the Roman Catholic Church. Someone who would pay rent to a lord to farm part of the lords land. Loosely organized system of government in which local lords governed their own lands but owed military support and other support to a greater lord.. King who established one of the many Germanic kingdoms that replaced the unifying force of the Roman Empire in Western Europe.. Exchange of pledges between lords and vassals. Hard
The American Revolution Answer the questions by filling in the answer. Who pushed soldiers forward during what they called the American crisis?. Who was Virginia's governor in 1777?. Who was the Spanish governor of Louisiana in 1779?. What do you call a professional solider who fights in a foreign country?. What did they call Burgoyne's final surrender?. Big
Agrarian Revolution Complete the following puzzle. new machinery for sugar estates vacuum . fertilizer replacing manure . invented the reaper machine. store in form like condensed milk. store food at low temperatures . Big
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
Age of Exploration By Mady Cruse an instrument containing a magnetized pointer that shows the direction of magnetic north and bearings from it. A period in history when explorers traveled west to claim land in the Americas. a Spanish naval invasion force sent against England by Philip II of Spain in 1588. It was defeated by the English fleet and almost completely destroyed by storms off the Hebrides. Ora fleet of warships. a person sent on a religious mission, especially one sent to promote Christianity in a foreign country. the process or activity of accurately ascertaining one's position and planning and following a route. Hard
Progressive Era muckraker that investigated the meat packing industry. was there to protect from the consumption of spoiled and disease carrying meats . almost stopped all winter fuel to go to major cities . muckraker that wrote about child labor and helped with child labor laws. when people vote for people to run for a certain election. Hard
The Roaring Twenties This Minnesota boy made history with his solo flight over the Atlantic. Probably the most famous Chicago _______________ of the 20s was Al Capone. purchasing something and promising to pay later is buying on ________________. The Great _________________ was a mass movement of blacks from South to North. the U.S. president whose reputation was soiled by his corrupt associates. Hard
American Revoultion Endowed at birth that may not be taken away or violated by the government. People who volunteered to be ready for service at a minute's notice. A formal written request . The quality of not being depend on someone or something . The action of taxing revolution. Older Children
Native Americans Complete the Crossword Puzzle using the hints provided. Continent of Native American settlements. The other name for Lakota. This tribe had Adobe house. Which tribe lived in the Coatal Range Region. The house the Inuit lived in. Older Children
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
The Roman Republic Nobles. The Roman's language. Former Roman soldier who led thousands of slaves in a fight for freedom. Twin brothers who founded Rome. prohibit. Hard
Harriet Tubman find the words harriet tubman died in 1913 in -. harriet was a - in the civil war. when there was a _ on a house that meant it was safe to come in and hide. abarham lincoln signed the - to free all slaves.. harriet's mother called her - when she was little. Big
Lessor Known Figures of the Civil Rights Era A political activist who became an early leader of the Black Panther Party.His 1968 book Soul On Ice is a collection of essays, praised by The New York Times Book Review at the time of its publication as 'brilliant and revealing'.. Her efforts included the first successful civil rights campaign to integrate lunch counters (Nashville); the Freedom Riders, co-founding the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC); and co-initiating the Alabama Voting Rights Project.. He is noted for being part of the defense team for 25 black men charged in attempted murder for the Columbia race riot of 1946 and winning acquittals for most. He was a lawyer in Nashville, Tennessee and taught at Fisk. . One of the most important African American leaders of the twentieth century, perhaps the most influential woman in the civil rights movement. A critic of professionalized, charismatic leadership and a promoter of grassroots organizing.. Helped found numerous civil rights organizations, including Vision, the National Anti-Klan Network and the Center for Democratic Renewal. In the words of Martin L. King Jr. 'the greatest preacher to ever live.. Hard
WWII Allowing the President to aid any nation believed vital to U.S. defense.. A U.S. naval fleet in Hawaii. The extermination of an entire group of people. Became chancellor of Germany in 1933.. Hitler's National Socialist Party. Big
Albert Einstein About Albert's life and facts in English meaning miracle year. death place of Albert Einstein. know as general theory of relativity . school that albert failed to get into the first time. school at which Einstein taught as a professor in 1909. Big
Jamestown He was a leader of the Jamestown colony. A crop that is grown for selling. A group of merchants who raised money for the settlement of Jamestown. Documents granting the right to organize settlements in an area. A defensive wall; a fort or a fence. Big
The Age of Discovery a period of time from the 15th to the 17th century in which Europeans explored and mapped the world. people conquered by Hernan Cortes. a group of people who settle far from home and maintain ties with their home country. to defeat in combat. mapmaker. Older Children
Wicked History of Hitler German Nazi secret police. Nazi army symbol. wooden frame used to kill people. deadly poison used by Hitler. Germany's Nazi leader during WWII. Big
The Jackson Era a region or former territory of the south-central U.S.,it was set aside by the government as a homeland for moving the Native American's in 1834. state banks selected by the U.S. Department of Treasury to receive surplus government funds in 1833. is one of two former political parties in the U.S. . a political convention held every four years in the U.S. by the political parties who will be fielding nominees in the future U.S. presidential election. the race for the White House in 1824,with the winner engaging in a crooked deal. Big
Rennisaince and Reformation spanish knight raised in the crusading tradition. one of the first northern artists to profoundly affected the renassiance. english poet, playwright. protestants in swiss city state asked calvin to lead . financial supporter of the arts. Big
The English Colonies System in which goods and slaves were traded among the Americans, Britain, and Africa.. He bettered Jamestown when he took control and built a fort in 1608. Director General that led the beginning of a colony in 1647 (New Netherlands). Act that required colonists to pay for an official stamp or seal when they bought paper items.. Protestant group that wanted to purify, or reform, the Anglican Church.. Very Difficult
The English Colonies He bettered Jamestown when he took control and built a fort in 1608. The First Permanent English Settlement in North America and is located 40 miles up the James River.. This happened when the governor tried to stop Bacon...Bacon and his followers attacked and burned down Jamestown.. She is the daughter of the Powhatan Leader. When she married John Rolfe, it helped the colonists be more peaceful with the Powhatan until she dies.. Servants that signed a contract to work for 4-7 years for those who paid for their journey to America.. Big
Early Humans In this age, people started farming, building communities, producing goods, and trading. Pottery and wood carvings. Painting cave walls. In this age, people invented many tools to help them survive. Early humans spent most of their time looking for food. Older Children
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
First People of the Plains Fill in the correct word using the hints provided had lived on the Great Plains for centuries . Sioux chief and military leader. in 1867 the federal goverement set up this commission. main source of food, clothing, shelter and tools. managed Indian reservations. Big
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
 
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