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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
Explorers and Settlement Was an island where the Spanish did their missions. America is named after him . another name for Spainsh explorers. 1492 sailed the ocean blue. was another name for Pocahontas. Hard
Explorers of the World First to circumnavigate the globe.. First to conquer Mount Everest.. He discovered America.. Magellan died in ___________, Philippines.. He was born on July 16, 1872 in Norway.. Hard
Famous Americans Invented the first telephone. The sixteenth president of the United States; issued the Emancipation Proclamation which declared the freedom of slaves in rebelling states. Was famous for his “I Had A Dream” speech. Was a surveyor, farmer, politician, Commander in Chief, and the first president of the United States. Was famous for working in the Underground Railroad and helped free about 300 slaves. Older Children
Famous Greeks conquered Persian empire and controlled land on three continents. historian; Pelopnnesian War; stressed need to avoid bias. earth was round and calculated circumference. observe, question, reason; Socratic Method. early democracy; promoted culture and learning; Parthenon. Hard
Famous World Leaders _________ the Great. Legend has it that he was never defeated in battle. Known for supreme combat and military skills.(9). Benjamin ________ was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.(8). Nelson _______ Served 27 years in prison before becoming President of the same nation.(7. United the people of southern Africa. His efforts in battle are seen as a military genius by most.(4). Most widely known Queen of Egypt. She is widely seen as the last of the pharaohs.(9). Big
FAMOUSE EGYPTIANS AND PHARAOHS He fought and won a peace treaty . First king of New Kingdom died around 35 years old. A new kingdom pharaoh,18th dynasty. Son of pepi the first. Famouse for being military genius,and for building towers for empire. Hard
Fashion light weight silk you lined your slashes with . gold metal thread woven on a linen or silk warp. gold trim. ornamental bands. lynx fur. Hard
Ferdinand Magellan Who was the expedition funded by?. What ocean did Ferdinand Magellan name?. What were they looking for?. How many ships were there?. How many people survived the trip?. Teenage
Fidelia Fiske a famous book writer. a school that fidelia goes to. a terrible disease. a philosopher and book writer. fidelia's teacher. Hard
Fifth Century Greek Drama and Theatre Wealthy Athenian men who produced plays . Worn over the shoulders . used mythological tales and characters in plays . Plot Technique: Recognition of one's true identity . Festival where people competed by performing plays . Hard
Fight For Freedom One who is owned by another as property. The river in which Washington's Army crossed to attack the Hessians. Ones who stayed loyal to the King. Freedom chasers and ones who left the King. General of the British Army. Older Children
Figures of the Renaissance Isabella I is best remembered for helping unify _____ and for for sponsoring the Voyages of Christopher Columbus.. Being one of the greatest artist of the High Renaissance, _______’s talent was spotted by Lorenzo de Medici when _____ was young. ______ was brought up in the Medici palace and later went on to create some of the most famous works of the Renaissance,. A well-known painter of the Renaissance, _______ was one of a circle of artists and scholars who was sponsored by the Medici in Florence. ______ was fascinated by Neoplatonism, and many of his works are seen as great examples of applied Neoplatonism.. _______ was born in 1564 in the English town of Stratford-on-Avon, he is a major figure in the English Renaissance. He is also often called the world’s greatest playwright and one of its fines poets. . Miguel Cervantes spend 5 years as a slave in _____ ______ until his family bought his freedom.. 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
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
Florence Nightingale case study nickname. school established in 1860. alternative therapy. I love ____. Anchorman quote. first nursing theorist. Hard
Fort Sumter The Battle that Started the Civil War First state to seceed from the Union was _____ ________.. The ___________ opened fire first.. The date of the battle. The _____ won.. Name of Union leader. Older Children
Foundations of Democracy The United States form of government is a ________ ________.. Political Independence. The people have the most say in a governmental system that utilizes ________ ________.. Barack Obama resigned his senate seat when he was elected president otherwise it would have violated the principle of ________ ___ _______.. An agreement among the governed and the government defining and limiting the rights and duties of each is called ________ ________.. Big
Fourth and Fifth Century Women Answer the questions to find the words that go in the crossword. Who did Pulcheria end up marrying?. What is Macrina known for?. Who gave Pulcheria great praise for restoring order in the church?. Who is Theodosis the Great son?. After Arcadius' death who was given power of the empire?. Teenage
France The Late 1700s Who wrote the Candide (Last Name). Our terrible King (2 words). Who wrote the Social contract (Last Name). the majority of food we eat. when science and curiosity took over. Older Children
French Kings Created capetains. The power to influence or direct people's behavior or the course of events. People of high rank due to birth. The title for a member of the dynasty ruled by Hugh. A country in western Europe. Older Children
French Revolution the dynasty of kings during the time before the french revolution. palace of the king during the reign of Louis XIV to XVI. government between 1794-1799. what the third estate transformed into. middle classmen that were lawyer, docter, or people with other well paying jobs. Teenage
French Revolution A device that dropped a sharp, heavy blade through the victim's neck.. A social and politcial struture.. A brief period of renewed glory for Napoleon and of problems for his enemies.. A revolution against a government that was established by a revolution.. Creating a wave of fear throughout the country.. Teenage
French Revolution A group of members that turned on Robespierre.. Beheading machine. Marie Antonette's nickname. A wave of senseless panic.. Three Large Social Classes. Hard
French Revolution Lower house of the bicameral Parliament of France. Device used for execution. Generic term for religious leadership. Ruled France until 1791. French lawyer and best known figures in the French Revolution. Hard
French Revolution Summoned by Louis XVI in 1789 to fix the financial state of France.. The highest estate in France (first estate).. Which city was the Palace of Versille located outside of?. The second estate in France.. Dress of the third estate in France.. Older Children
French Revolution Place where people were beheaded. Owned 10% of the land. 98% of the population. Leader of France after Louis XVI. Place where the king lived. Big
French Revolution A machine used for beheading people. An oath that promised the National Assembly representatives would not leave until a constitution had been written. A clergy member who supported the Third Estate. A cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church in France. A group of extreme-radicals. Hard
French Revolution Sudden overthrow of a government.. The first estate was made up of mostly the _______.. Wrote that women should be treated as equals.. King during the French Revolution.. National convection decide to execute __________.. Hard
French Revolution French middle class. used for execution. Where the third estate waited during the national assembly . exempt from most taxes . highest estate. 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
French Revolution Crossword Queen of France during revolution.. revolutionary leader. style. style. King of France during revolution. Older Children
French Revoultion assembly of representatives from all three of the estates. when the three estates met and the 3rd estate. senseless panic in france. the roman catholic church's are in this estate (priests bishops ect.). the rich nobels are in this estate. Hard
Fur Trade there are blue beads on that chelf. a cow has meat to make jerky. the beaver is brown. the pemmican is on the sidewalk . there is a trap hiding in the grass. Hard
Gallipoli Moutain range in Turkey. The troops had to dig these. used in guns. Island near Turkey. Country where Gallipoli is. Older Children
General History of Virginia any of various large long-bodied fish. to make a serious effort. to put to death violently. cannon shot. to remove from rule. Hard
George Washington What was he in the army?. Where was Washington born?. What was his fathers name?. What was his mothers name?. What month did Washington die?. Older Children
George Washington George Washington was a judge for the design of this. Tall building in D.C. in honor of George Washington. George didn't sign this important U.S. Document. George Washington's wife. George was born here. Older Children
George Washington _______ of Continental Army. Number of terms served as President. Washington's first job. He was elected President ________. Washington's older half brother. Older Children
George Washington Washington's home state. Washington's father. Society that Washington created. Washington's brother. Washington's Secretary of State. Older Children
George Washington (No spaces in between words) Washington appears on the ________ (bill). Before becoming president, Washington had an ________ _________ by saying a 35-word oath. ___________ chose Washington and six other delegates to represent Virginia. During the _____________, the British won and was given Canada. Washington was _____________ old when he became the head of Mount Vernon.. Older Children
George Washington Carver The seed of an Hickory Tree. Very Sweet!!!!!!!!!!!!!!. The seed of a plant that round, green, and edible. The managment of society resources. The age George Washington Carver began his formal education. Older Children
George Washington: An American Life Complete the crossword puzzle. a bank under the supervision of the federal government . formally approve or make valid. a military force made up of men from the thirteen colonies who fought against the British in the American Revolution. assumed office by taking a solemn oath. loyalty that a person feels for his or her country. Hard
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