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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
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 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
Georgia History Georgia History Second royal governor of GA. Third and final royal governor of GA. Thirteen year old girl killed by Leo Frank. Yamacraw Chief. Translator for James Oglethorpe. 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
German Word Jumble Find all the words and circle them. The monotheistic religion of the Jews. The German republic from 1913-33. The meeting where a Jewish assembly or congregation meets for religious observation and instruction. Anti-Semeti laws introduced at the annual Nuremburg Rally. The basis of the legal code of Aryan society. Big
Germany 1919-1933 The Weimar Republic_____, claiming inability to pay their reparations.. Members of this House were elected by the people.. Right wing paramilitary organisation.. The Weimar Republic was Germany's first experience of this kind of government.. The number states within the Weimar Republic.. Older Children
Gettysburg The choice of freedom.. The month the battle was fought.. First name of the confederate leader.. What state is home to Gettysburg?. The United States called themselves the. Older Children
Gettysburg Maneuver used by Chamberlain at Little Round Top . Won day one of Gettysburg . How many words long Lincolns speech was. This man lost his leg and donated it to the National History Museum . The Peach Orchards became know as this . Big
Gold Rush Figure out the hint and fill in the word that matches. Flow of a river. A Colorado Location. Alaska Location. Gold miner name. Eroded from rock a washed down stream. Older Children
Gold Rush Figure out the hint and fill in the word that matches Location in Colorado. Location in Alaska. Miners other name. Eroded from rock and washed down stream. Making a ____ (a lot of money). Older Children
Gold Rush the person who discovered gold in California. a place now known as Placerville . the southern tip of South America. the 31st state to become part of the United States of America. a water-born disease. Older Children
Gold Rush of or for raising stock . name of a person that digs for ore. people that mine for gold. narrow, sheltered waterway. robbers in Australian gold rush times. Older Children
Golden Age of Athens Complete the crossword puzzle the art of writing, acting in and producing plays. a traditional story that helps explain a culture's beliefs. the art of designing buildings. a period of great peace and wealth. the hill above a Greek city on which temples were built. Older Children
Great Depression avoiding reality and being absorbed in the mind. You feel this when something good happens. Part of company. This is what you are when you borrow money.. This is the normal setting that you haven't made changes to.. Hard
Great Depression His most famous quote 'The business of the American people is business'. legislation and acts that was introduced under Roosevelt to end the Depression. provided food for the poor. a series of radio broadcasts made by Roosevelt to assure the country that everything will be alright. the day the stock market crashed in 1929. Big
Great Depression Any government system that provides monetary assistance to people with an inadequate or no income. Was established to eliminate 'cut throat' competition. A place where food is served to the homeless and destitute. A day when banka are oficially closed. A set of programs policies designed to promote economic recovery & social reform. Older Children
Great Depression World War I, World War II, Influenza Pandemic, Radio, Black Tuesday, Hitler, Stalin, Great Britian Advertisement that helped boost sales. . The stock market crashed on what day? . This country suffer from a great depression just as the Americans have.. War that helped get the United States out of the Great Depression.. The pandemic that killed more people than World War I.. Older Children
Greek and Latin the science of life and of living organism. the act of using mild words instead of harsh ones. pertinent to the whole world. an instrument for measuring atmorpheric pressure. the scientific study of the origin, history of the earth. Big
Greek God & Goddess Crossword Puzzle Match the description/clue with the correct Greek God/Goddess. Please note that the clue may give you a hint which you must then use as a clue for the god/goddess. Example: fluffy - 3 headed dog - Hades often depicted riding a donkey. roses, seashells, doves, pomegranite, myrtle wreath. ate 3 seeds. droughts & earthquakes. harvest & plenty. Hard
Greek Gods god of nature and shepherds. god of blacksmiths, artisans, metals and fire. goddess of youth. goddess of law. goddess of harvest and fertility. Hard
Greek Mythology Two headed snake at either end of its body. A golden red bird rises from the flame. Creature that is half man and half horse. The immortal horse of Adratus. A Gorgon with many heads and no tails . Hard
Greek Philosophy Alexander the Great's tutor;Plato's student. asking questions;search for knowledge. famous Greek philosopher;Socratic method. Socrates student;Aristotle's teacher. first Greek philosopher;believed everything was made from water. Adult
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