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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
World War 1 Germany and who had a alliance in the summer of 1914. People who lived through World War 1 called it The...... The trenches extended about how many hundred miles. Britain was threatened by who for their growing naval power. During the Great war, who was called the Western Front. Older Children
U. S. History 1600s Became New York in 1664. Form of partial church membership created by New England in the 1600s. Places where make money and establishment trade zones. The moral worth of the individual. Economic theory and practice, dominant in Europe from the 16th to the 18th century. Big
ROME: Ruler of the Ancient World Complete the puzzle with the correct answer Punic War in which Rome completely destroyed the city of Carthage by burning it.. 200 years of pease that followed the beginning of the Roman Empire. This cullture songly incluenced the Romans as tyhey build their Roman empire.. Roman citizens that were born into wealthy, distinguished families.. The language used by the Romans. Hard
1945 It happened in 1945 Nazi War Crime Trial Location. Born in Sicily September 23, 1945. Classic Toy first appears. #1 Girls Name. May 8, 1945. Big
Bombing of Darwin a country's friends in time of need . an explosive devise. an underwater ship. a large island country in the Asian Pacific region. a person or country that is against you. Hard
Middle Ages A big house.. A time to drink tea.. The power that a wizard has.. The boss.. People can ride this animal.. Easy
1967 TRIVIA Puzzle Whats the name of the room at the Pantlind Hotel where our Senior Prom was held. What is the name of the place we all bought our class rings from. Popular 1967 family TV show. Our Homecoming King . Who played Dr. William Chumley in the play Harvey. Big
Trojan War Who recieved the Apple of Discord (Golden Apple). Who kidnapped Helen. Shot in the heel by Paris with an arrow. In which modern country was Troy located. For how many years was Troy under seige. Hard
The Persian Wars Athens was an example of one of these, as was Sparta. Naval battle in which the Persian fleet was destroyed. Narrow pass where the Persians defeated the Greek Army. Greek general . Pheidippides ran all the way to this city to ask for help. Hard
Medieval Times a structured society of the wealthy owning land in exchange for the peasants labour.. the members who lived with the church. a fortified building used as a safe house for the people.. the wealthy people. an illness with symptoms of a cough and red sores. Big
Ancient Greece In Sparta it was OK to ..... but don't get caught. Loved himself to death. A circular, open air stadium, used for plays. Something philosophers were interested in. Where the Oracle was. Hard
Blood and War Fill in the boxes with the appropiate word for each number. First state to secede from the Union. 18th President of our nation and once the leading General of the Union. Courthouse where Lee surrendered. Bloodiest battle of the war. Number of states that seceded from the Union. Older Children
The War of 1812 On June 1812 this president asked congress to declare war. Hwo many delegates were at the convention. Known as 'The Prophet'. Where the Native Americans fled. War hawks wanted to go to war to stop what country from seizing american ships. Older Children
Western Front opposite of construct. a state or condition of mental uncertainty or excitement, as in awaiting a decision. the act of being offensive. straight away. to appear again. Older Children
War of 1812 West side of the Niagara River. American soldier and politician. 4th President of the United States. Reason why Americans declared war. 7th President of the United States. Hard
Marie Antoinette How many children did she have?. Which revolution was she in?. She is Queen of ...... The month of when she died.. Age of her death. (use hyphen). Older Children
]The Age of Industrialization 10 across and 10 down ________________ took place in England during 1780's . Those who took loans had to hand over the cloth to . association of producers(goods) . early phase of industrialisation . The first cotton mill came up in 1854 was in . Hard
1990s-2000s What presidential candidate appealed to the younger people?. Democrat of the 2000 election. kids who were brought here by their parents are encouraged to become American citizens and attend American Universities . Republican of the 2000 election. What was the swing state during the 2000 election?. Hard
Ancient Rome in Spain A temple dedicated to the Imperial cult. It was built in the late 1st century BC or early in the Augustan era.. Held 15,000 spectators to watch gladiatorial contests and staged beast-hunts, or sporting events.. City captured in 192BC with two roman bridges that are still in use today.. The language that ancient romans spoke in Spain.. Merida's ancient Roman city name.. Hard
The 1970s stylish pants. Famous 1970s film tracing the history of an Intalian family in America.. Soul Singer murdered by his father. U.S. Supreme Court decision that guarantees a woman’s right to abortion.. Comedy sitcom starring Comedian Redd Foxx. Very Difficult
Thomas Edison He started the Edison Electric Light Co in 1878 in NYC. Today it is this company. At age 22 he became at full time?. This famous genius worked for Edison for a short time. Edison was handicapped with this. In 1869, age 22, he moved to NYC and made improvements to this. Hard
Washington State History what is one of the citys in washington?. what is the backround color on the state flag?. what is the state capital?. what is the state flower?. what body of water borders seattle?. Hard
Middle Ages gold or colored decoration in a manuscript. a combat on horseback between two knights with lances especially as part of a tournament . the heraldic arms belonging to a person, family, or group or a representation of these. a person in the middle in the Middle Ages who received protection and land from a lord in return for loyalty and service . a warrior of the Middle ages who fought on horseback, served a king, held a special military rank, and swore to behave in a noble way. Older Children
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
The First Moon Landing He stayed back in the command module. Name of the landing module. People watched the moon landing at home on this. These were collected as samples. Neil Armstrong put an American _______ on the moon. 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
The Middle Ages 500-1500 a body of water surrounding the outer wall of the castle. loosely organized system of rule. 1228-29 what emperor . private stronghold used as occasional residence. first germanic kings to unify the tribe. 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
Norse Mythology home of the giants. big and clumsy folk. modern country where Norse people lived. the land of men. beast that circled Midgard. Hard
Holocaust Countries joined in the war against Hitler. Hitler's 'ideal race'. Global war from 1939-1945. Deliberate and systematic elimination of a racial or religious group. World's largest Concentration Camp. Big
The French Revolution & Napoléon System of French law under Napoléon’s direction.. Extremists who not only oppose change, but also want to undo certain changes.. The third of the three groups the Legislative Assembly split into . He was a military leader, emperor and political leader . It is the level of governments . Big
Pocahontis Complete the crossword below Pocahontis saved this man's life.. While Pocahontis was living in Jamestown she learned many new things from this book.. Chief Japazaws traded Pocahontis for a shiny, copper what?. The Christian name of Pocahontis.. Captain John Smith was hurt when his bag of what exploded?. Older Children
Ancient Egypt The Sphinx and Great Pyramid are located in this city. An amulet which was used as a way to protect a mummy's heart. Symbolises everlasting life. The capital city of Ancient Egypt during the time of the New Kingdom. A large room, usually found underground, used for burying the dead. The region of the land where the Nile splits into several branches before emptying into the Mediterranean Sea. Big
Ancient Rome Footwear. a fighter who entertains. the name of a lower class person in Ancient Rome. the specific area where fights occur . clothing from Ancient Rome. Older Children
Word War One Do not include the space if that answer usually has one. Who did the U.S fight in the spanish american war?. Journalism that is based upon sensationalism and crude exaggeration.. Statement of principles initiated by the United States for the protection of equal privileges among countries trading with China and in support of Chinese territorial and administrative integrity.. An addition to the Monroe Doctrine articulated by President Theodore Roosevelt in his State of the Union address in 1904 after the Venezuela Crisis of 1902–03.. A series of opinions by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1901 about the status of U.S. territories acquired in the Spanish–American War. . Hard
The Cold War competition between the U.S and Soviet Union for Nuclear superiority.. civil war within a country bordering China, eventually split into two countries.. widespread fear that communist planned to take over the U.S. gov.. one of Gorbachev's reforms which was meant to improve the Soviet Union's economy. event that started when a U.S. reconnaissance plane discovered missile silos in a country in Central America. Older Children
World War II Name of all the black 99th Pursuit Squadron. Commander of American naval forces in the Pacific. A plan to liberate Europe. Turning point of the war in the Pacific. Victory in Europe day. Hard
The Fall of Rome Find definitions from section. a place in modern-day Turkey. roman Emperor who stopped ruling in A.D. 305. system having to do with currency and money. 14-year-old emperor. Roman's name for Germanic Tribes. 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
Ancient Egypt the disk of the sun in ancient Egyptian mythology,. a large vault, typically an underground one, for burying the dead.. a plaster cast taken of a dead person's face, used to make a mask or model.. a monumental structure with a square or triangular base and sloping sides that meet in a point at the top, especially one built of stone as a royal tomb in ancient Egypt.. A mythological beast with the body of a lion and the head of a pharaoh or god. Hard
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
The Industrial Revolution Began in the Northeast U.S. Identical pieces that could be quickly put together by unskilled workers. The workforce made up of young women. The rapid manufacture of large numbers of identical objects. Invest capital, or money, in a business to earn profit. Older Children
The Romans he built a mighty wall. the Romans built these long and straight. the value of X in Roman numerals. an underground tunnel to carry away waste water. to take over a country or region by force. Big
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
Holocaust The nations fighting Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy during World War II. One of the first major concentration camps . Ovens built in concentration camps. This group had a long history of in most of Western and Eastern Europe because of its beliefs and lifestyle. Concentration camp opened for women in 1939. Big
Ancient Egypt the ruler of ancient Egypt. some one who grows crops. a large dung beetle regarded as sacred in ancient Egypt . the growing season. the harvesting season. Hard
Late 19th Century Farming with artifical water.. A settler under the Homestead Act. . Farmers that only provited for themselfs.. Raising crops without the use of irrigation.. A boat that transports both peple and freight.. Big
The Renaissance Brunelleschi invented a lifting machine known as a what?. Created the 17 foot tall David.. Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece.. The Great cathedral of the Renaissance.. People who believe in God.. Hard
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