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Great Fire of London they used this to stop the fire. people tried to get away. we do this to wood. they come out of the fire. we live in them. Older Children
Stone Age paleolithic people used tools to help them do tasks, which was known as their _______.. during this era cavemen hunted and drew on rocks.. the place where paleolithic people lived.. paleolithic people used ______ to hunt for animals.. I study history.. Hard
Causes of World War II The Spanish Civil War an anarcho-socialist trade union, part of the Popular Front.. One of the most important conspirators that urged the General (army general) uprising that helped kickstart the Spanish Civil War.. A socialist trade union, part of the Popular Front.. favoring or enforcing strict obedience to authority, especially that of the government, at the expense of personal freedom. The day in 1931 in which the Spanish monarchy was declared overthrown. Older Children
Slavery and Civil War The action of withdrawing formally from membership of federation or body especially a political state.. Abandon.. A place to rest.. Being owned by another.. A person who wanted to end slavery in the United States.. Older Children
The French Revolution Made by: Courtney Banno Meant that the peasants had trouble paying their regular taxes. Was based entirely on agriculture. _____________ began to ask if natural laws might also apply to human beings. _________ during the Renaissance had discovered laws that govern the natural world. High-ranking members of the Church. Part of the privileged people. Hard
Revolutionary War battle where the patriots took New York. wrote Common Sense. group who harassed the British. colonists who supported the British. act that said the British could search for smugglers any place any time. Hard
Prehistory the way humans produce the items they use . a hige sheet of ice . to tame . the average wheather condition over a long span of time . the rising of plants and animals for human use . Older Children
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
Stone Age Worn in cold weather. New Stone Age. Used for hunting. Stone Age man was a hunter and .... Example of Stone Age building. 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
Slavery and Civil War The group of 11 states that left the Union, also called the Confederate States of America.. A state that did not allow slavery before the Civil War.. A doctrine or belief that government is created by and subject to the will of the people.. A person who is not in the military.. The practice of holding people against their will and making them carry out orders.. Older Children
The First Fleet Answer the following questions in regards to the first fleet the name of the 11 ships . the date in January that the Europeans claimed title. the new country where the first fleet settled. s group of people who settle in a new country. the amount of ships in The First Fleet. Older Children
Roots of the American People ways of life. ruler of the Natchez. thick sheets of ice. sun-dried brick. method to water crops by channeling water from rivers. Hard
World War 1 A group travels with something such as a ship, to protect it. A temporary peace agreement to end fighting. To agree to. The distribution of power among nations so that no single nation can dominate or interfere with another.. Disagreement with or opposition to an opinion. Big
Industrial Age an businessmen who helps society. Antitrust Act outlawing monopolies. name given to America from 1870-1900. an asset used to produce an income (money). French for 'let the people do as they wish'. Big
The Americas Chapter 6 he super natural power wielded by gods and demons to produce illusions. a culture or tradition was a prehistoric Pacific Ocean people from c.1600 B.C.E. to c. 500 B.C.E.. early Olmec center (800-400 B.C.E.). early Mesoamerican society (1200-100 B.C.E.) that centered on sites at San Loren, La Venra, and the tres Za-potes and that influenced later Maya. a member of the Moche people the language of the Moche relating to the Mochica or their language . Big
18th Century Scottish Rhetoric Influence The Senses and the Will. What was published by Adam Smith in 1759?. The Wealth of Nations. At what age did Hugh Blair begin attending the University of Edenburgh?. The Origin and Progress of Language. Big
Historical Sources a community's cultural and historical background, passed down in spoken stories and songs.. People who study events in the past.. Bones and other remains that have been preserved in rock.. A length of time singled out because of a specific event or development that happened during that time.. Unfair preference or dislike of something.. Big
Spain Claims an Empire Chapter 2 Section 1 the Portuguese Navigator who established a navigation school. person sent by the Church to convert Native Americans to Christianity. conquered the Inca of Peru. conquistador who brought the Aztec empire to ruin. people or nations involved in a pact or treaty. Hard
The Egyptian Empire Egyptians stored gold _________ in their temples.. Hatshepsut expanded Egypt's _____________.. Egyptian prince who drove out Hyksos.. One of nations to conquer Egypt between 900 B.C. and 670 B.C.. Ahmose reign began the time known as the _____ Kingdom.. 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
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
The Roman Gods Enter the Roman names for the gods Demeter's Roman name. Hades' Roman name. Artemis' Roman name. Athene's Roman name. Aphrodite's Roman name. Older Children
Ag II Parliamentary Procedure Most common motion, used to conduct business.. Gives a time limit or topic limit of debate. Avoids formality of motions, voting on routine business and questions of little importance. To secure another vote by allowing further consideration of a question. Obtain advise on parliamentary procedure. Hard
Causes of World War One The country where the Archduke's assassination took place. British battleship. _______ Princip . Franz Ferdinand's wife. The first assassin threw this at the Archduke's car. Older Children
The First Fleet Crossword Largest ship in the first fleet. Town the first fleet left in England. Month left Ingland. Name of the fastest ship in the first fleet. Month arrived in Australia. Older Children
Transformation Of America A limited or fixed number or amount of people or things , in particular . Is a concept developed within the scientific field of innovation studies which serves to explain the nature and rate of technological change. Christian faith practiced as a call not just to personal conversion but to social reform . Of relating to economics or the economy . A change or additon to a legal or statutry document . Hard
Henry VIII Country trying to invade Britain when Henrt VIII was on the throne. Religion of Henry VII. The name of Henry VIII son. Amount of times Henry VIII married . The age of Henry VIII when his Father died. Older Children
Korematsu v. US Limits one’s freedom of speech (various types) during wartime. Used during WW2; The US government put Japanese-Americans in because of fear of their loyalty to Japan rather than the US. Military base in Hawaii bombed in December of 1941 by the Japanese during WWII. The most stringent standard of Judicial Review. Courts review the actions of the executive and legislative branches. 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
Mesopotamia Use the clues to complete the crossword puzzle. The writing system invented by the Sumerians; it literally means 'wedge-shaped'. A city that has its own government, laws surrounding land and army. (Hyphenated word). A Babylonian King. The belief in many gods. A system to supply dry land with water for farming. 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
The Enlightenment Period This was a term used to describe the time period that came before the Enlightenment Period. This philosopher believed in freedom of religion. This philosopher believed in majority rule. A country located in the Mediterranean Sea and shaped like a boot. Age of Reason. Older Children
Cities and Empires Made their home in the rain forests of Mexico and Central America.. Aztecs believed these were needed to keep the gods happy.. One of the greatest cities in the Americas,. Inca emperor. Highly developed societies.. Hard
U.S. History Crossword Puzzle Two chambers; population. _____ is the official way to confirm something.. One of the founding fathers and the U.S.. ____ is a group, or body of opinion.. Who was the first president.. Big
The Enlightenment Period The period before the Enlightenment Period.. This document severed ties between colonial America and Britain. This man believed in a seperation of church and state.. This French philosopher believed that the majority should rule.. Age of Reason. Older Children
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
Age of Exploration Use your notes to answer the questions Cortez, Columbus, Magellan, and Pizarro explored for this country. Which of these explorers worked for England: Columbus, Cortez, or Drake?. Worked for Spain, sailed from Cuba to Mexico and brought down the Aztec empire. The Pope created this agreement to keep the peace between Spain and Portugal. The Treaty of ______. Worked for Spain, first person to sail around the world. Older Children
U.S. Naval History Match the hint with the word to complete the crossword puzzle Who said 'I have not yet began to fight'?. The largest amphibious operation in history?. The turning point of the war in the Pacific came at?. This battle was fought entirely through aircraft, the opposing fleets never saw each other?. The first warfare submarine. Hard
African American History A Few History Facts First African American President. First woman (Black) City Manager of Portsmouth. Devestating Hurrican that occurred in 2005. Passed in 1965. Obama was born here. Hard
The Civil War Use the definitions to solve the puzzle. South (wanted to secede from the United States). When part of a country leaves or breaks off from the rest.. States that did NOT permit slavery.. 16th president; issued the Emancipation Proclamation.. The right of people to make poilitcal decisions for themselves.. Older Children
Vikings A free viking. Viking language. Attached to the side of ship. Used in battle. Viking slave. Older Children
The Second World War Complete with the Correct Word(S) The Russian Army was also known as . This was another name for lightning war.. In this month and this year, Germany surrendered. Two atomic bombs were dropped in these two places . Joined forces with Britain to fight Germany.. Big
American Revolution Monopoly to trade tea. Act raised revenue by increasing duties on sugar. British soldiers openly clashed in Boston. Colonists disguised as Indians dumped tea overboard. Closing of Boston Harbor. Older Children
Neolithic Time Period People who study and write about the human past. Another work for the Neolithic period. Traces of plants or animals that have been preserved in rock. Neolithic outlaws. A famous Neolithic rock carving of a giraffe is found in a mountain.. Hard
Maya Civilization A fun celebration in the street.. A language that the Maya's speak.. A group of indigenous people. . The way a Mayan woman makes clothes.. A person that makes art.. Older Children
Intro the Roman World Influences on Christianity town of Jesus' childhood and young adulthood. Julius Caesar made himself this. Sacrifices to the Roman Gods. The common language that helped the spread of the Gospel. A Greek Philospoher. Big
WW1 german submarine. to be fitted with weapons. prevents another country from dominating another. to build up your military. an advertisement to influence opinion. 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
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