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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
Expansion, War, and Sectional Crisis Complete the crossword puzzle 1846 proposal by Representative David Wilmot of Pennslyvania to ban slavery in territory acquired from the Mexican Warr. 1854 Law that divided Indian Territory into Kansas ans Nebraska. The elite Mexican ranchers in the province of California. A political movement that opposed the expansion of slavery. A small slice of land purchased by President Franklin Pierce in 1853 for the purpose of building a transcontinental rail line from New York to Los Angeles. 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 Read these hints to fill in this crossword Jacques came across the..... Jacques Cartier took chief......sons to France.. Samuel de Champlain published....books. Champlain....with the wingdat. Cartier died at the age of......... Hard
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
Fascism in Germany (Before 1939) _______, leader of Italy, became allied with Germany through his common belief in Fascism.. ______ Agreement helped build fascist Germany's empire; signed by Italy, Britain, France,  and Germany.. Non-_______ Pact signed with Poland in 1934 stabilized German borders; broken in 1939.. Fascism allowed Germany to invade foreign countries in order to provide a living space for Germans.. In 1935, Germany broke military clauses of this treaty.. Big
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 Inaugural Address of George Washington to pass on from one thing to another. calm . pleasing. a feeling or emotion. showing dignity. Older Children
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
Founding of Rome iron spear. one of the first farming people to settle in central Italy. island at the toe of Italy. system that gave some conquered people, especially Latins, full Roman citizenship. to get as one's own. Hard
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 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 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 Rights given to people that cannot and should not be taken away. King of France at the time of the Revolution. power to the people . People began to think for themselves, and make many Scientific Discoveries. Division of society in social classes. Big
French Revolution Last roman catholic monarch. Supported the king. Person who goes through political reform. National Convention worked to suppress all opposition. System of french law under Napoleon. Older Children
French Revolution Crossword Queen of France during revolution.. revolutionary leader. style. style. King of France during revolution. Older Children
French Revolution Newspaper A device for execution during the French Revolution. How to prevent an enemy from living off the land. By burning crops and killing livestocks. The alliance formed by Russia, Austria and Prussia. The use of troops or ships to prevent commercial traffic from entering a port. Napoleons last attempt to gain power in french by defeating the French king and becoming the emperor. Big
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
From 1945-1965 Doctrine during the Cold War that promised military or economic aid to any Middle Eastern country resisting communist rule.. The Soviet Union launched a satellite and began the Space Race.. Name given to the boundary dividing Europe into two separate parts at the end of WWII.. Martin Luther King Jr. famous speech in honor of his peaceful protests and fight for equal rights.. Supreme Court Case declaring public schools who segregated blacks and whites unconstitutional.. 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
Fur Trade person whose first language is French. disease which killed many Huron. very popular fashion trend in 17th century Europe. French fur traders and adventurers who made canoe trips between the trading posts and the inland forts. disease which killed many Huron. Hard
Fur Trade a wealthy man in charge of a trading post. position or rank of a person in society. a person set out on a religious mission. a package. a man who usually manages the day-to-day business at a fur trading post. Big
Fur Trade first permanent non-Indian settlement in North Dakota. trading items for other items without exchanging money. nicknamed “The Walking Peace Pipe”; mapped the city of Wahpeton. ten years. grandchildren, great-grandchildren. Hard
Fur Trade There are no spaces between words The process of exchanging goods or services for goods or services. What made beaver fur a soft felt. Allies from the North-Eastern part of present day Quebec and Eastern portions of Labrador. Currency. A group that the French fought for resources. Hard
Galileo an optical instrument designed to make distant objects appear nearer . an instrument that is used to perform arithmetical calculation and geometric operations easily . a clock that uses a pendulum, a swinging weight as its timekeeping element . an Italian astronomer, physicist, and mathematician . a balance for finding the weight of an object submerged in water in order to determine the upthrust on it and thus determine its relative density. Older Children
Gallipoli Moutain range in Turkey. The troops had to dig these. used in guns. Island near Turkey. Country where Gallipoli is. Older Children
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