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Japanese-American Internment Camp cause to feel sorrow. occurring alone or once . vertical in position; also : not spread out or decumbent. the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect. situated at the highest point : directly overhead or in the zenith. Moderately Challenging
Coming to America European immigrants knew they had made it to America, when they passed this famous landmark.. the theory or practice of shielding a country's domestic industries from foreign competition by taxing imports.. Many immigrants learned about jobs in the United States using this.. Native Americans called African Americans this nickname because of their fighting spirit resembled a buffalo.. Irving Berlin from Russia wrote this song, we still sing today.. Big
United States Civil War 2 first state to secede (2 words). 'Stonewall'. first 'ironclad' war ship. infamous Confederate prison camp. a northern poet nurse. Hard
United States Civil War 1 Opposing Generals in the Battle of Gettysburg were Lee and _____. In 1862, Congress authorized the first paper currency commonly called____. enlisting, deserting and reenlisting was known as ____. Lee surrendered at _____. In 2 days at ___,on the Tennessee River, more Americans fell than in all previous American wars combined. Hard
Lyndon B. Johnson respect for others' values and beliefs. the act of hard work and attention given to a subject. the basic rights that all citizens in a country have. time before an election when people runninf for office try to convince voters to vote for them. a member of a state or national legislature. Older Children
Causes of the American Revolution Complete the crossword puzzle below African American/first person killed in the fight for freedom. Tax on glass, tea, paint and paper. Captured British workers and covered them with tar and feathers.. Ready to fight in a minutes notice. Someone speaking or acting for you.. Big
The Revolution Begins complete the crossword one of early battles that actually took place at Breed's Hill. this army included soldiers from all colonies to fight the war. a group of delegates. people who were ready to fight at a minutes notice. colonists choose to fight for independence from Great Britain . Older Children
Civil War Era Find the word with the description given. Who Led the troops that were on the steamboats converted to gunboats by General John B. Magruder who commanded the Confederate forces in Texas, and Gunboats attacked Union ships in Galveston Bay and took back control of Galveston?. One reason TX seceded from the union?. One reason TX seceded from the union?. Name the battle where in January 1, 1863 General John B. Magruder and his men attacked Union forces in Galveston Bay capturing several hundred, and the city of Galveston was again under Confederate control . Who was wounded in battle and lost his left arm, later his right leg had to be amputated due to another battle wound, and was then given command of the confederate army of Tennessee and went into battle against the union General William T. Sherman. Big
Texas Revolution shelter. to attack continuously with cannon fire. a single part in a larger document. a military operation. foot soldiers. Hard
The Era of Thomas Jefferson Chief Justice stated that the Court. governments should not interfere in the economy. Vice President 1801-1804. President of the U.S. 1801-1809. electors would vote separately for President and Vice President. Older Children
America Expands To add territory to an even bigger land area sometimes without permission. An American planter who refused to obey the restoration order for the queen of Hawaii and led a revolution against the queen. The price per acre of Alaska from Russia, $7.2 million for 365 million acres of land. A very sweet food grown in Hawaii and grown in cane form. An authority or policy spread throughout nations or countries. Big
US Revolutionary War There were patriots, loyalists and...?. What was the name of the secret aliance group?. What came out on July 4th 1776?. In the end, who helped the colonists?. What were minute men?. Older Children
The American Revolution This declared the colonists independence from England.. This is rule imposed by military forces.. Among other things this taxed glass,lead, paint and paper.. a secret patriot resistance group.. Colonists who remained loyal to Britain.. Hard
People and events leading to war is the American name for the North American theater of the Seven Years' War. The war was fought primarily between the colonies of British America and New France. were made up of American patriots that originated in the pre-independence North American British colonies. The group was formed to protect the rights of the colonists from the usurpations by the British government after 1766. were shadow governments organized by the Patriot leaders of the Thirteen Colonies on the eve of the American Revolution. comprises a series of individual peace treaties, rather than a single document. It was an early attempt at forming a union of the colonies . Hard
The Road to the US Revolution Find the word that matches the definition and put it in the right place. Political radical and the author of Common Sense. A country that agrees to help another country achieve a common goal.. Acts passed by Parliament in 1767 to tax imports in the colonies. Secret society formed to oppose British policies. America's Patriot army during the Revolutionary War. Very Difficult
Civil War Escaped slaves. State between the North and the South. Destroying civilian and economic resources. The protection against unlawful imprisionment. The freeing of Slaves. Teenage
US Civil War Nickname of the Union. The use of hit-and-run tactics during war. First state to secede from the union. Fought in Vicksburg , Mississippi last battle of the Civil War. Destroy food, equipment, and anything else useful to the enemy. Teenage
People and Battles of the US Civil War 11 years old when he joined an Alabama regiment. Series of Battles . union forces commanded to clash with confederate forces . Major who held onto fort Sumter. The bloodiest day in all of American history. Adult
Civil War Union general who won in the West. Had better strength in industry and population. Occupation of many soldiers before the war. Armed forces to prevent things going in and out of it. Delaware, Maryland, Missouri, and Kentucky (2 words). Hard
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