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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
Clara Barton Where she died. Where she was born. her role in the Civil War. When she died. Her mom. Hard
Jacksoninan Era Cheroee, Creek, Seminole, Chickasaw, and Choctaw. Provided funds for a road in Kentucky. Explained that few Cherokee who did sign Treaty of New Echota didn't speak for all of them. Supported Jackson and favored states' rights. Major political party from 1816-1824. Big
Western Expansion Land given to you . battle in which General George Custer and his forces were defeated . Name for African Americans that went along the Mississippi river. Cattle roamed freely. transportation system that goes across the country. Older Children
Texas Revolution The wife of a Mexican army officer who saved many people in Goliad. The last battle of the Texas Revolution. The Texas Declaration of Independence author. Sixth Battle of the Texas Revolution. Fought in the legendary 'Sandbar Fight' in 1827. Hard
Early Virginia Virginia __________ responded to boston rioters being transported to London for trial by condemning measure, governor dissolving body, meeting at Raliegh Tavern(3 words). _________ was related to Governor Berkley's wife. was part of Senen Years War(4 words). seized gunpowder in Williamsburg (2 words). Virginia believed in _____representation. Hard
Abraham Lincoln Facts about Abraham Lincolns life and presidency How many kids did Lincoln have.. Name of guy who shot Lincoln.. Abraham Lincoln's height making him the tallest U.S. president in history. Name of Lincoln's oldest son.. Name of Lincoln's wife.. Big
Levi Jordan Plantation Complete the crossword below Name of the Nation of Texas before it became part of the U.S.. He was the most well known owner of this plantation. Crop most responsible for the plantation's wealth.. Stephen F. ________ is known as the 'Father of Texas'. Wrote a diary about life on the plantation. Hard
Georgia History Second royal governor of GA. Yamacraw chief. Third and final royal governor of Ga. Thirteen year old girl killed by Leo Frank. Translator for James Oglethorpe. Big
Presidents of the United States Use the clues in completing the Crossword Puzzle Before serving as President for eight years, he was an actor in commercials for Disneyland.. Our current 45th U.S. President.. His nickname included 'Teddy.'. Currently married, (good grief...), to Hillary Clinton.. A Democrat who's serving Vice President was Alben Barkley.. Big
Neil Armstrong Crossword What state was Neil Armstrong born in?. What state was Neil Armstrong ordered for overseas active duty? . Who was Neil Armstrongs flight instructor in 1946? . Was Neil Armstrong the first man to step foot on the moon? Write yes or no.. What was Neil Armstrong granted when he was sixteen years old?. Older Children
American Icons Fill out the puzzle based on the provided clues. An American fast food chain thats gone international. Man with a cape that saves people from villians. A historic route. An American Sport. Our Nation's Symbol. Big
States of America Which state is the 2nd largest by both area and population?. Which state has the capital Oklahoma city?. In which state is the Walt Disney World?. In which state is the Golden Gate Bridge?. Which state has the capital Springfield?. Big
Civil War Extention helped raise troops for the Confederate army and encouraged the growth of Texas factories to make military supplies. Union military leader . Made up of Southern States who seceded from the United States. Griffin Pass was built here by Confederates. State with Confederate capital in it. Big
Texas Civil War Extention Southern states who joined together during the civil war. North vs. South. Withdraw from a larger unit. To isolate a particular enemy area(Such as a harbor) by a warring nation using troops or warships to prevent the passage of supplies and people. Nurse during the Civil War; founder of the American Red Cross. Hard
Civil War The south.. To withdraw from a lager body.. To isolate your enemy.. The act of freeing someone.. The effort to fix the U.S.A.. Older Children
American History What group of people were taken to American and sold as slaves?. What year was the Declaration of Independence adopted?. Name one of the original 13 states.. Name one of the writers of the Federalist Papers.. What year was the Constitution written?. Big
Lewis and Clark identify important people and landmarks from Lewis and Clarks expedition a good place to reason with native American tribes one box is a space. this river put a huge fork in the expedition one box is a space. it would have been a long walk to the mountains without here one box is a space. The first in command of the expedition. south of the columbia river this fort was a replacement for an old fort 1box empty. Older Children
The Republic of Texas stored official government documents and records. a group of people who serve as advisers to the head of a government. land owned by the government. undeveloped land that lies beyond the border of settled territory. to stop something temporarily. Big
Texas Revolution What fight ended the Texas Revolution when Texans captured Santa Anna?. What was it called when Texans surrounded the Alamo for over a month?. What was the fight when Texans attacked a cart, but only found grass?. Who wrote the 'Victory or Death' letter?. Who told Texans there was gold in a cart, but it was grass?. Big
After the Civil War a capitation, the payment of which is sometimes a prerequisite. a code that limited the rights of black people . a northerner who was sent to the south. to put to death. any state law discriminating against black people . Hard
US History author of pamphlets like Common Sense and The Crisis that encouraged American independence.. against the sale or use of alcohol due to the social problems it caused. people who opposed a powerful Constitution. first document that began to limit the absolute power of the king over the citizens of England. fearless naval officer in the American Revolution. Hard
Civil War Vocabulary Review Fee put on Southern voters in an attempt to prevent freedmen from voting. Amendment granting voting rights to all citizens, including black males.. Name given to the Southern states who seceded prior to the Civil War. type of law in which military commanders were in control. Amendment declaring all native-born and naturalized persons as US citizens. Hard
The Midwest The lands beyond settlement. A line of workers who put a product together as it moves along a line. A funnel-shaped, spinning windstorm. An area of flat or rolling land covered mostly by grasses. A place where cattle are kept before going to market. Big
Civil War Crossword ended slavery. dude that assasinated Abraham Lincoln. Union general and 18th president. increased the need for slaves. leaving. Hard
Theodore Roosevelt Show what you know about Theodore Roosevelt He named this famous home in Washington. He lived to be _____ years old. How many siblings does he have. This is another name for the Progessive party. What was his favorite subject. Hard
Texas Revolution This battle ended the Texas Revolution. The revolution happened here. He was a soldier who fought and died at the Alamo. The Bowie Knife was named after this man. This siege took place at San Antonio de Bexar. Hard
Civil War abolished slavery and involuntary servitude. shot by Boston Corbett, a Union soldier. led the Republicans in their effort to remove the vestiges of Confederate nationalism and slavery. ruled the application of military tribunals to citizens. a major battle in the Western Theater of the American Civil War. Hard
Pres. Donald Trump Trump. Trump's first wife's name. Trump's second wife's name. Trump's political party affiliation. Trump's third wife's name. Older Children
The American Revolution Give me __________ or give me death speech from Patrick Herny. ____________ troops arrives at Newport,RI to aid the American cause. The _________ Massacre was Street fight that occurred on March 5, 1770. Fort _____________ captured on Lake Champlain. Thomas Paine published __________ __________ in 1776. Big
Battle of Fredericksburg Lengthy road. Confed. Army (abbrev.). Confederate on a horse. Third grade essay writer. Floating bridge. Older Children
Civil War refers to anti-war democrats. a political third party that didn't last very long. term used for the violence in Kansas. political doctrine where people in the region chose what they wanted for their government. first major land battle of the armies in Virginia. Big
Vietnam War Fill in the boxes with the word that corresponds to the hint senator from New York that was shot on June 5th, 1968 after winning the California Democratic primary. was the United States Secretary of State from 1961 to 1969 under presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. American comander in South Vietnam that wanted more troops in the Vietnam War; he served in World War II and Korea. adopted by Congress in 1964, giving the president much power to be able to wage war in Vietnam. organization of Vietnamese Communists and other nationalist groups that fought for Vietnamese independence from France in 1946 until 1954. Hard
Theodore Roosevelt Show what you know about Theodore Roosevelt He named the famous house in Washington. He lived to be _____ years old. How many siblings does he have. This is another name for the Progessive party. What was his favorite subject. Hard
Abolition the piece written by William Lloyd Garrison to inform people about the horrible things of slavery. an escaped slave who became a leader in the abolition movement and spoke to many through talking to groups. these were sisters that were leaders in the aboliton movement. where slavery commonly still took place before the movement. a strong woman leader who fought for both womenís rights and abolition. Big
American History native Americans where planned to be moved here. Jackson supporters were determined their canidate would win and got the ______ to support . Where party members choose the party's candidates . the court ruled that the national bank was constitutional . The giving government jobs to political backers . Hard
U.S. History Amendment that abolished slavery. . Most known Confederate general after Lee. . 18th president of the U.S. . Supreme Court case that ruled the application of military tribunals to citizens when civilian courts are still operating is unconstitutional.. Bloodiest battle in America at the time of the Civil War. . Hard
Theodore Roosevelt He named the famous house in Washington. He lived to be _____ years old. How many kids does he have. This is another name for the Progessive party . What was his favorite subject. Older Children
Slavery: Fighting Back A person who is treated as property forced to work in unfair conditions.. The most common way of punishment for a slave.. This man was a former slave who started to rebell against slavery.. This part of America supported slavery.. The 16th president of the United States who brought an end to slavery. . Big
New Republic and Expansion This General fought the Native Americans down South. Giving government offices for political influences. President Washington's closest advisors. This political party bases their economy on farming. The U.S failed to conquer this country. Hard
Franklin D Roosevelt freedom from being controlled by someone else. having a condition that makes it difficult to do something. time before an election when people running for office try to convince voters to vote for them. a country in which the ruler has complete power and sometimes rules cruelly. person who runs against someone in an election. Older Children
Black History Month Use the hints to fill in the blanks on these important BHM words! the state of being equal, especially in status, rights, and opportunities. the action of leading a group of people or an organization. the beliefs, customs, arts, etc., of a particular society, group, place, or time. the rights of citizens to political and social freedom and equality. a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen. Hard
The New Republic and Expansion President Washington's adviors . This political party wanted an economy based off farming. Created the National bank. Washington did not want to look like this after serving for two terms. Staying out of foreign affairs. Older Children
The 1920's FDR'S plan to bring back jobs . Builds National Parks. Newspaper exaggerate events and blow them out of proportion. The fright of communism. Puts Germany in depression Hurts the rest of the world. Hard
Civil Rights 1954-1963 The organisation created to ensure the bus boycott was successful.. 1954 case regarding the integration of the educational system.. The youth wing of the Civil Rights Movement.. Those who tested the implementation of the integration on interstate travel.. This organisation was founded in the North (Chicago).. Older Children
Lewis and Clark Expedition something everyone should know. rich in something. bravery. when you take in all the surroundings. work hard. Older Children
Harriet Tubman 2 Harriet said, 'I had a right to __________ or death.'. One of the jobs Harriet worked.. The escape route people traveled on was called the 'Underground ___________'. The color of the first woman who helped Harriet on her escape.. Harriet traveled during this time of day.. Older Children
Jackson's First Inaugural Address Who was Secretary of State?. What was Jackson's Strongest Act?. The first speech given by a president . The person who created The First Inaugural Address. What did the inauguration mark?. Older Children
The English Colonies Chapter Review He helped improve conditions in Jamestown. (2 words). Put on trial for her religious ideas and forced out of the colony.. A Protestant group who wanted to reform the Anglican Church.. People from many nations settled here. (2 words).. People who have left the country of their birth to live in another country.. Older Children
Significant People of the Texas Revolution First and Last Name One of the only women survivors at Battle of the Alamo. Known as the author of the the Texas Declaration of Independence. Mexican general who attempted to intercede on the behalf of the surrendering Texans at the Alamo. Extremely skilled Republic rifleman who was killed at the Battle of the Alamo. Known as the Father of Texas. Stopped working in repairing relations with Mexico after he was jailed. Big
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