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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
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
Constitution The Supreme Court Case that established the principle of judicial review. 'Father of the Constitution'. English document that limited the power of King John. 'the first ten amendments that guarantees individual rights. one of the authors of the Federalists Papers. Older Children
Martin Luther King Jr Find eacan h word that describes Martin Luther King Jr the act of being treated equal . a presentation you give in front of an audience to express your feelings about something . showing the action of bravery . A person who dreams . an act of showing care . Hard
The Revolutionary War Document drafter by the 1st Continental Congress. “Declaration of ___.. She urged her husband to “remember the ladies”. (2 words). Colonist who agreed with the British were called ______.. State where George Washington was born. . A key city in the early days of the war.. Older Children
George Washington a legal decision or form of proceeding serving as an authoritative rule or pattern in future similar or analogous cases.. the financial obligations of a national government resulting from deficit spending.. Alexander, 1757–1804, American statesman and writer on government: the first Secretary of the Treasury 1789–97; mortally wounded by Aaron Burr in a duel.. an opinion or recommendation offered as a guide to action, conduct, etc.:. a statement that President George Washington published in a Philadelphia newspaper in 1796 to announce that he would not run for a third term and to give his views on foreign and domestic policy.. Older Children
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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