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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
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 women’s 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
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
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