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1919 Paris Peace Conference Baltic city in the Polish Corridor. Egyptian potentate in Ottoman empire. Frenchman of the 'Big Four'. capital of French Lorraine (province). border river between Bulgaria and Rumania. Hard
30 Great Brits Fill in the grid with the surnames of these famous British people Microbiologist who in 1928 noticed that a certain mould destroyed certain bacteria.. Author of Emma, Persuasion, Mansfield Park etc in the late 18th and early 19th Centuries.. Queen of England 1533-36 and mother of Queen Elizabeth I. She was beheaded.. Pioneering nurse during the Crimean War,1853-56, and founder of two Schools of Nursing. . Victorian writer of Silas Marner, Middlemarch, etc whose real name was Mary Ann Evans. . Hard
Ancient Rome built for chariot racing. native language of Romans. high ranking offical. the art of public speaking. elected representative of the plebeian council. Hard
Arundel Museum Chapel raised in 1380. Newest national park. Occasionally a Red Flag flew on the top . Was St Mary's Hall. One Man's Legacy to Arundel. Big
Bastille Day fill in this puzzle please The country Marie Antoinette was originally from. French holiday on the 14th of July (two words). The first military group that marches in military parades. The event the storming of the Bastille led to. The end of the phrase - 'let them eat _____'. Big
Big Ben and Westminster Palace man who plotted to blow up Parliament. includes England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland. where bells hang in the bell tower. weight that hangs from the clock and swings side to side. ceremony for crowning a new king or queen. Easy
Black Death Painful Swellings in the lymph nodes. ' Diseases ** from person to person '. ' Black Plague affected most of **. Bacillus that infested fleas that got on Black Rats. A insect on rats that carried the plague. Hard
British Democracy An 'Act' of 1832 which broadened the number of men who could vote to include small landowners and shopkeepers. . The number of demands made in 1838 by the Chartist Movement in 'The People's Charter'.. A key word meaning 'to be granted the vote or the state of having the vote'. . A key term meaning 'the right to vote in political elections'.. A very small area able to elect an MP based on a few (sometimes just one) voters.. Big
British Empire Find all the missing words about the largest Empire that ever existed! An interviewer who interviewed over 20,000 sailors. A lawyer who campaigned for the abolition of slavery. A country discovered by Jacques Cartier. A country in Southern Asia under the British Empire. A country that has been overrun by foreigners and is occupied by those people. Big
British Football Record Premier league goalscorer. DB7. UEFA defender of the year 3 times. Most capped England player. Host of match of the day. Big
British Imperialism two wars in the mid-19th century involving British and Chinese/Manchu disputes over British trade in China and China's sovereignty.. second war, when the British and the Boers fought each other; led to the British control of South Africa and a mass genocide of the Boers in “refugee camps” where they were starved until the surrendered or died.. foreign affairs initially used to refer to the United States policy established in the late 19th century and the early 20th century; spearheaded by Secretary of State John Hay.. task, believed by white European colonizers, that they were to impose “superior” Western civilization on the “savage, heathen, inferior” black and Asian inhabitants of European colonies.. South African Dutch Afrikaner republic that discovered gold in the region in 1886 sparking the interest of the British in South Africa, which resulted in a gold rush and later the Boer Wars from 1899 - 1902.. Hard
British Sport Stars Look at the clues below to help you work out which British sport stars are in the puzzle. A golfer from Northern Ireland who has won 3 out of the 4 majors.. The greatest breaststroke swimmer of all time. He has broken the World Record 11 times.. A F1 driver who some believe is the greatest ever.. Britain's fastest woman.. A Cyclist who is Britain's most decorated Olympian with 8 medals.. Big
Classic Greece Terms Athenian 'lottery' machine used to elect officials. Worship and belief in many gods. Citizens gather together to vote on laws and policies. Philosopher interested in ethics (right and wrong). Humorous skit that often mocked famous people. Big
Countries of Europe Countries of Europe It's capital is Brussels, has most castles. Famous for wine and cheese; Paris is it's capital. Known for Vampires and paprika. It's capital is Vienna. Famous for bread, beer, sausage and castles. Hard
Crawley Down Lanes Be careful spellings may not be what you think. Go by phonetics. The American plane tree. Misspelling of a person who tends floral areas. Can be baked in a kiln + Thirty six inches. A small place of worship. A piece cut off a plant + an alkali solution. Big
Cromwell and the English Civil War Tried Charles I for high treason. Required that English goods be transported on English ships. Name that describes rebelling Scottish presbyterians. Parliament military forces. Essentially, Cromwell's form of government. Hard
Diana, Princess of Wales help poor people, help sick people. mother's new husband. a school for young children. move and live in different places. be very good at. Big
Division and Democracy in France ____ governments rose and fell at slightest pressure.. ___ men were even reluctant to agree with women suffrage? . French women didn't get suffrage till?. Emile Deeds was?. When did France get the chance to avenge the Franco-Prussian war?. Hard
Early European Colonies widespread illness. French settler in Canada. Helper of the sick and poor, member of the Sister's of Charity. Representative of the king. Pope's faith. Hard
Edward VI and Lady Jane Grey What is the name of a person who helps run a country when the monarch is too young?. what is the next monarch called?. Which book did Edward get printed into English?. What type of 'book' did children learn from?. How old was Edward when he came to the throne?. Big
England in Trouble The King of England after Godwinson, left no heir when he died. people with bows. What country did William live in?. The one chosen by the Witan. what country did Edward live in?. Big
English Civil War The Presbyterians left over after Colonel Prides invasion were called this. A parliamentarian and General of Horse. Re-enacted Christ's entry into the world on Palm Sunday. 3rd Baron of Cameron. The New Model Army beat a large Royalist force at the Battle of _______. Hard
Europe System that uses dirt to enclose a body of water for the use of agriculture. . characteristics that define what a place is based on physical features. Global conflict that took place mainly in Germany against the neo Nazi regiment. the plan of extending the rule or authority of an empire or nation over foreign countries.. Characteristics that define what a place is based on cultural features. Big
Europe This country has the annual Running of the Bulls.. This country means'land of the Turks.'. Prince Rainer III ruled this country from 1949-2005.. This country is famous for producing croissants.. This mountain range is located in Eurasia between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea.. Big
Europe Smallest Europe republic. Serbia claims it but independent. Home to Istanbul. Bratislava's country. Yugoslav republic by Italy. Big
Europe and Russia crossword puzzle knowledge, experience, beliefs, values, attitudes, meanings, hierarchies, religion.. River in western Russia. when goods and people can now flow freely across there counties border.. where people can flow freely between 2 countries.. a person who supports or believes in the principles of communism.. Big
European Capital Cities Capital of Slovenia. Capital of Finland. Capital of Liechtenstein. Capital of Sweden. Capital of Armenia. Very Difficult
European Capitals All the answers are capital cities of the listed countries Finland. Norway. Sweden. Ireland. Belgium. Hard
European Middle Ages A way of thinking that combined with faith and reason. The system of service between a lord and vassals who have sworn loyalty to the lord.. A group of citizens that decides wether an accused person is innocent or guilty. A group of citizens that meets to decide wether people should be accused of a crime. A narrow inlet of the sea between cliffs or steep slopes. Hard
European Middle Ages system of promises that governed the relationship between lords and vassals. to cast out from the church. document listing rights that the king could not ignore. a knight who promised to support a lord in exchange for land. plague that spread across Europe from 1348-1351. Hard
European Union France had before the euro. European Parliament President. the most used currency in Europe. European headquarters of the union. place of foundation. Big
France Read the clues. Fill in the answers The French biologist who dicovered pasteurization which is a process in microbiology.. a style of painting popular in France in the 1800's.. a famous French impressionist composer who wrote 'Clair de Lune' and 'Arabesque No. 1'. The country to the North of France separated by water. The name of the French national anthem in french. Big
Francis Drake A big ship. . His nickname, that the Spanish gave him. . A continent near Europe.. A city in panama. . A dry disgusting food for long voyages.. Big
French Revolution the dynasty of kings during the time before the french revolution. palace of the king during the reign of Louis XIV to XVI. government between 1794-1799. what the third estate transformed into. middle classmen that were lawyer, docter, or people with other well paying jobs. Teenage
French Revolution A group of members that turned on Robespierre.. Beheading machine. Marie Antonette's nickname. A wave of senseless panic.. Three Large Social Classes. Hard
French Revolution The first estate. The second estate. The execution of 40 000 perceived enemies of the republic, from 1793-1794. A French soldier born in Corsica who participated in the French Revolution. Middle-class people who had accumulated economic wealth through trade and commerce. Older Children
French Revolution Assembly of representatives from all three estates. French congress established by representatives of the Third Estate. Wave of panic. System of feudalism. Promise made by Third Estate representatives to draw up a new constitution. Older Children
French Revolution Used as a means of execution during the French Revolution. A radical group made up of shopkeepers and workers that wanted a bigger role in government. Use of troops or ships to prevent traffic from entering or leaving a city or region. The senseless panic and lawlessness in the country side against many of the nobles. When a person leaves a country for political reasons. Hard
French Revolution Legislative body of France. A machine designed to behead people quickly with minimal pain. The middle class; Merchants. A sudden overthrow of government. Relating to or originating with ones country. Big
French Revolution Device for beheading commonly used in the French Revolutionary period. Idea that a monarch rules through the might and will of God. Name given to the intellectual period of 18th-century Europe. This was the basis of the French economy in the 18th century. Composed of the high-ranking clergy. Big
French Revolution middle class including merchant’s industrialist and people part of the 3rd estate . the very violent period of time during the French revolution under the rule of Robespierre . 2% of the population . a combination of the absolute monarchy and feudalism in France Suffrage, the right to vote . The country Marie Antoinette was from. Hard
French Revolution Middle-class people who had accumulated economic wealth through trade and commerce.. A legislative body having two branches or chambers.. A system where the monarch is given the power to rule the land and the people by the divine right of kings.. A small organized group within a larger one.. A social system that existed where people worked and fought for nobles who gave them protection and use of land in return.. Hard
French Revolution this finance minister was fired three twice by the king. the Bastille was stormed on the ______ of June. this estate was royalty. this is where the king and queen lived. the queen was from . Hard
French Revolution The middle class in France. Wife of the King. The woman that killed a radical leader in his bath tub. The _________ Estate was comprised mostly by the peasants. Another name for the October March. Hard
French Revolution The belief that a kings authority to rule comes directly from God.. The act of forgiving someone for having done something wrong or sinful, a release of consequences.. This social class consisted of nobles (knights and people related to king or queen).. The fortress prison that got broken into. . This person was a French military leader and Emperor who conquered much of Europe. . Hard
French Revolution and Napoleon Used to chop off people's heads. Where the famous oath was taken by the Third Estate. Those who tried to flee France during the revolution. Invading this country in winter was a big mistake by Napoleon. Radical group of French Revolutionaries. Big
Geography of Europe Political and Physical Features of Europe 2nd largest peninsula in Europe and located on the countries of Portugal and Spain . 2nd largest river in Europe and important for trade. Important route for trade and cultural exchange. Country located north of the English Channel. Country located east of Spain and west of Germany. Big
German use the hints below to solve the puzzle what you make your kids pull weeds in. fort knox. subway eat fresh. a cluster of rooms filled with dusty artifacts that you drag your kids through. it is what you say when you do not know something. Hard
Germany What is there leading export?. Light meal eaten between 8-9pm. Full of full grain breads, rolls, cheese, meats. A breakfast food. Two fat white sausages are served in a little pot of warm water, typically with a soft pretzel and sweet Senf (mustard). Tradition holds that the sausage must be consumed before noon.. German currency. Fruit bread with nuts, spices, dried or candied food, coated with powdered sugar or icing. Big
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