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having money to pay solvent
president of the Great Northern JamesHill
number of workers hired thousands
Fredrick__________ weyerhaeuser
authorized exploration of potential railroad routes (abrv.) PRSB
Stevens shared route finding work with____________ (first name) George
directed NP through Oregon, Idaho, and Montana (last name) Villard
A type of worker who got paid less than others Irish
The 1st transcontinental railroad was finished in 18___ sixtynine
Had the greatest influence on WA's economic progress. NRP

Transcontinental Railroad Word Search

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eighteen-sixty-nine
golden spike
promontory utah
regional lines
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transcontinental railroad
union pacific railroad
united states

Washington State History 1800s Crossword

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The 42 state admitted into the US on Nov. 11, 1889 Washington
What is Washington’s capital? Olympia
What Territory did Washington separate from in 1853? Oregon
Who was the first territorial governor of Washington? Isaac Stevens
What horrific event occurred in Waiilatpu? Whitman Massacre
Who was richest businessman in WA who died in 1841? Ewing Young
What is the Canadian-American borderline in WA? Forty Ninth Parallel
What valley in WA had the most political power and stability? Willamette
The _____________ Pacific was a transcontinental railroad. Union
The _____________ Pacific was a transcontinental railroad. Northern
Washington was slow becoming a state because of the ______________ conflicts. Indian
Washington was slow becoming a state because of the low ___________________. population
Washington became a state with the passage of the _____________ Bill. Omnibus
In 1852, Port ____________ and Seattle were founded. Townsend
In 1861, __________________ of Washington was founded in Seattle. University
In 1868, __________________ was founded by McCarver and became an important sea port. Tacoma
Both people and freight were transported by sternwheelers, ____________, barges, sailboats, and ferries on the Columbia River. Steamers
The Northern Pacific Railway owner, ___________ _________, went bankrupt in 1873. Jay Cooke
_________ __________ was nicknamed "the Empire Builder." James Hill
The _______________ Land Act of 1850 gave 320 acres of land to any adult willing to cultivate it. Donation
Congress passed the _____________ Act in 1862, selling western land cheaply. Homestead
What is the most important seafood harvested in the Pacific Northwest? Salmon
_____________ is a major Pacific Northwest industry. Lumber
What was the largest wood product company in the US? Weyerhaeuser
Many Washington _________ were important shipbuilding centers in the 19th century. cities

United States of America Word Search

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Transcontinental Railroad Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Father of the Central Pacific Railroad Theodore Judah
_______ laborers made up over 90 percent of Central Pacific's workforce. Chinese
Which act provided the federal government support for the building of the very first transcontinental railroad Railway Act
Who was president while the Transcontinental Railroad was being built Abraham Lincoln
The 1850s were a time of _______ expansion for the United States. westward
Where was the meeting point of the Transcontinental Railroad Promontory
8 ________ tracklayers put down 3,520 rails of the railroad Irish
Who had lost a lot of land in the building of the railroad Native Americans
The amount of years it took to build the Transcontinental Railroad six
This state was connected to the east coast through the first railroad California
How many private companies were involved in the building of the railroad three
Governor that drove the Golden Spike that symbolized the completion of the railroad Stanford
Where did the Union Pacific's tracks start Iowa
Judah headed here to convince congressional leaders Washington
Who was in charge of the building of the Central Pacific Crocker
The railroad had to pass through mountains, in which state was this Nevada
the ceremonial spike driven by Leland Stanford to join the rails for the first time golden Spike
Amount of days it would take to travel from San Francisco to New York by railroad ten
total control of a type of industry by a single company or person monopoly
Transcontinental Railroad was also called the ______ _______ Overland Route

The 50 States Word Search

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US State Abbreviations Crossword

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Alabama AL
Alaska AK
Arizona AZ
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Delaware DC
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Underground Railroad Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Known as Moses of the Underground Railroad Harriet Tubman
ended slavery Civil War
Left southern states and went to the free northern states and Canada. slaves
A secret organization of routes and safe places used by slaves to escape freedom. Underground Railroad
Helped 2,000 slaves on their road to freedom. Levi Coffin
People who were against slavery. abolitionists
A hiding place, often a home or church station
A person who hid escaping slaves in his home. station master
The name given to the home in Indiana that helped slaves to freedom. Grand Central Station
Father of the Underground Railroad William Still
A person who guided the escaping slaves to the next stop. conductor
A person who helped the escaping slave find the railroad. agent

Western State and Capitals Word Search

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Crossword puzzle answer key

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Crossword
Description

was designed to free lands for pioneer settlement and to prevent violence between americans and indians by seperating them. indianremoval
this act was quite sucessful in oregon itself and as a result the territory became a state in1859. donationland
this act offered land to any pioneer willing to move to the american west homesteadact
it was one of the first pioneers to settle north of the Columbia River in Chehalis River Valley. ewingyoung
there was a trail named after him. jameslongmire
he was considered to be one of the orginal founders of the United States. georgebush
she arrived in Seattle in 1864 , she was part of a group called Mercer Girls. lizzieordway
he crossed the Oregon trail with his family on the way to Puyallup in 1853. ezrameeker
he was one of Washingtons earliest and most famous pioneers. bensnipes
it is where ships returned to unload their catch. cannery
this object made it possible to buy salmon for consumption. mechanicalrefrigeration
this object made it possible to buy fresh salmon for comsumption. mechanicalrefrigeration
the raising of crops without the benifit of irrigation of water. drylandfarming
this person built, owned,and operated first salmon cannery. williamhume
in 1853 he constructed washingtons territorys first steam powered sawmill in Seattle henryyesler
the meaning of the word is a change in the way goods produced. industrialization
it chartered approved the construction of the United States first two transcontinetal railroads the central pacific and union pacific. railroadact
one of the first two transcontinental railroads unionpacific
this person reorganized his railroad and shipping companies. henryvillard
he finaced the construction of a railroad from wallula on the columbia river to the city of walla walla. drdorseybaker
he was to build the railroad tycoon. jaycooke

West Region Word Search

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