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The native people of Australia Aborigines
the power or right of governing and controlling; sovereign authority Blackwar
A country in the northern part of North America Canada
All were _____ by Britain exploring or Winning a War and conquering Colonized
Right of governing and controlling; sovereign authority Dominion
A sport created in Canada Hockey
The countries Canada, New Zealand, and Australia had their languages formed by British having their language adopted except for Canada who had the French language adopted by the French and British Langauge Developed
a member of the native Polynesian population of New Zealand or the name of the people who are citizens of New Zealand Maori
The named called for Canadian citizens Metis
New Zealand joined the war on their own and Canada/Australia joined on Britain's terms Role In World War 1
New Zealand, Australia, and Canada, joined by Britain having them join the war Role In World War 2

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War of 1812 Crossword

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conflict fought between the United States and Great Britain over British violations of U.S. maritime rights. It ended with the exchange of ratification of the Treaty of Ghent. War of 1812
an act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving. Blockade
an act of defeating an enemy or opponent in a battle. Victory
called for war against England and eyed Canada as a possible target of expansion. War Hawks
best remembered for surrendering Fort Detroit to the British on August 16, 1812 following the Siege of Detroit. General William Hull
British General that led the Canadians. Isaac Brooks
The British battered Oliver Hazard Perry's own ship and left is helpless. BattleOfLakeErie
Withdraw from enemy forces as a result of their superior power or after a defeat. Retreat
The ninth President of the U.S. William Henry Harrison
A Tennessee officer who took control of the American Troops in the Creek War. Andrew Jackson
Defeated France in 1814. Britain
Defeated by Britain and its army in 1814. France
an engagement fought between January 8 and January 18, 1815, constituting the final major battle of the War of 1812, and the most one-sided battle of that war. BattleOfNewOrleans
a sustained fight between large, organized armed forces. Battle
a state of armed conflict between different nations or states or different groups within a nation or state. War
a Native American leader of the Shawnee and a large tribal confederacy which opposed the United States during Tecumseh's War and became an ally of Britain in the War of 1812. Tecumseh
Tecumseh's brother. TheProphet
a tribe led by Tecumseh. The Shawnee Tribe
an instance of defeating or being defeated. Defeat

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World War 2 Crossword

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country where a single party controls the government and every aspect of people's lives totalitarian state
Those countries fighting against the Axis powers. i.e. Britain, France, USA, Canada, USSR etc allies
Great Britain's Prime Minister, Churchill was an eloquent speaker, who steeled the British to defy the Nazis, even as the Luftwaffe bombed London nightly Winston Churchill
The fascist leader of Nazi Germany and the architect of the Holocaust which killed six million Jewish people. Adolf Hitler
The communist leader of the Soviet Union. Joseph Stalin
The seeds for Germany's discontent and susceptibility to a racist like Hitler began with the end of WWI.Germany signed this which required it give up 13% of its territory including Alsace-Lorraine. That area alone included 6 million residents, vast raw materials (65% of Germany's iron ore reserves and 45% of its coal), and 10% of its factories. Germany also had to pay for the war's damages. Treaty of Versailles
Germany, Italy, and Japan axis
December 1944 — January 1945. Hitler's final, surprise counteroffensive to the Allied invasion. Took place in the Ardennes, a densely forested mountain range between France and Belgium, and was an attempt to recapture Antwerp, the Allies' major supply port. A blizzard kept Allied airplanes grounded, but the U.S. Army was able to move its troops through the snow to double its number of soldiers and triple its armored tanks in four days. It was the largest and bloodiest battle the Americans fought, with 19,000 soldiers killed. The hard-won Allied victory was a turning point in the war. Battle of the Bulge
"Lightening war," a surprise attack devised by Hitler, in which land-and-air attacks were coordinated, quick and brutal. Hitler used fast-moving tanks called Panzers, with infantry transported by trucks and dive-bombing planes that strafed soldiers and refugees. Battle maps from the Combat Studies Institute offer more information about Blitzkrieg and paths taken during the war. Blitzkrieg
June 6, 1944, the Allied landing on France's Normandy beaches to begin the liberation of Europe. The D doesn't stand for anything other than "day." About 156,000 American, British, and Canadian troops landed in Normandy under heavy attack by German strongholds. Of those, the American forces numbered 23,250 on Utah Beach, 34,250 on Omaha Beach, and 15,500 airborne troops. Millions more men and women were involved in its preparations D-Day
Short for Unterseeboote, German submarines. U-boats
A political system promoted by Hitler and his ally, Italian dictator Mussolini, that called for citizens to be unquestioningly loyal to the nation and obedient of its leader. The needs of the state outweighed the needs, beliefs, or freedoms of the individual. Emphasis was on national pride, traditions, and racial purity. There was no freedom of speech. Foreigners — those who were simply minority ethnic or religious groups included — were hated and persecuted. Fascism
A member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party that Hitler came to lead. A believer in Hitler's fascism, anti-Semitism, and Aryan supremacy. nazi
The codename for the U.S. project to produce an atomic bomb. Manhattan Project
The act of genocide carried out by Germany on the Jewish population of Europe Holocaust
"lightning war"; swift attacks launched by Germany in WWII during the night blitzkrieg
Germany's failed attempt to subdue Britain in 1940 in preparation for invasion (Germans bombed Britain continuously but Britain resisted with fighter pilots and Hitler gave up invasion) Battle of Britain
a 1942 battle in the Pacific during which American planes sank 4 Japanese aircraft carriers (protected Hawaii) Battle of Midway
code name for the Allied invasion of Europe in 1944 Operation Overlord
German counter-attack in December 1944 that temporarily slowed the allied invasion of Germany (Audie Murphy was the hero) Battle of the Bulge
during WWII, Allied strategy of capturing Japanese-held islands to gain control of the Pacific Ocean (American ships shelled an island; troops waded ashore; hand-to-hand fighting occured until island was captured) island hopping
during WWII, Navajo soldiers who used their own language to radio vital messages during the island-hopping campaign Navajo code-talkers
WWII Japanese pilots trained to make a suicidal crash attack, usually upon a ship kamikaze
message sent by the Allies in July 1945 callin for the Japanese to surrender Potsdam Declaration
Nazi war crime trials held in 1945 and 1946 Nuremberg Trials
Organization created by isolationists who argued that the United States should keep out of Europe's business. American First Committee
Process by which a government gains control over a territory not presently under their jurisdiction. annex
policies, views, or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews Anti-Semitism
British-American declaration that stated the countries aims for the outcome of the war. Stated people of every nation should be free to choose their own form of government and live free of fear and want, disarmament, and a permanent system of general security. atlantic charter
policy by which Great Britain and France agreed to Germany's annexation of the Sudetenland in agreement for not taking any additional Czech territory. appeasment
April 1942, American soldiers were forced to march 65 miles to prison camps by their Japanese captors. It is called the Death March because so many of the prisoners died en route. Bataan Death March
an aerial battle fought in World War II in 1940 between the German Luftwaffe (air force), which carried out extensive bombing in Britain, and the British Royal Air Force, which offered successful resistance. battle of britian
1939; Britain and France could buy goods from the United States if they paid in full and transported them. cash and carry
protective measures in case of attack civil defense
Political leader who rules a country with absolute power, usually by force dictator
giving up military weapons Disarmament
Wiping out an entire group of people genocide
the gathering of resources and preparation for war. mobilization
Originally designed to avoid American involvement in World War II by preventing loans to those countries taking part in the conflict; modified in 1939 to allow aid to the Allies Neutrality Acts
US military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan on December 7, 1941, bringing the United States into World War II Pearl Harbor

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World War Two Crossword

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Leader and dictator of Germany during World War II Adolf Hiter
World leader for Canada during World War II Mackenzie King
Person put in charge of Canada's war time production during World War II Sam Hughes
The Canadian government agency responsible for price and inflation controls (Abbreviation) WPTB
The Canadian government's way of suppressing Canadian media, books, etc during WW2 Censorship
The following act Mackenzie King passed in 1940 for home defense (Abbreviation) NRMA
Canada declared war agents Germany ___ days after Britain and France. Seven
Canada's last city to allow woman's right to vote for provincial elections Quebec
Organization to promote international co-operation United Nations
Forced military service in Canada during WW2 Conscription Crisis
The military alliance between European and North American democracies that was founded after WWII (Abbreviation) NATO
Location of Hitlers death Berlin
Canadas commanding officer during The Battle of Hong Kong John Lawson
During WWII Canada was apart of what empire before making an independent decision on entering the war? British Empire
Britain's air force that bombed Berlin, Germany during WWII Royal Air Force
The battle that some would call a "miracle" Dunkirk
The country 140,000 German troops attempted and failed to take over on July 10th-October 31 1940 Britain
In the battle of Dieppe, Canadian troops lost the element of _____ Surprise
Canadian Sargent who dressed as a farmer to fool German troops Tommy Prince
The day Canadian and Britain had spent over four years preparing to invade France. D Day
Millions of these people were murdered during the Holocaust. Jews
Gardens that Canadian families had a home during war time to help with low food supplies Victory Gardens
On December 7th 1941 the Japanese attacked the U.S where? Pearl Harbor
During the war all Canadian woman's fashion was stylish but ______ because of limited fabric use. Practical
The hero's Canada cheered and applauded for after their risks and experiences during WWII (Hint: Remembrance day) Veterans
After the war many young people started having babies and caused a _____ Baby Boom
Many Japaneses-Canadians were sent here after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor Internment Camps
What type of bond was sold by the government to help Canadian soldiers and pay for the war Victory bonds
A way the Canadian government made sure certain goods got shared evenly Rationing
Was said to be the most famous Canadian pilot during WWII George Beurling

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The New Imperialism Crossword

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the domination by one country of another country Imperialism
Why could Europeans know take over parts of Africa machine-gun
France goal was to impose French _________ on their colonies and turn them into French provinces culture
British relied on a system of ____________ rule indirect
In a _______ local rulers were left in place but were expected to follow the advice of European advisors protectorate
Across Africa's many regions, people spoke hundreds of __________ and had developed varied governments languages
What had long influenced the east coast of Africa ? Islam
In early 1800s European nations began to outlaw the transatlantic ________ trade slave
Want kind of missionaries followed yeh explores of Africa religious
By want country was Egypt colonized ? Britain
What powers met at an international conference in Berlin 1884 European
Who was the person who hand Congo as a personal colony ? Leopold
Who won the Boer war ? Britain
Who fought the war against the Yao and Herero in east Africa ? Germans
During the Age of Imperialism a western-educated African __________ emerged. Elite
Who is sometimes called the "father of modern Egypt " ? Muhammad-Ali

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American Revolution Crossword Puzzle

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the overthrow of a government but those who are governed REVOLUTION
fees for the support of government required to be paid by people and businesses TAXES
the quality of being just or fair JUSTICE
freedom of choice LIBERTY
to attack from a place or hiding AMBUSH
a general and progressive increase in prices INFLATION
troops trained to fight on horseback CAVALRY
American colonists who remained loyal to Britain and opposed the war for independence LOYALISTS
American colonists who fought for independence from Great Britain during the Revolutionary War PATRIOTS
An American politician and soldier who served. as the first President of the United States from 1789 to 1797 and was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States GEORGE WASHINGTON
this battle was fought on June 17, 1775, during the Siege of Boston in the early stages of the American Revolutionary War battle of bunker hill
an armed conflict between Great Britain and thirteen of its North American colonies that after onset of the war was declared independence as the United States American Revolutionary War
a political protest but the Sons of Liberty in Boston on Dec. 16, 1773. The demonstrators, some disguised as Native Americans, in defiance of the Teach of May 10, 1773, destroyed and entire shipment of tea sent by the East India Company. They boarded the ships and threw the chests. of tea into Boston Harbor. The British government responded harshly and the episode escalated into the American Revolution. Boston Tea Party
a group of British colonies on the east coast of North America founded in the 17th and 18th centuries that declared independence in 1776 and formed the United States. Thirteen Colonies
a British Army officer who rose to become Commander-in-Chief of British forces during the American war of Independence also known as the American Revolutionary War. William Howe

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the british empire Word Search

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australia
botswana
british
canada
cyprus
egypt
empire
england
government building
india
ireland
malawi
new zealand
shild
tanzania

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The Age of Imperialism Crossword

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Geographic area surrounding the Pacific Ocean PACIFICRIM
They agreed that any nation could claim any part of Africa BERLINCONFERENCE
Most valuable of all JEWELINTHECROWN
A French colonial federation FRENCHINDOCHINA
Seizure of a country or territory IMPERIALISM
the policy or practice of acquiring full or partial political control over another country, occupying it with settlers, and exploiting it economically COLONIALISM
A war between Spain and the United States, fought in 1898 SPANISHAMERICANWAR
A state in the Himalayas, a flash point between India and Pakistan KASHMIR
The act of rounding up Christians and killing them causing foreign powers to respond quickly BOXERREBELLION
A geographic area in southeastern Europe BALKANPENINSULA
New leader to help the nationalist movement and unite Indians across class lines MOHANDASGANDHI
Connected the Mediterranean with the Red Sea SUEZCANAL
An act of nonviolent civil disobedience in colonial India led by Gandhi to produce salt from the seawater SALTMARCH
Dutch settlers that believed that God predetermined white superiority over the native black population BOERS
The Muslim leader of Egypt, saw the slow decline of the Ottoman Empire MUHAMMADALI
Applying the idea of survival of the fittest war and economic competition SOCIALDARWINISM
Waterway across the Isthmus of Panama. Connects the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean PANAMACANAL
Rebellion over a rumor that Britain was giving bullets greased with cow and pig fat which was scared to them SEPOYREBELLION
Stated that the American continents are free and independent and are not subjective to further colonization by European powers MONROEDOCTRINE
Two wars involving disputes over British trade in China OPIUMWAR
Russia hoped to win control of the Black Sea so it could ship grain across the Mediterranean. In 1853, war broke out between Russia and the Ottomans CRIMEANWAR
Was the last sovereign of the Kamehameha dynasty, which had ruled a unified Hawaiian kingdom since 1810 QUEENLILIUOKALANI

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Fur Trade Puzzle Crossword

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Adult beaver fur that was used to gauge the values of other furs and as a currency at HBC posts. Made Beaver
A trade company which had posts throughout Rupert's Land. Also the oldest continuous corporation in the world. Hudsons Bay Company
A trade company which had many posts on the western side of Canada and dealt directly with their native trading partners. North West Company
Land that had rivers flow into Hudson’s Bay. Ruperts Land
A long decorated pipe smoked by the Native peoples representing as a token of peace. Peace Pipe
A way of transportation used to cross waters. Canoe
A boatman employed by the fur companies in transporting goods and passengers to and from trading posts. Voyageur
A store or small settlement established for trading, typically in a remote place. Trading Post
Led the first Spanish expedition of the west coast of Canada to map the coastline. Juan Perez
The hair that covers many animals. It is often used to make clothing. Fur
Proved the Northwest passage did not exist on his third voyage. Captain Cook
A staple food for fur traders that was a nutritious mixture of buffalo meat and fat. Pemmican
An explosive powder used for firing ammunition which was sold at trading posts. Gunpowder
A quick battle between the British and French for the land and control over the fur trade in Canada. Plains of Abraham
A fortress located in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The first part of James Wolfe’s three part plan in winning the Seven Years’ War. Louisbourg
A disease caused by no consumption of vitamin C for a long period of time. Scurvy
The infectious lung disease that James Wolfe suffered from in his last few months. Tuberculosis
The military commander who led the French in the Siege of Quebec. Montcalm
7 years…Also known as Queen Anne’s War. Seven Years’ War
Led the British in the Siege of Quebec. Died during the Battle on the Plains of Abraham. Wolfe
The land that is now Nova Scotia. Its citizens were removed from their homes in 1755 by the British. Acadia
What the HBC called their posts. Factory
A plant that was used for smoking. It was sold at trading posts. Brazil Tobacco
A weapon that fires off shots using gunpowder. Guns
The action of finding and killing animals for food and other needs. Hunting
The third part of Wolfe’s attack. It is now a French speaking province in Canada. Quebec
Was captured by the British to cripple the French fur trade. Ohio Valley
A powerful country located in Western Europe. Their soldiers are known for wearing red. Britain
The country that Paris is located in. France
A country located in North America. The land is heavily forested and the winters are cold. Canada
The first and most important HBC post. The fur shipments were sent to England from here. York Factory
The original inhabitants of a land. Natives

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Cold War Crossword Puzzle

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struggle for power that took place between the united states and the soviet union after WW2 Cold War
a very extremely powerful and dominant nations United Nations, international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations Superpower
ideological barrier that divided eastern and western Europe during the cold war Iron Curtain
international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations United Nations
the U.S policy of attempting to restrict soviet power and influence around the world by preventing the spread of communism Containment
U.S aid plan designed to promote economic recovery in Europe after WW2 Marshall Plan
mutual defense pact formed by the U.S, Canada, and Western Europe nations in 1949 nato
a competition between nations to achieve weapons superiority Cultural Revolution, a period of revolutionary upheaval and political persecution in China arms race
first major battle of the Cold War fought by communist and non-communist korean war
communist insurgents in South Vietnam Viet Cong
war between North and South Vietnam vietnamwar
belief that if Vietnam fell to the communists, the rest of Asia would fall domino theory
a secret political, economic, or military operation sponsored by a gov't and designed to support a foreign policy covertaction
easing of Cold War tensions and hostility between the east and west during 1970s detente
policy of building a weapon arsenal so deadly that no other nation will dare to attack Deterrence
person who allowed the USSR to build nuclear missile bases in Cuba Fidel Castro
military pact for the Soviet Union and their allies Warsaw Pact
Chinese communist leader maozedong
head and dictator of the Soviet Communists from 1928-1953 Josephstalin
40th president of the United States and helped end the Cold War ronaldreagan
operation that moved supplies into West Berlin by american and British Planes during Soviet blockade berlinairlift
meeting between Churchill, Stalin, and Roosevelt yaltaconference
prime minister of Great Britain that invented the "Iron Curtain" winstonchurchill
system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common communism
policy of Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev glasnost
small groups of soldiers, often volunteers, who make surprise attacks guerillas
communist leader of North Vietnam; used guerilla warfare to fight hochiminh
competition of space exploration between United States and Soviet Union space race
period of revolutionary upheaval and political persecution in China Cultural Revolution

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WWll Crossword

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destruction or slaughter on a mass scale, especially caused by fire or nuclear war. Holocaust
the day (June 6, 1944) in World War II on which Allied forces invaded northern France by means of beach landings in Normandy. D-Day
During World War II, the group of nations, which were the United States, Britain, the Soviet Union, the Free French, the USSR, Australia, Greece, Denmark, Yugoslavia, South Africa, Norway, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Brazil, Canada, China, and Belgium, who joined in the war against Germany and other Axis countries. Allies
-a part of a city, especially a slum area, occupied by a minority group or groups Ghetto
Process by which a government gains control over a territory not currently under their control. It usually involves conquest or the use of force. Annex
A political leader who rules a country with absolute power, usually by force. DIctator
a German member of Adolf Hitler's political party Nazi
Germany, Italy, France, Hungary, Romania, and Bulgaria. They fought against the allies. Axis
Giving someone what they want Appeasement
A person or a group of people who is blamed for others’ problems(Ex: The Jews were blamed for the political problems) Scrapegoat

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