Fur Trade Puzzle Crossword

Created
Jun 7, 2016
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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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Fur Trade Crossword

Created
Jun 2, 2016
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a person with captial or money to invest capitalist
mental illness insanity
type of money in the fur trade beaver fur
the territory given to the the husdson bay compony rupersland
the head traders are called factor
they had trading post for thousands of square kilometres hudson bay company
he thought that he can take over any land that made him more wealthy king Charles the second
type of hat fashion in the fur trade beaver hats
people who came to canada to make a living and make it there home europeans
after the fall of new France the fur trade was taken over by ___________and__________ scottishamerican
you could get much more of what you wanted in the trading_________ than you get in today's corner store post
who controlled the Hudson bay company great Britain
During the fur trade 100,000 _________ were shipped to Europe pelts
____________________________________________was used to travel in rivers and lakes coronas
who was partner with Scottish and americans north west company
aggressive and enterprising Montreal moved quickly to take over trading networks
someone who builds or repairs ships is called ship right
an agreement sighed by least two groups usually nations is called treaty
people who provide money for a purpose such as opening a business is called investors
who did the hunting only in the women fur trade Man
who did every thing except hunting women
who was king Charles the second cousin prince Rupert
the king laid claim to the territory and what did he call it Rupert land
where were the factory located at ____________ mouth
Scottish and american entrepreneurs who eventually came together to form North west company
A mixture of buffalo meat and fat is called Pemmican
grand portage later moved and renamed ___________________ fort williams
a wife married after the customs of the country which were a blend of both European and native peoples marriage rites country wife
woman suppiled additional food

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French and Indian War Crossword

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Oct 4, 2016
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Politician elected leader of the British army after many loses. William Pitt
Area of land granted to wealthy English planters, that the French were occupying. Pittsburgh
What was the area called that Robert Cavelier claimed for France. Mississippi Valley
Which Native American recognized the French loss as a native American loss. Pontiac
His mission was to drive out French from the Ohio Valley. Braddock
How did the French and Indian alliance start? Trading
What was the first permanent French settlement in North America. Quebec
Who led the battle that gave the British the upper hand in the war? James Wolfe
What was a negative effect of the 7 Years War for the British? Debt
One major land of contention between the French and English. Ohio River Valley
Financial expert that was sent to help relieve tensions in the colonies. Grenville
First Native Americans to help the British. Iroquois
Set of "laws" that were put in place in 1764 to lower the amount of smuggling. Sugar Act
The fort where the French and Indian War began. Necessity
After the war, which side of the Mississippi did the British claim? East
What colony did Britain have tensions with during and before the 7 years war. Massachusetts

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The Age of Exploration Crossword

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Feb 1, 2016
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Spanish conqueror of Mexico Hernan Cortes
took the lead in European exploration Portugal
went around the cape and cut across the Indian ocean to the coast of India Vasco de Gama
a thriving spice trade port melaka
believed he could reach Asia by sailing west instead of east around Africa Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus explored these coastlines cuba
persuaded the king of Spain to finance his voyage to Asia through the western hemisphere Ferdinand Magellan
explored the New England coastline of the Americas for England John Cabot
his letters described the land he saw led to the use of the name America Amerigo Vespucci
individuals with firearms, organizational skills, and determination that led to success conquistadors
Aztec monarch montezuma
landed on the pacific coast of south America with 180 men Francisco Pizarro
the right of landowners to use native Americans as laborers encomienda
the exchange of plants and animals between Europe and Asia columbian exchange
a settlement of people living in a new territory, linked to a parent country colony
a set of principles that dominated society mercantilism
the difference in value between what a nation imports and what it exports balance of trade
payments subsides
large agricultural estates plantations
connected Europe, Asia, and Africa triangular trade
the middle portion of the triangular trade route middle passage
"so great is the corruption that our country is being completely depopulated" king afonso
pulled into the slave trade benin
in the 1500's Portugal came to dominate this land Brazil
Spanish and Portuguese officials who had been born in Europe peninsulares
descendants of Europeans born in Latin America creoles
offspring of Europeans and Native Americans mestizos
offspring of Africans and Europeans mulattoes

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War of 1812 Crossword

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Nov 4, 2016
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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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Age Of Exploration Crossword Puzzle:

Created
Nov 17, 2016
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In 1592______ sailed the ocean blue. Columbus
Conquered the Inca civilization. Francisco Pizaro
Discovered New York State, Canada and Hudson Bay Henry Hudson
Fierce sailors who raided towns in their free time Vikings
A navigation device which replaced the Astrolabe and the Cross-staff because it could be used on land and sea. Sextant
A faster and more efficient cargo ship invented for better sea tavel. Caravel
Famous Portuguese leader who created a school for navigational sailing. Prince Henry
A system used for mass-producing books and maps. Printing Press
Long stories passed down verbally generation to generation. Saga
Northern part of Europe which includes Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Scandinavia
Eric The Red's son, viking explorer who discovered Greenland Lief Ericson
A very long and sleek ship used by the vikings. Longship
The Incan emperor that Francisco Pizaro captured and murdered. Atahlupa
Famous conquistador who conquered the Aztecs of Mexico. Hernando Cortes
Number of natives Christopher Columbus took back to Spain to serve as slaves. 500 natives
Columbus's sons name. Ferdinand
Name of the biggest main ship Columbus sailed with on his most famous voyage. Santa Maria
Name the other two ships in the same voyage in number 17. Nina and Pinta
A term used by the vikings to describe the savage natives. Skraelings
What the vikings were called/what they called themselves. Norsemen
A famous explorer who has a game named after him and found a lot of the Silk Road Marco Polo
An enormous trading route from East Asia to Europe. Silk Road

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Lewis And Clark Expedition Crossword

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Jan 22, 2017
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This is where the expedition began Saint Louis
People who they met during the expedition Native Americans
Clark's friend who also led the Corps of Discovery Lewis
Led the Corps of Discovery and explored the Louisiana Territory William Clark
Native American woman who helped guide Lewis and Clark Sacagawea
Members of the expedition wrote in these about their experiences journals
The expedition would reach this ocean Pacific
Silver medals with a message of peace that were givent to any nations they met Indian Peace Medals
Land west of the Missouri River that was purchased from the French Louisiana Purchase
President who purchased the Louisiana Territory Thomas Jefferson
The Newfoundland dog who belonged to Meriwether Lewis Seaman
Rich grassland of the Great Plains Prairies
One of the primary goals of the expedition was to do this to the new territory Map
The expedition explored land west of this river Missouri
The only member of the expedition to die. He die from appendicitis Charles Floyd

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Oregon Trail Crossword

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Mar 24, 2016
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This kind of vegetable is poisonous Hemlock
Hattie's group leader Tall Joe
The place of Mr. Kenker's suicide Thousand Springs
This child was named after a boat ElizaMay
The route the Campbell family takes OregonTrail
This person stole things from everyone MrsKenker
This instrument/horn woke the travelers up in the morning Bugle
The Campbell family used to live here Booneville
Hattie was once afraid of running into these people Indians
The location of Gideon and Pepper's wedding IndependenceRock
The boy that broke his left arm bennie
Animals that led the wagons Oxen
The Mormon leaders name BrighamYoung
This little girl was poisoned by the hemlock Cassia
Bugs that flew into the pancake batter Mosquitos
This person married Pepper Gideon
This is one of Hattie's brothers Jake
This person got washed away while crossing a river Mrsbigg
This person married Hattie and made people life in the saddest times Wade
Many people had to ______ the Oregon Trail Walk
How many of Hattie's sisters died Four
This material was often found at trade posts fur

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World War Two Crossword

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May 24, 2016
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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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American Revolution Crossword Puzzle

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Mar 7, 2017
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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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Crossword Puzzle

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Nov 14, 2016
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a political upheaval that took place between 1765 and 1783 during which colonists in the Thirteen American Colonies rejected the British monarchy and aristocracy, overthrew the authority of Great Britain, and founded the United States of America American Revolution
first building for all male, all white student body; UGA was frequently called Franklin College Franklin College
a governor that donated land for the building of the University of Georgia John Milledge
first public university in the USA University of Georgia
a Protestant religious revival movement during the early 19th century in the United States. The movement began around 1790, gained momentum by 1800 and, after 1820, membership rose rapidly among Baptist and Methodist congregations whose preachers led the movement Second Great Awakening
river known for being Indian trading post in 1796 Ogeechee River
second to last capitol city of Georgia Milledgeville
first capitol city of Georgia Savannah
current capitol city of Georgia Atlanta
a heroine of the American Revolutionary War noted for her exploits against Loyalists in the Georgia backcountry Nancy Hart
the legislature in some states, main deliberative body of the United Nations, composed of delegations from member nations General Assembly

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