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territorial
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governor
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sovereign
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commissioners
supreme court of canada
legal
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residential school
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Civil Rights Crossword Puzzle

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State level legal codes of segregation, such as literacy requirements and poll taxes Jim Crow Laws
In 1955, after Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a city bus, Dr. Martin L. King led a boycott of city busses. After 11 months the Supreme Court ruled that segregation of public transportation was illegal. Montgomery Bus Boycott
a 1896 Supreme Court decision which legalized state ordered segregation so long as the facilities for blacks and whites were equal Plessy v. Ferguson
Nonviolent protests in which a person sits and refuses to leave Sit-in
The prejudice that members of one race are superior to members of other races racism
1955 a 14 year old black boy said "Bye, Baby" to a white woman in Mississippi. In response, he was brutally murdered Emmett Till
The intermixing of people or groups previously segregated Integration
the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus The little Rock Crisis
United States civil rights leader whose college registration caused riots in traditionally segregated Mississippi (born in 1933) James Meredith
American civil rights lawyer, first black justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. Marshall was a tireless advocate for the rights of minorities and the poor Thurgood Marshall
Refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. After she was jailed, the Montgomery bus boycott was organized Rosa Parks
U.S. Baptist minister and civil rights leader. A noted orator, he opposed discrimination against blacks by organizing nonviolent resistance and peaceful mass demonstrations. He was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Nobel Peace Prize (1964) Martin Luther King Jr
An organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality CORE
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, churches link together to inform blacks about changes in the Civil Rights Movement, led by MLK Jr., was a success SCLC
the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, an organization founded on February 12, 1909, that works to obtain equal rights for all Americans NAACP
to end the separation of two groups of people, or to free of laws or practices that have maintained this separation, in an area or facility desegregate
biasedly treating one person or one group differently from others based on something other than merit discrimination
preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience prejudice
President Mandated desegregation of the interstate system John F. Kennedy
incident in which nine African-American students were prevented from attending Little Rock Central High in 1957 during the Civil Rights Movement Little rock nine
The amendment that ended slavery 13th
Southern laws designed to restrict the rights of the newly freed black slaves Black codes
was an African-American revolutionary organization established to promote Black Power, and by extension self-defense (using arms) for blacks. It was active in the United States from the mid-1960s into the 1970s The Black Panthers
It outlawed taxing voters, i.e. poll taxes, at presidential or congressional elections, as an effort to remove barriers to Black voters 14th amendment
segregation by custom de facto
a key leader in India's struggle for independence, inspired MLK to give speaches in blacks civil rights and encourage them to remain nonviolent Ghandi

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Origins of American Government Crossword

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Consisting of two houses Bicameral
A charter agreed to by King John of England that granted nobles certain rights and restricted the King's powers Magna Carta
A colony that was based on a grant of land by the English monarch to a proprietor, or owner, in exchange for a yearly payment Proprietary Colony
Colonies based on a grant of land by the British crown to a company or a group of settlers Charter Colonies
An alliance formed in 1643 by the Plymouth, Connecticut, Massachussetts Bay, and New Haven colonies in order to defend themselves from threats posed by Native Americans and by settlers from near by Dutch colonies New England Confederation
First Plan for uniting the colonies, proposed by Benjamin Franklin Albany Plan of Union
Law passed by English parliament that required a government tax stamp on paper goods and all legal documents Stamp Act
A meeting of colonial delegates in Philidelphia to decide how to respond to the abuses of authority by the British government First Continental Congress
A declaration of citizen's rights issued by the Virginia Convention Virginia Declaration of Rights
The document that created the first central government for the United States. It was replaced by the Constitution in 1789 Articles of Confederation
Formally approved Ratified
Legislation passed by Congress to establish a plan for settling the North West territory Northwest Ordinance
Delegates of Constitutional Convention who developed the framework for the government and wrote the Constitution Framers
The plan for government in which the national government would have supreme power and a legislative branch would have two houses with represenatives determined by state population Virginia Plan
A proposal to create a unicameral legislature with equal representation of states instead or representation by population New Jersey Plan
An agreement worked out at the Constitutional Convention established that a states population would determine representation in the lower house of legislature, while each state would have equal representation in the upper house Great Compromise
Group of people who supported the adoption of the U.S. Constitution and a strong national government Federalist
Group of people who opposed the adoption of the Constitution Anti-Federalists
The pen name that the framers Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay used when writing the Federalist Papers Publius
The first ten ammendments to the U.S. Constitution concerning basic individual liberties Bill of Rights

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N.S. 30 Final (1) Word Search

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Agreement
band
CalderCase
Canada
Ceremony
chief
Election
Entitlement
Government
history
indian
interpretations
land
Metis
Order
Political
promise
regional
Sioux
Treaty
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State Local Government Vocab Crossword

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The legislative body of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the oldest continuous law-making body in the New World, established on July 30, 1619. Virginia General Assembly
A legislature with two bodies or chambers. Bicameral legislasture
One of two parts in the Virginia General Assembly, the other being the Senate of Virginia. It has 100 members elected for terms of two years, and the elections take place in odd numbered years. Virginia House of Delegates
The upper house of the VA General Assembly. It's composed of 40 members representing an equal number of single-member constituent districts. It's presided over by the Lieutenant Governor. Virginia Senate
The elected executive head of state. Governor
The executive officer of a state who is next in rank to the governor. Lieutenant Governor
The principal legal officer who represents a state in legal proceedings and gives legal advice to the government. Attorney General
A public authority or gov. agency responsible for exercising autonomous authority over some area of human activity in a regulatory or supervisory capacity. Regulatory Agency
The cabinet of the Commonwealth of VA is composed of the most senior appointed officers of the executive branch of the state gov. They are generally heads of state executive departments, and advise the governor. VA State Cabinet
The highest court in VA. It usually hears direct appeals in civil cases from the trial-level city and country circuit courts. Virginia Supreme Court
The state capitol of VA, the seat of the state gov. It became the capitol in 1779. Richmond
A system of gov. in which entities such as states or provinces share power with a national gov. Federalism

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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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Trail of Tears Crossword

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Congressional Act of 1830 IndianRemovalAct
present day Oklahoma Indian teritory
sauk Leader BlackHawk
Sauk leader Keokuk
natives who signed the Treaty Of Dancing Rabbit Creek Choctaw
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court MArshall
Pricipal chief of the Cherokee John Ross
Developed a writing system Sequoya
800 mile forced march Trail of Tears
Natives from present day Mississippi Chickasaw
Seminole leader Osceola
Cherokee newspaper Phoenix
natives from present day Alabama Creek
President who ignored Supreme Court Jackson

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Manifest Destiny Crossword

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belief in the United States that its settlers were destined to expand across North America Manifest Destiny
gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California California Gold Rush
used the term "manifest destiny" in 1845 to promote the annexation of Texas and the Oregon Country to the United States John L Sullivan
William Becknell and five other men began their journey Westward from Franklin, Missouri to New Mexico santa fe trail
traveled on the Santa fe Trail from Missouri to New Mexico William Becknell
key to the nation’s health according to Thomas Jefferson Westward Expansion
purchased the territory of Louisiana from the French government Thomas Jefferson
Mexico lost nearly half of its territory, the present American Southwest from Texas to California; U.S. became a continental power. Mexican American War
negotiated Webster-Ashburton Treaty Daniel Webster
route over which settlers traveled to Oregon oregon trail
discovered in California in 1848 gold
Maine vs.Canada Aroostook War
president during Manifest Destinty James k polk
when people from two countries occupy and settle a territory joint occupation
to take control of annex
After the Texan victory at the Battle of San Jacinto, Santa Anna is captured and recognizes Texas as independent Lone Star Republic
as a result of the treaty, the U.S. annexed present-day New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, and California Mexican Cession
to give land over to another country Cession

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WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT Word Search

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MOVEMENT
ABOLISH
AMMENDMENT
BALLOT
CONVENTION
DISCRIMINATION
ELECTION DAY
ENFRANCHISE
EQUAL RIGHTS
EXERCISE
FINGER LAKES
LEGAL
MILITANT
PETITION
PICKET
PROHIBITED
SENECA FALLS
STRUGGLE
SUFFRAGE
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Civil War Crossword

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an inhabitant of New England or one of the northern states yankee
16th president abelincoln
the action of annexing something, especially territory annexation
murder (an important person) in a surprise attack for political or religious reasons assassinate
an act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving. blockade
a Northerner who moved to the South after the American Civil War carpetbagger
survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy civilwar
was a confederation of secessionist American states existing from 1861 to 1865 confederate
a soft white fibrous substance that surrounds the seeds of a tropical and subtropical plant and is used as textile fiber and thread for sewing cotton
a landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in which the Court held that African Americans, whether enslaved or free, could not be American citizens dredscottcase
the fact or process of being set free from legal, social, or political restrictions; liberation emancipation
a sea fort in Charleston, South Carolina, notable for two battles of the American Civil War fortsumter
a former slave who has been released from slavery freedman
a state of the US in which slavery was illegal freestate
passed by the United States Congress on September 18, 1850, as part of the Compromise of 1850 between Southern slave-holding interests and Northern Free-Soilers. fugitiveslaveact
a historic town in Jefferson County, West Virginia, harpersferry
the production of goods or services within an economy industry
was an American politician who was at U.S. Representative and Senator from Mississippi jeffersondavis
an American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States johnbrown
an effort by Congress to defuse the sectional and political rivalries triggered by the request of Missouri late in 1819 for admission as a state in which slavery would be permitted missouricompromise
a person who supervises others, especially workers overseer
where the slaves worked, big farm plantation
a public or official announcement, especially one dealing with a matter of great importance proclomation
a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or ruler rebel
a person who behaves badly but in an amusingly mischievous rather than harmful way; a rascal scalawag
withdraw formally from membership in a federal union, an alliance, or a political or religious organization secede
the act of buying and selling slaves to work on farms for white people at this time slavery
a network of secret routes and safe houses used by 19th-century enslaved people of African descent in the United States in efforts to escape to free states and Canada undergroundrailroad
northern states union
a person who favors the abolition of a practice or institution, especially capital punishment or (formerly) slavery abolitionist

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AP Human Geography Crossword

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Portion of a terriotory surrounded by a larger territory. Ex: Lesotho enclave
A sovereign state entirely enclosed by land. Ex: Switzerland landlocked
Small neutral country between 2 hostile countries. Ex: North Korea buffer state
Organization that consists of a number of parties united in an alliance. Ex: Canada confederation
A boundary that has a naturally occuring barrier between two areas. Ex: rivers physical
A state whose territory is long and narrow. Ex: Chile elongated
Drawing of a legislative district boundary to benefit a party or group. Ex: Germany election of 2000 gerrymandering
A state that poses a roughly circular shape. Ex: Poland compact
A state that includes several discontinuous pieces of territory. Ex: Indonesia Fragmented
A state that completely surrounds another. Ex: South Africa perforated
A boundary that follows a regular geometric pattern. Ex: Boundary between Indonesia and Papua New Guinea geometric
International organization formed to increase cooperation among member countries. Ex: The US, France, Republic of China United Nations
A state that exhibits a narrow, elongated land extension. Ex: Thailand Prorupted
Part of a country that's separated from the rest of the country and surrounded by foreign country. Ex: Naxcivan Exclave
Delegation of authority. Ex: US experienced in the 1990's under Clinton Devolution
Economic theory that trade generates wealth. Ex: English Navigation Act of 1651 Mercantilism
Politically organized body of people under a single government. Ex: Afghanistan State
Ability of a state to govern its territoy free from control of its internal affairs by other states. Ex: Nepal Sovereighty
States with very small land area. Ex: Vatican City Microstates
How people use space to communicate ownership of areas. Ex: Car size territoriality

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