Type
Word Search
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Autry Museum
American Frontier
calvarymen
Illustrator
Dash For The Timber
landscape
The Cheyenne
Harpers Weekly
Bronco Buster
civil war
painting
rifle
movement
bronze
sculpture
cattle
indian
western
cowboy
horse

Cowboys and the Wild West Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

ARIZONA CREW
BANDANA OWN
BISON UNIT
BLACKHAT
BLUEJEANS
BOOTS ON FOOT
BRONCO
BUCKAROO
BULLWHIP
BUSTING
CALVES
CAMPFIRE
CATTLE
CHAPS
COWBOYS
COWGIRLS
COWPOKE
COYOTE
FRONTIER
GRASSLAND
GUITARS
HERDER
HORSE
KANSAS
KNIFE
LASSO
LEATHER
LEGEND
LONGHORN
MIDWEST

The Westward Expansion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

large farms owned by speculators who hired laborers to work the land; these large farms allowed their owners to benefit from economies of scale and prosper, but they did nothing to help small family farms, which continued to struggle bonanza farms
a frontier home constructed of dirt held together by thick-rooted prairie grass that was prevalent in the Midwest; sod, cut into large rectangles, was stacked to make the walls of the structure, providing an inexpensive, yet damp, house for western settlers sod house
Sod houses were common in the ________ as settlers moved west Midwest
This phrase, which implies divine encouragement for territorial expansion Manifest Destiny
allowed any head of household, or individual over the age of twenty-one—including unmarried women—to receive a parcel of 160 acres for only a nominal filing fee. Homestead Act
a term used to describe African Americans who moved to Kansas from the Old South to escape the racism there western settlers: The first houses built by __________ were typically made of mud and sod with thatch roofs exodusters
Farmers also faced the ever-present threat of _______and farm foreclosure by the banks debt
primary goal of most western settlers homestead farming
he period between 1848 and 1849 when prospectors found large strikes of gold in California, leading others to rush in and follow suit; this period led to a cycle of boom and bust through the area, as gold was discovered, mined, and stripped California Gold Rush
the first significant silver find in the country, discovered by Henry T. P. Comstock in 1859 in Nevada Comstock Lode
this armed conflict between cowboys moving cattle along the trail and ranchers who wished to keep the best grazing lands for themselves occurred in Clay County, Texas, between 1883 and 1884 Fence Cutting War
What specific types of hardships did an average American farmer not face as he built his homestead in the Midwest? hostile Indian attacks
The American cowboy owes much of its model to what other culture? Mexicans
Which of the following was not a primary method by which the American government dealt with American Indians during the period of western settlement? appeasement
an attempt to disarm a group of Lakota Sioux Indians near Wounded Knee, South Dakota, which resulted in members of the Seventh Cavalry of the U.S. Army opening fire and killing over 150 Indians Battle of Wounded Knee
the process by which an Indian was “redeemed” and assimilated into the American way of life by changing his clothing to western clothing and renouncing his tribal customs in exchange for a parcel of land Americanization
What brought the majority of Chinese immigrants to the U.S.? gold
How were Hispanic citizens deprived of their wealth and land in the course of western settlement? land seizures
were individual prospectors who sifted gold out of the dirt and gravel through “panning” or by diverting a stream through a sluice box Forty-Niners
provided a quick path from Texas to railroad terminals in Abilene, Wichita, and Dodge City, Kansas, where cowboys would receive their pay. Chisholm Trail
also known as “devil’s rope” barbed wire
who brought their families west? wealthy men
many of the long-trail cattle riders were? African American
This agreement established distinct tribal borders, essentially codifying the reservation system First Treaty of Fort Laramie
. Rather, they either returned to tribal life or fled out of fear of remaining troops, until the ____________ arrived in greater numbers and began to exterminate Indian U.S. Army

cowboys Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

dust
western
herds
boots
cattle
lasso
native american
ranch
ranger
reckless
rodeo
ruthless
saloon
sheriff
whinny

Western Frontier Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Abilene
Assimilation
Battle
Buffalo
Cowboy
Gold Rush
Great Plains
Indian
Long Horn
Mining
Railroads
Settlers
Sioux
Territory
Wounded Knee

Artastic Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

landscape
medieval times
greek sculpture
Egyptian
prehistoric
museum
interior design
graphics
architecture
photography
matisse
da vinci
Picasso
van gogh
models
contour
gesture
figure
portrait
still life
mannequin
pastel
charcoal
watercolour
acrylic
sgraffito
collage
stipple
cross hatch
value
drawing
space
perspective
shape
texture
colour
paint

Civil War Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

industry
agriculture
abolitionists
abraham lincoln
america
american indians
appomattox court house
civil
confederacy
first battle of bull run
free african americans
harriet tubman
john brown
merrimack
monitor
nat turner
north
richmond
robert e lee
slaves
south
ulysses s grant
union
war
west virginia

Weapons of World War One Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Could shoot hundreds of rounds of ammunition per minute Machine gun
Causes A burning sensation in the throat and chest painful death- suffocate Chlorinegas
First used to deliver bombs inspiring work but then dogfights emerged Airplane
Standard issue for all armies on the Western front to offer some protection against bullets and shell splinters Steelhelmet
Used to move ammunion;ridden by frontline soldiers Horse
A short stumpy tube designed to fire a projectile at a angle so that it fell straight down on the enemy Trench mortar
Causes blistering skin sore eyes internal and external bleeding death could take up to five weeks Mustardgas
Used by submarines to blow up ships Torpedo
A tank of nitrogen attached to a man's back that used pressure to spray fuel oil which was ignited as it left the muzzle of a small hands directed pipe Flamethrower
Protected troops from the enemy small arms fire and substantially sheltered from artillery Trench
An airship that was used during the early part of the war and bombing raids by Germans Zeppelin
A blade that is attached to the barrel of a rifle for use and close combat Bayonet

Montana Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

beauty
belgrade
bigsky
buffalo
cowboys
elk
freezing
frontier
ghost towns
Gods country
grey wolf
grizzly bears
haywards
horses
hunting
indians
moose
open space
river
roadtrips
rocky mountains
snow
treasure state
yellowstone park

Famous Artists Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The artist who currently has two paintings on the HIghest Priced Paintings Ever Sold list. Pablo Picasso
An Athenian sculptor who worked exclusively in bronze. Myron
An English map-maker turned watercolor landscape painter and was one of the founding members of the Royal Academy in 1768. Paul Sandby
The painter of Water Lilies. Claude Monet
A female African-American contemporary artist who uses black and white installation art. Kara Walker
A female abstract artist who was influenced by her husband's art as well. Lee Krasner
A female French impressionist artist who painted Iris in a Vase. Marie Bracquemond
One of the best known female contemporary artists, who was known for her self-portraits. Frida Kahlo
A female American folk artist who obtained her nickname because of the old age she was discovered. Grandma Moses
American Gothic painter. Grant Wood
A Dutch post-impressionist artist who was inspired by peasant life. Vincent van Gogh
An Irish painter who depicted his artistic rival. Francis Bacon
An abstract American painter who was married to one of the painters on this list. Jackson Pollock
A French post-impressionist artist who lived with Vincent van Gogh. Paul Gauguin

Buffalo Soldier Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who gave the Buffalo Soldiers their name? Cheyenne
What is the name given to the black soldiers of the 9th and 10th Calvary? buffalo soldiers
Who was the commander of the 9th Calvary Regiment? Edward hatch
It is made up of several Army units? regiment
Buffalo are also known as? bison
Where is the Colorado Springs Buffalo Soldier Memorial located? memorial park
These are the largest free roaming animals in the United States buffalo
In Civil War times, this group of people were paid less than their white counterparts african americans
The Civil War helped to end ... slavery
These soldiers fought on horseback calvary
Who was the Commander of the 10th Calvary Regiment? benjamin grierson
These soldier fight without horses infantry
After the Civil War, the Buffalo Soldiers fought against Indians, cattle rustlers, and ... outlaws
Buffalo Soldiers were stationed at a? fort