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Safe house
Laws
John Brown
Raid
Fugitive
Freedom
Arsenal
Abolitionist
Civil rights
Harpers Ferry
States rights
Underground Railroad
Dred Scott
Slavery
Conductor
Harriet Tubman

Abolitionist Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a complete end to slavery abolition
network or people who arranged transportation and hiding places for fugitives, or escaped slaves Underground Railroad
most famous leader of the Underground Railroad Tubman
antislavery novel written by Harriet Beecher Stowe Uncle Tom's Cabin
first name of the president inaugurated in 1861 Abraham
a former female slave who became a leading abolitionist Truth
published an abolitionist newspaper, the Liberator Garrison
public-speaking skills impressed members of the Anti-Slavery Society Douglass
someone who is against slavery abolitionist
an enslaved African-American man in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom Dred Scott
first name of a prominent American abolitionist and a vocal advocate and organizer promoting rights for women Lucy
a person running away fugitive
recognized as a sovereign state Liberia
an American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States John Brown
Brown leads a small group on a raid against a federal armory in this town Harpers Ferry
last name of the author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin Stowe
what plantation owners consider their slaves property
what slaves worked on plantations
part of the Compromise of 1850 between Southern- slave holding states and Northern states Fugitive Slave Act
allowed people in Kansas and what to decided whether they wanted slavery or not Missouri

Causes of the Civil War Word Search

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Description

Secession
Fort Sumter
Confederate state
Raid on Harpers Ferry
Lincoln Douglas Debates
Dred Scott Decision
Brooks Sumner
Bleeding Kansas
Republicans
Nat Turner
Uncle Tom
Fugitive Act
Wilmot Proviso
Underground Railroad
Missouri Compromise
abolitionists
states rights
Economic Differences
Cotton Gin
Slavery

Underground Railroad Crossword

Type
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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

Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Law the provided for harsh treatment for escaped slaves and for those who helped them Fugitive Slave Act
Antislavery novel that was written by Harriet Beecher Stowe Uncle Toms Cabin
This Act set up Kansas and Nebraska as states. Kansas Nebraska
American slave who sued his master for keeping him enslaved in a territory where slavery was banned under the Missouri Compromise. Dred Scott
General of the Confederates (South) Robert Lee
Amendment that abolished slavery everywhere in the U.S. Thirteenth
Let the people decide by State, on whether slavery should be allowed in territories through voting. Popular Sovereignty
(1856) a series of violent fights between pro-slavery and anti-slavery forces in Kansas who had moved to Kansas to try to influence the decision of whether or not Kansas would be a slave state or a free state. Bleeding Kansas
He became a hero of the abolitionists in the Civil War. John Brown
John Brown's scheme to invade the South with armed slaves. Harper's Ferry
16th president Abraham Lincoln
A person against slavery Abolitionist
Five slave states. Missouri, Kentucky, Maryland, Delaware, and West Virginia. Border States
President of the Confederate States of America. (Last Name) Davis
First state to leave the Union in 1860. South Carolina
Senator, developed the theory of popular sovereignty. Stephen Douglas
The Great Compromiser Henry Clay
Key leader of the Underground Railroad Harriet Tubman
Escaped from Maryland Fredrick Douglass
Posted the Liberator Newspaper (Last Name) Garrison

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR Crossword

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Description

American law to ban slavery in any territory acquired from Mexico wilmont proviso
Nicknamed after the California gold rush forty niners
Taking states out the union secession
An underground tunnel for slaves underground railroad
Most famous for helping slaves escape through the underground railroad harriet tubman
Named after the South confederacy
American politician and senator from Mississippi Jefferson davis
American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery John brown
A popular vote on the constitution referendum
Stephen Douglas tried to avoid a dilemma formulating an answer became known as freeport doctrine
One of Tennessee's most prominent antebellum politicians john bell
The president of the United States wanting to end slavery abraham lincoln
a rebellion against slaveholders insurrection
American general known for commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia Robert E. lee
One of the most famous battles of the civil war held in Pennsylvania Gettysburg
Named after the northern anti slavery states union
Known battle fought at a sea port in Charleston, South Carolina fort sumter
Nickname for confederate state soldiers rebels
Nicknamed after the union state soldiers yankees
Color of the northern troops blue
Color uniforms for the south troops grey
Words used to try and get ride of slavery abolish
States that were against slavery North
States that were for slavery south
Martial law in Missouri was supposed to suppress Union enemies. martial law
an enslaved African American man in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom dredd scott
A political party next to the democratics that can be also called "conscious"... wigs
Letting people decide what they want popular soverientry
a short-lived political party in the United States free soil party
A big state held by Mexico at first then for a while was its own little country texas

Causes of the Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The division of North and South. Sectionalism
"The Great Compromiser." Henry Clay
Escaped Slave that was caught in Boston, But was then bought freedom by the people of Boston. Anthony Burns
Any land aquired from Mexico would be by law, a free state. Wilmont Proviso
Attack led by John Brown. Pottawatomie Massacre
a book written by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Toms Cabin
He wrote the Liberator and was a leading Abolitionist. William Lyod Garrison
A series of violent attacks caused by slavery and Political standings. Bleeding Kansas
The withdrawl of one or more States from America. secession
First state that seceded after Lincolns election. South Carolina
The Little Giant. Stephen Douglas
Enslaved African American who attempted to sue his master. Dred Scott
Judege for the Dred Scott case of 1857. Roger B Taney
16th President. Abraham Lincoln
president elected after the election of 1860. John C Brekinridege
Man who attacked Charles Sumner at his crimes against Kansas speech. Preston Brooks
A slave revolt that killed about 60 people led by. Nat Turner
powerful Abolitionist, he was an adviser to president Lincoln and lent strong support to the women's right movement. Fredrick Douglass
the only candidate ever nominated for the Know Nothings in a presidential election. James Buchanan
Act that allowed Kansas to decide for itself if it wanted to be a free or slave state. KansasNebraska act

Causes of the Civil War Word Search

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Description

¨Bleeding Kansas¨
Abolitionist Movement
Brooks-Sumner Incident
Confederate States
Cotton Gin
Dred Scott Decision
Economic Differences
Firing on Ft. Sumter
John Brown
Kansas-Nebraska Act
Lincoln-Douglas Debates
Nat Turner's Rebellion
Republican Party
Slave Act 1850
Slavery
South Carolina Secedes
States' Rights
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Underground Railroad
Wilmont Proviso

civil war crossword puzzle

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Description

A zealous, itinerant radical who crusaded violently against slavery in the 1850s. john brown
A former Senator from Mississippi who was selected as the first president of the Confederacy in 1861. Jefferson Davis
The Union’s top general in the Civil War, who went on to become the eighteenth U.S. president. Ulysses S. Grant
sixteenth president of the United States in the election of 1860. Abraham Lincoln
A violent crisis that enveloped Kansas after Congress passed the Kansas-Nebraska Act in 1854 Bleeding Kansas
A bundle of legislation that enabled the North and South to end, temporarily, the debate over the expansion of slavery. First proposed by Henry Clay and championed by Stephen Douglas Compromise of 1850
A party formed by disgruntled Northern abolitionists in 1848, Free-Soil Party
law passed under the Compromise of 1850 that forced Northerners to return runaway slaves to the South. Fugitive Slave Act
aid by John Brown, the infamous Free-Soiler who had killed five proslavery men at the Pottawatomie Massacre. This time around, Brown stormed an arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia (present-day West Virginia), with twenty other men. Harpers Ferry Raid
The idea that citizens in the West should vote to determine whether their respective territories would become free states or slave states upon admission to the Union. Popular Sovereignty
A novel, published by Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1852, that turned Northern public opinion against slavery and the South more than anything else in the decade before the Civil War. Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Black History Month Word Search

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Word Search
Description

abolitionist
activist
advocate
apartheid
black panther
boycott
civil rights
cj walker
discrimination
equality
Frederick Douglass
great migration
Harlem Renaissance
Harriet Tubman
injustice
integration
integrity
jim crow
justice
malcolm x
martin luther king jr
Nelson Mandela
oppression
Oprah Winfrey
race riots
Rosa Parks
segregation
sit in movement
slavery
underground railroad

Social Studies Civil War Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A compromise proposed by Senator Henry Clay where Missouri would be admitted as a slave state and Maine as a free state. Missouri Compromise
States where slavery is legal. Slave State
States where slavery is illegal. Free State
When citizens feel more loyalty toward their state than toward their country. Sectionalism
A popular belief in the 19th century that American citizens should fulfill their destiny by God to spread their democratic rule from sea to shining sea. Manifest Destiny
David Wilmot, a congressman from Pennsylvania, called for this law which banned slavery in any lands won from Mexico. Wilmot Proviso
A new political party that emerged during the 1848 presidential election whose goal was to keep slavery out of the western territories. Free Soil Party
People who wanted to abolish or do away with slavery. Abolitionist
Activists who challenged the existing state of political and social ideas and thoughts. Reformer
The best known African American abolitionist who toured the country talking about the horrors of slavery and started his own abolitionist newspaper called the North Star. Frederick Douglass
This dramatic and fiery editor of abolitionist newspaper (The Liberator), spoke his controversial opinions openly and without apology. William Lloyd Garrison
A network of abolitionists who secretly helped slaves reach freedom in the Northern free-states or Canada. Underground Railroad
An escaped slave who became a "conductor" in the Underground Railroad and helped to free thousands of slaves. Harriet Tubman
A farmer who owns over 20 slaves. Planter
The small percentage of wealthy southern families owning 50 or more slaves were given this title because they made a vast fortune from growing and selling cotton. Cottonocracy
A policy or an attitude that denies equal rights to a certain group of people. Descrimination
To sell a crop for profit instead of being used by the grower. Cash Crops
A Connecticut schoolteacher who invented a machine to remove the seeds from raw cotton. Eli Whitney
An area of the United States referring to cotton plantations which stretched from South Carolina through Alabama and Mississippi to Texas. Cotton Kingdom
An engine "gin" that used two rollers and thin wire teeth to separate the seeds from the cotton fibers. Cotton gin