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Major war primarily between European powers, U.s. entered the war in 1917. (abbreviation) WWI
A series of federal programs to help the nation recover from the great depression. New deal
The most destructive war in human history; America entered war in 1941 after the Japanesse attach on Pearl Harbor.(abbreviation) WWII
Mayor of Atlanta who was intrumental in the development of the city, bringing major league sports teams to Atlanta, ans a key figure in the civil rights movement. Ivan Allen
Atlanta's longest serving mayor who was instrumental is bringing aviation to the city and worked with civil rights leaders during the civil rights movements. William B. Hartsfeild
Also called the three governors controversey. Due to the death of the 1946 governor's race winner Eugene Talmadge and recent changes to the GA state constitution, three men (herman talmadge, melvin thompson, and ellis arnall) had a legitimate claim to the office; was settled by the supreme court and a special election in 1948. 1946 Governors race
Controversial flag that flew over GA from 1956-2001. The flag was controversial due to the flag's prominent confederate battle emblem. 1956 state flag
Supreme court case that struck down the policy of separate but equal and mandated the desegregation of public schools. Brown vs board of education
Investigation by lawyer John Sibley to determine what should be done about integration in the state; though 60% of gerogians claimed they would rather close public schools than integrate. Sibley recommended that publis schools desegregate on a limited basis. sibley commission
An organized civil rights protest led by the student non-violent cordinating committee, whose promary objective was to desegragate the city of Albany, GA, and the surrounding community. Albany Movement
Federal legislation that forbade discrimination on the basis of race and sex in hiring, firing, and promotion. Civil rights act
Important civil rights leader and wonner of the nobel peace prize. Martin Luther King Jr.
Leader in the civil rights movement; leader of the student non-violent coordinating committee; U.S. representative. John Lewis
The famous jobs and civil rights march led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ; The famous "I Have A Dream" speech was given at the march. March On Washington
One of the last openly segregationist politicians in GA.(governor) Lester Maddox
Important CIvil rights leader who served a U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and Mayor of Atlanta; Was also instumental in bringing the 1996 Olympic games to Atlanta. Andrew Young
Only U.S.president from GA; also a GA state senator and governor, and winner of the nobel peace prize. Jimmy Carter
An international athletic event that occurs every four years; the _________________ were awarded to Atlanta and the state of GA; GA has benifited economically due to the games. 1996 Olympic Games
Civil rights org. by college students that urged non-violent protests to gain integration; the group became more militant in the late 1960's. (abbreviation) SNCC
First African American or Black mayor of a major southern city. (Atlanta) Maynard Jackson

SS8H11 Crossword

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Also called the three governors controversy. Due to the death of the 1946 governor's race winner Eugene Talmage and recent changes to Georgia's constitution , Three men had a legitimate claim to the office; The matter was settled by the Supreme Court in a special election in 1948. 1946 Governors Race
Controversial flag that flew over Georgia from 1956-2001. The flag was controversial due to the flag's prominent Confederate Battle emblem. 1956 state flag
Congressman; mayor of Atlanta; United Nations Ambassador; first African-American congressman since Reconstruction Andrew Young
(1894-1984)- president of Morehouse College and mentor to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; believed in peaceful protest Benjamin Mays
(1954)- Supreme Court case that mandated the desegregation of public schools Brown v. Board of Education
legislation written by JFK, but signed into law by Lyndon Johnson; outlawed segregation Civil Rights Act
Governor of Georgia for one term; defeated Eugene Talmadge to become the youngest governor of Georgia; ended up losing to Eugene Talmadge in his quest for reelection due to his progressive moves such as eliminating the white primary and repealing the poll tax Ellis Arnall
(1913-2002)-segregationist Georgia governor and US senator; son of governor Eugene Talmadge Herman Talmadge
mayor of Atlanta; brought major league sports teams to Atlanta; helped desegregate Atlanta's city hall Ivan Allen, Jr.
Governor of Georgia; white-supremacist; chased African-Americans from his restaurant with a shot gun; ended up appointing more African-Americans to government positions than all other governors before him Lester Maddox
(1929-1968)- important civil rights leader; winner of the Nobel Peace Prize; gave his "I have a dream" speech at the March on Washington Martin Luther King Jr.
First African-American mayor of a major southern city; expanded Atlanta's airport; worked to bring the Olympics to Atlanta; helped minorities gain equality in Atlanta Maynard Jackson

Civil Rights & Modern Georgia Crossword

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an organized civil rights protest led by the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, whose primary objective was to desegregate the city of Albany, Georgia, and the surrounding community. Albany Movement
federal legislation that forbade discrimination on the basis of race and gender in hiring, firing, and promotion. Civil Rights Act
His work and his devotion to non-violent protest earned him the Nobel Peace Prize and led to the national holiday created in his honor. Martin Luther King Jr.
leader in the Civil Rights movement; leader of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee; U.S. Representative John Lewis
the famous jobs and civil rights march led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March on Washington
civil rights organization by college students that encouraged non-violent protests for integration SNCC
one of the last openly segregationist politicians in Georgia (Governor). Lester Maddox
important civil rights leader who served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and Mayor of Atlanta; was also instrumental in bringing the 1996 Olympic Games to Atlanta. Andrew Young
first African-American or Black mayor of a major southern city (Atlanta). Maynard Jackson
was created in 1957 in Montgomery, Alabama in reaction to the Montgomery Bus Boycott. SCLC
Supreme Court cases that struck down the policy of separate but equal and mandated the desegregation of public schools. Brown v. Board of Education
investigation by lawyer John Sibley to determine what should be done about integration in the state; though 60% of Georgians claimed they would rather close the public schools than integrate, Sibley recommended that public schools desegregate on a limited basis. Sibley Commission
controversial flag that flew over Georgia from 1956-2001. The flag was controversial due to the flag’s prominent Confederate Battle emblem. 1956 State Flag
the reassignment of legislative seats among legislative districts according to district population Reapportionment
The first Georgian to be elected President of the United States Jimmy Carter
Peace between Israel and Egypt which was negotiated by President Carter while at Camp David Camp David Accords
An award given annually to the person whose work has most benefited mankind Nobel Peace Prize
The new home of the Atlanta Braves baseball team Olympic Stadium
It allows police officers to question suspects about their immigration status and detain them if they are illegal immigration law
two major political parties dominate the government Two-party system

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

U.S. History: Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus Rosa Parks
first black justice on the Supreme Court Thurgood Marshall
student non-violent coordinating committee SNCC
formed to use activism and non-violent protest to bring an end to segregation SCLC
law designed to help end formal and informal barriers to African American suffrage (1965) Voting Rights Act
made racial, religious, and sex discrimination by employers illegal (1964) Civil Rights Act
rode on interstate buses into the segregated southern U.S. to test the ruling of unsegregated public places Freedom Riders
overturned Plessy v. Ferguson Brown v Board
boycott of city buses led by Dr. MLK Montgomery Bus Boycott
segregation imposed by law de jure
segregation resulting from economic or social conditions or personal choice de facto
state level legal codes of segregation, such as literacy tests and poll taxes Jim Crow Laws
led black community to peaceful nonviolence protests against the injustices they faced MLK
association founded in 1909 to work for racial equality NAACP
activist in civil rights; leader of SNCC Stokely Carmichael
1963 demonstration in which more than 200,000 people rallied for economic equality and civil rights March on Washington
organization of militant African Americans founded in 1966 Black Panthers
social movement in the U.S. in which people organized to demand equal rights for African Americans and other minorities Civil Rights Movement
required citizens of a state to pay a special tax in order to vote poll taxes
first black major league baseball player Jackie Robinson
Arkansas governor Orval Faubus called the National Guard to keep black students from enrolling in Little Rock's Central High School; President Eisenhower sent the Army to force integration for the students Little Rock Nine
organized the United Farm Workers Cesar Chavez

Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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First President of the United States from Georgia. Jimmy Carter
Mayor that integrated the city's Fire and Police Departments. Ivan Allen Jr
This Mayor made Atlanta an Aviation center William Hartsfield
First Black Mayor of Atlanta Maynard Jackson
Movement in South Georgia for equal rights Albany Movement
US policy for controlling the spread of Communism Containment
Set up his office at the Capitol Information Desk Ellis Arnall
First Black baseball player in the Major Leagues Jackie Robinson
Civil Rights leader that promoted non-violent protests Martin Luther King Jr.
Ivan Allen JR, Melvin Thompson, and Herman Talmadge were involved. Three Governors Affair

Civil Rights Crossword Puzzle

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This person served as a Georgia governor for three terms but died before the inauguration of his fourth time being elected Eugene Talmadge
This man was the son of a famous governor and was like his father in serving as Georgia's governor from 1948-1955 Herman Talmadge
This event is Georgia was a controversy in which who would become governor after the death of Eugene Talmadge 1946 Race
This man was a well educated man who was very successful and became a minister and also the president of Morehouse College in 1940 Benjamin Mays
This was a man who played a tremendous role in integrating Georgia's public transportation, among other things, he would use peaceful protests and led anti-discrimination marches throughout the South Martin Luther King Jr
These were types of protests that would include boycotting businesses that discriminated against African Americans and protesting the laws of segregation without using violence Nonviolent Protests
How laws were made about blacks and whites having separate faculties, going to separate schools, ect. Segregation
Due to the Civil Rights Movement blacks and whites would no longer be separated because of this Integration
This man was Linda Brown's lawyer in the Brown V. Board of Education case Thurgood Marshall
This was a case taken to the US Supreme Court regarding Linda Brown; the case overturned the earlier 1896 Plessy V. Ferguson case declaring the "separate but equal" doctrine Brown v Board of education
The abbreviation for a group of students who formed a non-violent protesting committee SNCC
This event involved a famous University in Georgia that would no longer be segregated UGA integration
This movement took place in Albany, GA; the movement's goal was to end all types of segregation in Albany Albany Movement
This event led by Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1963 involved 250,000 people in a civil rights march through Washington D.C. March on Washington
An act which was a law that would ban discrimination against any American because of that person's race, color, or religion Civil Rights Act

Standard 11 Crossword

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Served as Georgia governor in early 1947 and was elected as U.S. Senate in 1956 Herman Talmadge
President of Morehouse College and was mentor to civil rights leader Martin Lurther King Jr. Benjamin Mays
Lead by civil rights activist Martin Lurther King Jr., included "I Have a Dream" speech and held in Washington, DC March on Washington
Famous civil rights activist and conjugated "I Have a Dream" speech Martin Luther King Jr.
General Assembly that was charged with gathering states' views regarding desegregation and report back to the governor Sibley Commission
Desegregation union formed in Albany, Ga by Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Albany Movement
Document that prohibited discrimination in public places, and was signed by Former President Lyndon Johnson on July 2, 1964 Civil Rights Act
Georgia's Governor in 1966, became state lieutenant governor in 1971, and appointed more African Americans to government positions than all previous Georgia governors combined Lester Maddox
Worked with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and later won Georgia's Fifth District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1972 and became the first African American since Reconstruction to be elected to Congress from Georgia. Andrew Young
Used from 1956 to 2001 and was designed by Southern Democrat John Sammons Bell 1956 state flag

The Civil War Crossword

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The bloodiest day of the war. Antietam
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War. Gettysburg
Northern group. This group was lead by Abraham Lincoln. Union
The southern group whose leader was Jefferson Davis. Confederacy
Largest southern jail that help Union soldiers. Andersonville
General of the Confederacy Robert E. Lee
Battle that started the war. Fort Sumter
President of the United States during The Civil War. Abraham Lincoln
Commander of the Union at the end of the war. Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate's strategy. They would export cotton to other countries hoping to become allies. "King Cotton"
Northern strategy. The north would destroy the supplies and land of The South Anaconda Plan
Northern soldier, W.T Sherman, spread his army around the south and destroyed land and supplies. March To Sea
Largest cause of the Civil War. Union believed the south should not enslave people, while the south thought otherwise. Slavery
Compromise set to make the north and south happy by making CA a free state, but other states would now be open to slavery. a very strict fugitive slave act was set. GA Platform was created because of this compromise. Compromise of 1850
Compromise set where Missouri became a slave state and Maine a free state. Slavery would now not be allowed above the 36,30 line of latitude. Missouri Compromise
Belief on whether state's rights are more important than federal rights. The south was for this while the north was not. Sectionalism
People opposed to slavery Abolitionists
Northern economic system during the Civil War Industrial
Southern economic system during The Civil War Agricultural
Middle-class farmers. They usually owned less than 100 acres of land. Yeoman Farmers
People who owned no land and got by the best they could. About 1 in 10 Poor Whites
The North put tariffs on imported goods, forcing the south to buy goods from the north. SC was the first state to nullify this. Tariff of 1828

Civil Rights Crossword puzzle

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Successful governor of Georgia, lowered the voting age to 18 ELLISARNALL
Blacks and whites separated in public facilities SEGREGATION
39TH PRESIDENT JIMMYCARTER
Lester Maddox and Herman Talmadge were examples of this SEGREGATIONIST
First African American mayor of Atlanta MAYNARDJACKSON
First two African American students to attend UGA HOLMESANDHUNTER
Civil rights leader who believed in nonviolent protest MARTINLUTHERKING
Jobs and facilities were created when this came to Georgia OLYMPICS
This school was ordered to be integrated by the US district court UNIVERSITYOFGEORGIA
MLK Gave the "i have a dream" speech at this event MARCHONWASHINGTON
He was a mentor to MLK BENJAMINMAYS
Son of Eugene Talmadge HERMANTALMADGE
Friends with MLK and was a Civil rights activist ANDREWYOUNG
Gave rural counties more power COUNTYUNITSYSTEM
End of public school segregation BROWNVSBOARDOFEDUCATION
Lieutenant governor of ga MELVINTHOMPSON
shut down restaurant instead of integrating it LESTERMADDOX
Failed movement ALBANYMOVEMENT
MLK believed in this type of protesting NONVIOLENTPROTESTING
Died before he could take office as governor EUGENETALMADGE

The Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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Description

to forbid or to prevent by law prohibit
to abstain from buying or using products boycott
to separate by group, race, religion segregation
to hold out against, to give in without resistance endure
to eliminate or get rid of racial segregation desegregation
to refrain from, strive against, or oppose resistance
to challenge the power, resist boldly defy
a small group or part of society minority
a person that fights for the rights of others activist
to bring together or combine integrate
to break a law violation
a demonstration to go against something or show disapproval protest
the condition of having little to no money, or means of support poverty
forbidden by law illegal
equal or fair rights civil rights
the month of Dr. MLK's birthday January
city where Dr. MLK was killed Memphis
the number of children Dr. MLK had four
the month Dr. MLK died April
an organization that fought for the rights of African Americans NAACP
The city where Dr. MLK was from Atlanta
the type of protest that Dr. MLK believed in nonviolent
the name of Dr. MLK's wife Coretta
refused to give up her seat on a bus Rosa Parks
city where Dr. MLK got his first preaching job Montgomery