Vocab. Crossword Puzzle

Created
Sep 21, 2016
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If these were not at hand he might ________ the case for their production; stop procedding a time up to six months. adjourn
Tomorrow she would meet Romas's ______-brothers and parents; they are from a foreign country. alien
A _______, fresh-looking old man was conducting the service with that mild solemnity which has so elevating and soothing an effect on the souls of the worshipers. comely
He might thus ____________ for his numerical inferiority by superior mobility and superior leadership; that he earned himself. compensate
He was a __________ ruler, much addicted to drunkenness; and his reign is chiefly notable for the influence enjoyed by his wife Nur Jahan, "the Light of the World." dissolute
His brilliant parts were somewhat obscured by his rather ________ conduct, and a certain contempt; partly aristocratic and partly intellectual, for commonplace men and ways. erratic
His type of headache is rough, but I came to peace with it and was pretty happy with my __________, until a few days ago; the process of driving it away, didnt work. expulsion
Invasion was but a ______, executed by an army too weak to do much harm; because there were too many people to control. fient
He wasn't about to donate any ________ to the other horse in the race; his horse needed the food to fill his stomach. fodder
Nicholas fixed his residence in Rome, which he began to rebuild and to _________;determining to render the Eternal City once more a capital worthy of its high place in Europe. fortify
Humiliating is not too strong a term to apply to a letter in which he expresses his desire to "________ the past by every action of his life," in order to keep oneself from being noticed. efface
"They can't do anything... always make some _______, or some sort of a hopeless mess." muddle
But periodically he forgot the utter uselessness of arguing with the ____________ old man; he realized that the old man was very stubborn. opinionated
There are no rivers and few _________ streams in the islands; this will last forever. perennial
The climatic conditions of the Persian Gulf particularly seem to ____________to this disease, whick they can predict; for it very frequently attacks white persons resident there. predispose
Were counter-attacked repeatedly and forced to ___________ Montbrehain and some of the ground gained to the south; Montbrehain were weak so they had to surrender. relinquish
There had to be something they could do to ________their relationship; however, there was nothing that could've saved thier relationship. salvage
Sally suddenly has these tempers once and a while; this __________behaivor is unnecessary. spasmodic
Sam stole the test answers on the test, from Cam; only does he know that the answers are ________. spurious
Quinn tried to ride a __________ horse; he noticed that the horse was uncontrollable when he started riding it. unbridled

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Russian Revolution Crossword

Created
Feb 19, 2016
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Marxists tried to ignite revolution among this group, who were the growing class of factory and railroad workers, miners, and urban wage earners. Proletariat
Councils of workers and soldiers. Soviet
Communist party officials assigned to the army to teach party principles and ensure party loyalty. Commissar
The Soviet Union developed this type of economy, in which government officials made all basic economic decisions. Command Economy
State owned farms, large farms owned and operated by peasants as a group. Collectives
Wealthy peasants who Stalin sought out to destroy. Kulak
In this form of government, a one-party dictatorship attempts to regulate every aspect of the lives of its citizens. Totalitarian Society
The belief that there is no God, an official state policy regarding religion. Atheism
This was instated to boost socialism by showing Soviet life in a positive light. Socialist Realism
Secret Police. Cheka
This man set up 5 year plans to make Russia into a modern industrial power. Joseph Stalin
This man was the leader of the Russian Bolshevik Party. He promised peace, bread, and land. Vladimir Lenin
The communist Reds
Counterrevolutionaries who remained loyal to the czars. Whites
In this reign of terror, Stalin and his secret police cracked down and killed many. Old Bolsheviks party activist from the early days. Stalin and his secret police did this due to Stalin's obsessive fears that rival party leaders were plotting against him. Great Purge
This was the name of the communist party newspaper. This word also means Truth. Pravda
A group led by Lenin who soon became the dominant political power. Bolsheviks
A man convicted in a seven-minute trial for being accused of drawing anti-Stalin caricature. Nikolai Getman
This represented industrial workers to the Soviet Union. Hammer
This represented agricultural worker to the soviet union. Sickle

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Civil Rights Crossword Puzzle

Created
Feb 29, 2016
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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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Tuck Everlasting Crossword

Created
Aug 10, 2016
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Who is 10 years old, lives in Treegap, Newhampshire Winnie
Who dislikes immortality and dreams of going to heaven Angus
Who owns a music box that she carries around with her Mae
Who looks about 17 years old, but is 104 Jesse
His wife divorced him because she believed he'd sold his soul to the devil miles
what state is Winnie's home in newhampshire
The Tuck's explain to Winnie that the spring is magical, anyone who drinks its water will have what eternallife
What did Mae use to hit the man in the yellow suit with shotgun
What did Jesse give Winnie to hold the everlasting water in before he left Treegap bottle
Who was born in 1870 and died in 1948 Winnie
What was Winnie's sons name Jack
What was Winnie's daughters name Anne
Who did Winnie give the everlasting water to toad
Since the man in the yellow suit died, what was the punishment for Mae killing the man hanging
What did the man in the yellow suit steal from the Foster's horse
Where does Winnie live treegap
How old is Winnie in the beginning of the story ten
Jessie gave Winnie the everlasting water to drink so they could get, what one day married
Where was the spring with the everlasting water wood
Who is the author of Tuck Everlasting nataliebabbitt

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The American Revolution Crossword Puzzle

Created
Dec 13, 2016
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The Patriot soldier also had greater motivation, or sense of purpose. The British relied on ______ to fight for them. The Americans called these mercenaries "Hessians" mercenaries
They placed great value on liberty and personal freedom. After rejecting the rule of the British Parliament, they were unwilling to _______power to their own Continental Congress. transfer
To meet this need, the Congress established the Continental Army, which depended on the states to ______ soldiers. recruit
The Continental Army also had a hard time finding officers—qualified military commanders. Some were young men who were recruited from the ranks. The best officers had experience from ______, or earlier, wars. previous
In February 1778, France declared war on Britain and sent money, equipment, and troops to _______ the American Patriots. aid
Many soldiers became sick and died. Other men _______,or left without permission. Some officers quit. The Continental Army seemed to be falling apart. deserted
The amount of bills was greater than the supply of gold and silver backing them. This led to ______, which means that it took more and more money to buy the same amount of goods. inflation
. Other northern states soon took similar measures. Still, the ______ of slavery would remain unsettled for many years. issue
. British vessels formed an effective ________, keeping ships from entering or leaving American harbors. blockade
A _______ is a privately owned merchant ship outfitted with weapons. privateer
They also saved the key port of Charles Town, South Carolina, from the British. Although this was a small battle, its _______ on the rest of the war was great. impact
Another section joined Francis Marion's raids. Greene combined his forces in March. Greene's army was forced to retreat, but the British ______ great losses in the process. sustained
Washington kept his new _______, or plan of action, secret. He wanted Clinton to think the Patriots still planned to attack at New York. strategy
The British were trapped. American and French forces began a ______they blocked off the British supply and escape routes. siege
There would be a few more clashes on land and sea. However, the defeat at Yorktown convinced the British that the war was too costly to _______, or proceed with. pursue

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APUSH Period 1 Crossword Puzzle

Created
Oct 12, 2017
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A system where encomenderos would offer protection and Catholicism for labor. Encomienda System
He was an encomenderos. In the Mid-1500s, he came to see his encomienda and saw the inhumane treatment and abuse the encomienda system promoted. He started petitioning the King of Spain to institute laws that would protect natives against abusive practices. Bartolome De Las Casas 
It put regulations on inhuman practices.   New Laws of 1542 
About 91% of all of them died from diseases that were being brought over to the Americas from Europe. Native Americans
It was a process of transferring plants, animals, diseases, and people between the Old and New Worlds. Columbian Exchange
He was given 3 ships (the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria) by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain. He arrived at the Bahamas on October 12, 1492. By 1494, he decided to “subjugate by force of arms” the Taino, Arawak, and Carib people.  Christopher Columbus
They married and merged Castile and Aragon unifying Spain and stopping the encroachment of the Moors (Reconquista). They also funded Christopher Columbus’s voyage to America.   Ferdinand and Isabella
Spain went to the Pope because they were scared Portugal would try to take their territory. This treaty, in 1494, divided the world between Spain (having the western hemisphere) and Portugal (having land east however Portugal technically had Brazil). They didn’t ask the native people or anyone else in Europe for that matter. Treaty of Tordesillas 
The night Moctezuma drove Cortes from Tenochtitlan.  Noche Triste
In 1680, Pueblos revolt against attacks on their religion, killing priests and destroying Catholic missionaries. Spain lost control of Santa Fe and Mew Mexico for 50 years.  Pope's Rebellion
It was a belief that the Spanish only killed, tortured, and stole in the Americas while doing nothing good.  The Black Legend
In other words, it is corn cultivation, (in 6,000 BCE) domesticated crops and animals, led to civilization, and ended nomadic lifestyle. It was majorly significant to South America.  Maize
It was a practice of growing beans, corn, and squash together. It improved diet and also led to large populations.  Three-sister Farming
It was the 1st European nation to send explorers around the west coast of Africa.  Portugal
It taught people had to be constantly on defense against temptations. Europeans also wanted to share this with others around the world and became a major reason for exploration.  Christianity
The 3 main reasons many colonists wanted to come to the New World. Gold, God, Glory
It allowed sailors to sail with or against wind and made it capable for Europeans to now sail south toward Africa.  Caravel
The bridge that got the earliest Americans between 11,000 and 35,000 years ago from Asia. It was created during the Ice Age.  Beringia Land Bridge 
One of the causes of exploration, He was an Italian adventure who travelled to China, lived there 17 years and wrote a book that described the wealth and products of China.   Marco Polo
First European to see Pacific by crossing Panama in 1513 (claiming all land for Spain).  Vasco Nunez Balboa
An animal brought from Europe that changed the Indians way of life.    Horse
Started in Spain in 1519 with 5 ships, led the 1st successful European circumnavigation of globe in 1522. Ferdinand Magellan
From 1513 to 1521, he explored Florida seeking gold and the “fountain of youth” but unfortunately didn’t find either of those.  Juan Ponce De Leon
In 1509, he went to the Caribbean because of wealth and titles. In the 1520s, he failed to conquer the Inca Empire In 1533, he founded Peru. Eight years later, he was killed by a fellow conquistador named Diego de Almagro.  Francisco Pizarro
From 1539 to 1542, helped with the Inca defeat and explored in Southeast U.S. seeking for gold. He discovered the Mississippi River. He mistreated the Indians and died of fever and wounds. His people threw his body in the Mississippi River.  Hernando De Soto 
In 1519, he entered Aztec capital and discovered their rituals and wealth. He kidnapped Moctezuma, killed 100s of natives, but Spanish ended up running for their lives. He teamed up with other natives to defeat Aztecs. By 1521, he defeated the Aztecs.  Hernan Cortes
Person of mixed European and Indian ancestry.  Mestizos 
Their capital city was Tenochtitlan. They had a warrior culture and are well known for their rituals (human sacrifices). They lived in central Mexico.  Aztecs
They were located in Peru and Andes Mountains. They built road networks, terrace farming, and quipu.   Incas
They were located in Peru and Andes Mountains. They built road networks, terrace farming, and quipu.   Mayas

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The Outsiders Crossword Puzzle

Created
Nov 21, 2016
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The name of the car that Bob and his crew were driving mustang
Who wrote the poem that Ponyboy said to Johnny? (last name) frost
What did Ponyboy and Johnny play when they were at in the church? poker
The author of the novel se hinton
Sodapop's friend steve
The name of Soda's horse (first name) mickey
The place that Ponyboy and Johnny stayed at church
The girl thats helping the greaser Cherry
The name of the Soc that got killed bob
Johnny smoked a ___________ cigarette
Ponyboy was remembering a ________ he read once poem
it seemed funny that the _________ Cherry saw looked exactly like the one I saw. sunset
The object that killed Bob blade
The storyteller (main character) Ponyboy
_______ are the rich kids Socs
__________ are almost like the hoods greasers
What did Soda give to Dally and then Dally gave to Pony? letter
The church was on _______ fire
Bob's friend randy
The Socs and Greasers are gonna have a _________ rumble

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To Build A Fire Crossword

Created
Feb 16, 2016
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describe outside(.....and grey) (page 1) cold
what time(o'clock)(page 1) nine
it was all pure white,rolling in gentle (page 1) undulations
where was the man heading (page 1) old claim
what kind of dog (page 1) husky
old sled-trail was plainly visible (page 2) furrow
so he continued___________ to chew tobacco and to increase the length of his amber beard (page 2) monotonously
crackle of a snow-hidden (page 2) ice-skin
in course of the next two hours he came upon several similar ________ (page 2) traps
it was the brightest at (o'clock) (page 2) twelve
when the man had finished,he filled his ________ and took his comfortable time over a smoke (page 3) pipe
the man took a chew of __________ and proceeded to start a new amber beard (page 3) tobacco
dry what with a fire (page 3) foot-gear
what the old-timer called the others (page 4) womanish
it was as though he had just heard his own sentence of ___________ (page 4) death
the man reached in his pocket for a second piece of __________ (page 4) birch-bark
he pulled the mitten on the right hand,and beat it fiercely against his _______ (page 4) knee
the ___-_____ was right (page 4) old-timer
he realized that he could not kill the _______ (page 5) dog
a certain fear of death,dull and _________,came to him (page 5) oppressive
without doubt he would lose some __________ and toes and some of his face (page 5) fingers
his theory of running until he reached camp and the boys had one flaw in it;he lacked the _______________ (page 6) endurance
it was like taking an _________ (page 6) anaesthetic
he could see him quite clearly,warm and comfortable,and ________ a pipe (page 6) smoking
then the man drowsed off into what seemed to him the most comfortable and ________________ sleep he had ever known (page 6) satisfying

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Romeo and Juliet Act II Crossword

Created
Feb 15, 2018
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A reference to a well-known person, place, or thing allusion
Unrhymed iambic pentameter blank verse
Juliet's family name capulet
The author's use of clues to hint at future events foreshadowing
A deliberate exaggeration hyperbole
Romeo and Juliet agree to it after knowing each other for less than 24 hours marriage
He enjoys making fun of Romeo and the Nurse Mercutio
Romeo's family name Montague
Juliet asks Romeo not to swear by it, unless his love is changeable moon
Juliet sends this person to meet with Romeo on her behalf and discuss wedding plans Nurse
He is the Nurse's "man", but doesn't defend her against Mercutio's insults Peter
He falls in and out of love quickly Romeo
Unlike ____________, Juliet returns Romeo's love Rosaline
A comparison between two unlike things using like or as simile
He sends a challenge to Romeo Tybalt
The setting of Romeo and Juliet (the city) Verona
a comparison made between to seemingly unlike objects metaphor
He worries that Romeo falls in love too quickly, but he hopes to end the families' feud Friar Laurence
Juliet says, "What's in a _______?" name
Romeo's friend and Montague's nephew Benvolio

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Beowulf Crossword Puzzle

Created
Aug 24, 2017
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discolored by bruising Livid
a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction honor
the ultimate agency predetermining the course of events Fate
adjectives that point out special traits of particular persons or things Stock Epithets
descriptive phrase or compound word that substitutes for a noun Kenning
praise, glorify, or honor Laud
long narrative poem Epic
a person related to another or others Kin
“But leave your battle-shields here, and your spears, / Let them lie waiting for the promises your words/ May make” Wulfgar
“I am old, now,/ But I will fight again, seek fame still…” Beowulf
“I was new to the throne, / Then, a young man ruling this wide / Kingdom and its golden city; Hergar…” Hrothgar
“-a king, before, but now / A beaten warrior.” narrator
“And death/ Would be better for them all, and for you, than the kind/ Of life you can lead, branded with disgrace!” Wiglaf
“I’d use no sword, no weapon, if this beast / Could be killed without it, crushed to death / Like Grendel, gripped in my hands and torn / Limb from limb.” Beowulf
“I’d rather burn myself than see/ Flames swirling around my lord.” Wiglaf
“Once more, and again twisted gold,/ Heaped-up ancient treasure, will reward you/ For the battle you win!” Hrothgar
“For hours he sank through the waves; / At last he saw the mud of the bottom.” Narrator
“I’d leave my armor to my son, / Now, if God had given me an heir, / A child born of my body, his life / Created from mine.” Beowulf
Where does the demonic creature live? Marshes
What value did Beowulf fight for that shows the values of the Anglo-Saxon period? Fame
“And he saw, / Hanging high above, a golden / _____, woven by the best of weavers / And beautiful.” Banner
“______, where his [Hrothgar] subjects congregate and make merry” Herot
“The ______ drove / Those demons out, and their exile was bitter, / Shut away from men; they split / into a thousand forms of evil --- spirits / And fiends, goblins, monsters, giants, / A  brood forever opposing the Lord’s / Will, and again and again defeated.” Almighty
“Ran out with their bodies,/ The blood dripping behind him, back/ To his ___, delighted with his night’s slaughter” Lair
“Then the Geats built the _____, as Beowulf/ Had asked, strong and tall, so sailors/ Could find it from far and wide;” Tower
Beowulf's uncle, _____, is the king of the Geats Higlac
Cain's descendant, _________, terrorizes the country Grendel
What trophy was taken as a result of the first battle? Arm
How many heirs did Beowulf have? Zero
Father of Hrothgar? Healfdane

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Romeo and Juliet Crossword Puzzle Key

Created
Apr 8, 2016
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This male is from the House of Capulet and he bites his thumb at people Sampson
This man is Romeo's cousin Benvolio
This Capulet kills Mercutio Tybalt
This man is a Capulet and he forces his daughter into marriage Lord Capulet
This Capulet lady has a daughter engaged to Paris Lady Capulet
This lord has a son who kills Tybalt Lord Montague
This lady dies of grief from her son's death Lady Montague
This Montague talks of fairies and dies because of Tybalt Mercutio
This Capulet is very talkitive and thinks Paris is a good suitor Nurse
This man comes up with the plan to reunite Romeo and Juliet Friar Laurence
This man was in charge of delivering the message of the plan to Romeo ( he failed to do so) Friar John
This person dies because he killed Mercutio Tybalt
This person's last request was to be laid with Juliet Paris
This Montague died of posion Romeo
This person died of a dagger wound Juliet
This person sold Romeo posion apothecary
This person has a name that rhymes with rinse Prince
This person can't read and asks Romeo for help servant

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