Type
Crossword
Description

ONE WORD FOR A BIG FARM WHERE CROPS ARE GROWN ON A LARGE SCALE PLANTATION
CROPS SOLD FOR MONEY, IS CALLED ________CROPS CASH
IN THE SOUTHERN STATES COLONISTS __________BIG FARMS ESTABLISHED
THE OWNER OF THE FARM WAS A _____________MAN WEALTHY
PRODUCTS LIKE _________ WAS GROWN ON THESE PLANTATIONS TOBACCO
THEY DID NOT EAT THE PRODUCTS BUT SOLD IT FOR A ___________ PROFIT
THE AMERICAN ECONOMY WAS BASED ON _____________ AGRICULTURE
THE PLANTATION OWNERS _________CASH CROPS AND BECAME WEALTHY EXPORTED
IN A SLAVE STATE THE SLAVERY WAS ________ LEGAL
IN A FREE STATE SLAVERY WAS __________ PROHIBITED
MOST SLAVES WAS IN THE SOUTHERN COASTAL STATES OF ________ GEORGIA
IN THE NORTHERN PARTS OF AMERICA SLAVES WORKS IN HOUSES AND _______ BUSINESSES
HOW MANY ORIGINAL COLONIES WERE IN THE USA? THIRTEEN
SLAVERY WAS LEGAL IN THE NORTH FOR TWO _________YEARS HUNDRED
RICH PEOPLE SEES THAT SLAVES IS A ________SYMBOL OF THEIR STATUS VISIBLE
SOME WEALTHY FAMILIES IN THE NORTH USED SLAVES AS ________ COACHMEN
WHAT WAS ONE OF THE CAUSES OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR? SLAVERY

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

Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a person who favors the abolition of a practice or institution, especially capital punishment or (formerly) slavery. Abolitionist
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865 Abe Lincoln
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, during the Reconstruction era (1865–1877). Carpetbagger
fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy. Civil War
a southern soldier confederate
a plant that is farmed by slaves Cotton
landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in which the Court held that African Americans, whether enslaved or free you have no rights Dred Scott Case
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, usually by legal means. Freedman
state that doesn't allow slavery 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, United States. Harpers Ferry
the production of goods or services within an economy. Industry
an American politician who was a U.S. Representative and Senator from Mississippi, the 23rd U.S. Secretary of War, and the President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. Jefferson Davis
an American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States. John Brown
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. Missouri Compromise
a person who supervises others, especially workers. Overseer
a large piece of land usually in a tropical or semitropical area where one crop is specifically planted for widespread commercial sale and usually tended by resident laborers. Plantation
a public or official announcement, especially one dealing with a matter of great importance. Proclamation
a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or ruler. Rebel
Southern whites who supported Reconstruction and the Republican Party, after the American Civil War. Scalawags
withdraw formally from membership in a federal union, an alliance, or a political or religious organization. Secede
a legal or economic system in which principles of property law are applied to humans allowing them to be classified as property, to be owned, bought and sold accordingly, and they cannot withdraw unilaterally from the arrangement. 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 with the aid of abolitionists and allies who were sympathetic to their cause. Underground Railroad
the state of being united or joined. Union

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

Harriet Tubman Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Law that was passed after 1850 that made it dangerous for slaves to escape Fugitive Slave Law
People on the lookout who captured slaves and returned them for a reward slave hunters
Harriet's nickname as a child Minty
Day of the week that slaves could escape Saturday
Country up north that divides itself from the United States Canada
People who did not believe in slavery and helped hide slaves to escape quakers
Horse that helped carry Harriet's parents dollie mae
Harriet's mother Old Rit
Harriet's father Ben
Land that slaves lived and worked on plantation
The first state Harriet arrived in that allowed her to be free Philadelphia
A topic that Harriet spoke to people about when speaking at meeting up north antislavery
Crop that was grown in the south that is in the shape of a ball cotton
Crop that was also growth in the south to smoke or chew tobacco
The star that Harriet's father taught her to follow north star
Grows on the north sides of trees moss
People who believed slavery was evil and wanted to end slavery abolitionists
Something that Harriet dreamed of gaining when arriving up north freedom
The husband of Harriet John
The river that Harriet followed to Maryland Choptank

The Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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 War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Causes of the American Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

someone who wants to end slavery abolitionist
production of crops; farming agriculture
America's 1st constitution; was too weak because the government had no power to tax, etc.: Articles of ______________ Confederation
southern states during the civil war: ____________ states confederate
system of how goods and services are produced, sold, and bought economy
governmental system in which power is shared between a national government and smaller local governments: _______________ government federal
production of goods by using machines and factories industry
had lots of factories, bigger population, believed in no slavery and a strong central government: _________________ States Northern
to refuse to enforce something nullification
concept that political power rests with the people who can create, alter, and abolish government: popular _______________ sovereignty
to withdraw from a political agreement with a nation and become independent secession
condition in which individuals are owned and controlled by others slavery
farms and plantations, wanted slavery and states to have more power in the government: ________________ States Southern
individual states have the right to pass and enforce laws independently and with little interference by the federal government (2 words) statesrights
addition of territories by the United States across North America from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean: westward __________________ expansion

Original 13 Colonies Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Travler Pilgrim
a crop grown to be sold cash crop
person/institution that owes a sum of money debtors
supporting democracy or its principles democratic
blue dye obtained from various plants indigo
Wampanoag leader who waged King Phillip's War with New England Metacom
a large area of land where crops are grown plantation
a person who follows strict moral rules and who believes that pleasure is wrong puritans
A member of the Religious Society of Friends Quakers
a type of colonial administration of the British overseas territories royal colony
state laws established to determine the status of slaves and the rights of their owners slave codes
Patuxet man who assisted the Pilgrims after their first winter in what is now Massachusetts Squanto
a form of government in which a country is ruled by religious leaders theocracy
water that flows over land during high tide Tidewater
a plant that produces leaves which are smoked in cigarettes, pipes, etc. tobacco
A Puritan religious leader of the seventeenth century Roger Williams
a remote undeveloped rural area backcountry
an important participant in the Antinomian Controversy Anne Hutchinson
an English real estate entrepreneur, early Quaker William Penn
an agreement reached by the Pilgrims on the Mayflower in 1620 Mayflower Compact

civil war crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A person who favors slavery and capital punishment. ABOLITIONIST
The sixteenth president of the United States, first Republican president. ABELINCOLN
The action of annexing something, especially territory. ANNEXATION
To kill someone for political or religious reasons. ASSASSINATE
Seal off (a place) to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving. BLOCKADE
A candidate who seeks election in an area where they have no local connections. CARPETBAGGER
War between the north and the south (confederation and union). CIVILWAR
A soldier for the south (confederation). CONFEDERATE
Soft white plant grown commercially for cotton products. COTTON
A case that said even free slaves do not have any rights. DREDSCOTTCASE
To free. EMANCIPATION
An island fortification located in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Originally constructed in 1829 as a coastal garrison. FORTSUMTER
An emancipated slave. FREEDMEN
A state that does not allow slavery. FREESTATE
A law passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, which provided southern slaveholders with legal weapons to capture slaves who had escaped to the free states. FUGITIVESLAVEACT
A place in Virginia where an abolitionist lead a raid against a federal army. HARPERSFERRY
An economic activity concerned with the processing of raw materials and manufacture of goods in factories. INDUSTRY
The secretary of war and president of the Confederate States of America for the duration of the American Civil War. JEFFERSONDAVIS
An American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States. JOHNBROWN
A settlement of a dispute between slave and free states. MISSOURICOMPROMISE
Someone who supervises other people or workers. OVERSEER
An estate where many crops and trees grow. PLANTATION
A public or official announcement. PROCLAMATION
A person who rises against armed forces or authority. REBEL
A person who behaves badly but in a sort of funny way. SCALAWAGS
Withdraw from some sort of union. SECEDE
The practice or system of owning another human and forcing them to do work. SLAVERY
A path for slaves to go to become a free slave. UNDERGROUNDRAILROAD

tic tac toe Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

granted african americans the right to vote 15th amendment
terrorist group made o confederate soldiers Ku Klux Klan
was enacted on july 2nd Civil Rights Act
was a democratic politician from georgia Herman Talmedge
provide us military aid to foreign nations during WW2 lend lease act
was an american politician , diplomat,activist, and pastor of georgia andrew young
another name for the first ten amendments the bill of rights
the first black student admitted to emory university Hamilton holmes
bug that destroyed cotton boll weevil
Majority of white men must swear loyalty to the Union, must ratify the 13th Amendment and former confederate officials may vote and hold office johnson plan
a landmark piece of civil rights legislation civil rights act of 1964
Abolished Slavery 13th amendment
says all people born in america have the rights to vote exc. 14th amendment
citizens cannot be denied the right to vote race or ethnicity 15th amendment
Segregation Forced separation of whites and African Americans in public places segregation
gave food clothing and shelter to former slaves freedmans bureua
a person who is against slavery abolititionist
system of farming in which a person rents land to farm from a planter tenant farming
A system used on southern farms after the Civil War in which farmers worked land owned by someone else in return for a small portion of the crops sharecropping
Laws denying most rights to newly freed slaves; passed by southern states following the Civil War black codes
laws created to separate blacks from whites jim crow laws
a 1896 Supreme Court decision which legalized state ordered segregation so long as the facilities for blacks and whites were equal plessy vs. ferguson
first African american mayor of Atlanta Maynard jackson