Type
Crossword
Description

a railing supported by balusters, especially an ornamental parapet on a balcony, bridge, or terrace balustrade
an economic and political system in which a country's trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather than by state capitalism
a series of shots fired or missiles thrown all at the same time or in a quick succession fusillade
casual lock of concern; indifference insouciance
self-pityingly or tearfully sentimental, often through drunkenness maudlin
a beggar mendicant
an area of muddy or boggy ground morasses
reform-minded journalists in the Progressive Era in the U.S. who exposed established institutions and leaders as corrupt muckraker
to bicker or quibble over trifles or unimportant matters pettifogging
a medium-sized game bird in the grouse family ptarmigan
any of group of anime compounds of unpleasant taste and order formed in putrefying animal and vegetable matter and formally though to cause food poisoning ptomaines
a boxer, especially a professional one pugilist
potassium nitrate saltpetre
the ancient Roman festival of Saturn in December, which was a period of general merrymaking and was the predecessor of Christmas saturnalia
a political and economic theory of social organization which advocates that the means of production, distribution, and exchange should be owned or regulated by the community as a whole socialism

Political Parties Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Of or involving the agreement or cooperation of two political parties that usually oppose each other's polices. Bipartisan
An alliance for combined action, especially a temporary alliance of political parties forming a government or of state. Coalition
General Agreement Consensus
Parties rooted in poor economic times, lacking a clear ideological base, dissatisfied with current conditions and demanding better times. Economic Protest Parties
All of the people entitled to vote in a given election. Electorate
Parties based on a particular set of beliefs, a comprehensive view of social, economic, and political matters. Ideological Parties
The current officeholder. Incumbent
In America politics, the Republican and the Democratic Parties Major Parties
One of the political parties not widely supported. Minor Party
A system in which several major and many lesser parties exist, seriously compete for, and actually win, public offices. Multiparty
A political system in which only one party exists. One Party System
Government action based on firm allegiance to a political party. Partisanship
In America politics the party in power is the party that controls the executive branch of government- i.e., the presidency at the national level, or the governorship at the State Level Party In Power
A society which consists of several distinct cultures and groups. Pluralistic Society
In an election, the number of votes that the leading candidate obtains over the next highest candidate. Plurality
A group of persons who seek to control government through the winning of elections and the holding public office. Political Party
Party that concentrate on only on public policy matter. Single Issue Parties
Electoral district from which one person is chosen by the voters for each elected office. Single Member District
Parties that have split away from one of the major parties. Splinter Parties
Prejudice in favor of a particualr cause. Partisanship

Civil War Crossword

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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

Political Policies Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

supported by two parties bipartisan
a temporary alliance of several groups who come together to form a working majority and so to control a government coalition
general agreement among various groups on fundamental matters; broad agreement on public questions consensus
parties rooted in poor economic times, lacking a clear ideological base, dissatisfied with current conditions and demanding better times economic protest party
all of the people entitled to vote in a given election electorate
parties based on a particular set of beliefs, a comprehensive view of social, economic, and political matters ideological parties
the current officeholder incumbent
in American politics, the Republican and the Democratic parties major parties
one of the political parties not widely supported minor party
a system in which several major and many lesser parties exist, seriously compete for, and actually win, public offices multiparty
a political system in which only one party exists one party system
government action based on firm allegiance to a political party partisanship
in American politics, the party that controls the executive branch of government—i.e., the presidency at the national level, or the governorship at the State level party in power
a society which consists of several distinct cultures and groups pluralistic society
in an election, the number of votes that the leading candidate obtains over the next highest candidate plurality
a group of persons who seek to control government through the winning of elections and the holding of public office political party
parties that concentrate on only one public policy matter Single-issue parties
electoral district from which one person is chosen by the voters for each elected office Single member district
parties that have split away from one of the major parties Splinter parties
a political system dominated by two major parties Two-party system

POLITICAL PARTIES Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

promotes community and social responsibility Democratic
Political party against gun control Republican
/The republican party is for ______ restrictions Immigration
Party that believes consenting adults can choose sexuality but companies can refuse service Libertarian
Party intolerant of racism,sexism,homophobism, and ageism Green Party
Party that believes in a limited government Republican
The democratic party is a fan of _____taxation Progressive
The green party believes in no ____penalty Death
A group that seeks to elect candidates to public office Political Party
Followers of Andrew Jackson Jacksonians
Jacksons Opponents Whigs
The Republican and Democratic Parties Major Parties
Governement action based on firm allegiance to a political party Partisanship
One of the political parties not widely supported Minor Party
supported by 2 parties Bipartisan
General agreement among various groups on fundamental matters;broad agreement on public questions Consensus
A conflicting group Faction
Parties based on a particular set of beliefs, a comprehensive view of social, economic, and political matters Ideological Parties
Differences in political views held by political parties Political Spectrum

Key terms (Business Ethics) Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force Imperialism
A society or system that is governed or controlled by corporation Corporatocracy
Leadership or dominance, especially by one country or social group over others Hegemony
A war instigated by a major power that does not itself become involved Proxy Wars
CDC, FDA, OSHA, EPA Federal Agencies
The policy or practice of acquiring full or partial political control over another county, occupying it with settlers Colonialism
Holding the brief that was and violence are unjustifiable Pacifist
Faliure to take proper care in doing something; (LAW) Negligence
Distributing society's benefits and burdens Distribute justice
Blaming or punishing persons fairly for doing wrong Retributive Justice
Restoring to a person what the person lost when he or she was wronged by someone Compensatory Justice
Lack of order or predictability, gradual decline into disorder. Entropy
Holding the belief that war and violence are unjustifiable Pacifist
A political and economic theory of social organization that advocates that the means of production Socialism
Promotes civil liberties, free markets, non-interventionism and laissez-faire Libertarianism
An economic and political system in which a country's trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather than by the state. Capitalism
Addressing the rationale and effects of individual actions; it considers effects of entire social, political, and economic system. Micro Ethics
Behavior showing high moral standards;integrity, dignity Virtue
A person's inherent qualities of mind and character Disposition
An immoral or wicked personal characteristic Vice

Industrial Revolution Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

the totality of the changes in economic and social organization that began about 1760 in England and later in other countries, characterized chiefly by the replacement of hand tools with power-driven machines, as the power loom and the steam engine, and by the concentration of industry in large establishments Industrial Revolution
a supply of goods kept on hand for sale to customers by a merchant, distributor, manufacturer, etc.; inventory Stock
a tract of land surrounded by a fence enclosure
an association of individuals, created by law or under authority of law, having a continuous existence independent of the existences of its members, and powers and liabilities distinct from those of its members corporation
Crop rotation is the practice of growing a series of dissimilar or different types of crops in the same area in sequenced seasons. It helps in reducing soil erosion and increases soil fertility and crop yield croprotation
Adam Smith was a Scottish moral philosopher, pioneer of political economy, and a key figure in the Scottish Enlightenment. Smith is best known for two classic works: The Theory of Moral Sentiments, and An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations adamsmith
the large-scale introduction of manufacturing, advanced technical enterprises, and other productive economic activity into an area, society, country, etc industrialization
an economic system in which investment in and ownership of the means of production, distribution, and exchange of wealth is made and maintained chiefly by private individuals or corporations, especially as contrasted to cooperatively or state-owned means of wealth capitalism
a building or group of buildings with facilities for the manufacture of goods factory
a theory or system of social organization that advocates the vesting of the ownership and control of the means of production and distribution, of capital, land, etc., in the community as a whole socialism
Karl Marx was a German philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist and revolutionary socialist karlmarx
a person who organizes and manages any enterprise, especially a business, usually with considerable initiative and risk entrepreneur
a group of states or nations united into one political body union
to deal a blow or stroke to (a person or thing), as with the fist, a weapon, or a hammer; hit strike
of, relating to, or characteristic of the middle class; bourgeois middleclass

Government Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The constitutional power of the chief executive of a state or nation to prevent or delay the enactment of legislation passed by the legislature; reject Veto
A formal agreement or contract between two or more states, such as an alliance or trade arrangement Treaty
In violation of the requirements of the constitution of a nation or state. Unconstitutional
Process by which overtime many changes have been made in the Constitution which have not involved any changes in its written words Informal Amendment
A system of government in which a written constitution divides power between a central government and regional or sub-divisional governments Federalism
Review by the US Supreme Court of the constitutional validity of a legislative act. Judicial Review
Separate parts of a legal document that deals with a single subject Articles
An international agreement, usually regarding routine administrative matters not warranting a formal treaty, made by the executive branch of the US government without ratification by the Senate. Executive Agreement
A custom whereby presidential appointments are confirmed only if there is no objection to them by the senators from the appointee's state, especially from the senior senator of the president's party from that state. Senatorial Courtesy
A body of people representing the states of the US, who formally cast votes for the election of the president and vice president. Electoral College
A body of persons appointed by a head of state or a prime minister to head the executive departments of the government and to act as official advisers. Cabinet
Counterbalancing influences by which an organization or system is regulated, typically those ensuring that political power is not concentrated in the hands of individuals or groups. Checks and Balances
Proposing an amendment, which can be done by either both chambers of Congress, passing it by a two-thirds vote or by two-thirds of the states requesting a convention be held to consider amendments Formal Amendment
An article added to the US Constitution. Amendment
An introductory statement; especially : the introductory part of a constitution or statute that usually states the reasons for and intent of the law Preamble
An act of vesting the legislative, executive, and judicial powers of government in separate bodies Separation of Powers
The first ten amendments to the US Constitution, ratified in 1791 and guaranteeing such rights as the freedoms of speech, assembly, and worship. Bill of Rights
Of or relating to an established set of principles governing a state. Constitutional
The restriction of the arbitrary exercise of power by subordinating it to well-defined and established laws. Rule of Law

Cold War Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

struggle for power that took place between the united states and the soviet union after WW2 Cold War
a very extremely powerful and dominant nations United Nations, international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations Superpower
ideological barrier that divided eastern and western Europe during the cold war Iron Curtain
international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations United Nations
the U.S policy of attempting to restrict soviet power and influence around the world by preventing the spread of communism Containment
U.S aid plan designed to promote economic recovery in Europe after WW2 Marshall Plan
mutual defense pact formed by the U.S, Canada, and Western Europe nations in 1949 nato
a competition between nations to achieve weapons superiority Cultural Revolution, a period of revolutionary upheaval and political persecution in China arms race
first major battle of the Cold War fought by communist and non-communist korean war
communist insurgents in South Vietnam Viet Cong
war between North and South Vietnam vietnamwar
belief that if Vietnam fell to the communists, the rest of Asia would fall domino theory
a secret political, economic, or military operation sponsored by a gov't and designed to support a foreign policy covertaction
easing of Cold War tensions and hostility between the east and west during 1970s detente
policy of building a weapon arsenal so deadly that no other nation will dare to attack Deterrence
person who allowed the USSR to build nuclear missile bases in Cuba Fidel Castro
military pact for the Soviet Union and their allies Warsaw Pact
Chinese communist leader maozedong
head and dictator of the Soviet Communists from 1928-1953 Josephstalin
40th president of the United States and helped end the Cold War ronaldreagan
operation that moved supplies into West Berlin by american and British Planes during Soviet blockade berlinairlift
meeting between Churchill, Stalin, and Roosevelt yaltaconference
prime minister of Great Britain that invented the "Iron Curtain" winstonchurchill
system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common communism
policy of Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev glasnost
small groups of soldiers, often volunteers, who make surprise attacks guerillas
communist leader of North Vietnam; used guerilla warfare to fight hochiminh
competition of space exploration between United States and Soviet Union space race
period of revolutionary upheaval and political persecution in China Cultural Revolution

Matter Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The amount of space something takes up. Volume
The amount of mass per unit of volume. Density
Particles are very close together. Solid
When a solid turns into a gas Sublimation
The property of a substance that is observed during a chemical change. Chemical Property
Matter cannot be created or destroyed however matter can change forms, says this law. Law of conservation of matter
The amount of matter in an object. Mass
The transfer of thermal energy through particles of matter that are in direct contact. Conduction
The transfer of thermal energy by electromagnetic waves. Radiation
Has definite volume but no definite shape. Liquid
Something that can flow freely and mix together easily. Fluid
Particles collide very often Gas
A type of mixture in which the substances are not evenly mixed Heterogeneous mixture
A mixture of hot ions and electrons Plasma
Features of all matter that can be observed and measured without changing the chemical composition of the substance. Physical Properties
A type of mixture in which the substances are evenly mixed. Homogeneous mixture
The transfer of thermal energy by the motion of fluids. Convection
capable of being attracted by or acquiring the properties of a magnet Magnetic
Matter that can vary in composition Mixture
The amount of mass in something. Weight

The Great Depression/The New Deal Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

engagement in business transactions involving considerable risk but offering the chance of large gains, especially trading in commodities, stocks speculation
when panicked sellers traded nearly 16 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange Blacktuesday
The period of declining and lower economic activity in the worldwide economy from the late 1920s through the 1930s Greatdepression
a shanty town built by homeless people in the US during the Great Depression hooverville
A parched region of the Great Plains, including parts of Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Texas, where a combination of drought and soil erosion created enormous dust storms in the 1930s dustbowl
to bring or send back (a person, especially a prisoner of war, a refugee, etc.) to his or her country or land of citizenship. repartriation
A group of government programs and policies established under President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 1930s; Newdeal
used to describe a series of 30 evening radio conversations (chats) given by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt between 1933 and 1944. firesidechats
the U.S. corporation insuring deposits in the United States against bank failure fdic
was a public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 in the United States for unemployed, unmarried men from relief families as part of the New Deal ccc
was a prime New Deal agency established by U.S. president Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) in 1933. The goal was to eliminate "cut-throat competition" by bringing industry, labor, and government together to create codes of "fair practices" and set prices nra
the largest and most ambitious American New Deal agency, employing millions of unemployed people WPA
law enacted by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935 to create a system of transfer payments in which younger, working people support older, retired people. SSA
Tariff that that raised import duties to protect American businesses and farmers, adding considerable strain to the international economic climate of the Great Depression. HAWLEY-SMOOT
was a large-scale public works construction agency in the United States headed by Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes. PWA