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Ottoman
Death Marches
Sick Man of Europe
Remembrance day
Soghomon Tehlirian
Eliticide
Islam
NY Times
Young Turks
Turkiification
April
CUP
Christianity
Adolf Hitler
Raphael Lemkin
Talaat Pasha

Ottoman Empire Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Caliph
Debt
Egypt
Industrialization
Islam
Janissaries
Modernizing
Ottoman Empire
Reforms
Secular
Selim
Sick man of Europe
Sultan
Tanzimat
Ulama
Western Culture
Young Ottomans
Young Turks

Southwest Asia Unit 2 Word Search

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Description

Kuwait
Genocide
Farsi
Israel
Culture
Religious Groups
Ethnic groups
Shias
Sunni
Bible
Torah
Koran
Quran
Muhammad
Adolf Hitler
Osama bin laden
Saddam Hussein
Suez Canal
Gaza Strip
Strait of hormuz
Persian Gulf
Saudi Arabia
Iran
Iraq
oligarchy
Queen
King
Dictatorship
Parliamentary Democracy
Unitary
Federal
Democracy
Autcracy
Theocracy
Holocaust
Antisemitism
Monotheistic
Turkey
Afghanistan
Arabs
Kurds
Persians
Christianity
Islam
Judaism

Muslim Empires Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Consist of the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal empires Gunpowder Empires
Well known ruler is the Ottoman Empire, rules from 1520-1566 and was known for expanding the empire Süleyman the magnificent
group of Muslims who descended from Turks, Afghans, and Mongols are now located here India
Rulers of the Safavid empire also known as kings to the Persians were called Shahs
Allowed other people to freely worship in their belief Religious tolerance
Empire ended because of too much money spent on war and palaces Mughal empire
Considered on of the strongest rulers of the Safavid empire who used merit to employ government workers Shah Abbās
Symbol or perfection and beauty in the ottoman empire Tulips
Popular art type in ottoman and Mughal empire; mosque of Süleyman (ottoman) Miniature painting
Ottoman came from early leader under this name Osman I
Leader who needed non-Muslim tax and created a fair and affordable tax system Akbar
Syncretism of Hinduism, Christianity, and Zoroastrianism Divine faith
This piece of Mughal empire architecture was built in 1631 Taj Mahal
Rulers of the Ottoman Empire were called Sultans
All the Muslims of this empire Safavid empire Shia Muslims
Muslim Turks of Anatolia around the 1300s are now a apart of this empire Ottoman
By WWI the Ottoman Empire was very weak and was known as the Sick man of Europe
Larger portion of the Islamic religion believe that the ruler does not have to be a descendant is Muhammad and can be voted on by the people Sunni

The World of Islam Crossword

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Crossword
Description

monotheistic religion that emerged in the Arabian Peninsula during the 7th century AD Islam
a pilgrimage to Makkah, one of the requirements of the 5 Pillars of Islam hajj
the ruler of an Arabic tribe, chosen from one of the leading families by the council of elders sheikh
the holy scriptures of the religion of Islam Quran
a Muslim group that only accepts descendants of the Umayyads as the true rulers of Islam Sunni
"struggle in the way of God" jihad
a law code drawn up by Muslim scholars after Muhammad's death; it provided believers with a set of practical laws to regulate their daily lives shari'ah
a Muslim group that accepts only the decendants of Muhammad's son-in-law Ali as the true rulers of Islam Shiite
A Muslim house of worship mosque
A high government official in ancient Egypt or in Muslim countries Vizier
"Holder of power"; the military and political head of state under the Seljuk Turks and the Ottomans sultan
A successor of Muhammad as spiritual and temperoal leader of the Muslims caliph
A covered market in Islamic cities bazaar
Geometric patterns repeated over and over to completely cover a surface with decorations arabesque
The crier that calls the Muslim faithful to prayer from the minaret of a mosque muezzin
An instrument used by sailors to determine their location by observing the positions of stars astrolabe
The tower of a mosque from which the muezzin calls the faithful to prayer 5 times a day minaret
Arabic for "God"; the supreme god of Islam Allah
the journey of Muhammad and his followers to Madinah in 622, which became year 1 of the official calendar of Islam Hijrah
a successor of Muhammad as spiritual and temporal leader of the Muslims caliph
the tower of a mosque from which the muezzin calls the faithful to prayer five times a day minaret
Lasted from 750-1258 after the Umayyad dynasty and was a more prosperous time; Baghdad became the capital and both Arab and non-Arab Muslims could hold civil and military offices Abbasid dynasty
Islamic leader after Muhammad who expanded and united the Muslim world Abū Bakr
peninsula between Egypt and Mesopotamia; mostly desert land Arabian Peninsula
capital during the Abbasid dynasty Baghdad
site in Gaul (now France) that halted the Arab expansion in Europe Battle of Tours
Arabs living in the desert who were among the first to convert to Islam bedouin
sea north of Persia; Arab traders carried goods here and beyond Caspian Sea
capital of Umayyad, Spain; largest city in Europe after Constantinople in 750 Córdoba
dynasty that arose in Egypt after Abbasid dynasty; focus of trade shifted to Cairo, Egypt Fatimids
acts of worship of the Islam faith: belief, prayer, charity, fasting, and pilgrimage Five Pillars of Islam
location in Spain where the Islamic palace Alhambra was built in the fourteenth century Granada
caliph of Abbasid dynasty; his reign is described as a golden age Hārūn al-Rashīd
Arabic historian in the fourteenth century who argued for a cyclical view of history Ibn Sīnā
Arabic philosopher in the twelfth century who wrote a commentary on Aristotle's surviving works Ibn-Khaldūn
Arabic philosopher and scientist who wrote a medical encyclopedia that among other things, stressed the contagious nature of certain diseases; also known as Avicenna Ibn-Rushd
Rich widow who became Muhammad's wife and became the first convert to Islam Khadija
"city of the prophet"; city to which Muhammad and his supporters went in 622 Madinah
Mecca, city in the Arabian Peninsula where Muhammad was born; location of the Kaaba, a holy shrine Arabs revered for its association with Abraham Makkah
Pastoral people who conquered much of the known world in the early thirteenth century with a destructive force Mongols
twelfth-century Persian poet, mathematician, and astronomer; wrote the Rubaiyat Omar Khayyám
sultan of Egypt who took control of Syria; his army invaded Jerusalem in 1187 and destroyed the Christian crusaders there Saladin
nomadic people from central Asia who converted to Islam and took command of the empire in 1055 Seljuk Turks
greatly expanded the Arab Empire, ruled from 661 to 750 Umayyad dynasty
city of the prophet Madinah
Those who practice the religion of Islam Muslims
The journey of Madinah is known as Hijrah
They perform prescribed prayers five times a day prayer
Give part of their wealth to the poor Charity
Muslims refrain from food and drink from dawn to sunset Fasting
belivers are expected to make a _____________ to Makkah at least once in their lifetime Pilgrimage
Muslims believe there is no deity but the One God, and Muhammad is his messenger Belief
Who conquered the entire Persian Empire by 650? Arabs
"holder of power" Sultan
Who took over most of Anatolian Turks

Byzantine Empire Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Arab Muslims
Byzantine
Constantinople
Divergence
Doctrine
Eastern Orthodox
Emperor
Greek Influence
Invasions
Islamic Culture
Justinian Code
Justinian I
Latin Services
Marriage
New rome
Ottoman Turks
Patriarch
Plague
Pope
Priest
Roman Catholic
Schism
Theodora
Trade Center
Western Church

Holocaust Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Who was Hitler's main target in the Holocaust? Jews
About how many Jews were murdered during the Holocaust? Six Million
This category began paying income taxes for the first time in 1942 with the Revenue Act Middle Class
FDR rejected a plan where by U.S. would have bombed RR tracks leading to this camp in Poland during WW2 Auschwitz
Hitler's favored people Aryans
The term used for the offical policy of the extermination of all European Jews Final Solution
"Lighting War"- term used to describe German military strategy during WW2 Blizkrieg
German word for Jews Juden
Walled section of a city in which Jews were required to live during the Holocaust Ghetto
Prejudice against Jews Anti-Semitism
An interment camp holding enemies of German-often identified with Jews during WW2 Concentration Camps
National socialist German workers' party-the party of Adolf Hitler and those in power in Germany during WW2 Nazis
The name given to the deaths of about six-million Jews during WW2 Holocaust
Originally Hitler's elite guard- later in charger of death camps SS
Large charmbers, built and used in Nazi death camps Gas Cambers

Ottoman Empire Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Western Culture
Sick man of Europe
Ottoman Empire
Industrialization
Ulama
Selim
Modernizing
Egypt
Young Turks
Tanzimat
Secular
Janissaries
Debt
Young Ottomans
Sultan
Reforms
Islam
Caliph

Armenian Genocide Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Where is Armenia located Southwestern Asia
Armenia is the first country to adopt what religion Christianity
Where did the Armenian Genocide occur Ottoman Empire
Who were the perpetrators of the Armenian Genocide Young Turks
Main reason for the Armenian Genocide Turkification
Nickname for ottoman empire Sick man of europe
Armenian men were Drafted
Some people were taken to the _______ and killed Desert
Women, children, and elderly were put on Trains
Christian citizens were seen as Inferior
Targets in the Armenian Genocide Armenians
First genocide of the 20th century Armenian Genocide
The Armenian Genocide takes place during what war World War One
Armenian girls were often _______ Raped
More than ________ the Armenian population is eliminated Half
The Young Turks made an agreement with ________ during WW1 Berlin

World War 2 Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Type of bomb built during WORLD WAR II that was more powerful than any built before it. atomic bomb
This battle was the German's last major offensive in World War II. The Allies pushed the Germans back and won. Battle of Bulge
A leader who has complete control over a country's government dictator
A war fought between 1939-1945 between Axis/Allied powers. World War 2
June 6, 1944 - Led by Eisenhower, over a million troops (the largest invasion force in history) stormed the beaches at Normandy and began the process of re-taking France. The turning point of World War II D-Day
GERMANY, ITALY, JAPAN Axis
GREAT BRITAN, FRANCE,UNITED STATES,SOVIET UNION. Allies
Communist dictator of the Soviet Union, Successor to Lenin as head of the USSR; strongly nationalist view of Communism; war with Western Europe and the United States. Joseph Stalin
1933 dictator of Germany, German Nazi dictator during World War II (1889-1945) Adolf Hitler
leader of the Allied forces in Europe during WORLD WAR11 leader of troops in Africa and commander in D-Day invasion-elected president. Dwight Eisenhower
(1893-1976) Leader of the Communist Party in China that overthrew Jiang Jieshi and the Nationalists. Established China as the People's Republic of China and ruled from 1949 until 1976 Mao Zedong
December 7, 1941 - Surprise attack by the Japanese on the main U.S. Pacific Fleet harbored in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii destroyed 18 U.S. ships and 200 aircraft. American losses were 3000, Japanese losses less than 100. In response, the U.S. declared war on Japan and Germany, entering World War II. Pearl Harbour
Backyard gardens; Americans were encouraged to grow their own vegetables to support the war effort Victory Gardens
Backyard gardens; Americans were encouraged to grow their own vegetables to support the war effort Victory Gardens
Japanese forced about 60,000 of americans and philippines to march 100 miles with little food and water, most died or were killed on the way Bataan Death March
a bloody and prolonged operation on the island of Iwo Jima in which American marines landed and defeated Japanese defenders (February and March 1945) Iwo Jima
A noted British statesman who led Britain throughout most of World War II and along with Roosevelt planned many allied campaigns. He predicted an iron curtain that would separate Communist Europe from the rest of the West. Winston Churchill
prison camps used under the rule of Hitler in Nazi Germany. Conditions were inhuman, and prisoners, mostly Jewish people, were generally starved or worked to death, or killed immediately. Concentration camps
A propaganda character designed to increase production of female workers in the factories. It became a rallying symbol for women to do their part. Rosie the Riveter
Ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cause. Propaganda

Early Middle Ages Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A system of government in which power is divided between a central authority and a number of individual states. Feudal System
An estate granted to a vassal by a lord under the feudal system in medieval Europe. Fief
A person who received a grant of land from a lord in exchange for a pledge of loyalty and services Vassal
An armored warrior who fought on horseback. Knight
A lords estate, supported the lord economically from his land and from contributions from the peasant population under his authority. Manorial System
Medieval peasant legally bound to lie on a lords estate. Serfs
King of the Franks from 768, He united much of Europe during the early Middle ages. Charlemagne
A document, written by English nobles, as a way to present their demands to the king. Magna Carta
Medieval Christian warriors sought to recover control of the holy land from the muslims. Crusades
An empire founded in 1299 and dissolved in 1922. Ottoman Empire
A region that included Jerusalem and the area around it. Included Jews, Christians, and muslims. Holy Land
Ruled most of India and Pakistan.It consolidated Islam in South Asia and spread Muslim arts and culture as well as the Mughal Empire
King of England from 6 July 1189 until his death April 6, 1199. He also ruled Duke of Normandy, Aquitaine, and Richard The Lion Hearted
A denial of church teaching Heresy
A decline in the value of money, A rise in the prices of goods and services. Inflation
The taking away of a persons right of membership in a Christian church Excommunication