Type
Word Search
Description

tragedy
racism
injustice
clothes
slavery
food
families
assimilation
know their culture
childern
respect the survivors
cut hair
honor the dead
save the man
kill the indian

The Westward Expansion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

large farms owned by speculators who hired laborers to work the land; these large farms allowed their owners to benefit from economies of scale and prosper, but they did nothing to help small family farms, which continued to struggle bonanza farms
a frontier home constructed of dirt held together by thick-rooted prairie grass that was prevalent in the Midwest; sod, cut into large rectangles, was stacked to make the walls of the structure, providing an inexpensive, yet damp, house for western settlers sod house
Sod houses were common in the ________ as settlers moved west Midwest
This phrase, which implies divine encouragement for territorial expansion Manifest Destiny
allowed any head of household, or individual over the age of twenty-one—including unmarried women—to receive a parcel of 160 acres for only a nominal filing fee. Homestead Act
a term used to describe African Americans who moved to Kansas from the Old South to escape the racism there western settlers: The first houses built by __________ were typically made of mud and sod with thatch roofs exodusters
Farmers also faced the ever-present threat of _______and farm foreclosure by the banks debt
primary goal of most western settlers homestead farming
he period between 1848 and 1849 when prospectors found large strikes of gold in California, leading others to rush in and follow suit; this period led to a cycle of boom and bust through the area, as gold was discovered, mined, and stripped California Gold Rush
the first significant silver find in the country, discovered by Henry T. P. Comstock in 1859 in Nevada Comstock Lode
this armed conflict between cowboys moving cattle along the trail and ranchers who wished to keep the best grazing lands for themselves occurred in Clay County, Texas, between 1883 and 1884 Fence Cutting War
What specific types of hardships did an average American farmer not face as he built his homestead in the Midwest? hostile Indian attacks
The American cowboy owes much of its model to what other culture? Mexicans
Which of the following was not a primary method by which the American government dealt with American Indians during the period of western settlement? appeasement
an attempt to disarm a group of Lakota Sioux Indians near Wounded Knee, South Dakota, which resulted in members of the Seventh Cavalry of the U.S. Army opening fire and killing over 150 Indians Battle of Wounded Knee
the process by which an Indian was “redeemed” and assimilated into the American way of life by changing his clothing to western clothing and renouncing his tribal customs in exchange for a parcel of land Americanization
What brought the majority of Chinese immigrants to the U.S.? gold
How were Hispanic citizens deprived of their wealth and land in the course of western settlement? land seizures
were individual prospectors who sifted gold out of the dirt and gravel through “panning” or by diverting a stream through a sluice box Forty-Niners
provided a quick path from Texas to railroad terminals in Abilene, Wichita, and Dodge City, Kansas, where cowboys would receive their pay. Chisholm Trail
also known as “devil’s rope” barbed wire
who brought their families west? wealthy men
many of the long-trail cattle riders were? African American
This agreement established distinct tribal borders, essentially codifying the reservation system First Treaty of Fort Laramie
. Rather, they either returned to tribal life or fled out of fear of remaining troops, until the ____________ arrived in greater numbers and began to exterminate Indian U.S. Army

Civil Rights Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Breaking down of racial separation Desegregation
Congress of Racial Equality CORE
A black woman who refused to move to the back of the bus Rosa Parks
President Eisenhower sends troops to this high school Little Rock
Rosa didn't move to the back of the bus in Montgomery Alabama
Four black college students began _____ at lunch Sit ins
"I have a dream..." Martin Luther King Jr
The speech delivered to hundreds at the March on Washington
Black men and women walked fifty-four miles which created the Bloody Sunday
African American Civil Rights SCLC
Who was the first African American to graduate from Little Rock High School? Ernst Green
In the University of Mississippi _____, the first black man to attend James Meredith
Emmett Till was from Chicago
Who was killed after trying to protect his mother and grandfather? Jimmie Lee Jackson
Who was chosen to lead the Montgomery Bus Boycott MLKJR
/Michael Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman's deaths brought National Attention
Former NAACP worker Thurgood Marshall
Crime committed because of a persons race, religion, or sex Hate Crime
Little Rock nine got put into school because of this movement NAACP
Activists who rode on a bus that were segregated Freedom Riders
A committee that included many different Civil rights movements founded by the SCLC SNCC
Girl who was expelled before her first class at U of A Autherine Lucy
Killing someone without giving them a legal trial Lynching
Providing equal pay to everyone no matter their race or gender Pay Equity
Separating certain races from every other race Segregation
A racist group KKK
Thinking or believing that one race is better than the rest Racism
Law separating blacks from whites Jim Crow
The act or practice rather than the category of an individual Discrimination
Supreme Court saying that schools cannot segregate Brown v Board

Paleolithic Era Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The use of skills and tools to meet practical needs. technology
The other term for Paleolithic Era OldStoneAge
describes a society of people that includes many families and relatives who have the same language, customs, beliefs and leader tribal
Having no fixed home and moving in search of food nomadic
After 25,000 years of freezing, what finally ended? IceAge
People of the time were _____________ and gatherers. hunters
When the glaciers melted and the climate changed, __________ returned! water
What was the huge family of edible plants that was discovered? grasses
To cut these plants, man used a tool called a _____________. sickle
Two of their stable grains became wheat and ____________. barley
What type of home was made out of animal skins? tent
They lived in caves built on the _____________ side of hills. south
Living on this side of the hill protected the people from ________. wind
People lived in groups called _________________. clans
30-50 ___________________ lived in these groups. families
Who was the leader? eldestmale
The men handled the hunting and ____________. decisions
The women handled the children and the _______________. gathering
People gathered nuts and _________________. berries
There was no concept of ______________________ property; no one owned their shelter or land. private
Hunter and gatherers moved in search of _____________. food
Man ate grains, nuts, berries, animals and _____________ fish
One thing clothing was made out of was fishing __________. nets
Clothing was also made out of animal skins and _________. fur
What was the triangular blade called? microlith
Fishhooks were made out of bone and later _____________. metal
Stoned were attached to ____________ to make them more deadly. clubs
Logs were hollowed out to make ____________. boats
Nets were made out of animals or __________________. plants
What improved as man's weapons improved? foodsupply
Cave paintings were a form of ____________. art
Cave paintings told about man's daily _______________. customs
A main discovery of the time were stone tools and ___________. weapons
Man learned how to start and ______________ fire. control
Fire was used for ________________, heat and for cooking. light

Kitchen Safety Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

do not use food from cans that are leaking, bulged or _______________ damaged
Extinguish a grease _______ with baking soda. fire
Make sure matchse are out by running water over them before you ______ them away throw
A safety hazard that is cause by hot objects are _______ burns
____________ occur when something is on the floor that shouldn't be falls
When handling hot pans, be sure to use ___________ holders and not damp dish towels or wash cloths pot
Handle all ___________ equipment with dry hands electrical
When tasting food, never pu the tasting ________- back into the food spoon
____________ objects and knives should be stored seperately to prevent cuts. sharp
Cutting boards need to be scrubbed thoroughly with a cleanser containing _____________. Chlorine
Keep _____ foods above 140 degrees until serving time. hot
You should ________ all accidents that happen in the class to the teacher. report
Always wash _____________ before cooking and if you touch something with germs. hands
Do not buy food in ________ jars or jars with bulging lids plastic
Tilt ______ of pots and pans towards you so that steam will not burn your hands or face lids
Proper first-aid for severe bleeding is _______ pressure. direct
_____________ knives are dangerous because they require more pressure to cut foods. Dull
Keep these cold and do not buy cracked or soiled ones. ______ eggs
Always use a cutting ___________ to cut your foods on while cooking. board
The type of burn where the skin is red and blisters form is called a ___________ degree burn. second
One of three rules to remember about keeping food safe it to keep it _______. Clean
Fo an electrial fire, use a _____________ fire extinguisher. Chemical
You should do this immediately when food is spilledo nthe floor. _______ up wipe
Always ________ matches away from you and hold them upright so the flame burns more slowly. strike
An ounce of _______ is worth a pound of cure prevention
This may happen to an electrical circuit if too many applliances are used at the same time. overload
A type of safety hazard that is cause by share objects is ____________ cuts
One way to keep food safe is to keep _______ foods _______. (same word) cold
Learn to cut ________ from you when cutting food or peeling vegetables. away

First Nations Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

European
Agreement
Culture
Assimilation
Oral History
Crown
Saskatchewan
Canada
Covenant
Contract
Nation
Aboriginal
Creator
First Nations
Indian Act
Treaty
Inuit
Metis
Tipi
Buffalo
Worldview

Aboriginal Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A place consisting of multiple ethnic groups, cultures, languages and religions. Multicultural
A policy and law that recognizes and supports the diversity of a nation's or province's population. Multiculturalism
The co-existence of many religions in a society. Religious Pluralism
The attempt to blend the beliefs and practices of different religions into one system. Syncretism
An attitude that recognizes the right of others to think, live, or worship according to their own believes. Tolerance
Aboriginal men or women who are recognized, respected and consulted for their wisdom, experience, knowledge, background and insight Elders
Refers to native, original or earliest known habitants of a region. Indigenous
Arrangements of rocks or boulders made by aboriginals. Petroforms
Arrangements of rocks or boulders made by aboriginals. Petroglyphs
Absorb one group into a culture of another. Assimilate
Children (aboriginal) taken from their home to far distances. Residential Schools
Belief that The Great Spirit can inhabit / live in all things. Animism
Ceremony that aims to purify the body, mind, spirit and restore right relationships with self, others the creator, and all of creation. Sweat Lodge
Symbolizes unity, and harmony in the world. Used by algonquin first nations in ceremonies and rituals. Scared Pipe
Might be used for navigation and communication. Inuksuit
Herbs burnt in a shell or earthen bowl, holy act part of many rituals. Smudging
Considered sacred because eagle is viewed as a divine messenger. Eagle Feather
Person in search of spirit helpers will spend 3 days in a spot without food and little water. Vision Quest
The cree believe that the northern lights are spirit of dead relatives dancing. Northern Lights
Long, uncut braided hair worn by aboriginal people. Aboriginal Hair

Anti-Racism Work Sheet Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

prejudice
unity
just
knowledge
color
kindly
respect
responsibility
privilege
unified
free
institutional
fairness
equal
judgment
common
fair
culture
race
unbiased
slave
freedom
segregated
racism
transformation
bigot

Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The word in Spanish for a black animal people believe to be bad luck Gato
The word in Spanish for the subject of celebration on November 2 Muertos
The Aztec name for a yellow or orange flower that welcomes the dead Cempasuchil
The Spanish word for skeleton Esqueleto
A place to put offerings for the dead Altar
A colorful food that is placed on an altar for decoration Fruit
A decorated skull candy that honors loved ones, living and dead Sugar Skull
The name of a female skeleton created by artist Jose Guadalupe Posada Catrina
A name for a traditional Mexican garland created by cutting paper Papel Picado
The last name of a famous artist but also the name of another Latino tradition around Christmas Posada
The last name of a famous artist that often wore flowers on her head, similar to the ones found on an altar Kahlo
The author of House on Mango street that has an altar at the National Museum of American History Cisneros

Race & Ethnicity Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Affirmative action
Amalgamation
Anti-Semitism
Apartheid
Assimilation
Black power
Color blind racism
Contact hypothesis
Discrimination
Discriminatory behavior
Diversity
Ethnic group
Exploitation theory
Expulsion
Genocide
Glass ceiling
Intergroup relations
Invisible Man
Minority group
Model minority
Pluralism
Prejudice
Prejudiced attitudes
Racial formation
Racial group
Racial profiling
Racism
Segregation
Stereotype
Symbolic ethnicity

To Kill a Mockingbird Part 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What name does everyone know Jean Louise by? Scout
She breaks her morphine addiction before she died Mrs Dubose
This family is known for being hostile dirty and ignorant; they only go to school on the first day Ewells
What name does everyone know Jeremy Atticus Finch by? Jem
The scary man who lives down the street Boo Radley
During what era was the book set? Great Depression
The name of the county where To Kill a Mockingbird takes place Maycomb
Where do the children find the pennies, soap dolls, and pocket watch? Knothole
Atticus's nickname growing up One-Shot Finch
During the summer the children's main goal is for Boo Radley to __________ his house. Leave
Scout can ______________, which gets her into trouble on the first day of school Read
She is the kitchen help in the Finch home Calpurnia
TIm Johnson is a ________ that was shot by Atticus. Dog
What did Jem destroy that lead to him having to read to Ms. Dubose? Camellias