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The Jackson Era Crossword

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Andrew Jackson's nickname Old Hickory
putting political backers in power spoils system
to ingore or cancel out nullification
a member of the southeastern Indian tribe Cherokee
a member of the political party formed to opppose the Jacksonian Democrats National Republicans
one of two political parties, tends to support a strong central government Democratic Party
a political convention in which the presidential candidates from each party are nominated nominating conventions
time period of Jackson presidency in which the strength of the presidency was promoted Jacksonian Democracy
the right to vote in political elections suffrage
a person authorized to represent others delegates
a protective tariff passed in 1828 designed to protect industry Tariff of Abominations
second attempt of the US to create a National Bank Second Bank of the US
set aside land for the Indians Indian Territory
Chief Justice from Virginia, father of the American system of constitutional law John Marshall
Case that decided the dispersion of federal government and state power McCullough v. Maryland
state banks selected by the treasury to receive government funds pet banks
large financial crisis in the US Panic of 1837
presidential action viewed as corrupt corrupt bargain
a harsh journey indians were forced to take The Trail of Tears
law passed that allowed President Jackson to relocate various indian tribes Indian Removal Act

Executive Branch Word Search

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Legislative Branch Crossword

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There are two from each state elected Senators
Senate represent______________ as a whole state
House of Senate is elected for a term of ___________ . six years
The Legislative Branch has a structure built with a __________ of two houses Congress
The number of ______________________ are based on state popluation. House of Representatives
Each House of Rep. represents a certain ___________. district
House of Rep. must be at least _________ years old twenty five
Senators must be at least _________ years old thirty
Both houses must be a ___________ of the state which elects him. resident
The _______ may approve all treaties & appointments made by the President Senate
The ________ may initiate money bills House
The Senate may ______ impeached officials try
The House may bring charges of ________________ against elected officials impeachment
The House may elect a ________ if no candidate receives a majority of the electoral votes President
The Senate may elect a _______________ if no candidate receives a majority of the electoral votes Vice President
How many House of Rep. are up for election during an election year? all
How many Senators are up for election during an election year? onethird
Which house is responsible for coining money, making laws, & declaring war? both

Causes of the Civil War Crossword

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The division of North and South. Sectionalism
"The Great Compromiser." Henry Clay
Escaped Slave that was caught in Boston, But was then bought freedom by the people of Boston. Anthony Burns
Any land aquired from Mexico would be by law, a free state. Wilmont Proviso
Attack led by John Brown. Pottawatomie Massacre
a book written by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Toms Cabin
He wrote the Liberator and was a leading Abolitionist. William Lyod Garrison
A series of violent attacks caused by slavery and Political standings. Bleeding Kansas
The withdrawl of one or more States from America. secession
First state that seceded after Lincolns election. South Carolina
The Little Giant. Stephen Douglas
Enslaved African American who attempted to sue his master. Dred Scott
Judege for the Dred Scott case of 1857. Roger B Taney
16th President. Abraham Lincoln
president elected after the election of 1860. John C Brekinridege
Man who attacked Charles Sumner at his crimes against Kansas speech. Preston Brooks
A slave revolt that killed about 60 people led by. Nat Turner
powerful Abolitionist, he was an adviser to president Lincoln and lent strong support to the women's right movement. Fredrick Douglass
the only candidate ever nominated for the Know Nothings in a presidential election. James Buchanan
Act that allowed Kansas to decide for itself if it wanted to be a free or slave state. KansasNebraska act

From Reconstruction to Obama Crossword

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Name of historical period from 1865 to 1877 Reconstruction
President who signed Emancipation Proclamation Lincoln
What did Emancipation Proclamation do? Freed slaves
President before Barack Obama George Bush
First African American to run for Democratic nomination for president Shirley Chisolm
First African American elected to United State Senate Hiram Revels
He ran to be the Democratice presidential candidate in 2004 Al Sharpton
He organized the 1963 March on Washington APhilip Randolph
Supreme Court ruling that outlawed segregated schools was Brown vs________ Board of Education
The organization that upheld the rights of freed slaves during Reconstruction Freedman's Bureau
Political Party that created Emancipation Proclamation Republican
1964 Republican candidate who voted against the Civil Rights Act Barry Goldwater
State in which the Little Rock 9 integrated Central HIgh School Arkansas
This 1865 amendment abolished slavery Thirteenth
This Supreme Court ruling declared that African American could not be citizens Dred Scot Decision
These Southern laws created "separate but equal" status for African Americans Jim Crow Laws
To deny people the right to vote is __________________ Disenfranchisement
The Civil Rights Movement use this tactic to achieve their goals Nonviolent resistance
Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale founded this group Black Panther Party
In 1964,Malcolm X spoke at a rally and called for freedom, justice, and equality "by any means ____________" Necessary
14 year old boy killed in Mississippi for allegedly flirting with a white woman Emmett Till
Only State where people voted to create Martin Luther King Day Arizona
First African American elected to United State Senate after Reconstruction Edward Brooke
Name of white suprememist groups organized during Reconstruction Ku Klux Klan
The 1964 Civil Rights Act outlawed ____________based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin Discrimination
Voting Rights Act of 1965 prohibited discrimination in ___________. Voting
African American lady whose refusal to giver up her seat on the bus and started the Montgomery Bus Boycott Rosa Parks
African Amrican who ran for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 Jesse Jackson
Presidential Candidate who started African American switch from Republican to Democratic Franklin Roosevelt
African American military pilots and bombers who fought in World War II Tuskegee Airmen
African-American mathematician who calculated flight trajectories for the 1969 Apollo 11 flight to the moon Katherine Johnson
San Francisco 49ers player who has refused to stand for the national athem Colin Kaepernick
Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi created this group after the murder of Trayvon Martin Black Lives Matter
Americans who believe that President Obama is not a U. S. citizen Birthers
The term used to say that the election of Barack Obama ended racism Post Racial
Term used to explain privileges that automatically benefit white people White privilege
$7.25 per hour Federal minimum wage
$10.00 per hour Arizona minimum wage
Major causes of African American economic inequality Unemployment
Per cent of African American unemployed under President Bush Nine
Per Cent of African Americans unemployed in 2015 Fourteen
An executive (by president or governor) order that cancels a conviction of a crime Commutation
An executive order (by president or governor) that shortens a sentence Pardon
President who has issued the most pardons and commutations Obama
The types of offenses committed by most of the people pardoned by President Obama nonviolent drug offenses

Age Of Jackson Crossword

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What lawmakers began expanding voting rights Western
Public meeting to select the parties presidential and Vice Presidential candidates Nominating conventions
Jackson’s supporters were mostly frontier settlers, southern slave holders and... Farmers
People believed that what between Henry Clay and John Quincy Adams had stolen the 1824 election Corrupt bargain
People who got together to make sure Jackson won Democratic Party
Who was Andrew Jackson’s Vice President John Calhoun
To win, Jackson described himself as a War hero
He rewarded some of his supporters with government jobs known as Spoils system
The dispute between the state and federal governments Nullification crisis
Congress passed a tariff with very high rates which they called the tariff of Abomination
After Van Buren’s presidency, the country expirenced a financial crisis called the Panic of 1837

reconstruction crossword

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a former slave freedman
a federal agency set up to help former slaves after the civil war freedmans bureau
an amendment banning slavery thirteenth amendment
a law passed by southern states that limited the freedom of former slaves black code
an insulting term used to describe a northern who moved to the south after the civil war carpetbagger
an amendment made all persons born or naturalized in the U.S. including former slaves citizens of the country fourteenth amendment
the system in which landowners gave farm workers land, seed, and tools in return for a part of the crops they raised sharecropping
a white southerner who worked with the republican party and the reconstruction government after the civil war scalawag
one of the white politicians who took power after Georgia was readmitted to the Union in 1872 redeemer
an amendment where the U.S. cannot deny a citizen the right to vote based on "race, color, or previous condition of servitude". fifteenthamendment
a terror group created by former Confederate soldiers that used violence and intimidation tactics to disenfranchise blacks kukluxklan
African- American who was very influential as a religious leader and Georgia politician. HenryTurner
elected governor over a Democratic candidate, former Confederate General John B. Gordon RufusBullock
an organization formed by African Americans throughout the south after Reconstruction to protect their rights unionleague
a series of laws that divided the previously Confederate states into military districts militaryacts

Voting Word Search

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Election Day Word Search

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Progressivism Crossword

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28th President/Statesman/Academic Woodrow Wilson
Effectively established the prohibition of alcoholic beverages in the U.S. Eighteenth Amendment
Direct vote by electorate on a single political question Referendum
Term in the Progressive Era to characterize reform-minded American journalist Muckraker
Nationwide constitutional ban on alcoholic beverages Prohibition
Abstinence from alcoholic drink Temperance
Independent agency of the U.S. government Federal Trade Commission
Social movement that brung the rich and poor society together Settlement House
"Mother" of social work and leader in women's suffrage and world peace Jane Addams
Christian faith practiced as a call Social Gospel
American writer who wrote nearly 100 books Upton Sinclair
Agency of the federal government that manages all national parks National Park Service
American lawyer and politician that represented congress of Wisconisn Robert La Follette
A fair bargain or treatment Square Deal
Voters indicate their preference for a candidate in an election Primary Movement
27th President and tenth chief justice of the U.S. William Howard Taft
A theory of management that analyzes and synthesizes workflows Scientific Management
Progressive Era that helped eliminate problems caused by industrialization, urbanization, immigration, and corruption in government Progressive Movement
The senate of the U.S. shall be composed of two senators from each state Seventeenth Admendment
The right to vote in political elections Suffrage
Convention held every four years for nominees for the U.S. presidential election Nominating Conventions
The right of citizens of the U.S. to vote shall not be denied on account of sex Nineteenth Admendment
26th President and tenth chief justice of the U.S. Theodore Roosevelt
The congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes Sixteenth Amendment
Organization in favor of women's suffrage in the U.S. (NAWSA)
Central bank of the U.S. created by congress Federal Reserve System