Standard 13/14 Vocab Crossword

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Jan 19, 2017
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a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force imperialism
append or add as an extra or subordinate part, especially to a document annex
novekl written by Upton Sinclair The Jungle
Protestant movement that was most prominent in the early-20th-century United States and Canada. The movement applied Christian ethics to social problems, especially issues of social justice such as economic inequality, poverty, alcoholism, crime, racial tensions, slums, unclean environment, child labor, inadequate labor unions, poor schools, and the danger of war Social Gospil Movement
a fair bargain or treatment Square Deal
the right of citizens outside the legislature to originate legislation. Initiative
country or area in which another country has power to affect developments although it has no formal authority Sphere of Influence
United States Navy battle fleet that completed a circumnavigation of the globe from December 16, 1907, to February 22, 1909, by order of United States PresidentTheodore Roosevelt. Great White Fleet
patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts. Nationalism
the use of a country's financial power to extend its international influence. Dollar Diplomacy
an act or instance of officially recalling someone or something Recall
a general vote by the electorate on a single political question that has been referred to them for a direct decision Referendum
reform movement that reached its height early in the 20th century and is generally considered to be middle class and reformist in nature Profressives
U.S. Supreme Court case from 1896 that upheld the rights of states to pass laws allowing or even requiring racial segregation in public and private institutions such as schools, public transportation, restrooms, and restaurants. Plessy V Ferguson
voting method in which a voter's choices in an election or a referendum are anonymous, forestalling attempts to influence the voter by intimidation and potential vote buying Secret Ballot
journalism that is based upon sensationalism and crude exaggeration Yellow Journalism
passed as part of the 1901 Army Appropriations Bill. It stipulated seven conditions for the withdrawal of United States troops remaining in Cuba at the end of the Spanish–American War Platt Amendment
amendment within the Constitution that gives Congress the power to collect taxes on income without apportioning it among the states Sixteenth Amendment
local laws enforcing racial segregation in the Southern United States JIm Crow Laws
The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, elected by the people thereof for six years Seventeenth Amendment

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Progressive and Imperialism Vocabulary Crossword

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Apr 5, 2017
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Description by President Roosevelt of his personal approach to current social problems. Square Deal
A landmark federal statue passed by Congress in 1890. Sherman Anti-trust Act
Further its aims in Latin America and East Asia through use of its economic power. Dollar Diplomacy
Refers to negotiating peacefully with other nations. Big Stick Policy
Convinced that all of Latin America was vulnerable to European attack. Roosevelt Corollary
Canal across the Isthmus of Panama, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Panama Canal
System in which support is given only to countries whose beliefs are analogous. Moral Diplomacy
Protection of equal privileges among countries trading with China. Open Door Policy
Style of newspaper reporting that emphasized sensationalism over facts. Yellow Journalism
Political party formed primarily to express the agrarian protest of the late 19th century. Populist Party
Applied to a variety of responses to the economic and social problems rapid industrialization introduced to America. Progressive
An action that involves a country extending its power by the acquisition of territories. Imperialism
Indicated complete abstinence, meaning no drinking of alcohol. Temperance Movement
The origin of the income tax. 16th Amendment
Senators were elected by state legislatures. 17th Amendment
Caused by the widespread belief that the consumption of alcohol was deteriorating America's health. 18th Amendment
Granted women the right to vote. 19th Amendment
Ratified into the U.S. Constitution on January 23,1933. 20th Amendment
Result of the failed prohibition of alcohol in the United States. 21st Amendment
All citizens vote to select nominees for upcoming elections. Direct Primary
A petition signed by a certain minimum number of registered voters can force a public vote. Initiative
Voters can remove an elected official from office through a direct vote before the term has ended. Recall
Direct vote in which an entire electorate is asked to vote on a particular proposal. Referendum
An act signed by President Roosevelt that prohibited the sale of adulterated or misbranded livestock and derived products. Meat Inspection Act
Legislation that would prevent" the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated or misbranded or poisonous or deleterious foods, drugs or medicines, and liquors. Pure Food And Drug Act

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Progressive Era Crossword

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Oct 18, 2017
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Face of the Women's Suffrage movement. SusanBAnthony
1st President during the Progressive Era (1901-1909) Theodore Roosevelt
2nd President during the Progressive Era (1909-1913) William Howard Taft
President during World War I (1913-1921) Woodrow Wilson
Started investigative journalism Ida Tarbell
Wrote, "The Jungle". Upton Sinclair
The 16th Amendment pertains to the _____ tax. Income
The 17th Amendment allows for the direct election of _____. Senators
The 18th Amendment prohibited the consumption of _____. Alcohol
The 19th Amendment allowed for ______ to vote. Women
When voters add an item to the ballot. This is called an _______. Initiative
The actual vote that takes place during the initiative is called _____? Referendum
The ability for voters to have a new election to replace a local official already in office is called? Recall
To search for or expose real or alleged corruption, especially in business and politics. Muckraker
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People NAACP
Women's Christian Temperance Union WCTU
Founded the NAACP WEB Dubois
Founded the Hull House Jane Addams
Outdoor Enthusiast John Muir

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Civil Rights Crossword Puzzle

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Feb 29, 2016
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State level legal codes of segregation, such as literacy requirements and poll taxes Jim Crow Laws
In 1955, after Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a city bus, Dr. Martin L. King led a boycott of city busses. After 11 months the Supreme Court ruled that segregation of public transportation was illegal. Montgomery Bus Boycott
a 1896 Supreme Court decision which legalized state ordered segregation so long as the facilities for blacks and whites were equal Plessy v. Ferguson
Nonviolent protests in which a person sits and refuses to leave Sit-in
The prejudice that members of one race are superior to members of other races racism
1955 a 14 year old black boy said "Bye, Baby" to a white woman in Mississippi. In response, he was brutally murdered Emmett Till
The intermixing of people or groups previously segregated Integration
the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus The little Rock Crisis
United States civil rights leader whose college registration caused riots in traditionally segregated Mississippi (born in 1933) James Meredith
American civil rights lawyer, first black justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. Marshall was a tireless advocate for the rights of minorities and the poor Thurgood Marshall
Refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. After she was jailed, the Montgomery bus boycott was organized Rosa Parks
U.S. Baptist minister and civil rights leader. A noted orator, he opposed discrimination against blacks by organizing nonviolent resistance and peaceful mass demonstrations. He was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Nobel Peace Prize (1964) Martin Luther King Jr
An organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality CORE
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, churches link together to inform blacks about changes in the Civil Rights Movement, led by MLK Jr., was a success SCLC
the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, an organization founded on February 12, 1909, that works to obtain equal rights for all Americans NAACP
to end the separation of two groups of people, or to free of laws or practices that have maintained this separation, in an area or facility desegregate
biasedly treating one person or one group differently from others based on something other than merit discrimination
preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience prejudice
President Mandated desegregation of the interstate system John F. Kennedy
incident in which nine African-American students were prevented from attending Little Rock Central High in 1957 during the Civil Rights Movement Little rock nine
The amendment that ended slavery 13th
Southern laws designed to restrict the rights of the newly freed black slaves Black codes
was an African-American revolutionary organization established to promote Black Power, and by extension self-defense (using arms) for blacks. It was active in the United States from the mid-1960s into the 1970s The Black Panthers
It outlawed taxing voters, i.e. poll taxes, at presidential or congressional elections, as an effort to remove barriers to Black voters 14th amendment
segregation by custom de facto
a key leader in India's struggle for independence, inspired MLK to give speaches in blacks civil rights and encourage them to remain nonviolent Ghandi

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American Imperialism Crossword

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Feb 9, 2017
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Waiting and seeing what happens before acting watchful waiting
A policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force. imperialism
Cuban national hero and important figure in latin American culture jose marti
Journalism that is based upon sensationalism and crude exaggeration yellow journalism
A band of eight countries fighting for free trade in china boxer rebellion
Used to withdraw any remaining troops in cuba platt amendment
A U.S. territory in south Asia Philippens
Canal built through panama to connect the Atlantic and Panama canal
Theodore Roosevelt's foreign policy : "speak softly, and carry a big stick" Bigstick policy
Concerned with or seeking to promote human welfare humanitrain
Warns European nations that the United States would not tolerate further colonization or puppet monarchs monroe doctrine
The use of a country's financial power to extend its international power dollar diplomacy
Placed a condition on United States military's presence in Cuba teller amendment
To keep china open to free trade with other countries open door policy
Sickness found in mosquitos yellow fever
A U.S. territory in central America puerto rico

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World War One Crossword Puzzle

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Feb 26, 2016
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the belief or desire of a government or people that a country should maintain a strong military capability and be prepared to use it aggressively to defend or promote national interests. militarism
a union or association formed for mutual benefit, especially between countries or organizations. alliance
patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts. nationalism
a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force. imperialism
the action of assassinating someone. assassination
Germany and its allies (Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire) in World War I central powers
The victorious allied nations of World War I and World War II. In World War I, the Allies included Britain, France, Italy, Russia, and the United States allied powers
what is now northeastern Poland, that ended in a German victory over the Russians in the early days of World War I tannenberg
A river of east central France its valley was the scene of two important battles in the First World War marne
A major battle of the First World War between the British and the Germans, on the Western Front in northern France July-November 1916 somme
a British luxury liner sunk by a German submarine in the North Atlantic Lusitania
an internal diplomatic communication issued from the German Foreign Office proposed a military alliance between Germany and Mexico in the event of the United States' entering World War I against Germany Zimmerman telegram
a heavy armored fighting vehicle carrying guns and moving on a continuous articulated metal track tank
an airlike fluid substance which expands freely to fill any space available, irrespective of its quantity gas
a large German dirigible airship of the early 20th century, long and cylindrical in shape and with a rigid framework zeppelin
an airplane plane
a German submarine used in World War I uboat
a cigar-shaped self-propelled underwater missile designed to be fired from a ship or submarine or dropped into the water from an aircraft and to explode on reaching a target torpedo
a long, narrow ditch trench
a painful condition of the feet caused by long immersion in cold water or mud and marked by blackening and death of surface tissue trench foot
one of the peace treaties at the end of World War I. It ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers Treaty of Versailles

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The Progressive Movement Crossword Puzzle

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Sep 29, 2016
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Amendment that congress shall collect taxes 16 Amendment
Amendment that gives you the right to vote directly for senators 17 Amendment
Amendment that prohibited sale and drinking of an alcoholic beverage 18 Amendment
Amendment that gave women the right to vote 19 Amendment
The right or ability to present a new bill Initiative
Search and Expose real or alleged corruption Muckraker
Civil rights organization NAACP
Philosophy of progress Progressivism
Prevention by the law Prohibition
act of recalling someone or something Recall
general vote of single political question Referendum
inner city area providing services Settlement House
social reform of christian faith Social Gospel
right to vote in political elections suffrage
abstinence for alcoholic Temperance

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US History Crossword Puzzle

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Apr 28, 2016
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major ideas found in the US Constitution of limiting the power to tax and right to a fair trial Magna Carta
foundation for American government for freedoms such as freedom of speech and a trial by jury English Bill of Rights
written mostly by Jefferson to list the grievances against Great Britain and to declare independence from Great Britain DOI
Gave freedom to the slaves in all of the states 13th Amendment
required states to give citizenship to all citizens born in the US 14th Amendment
gave African American men the right to vote 15th Amendment
created a graduated income tax 16th Amendment
provided a direct election of senators 17th Amendment
gave women the right to vote 19th Amendment
ended poll taxes 24th Amendment
the right of 18 years old to vote 26th Amendment
document, which formed the first government of the US near the end of the American Revolution. States had more power than the national government. AOC
a document outlining the basic form and rules of the US government US Constitution
essays written by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay to support the ratification of the Constitution Federalist Papers
first 10 amendments to the Constitution guaranteeing individual liberties and due process Bill of Rights
peace plan issued by Wilson that called for freedom of the seas, reduction of armaments, and end to secret diplomacy. Important part was the creation of the League of Nations a national peaces organiz Fourteen Points
treaty that ended WW2. Was extremely harsh on Germany Treaty of Versailles
Declaration by Truman to economically assist any country fighting communism after WW2. The declaration marked the beginning of the Containment Policy Truman Doctrine

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WWII Crossword Puzzle

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Feb 10, 2016
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the killing of millions of Jews and other people by the Nazis during WWII Holocaust
a type of combat in which opposing troops fight from trenches facing each other Trench Warfare
Austrian-born Nazi leader, Chancellor of Germany Hitler
Germany, Italy, and Japan, which were allied before and during World War II Axis Powers
nations allied in opposition to the Axis Powers Allied Powers
a federal republic comprising fifty states and the Federal District of Columbia United States
An island off the western coast of Europe comprising England Great Britain
Its capital and largest city is Paris France
Soviet Union's dictator Joseph Stalin
Italy's dictator Mussolini
a colorless oily liquid whose vapor is a powerful irritant and vesicant, used in chemical weapons Mustard Gas
Book about hitlers future plans Mein Kampf
a member of the people and cultural community whose traditional religion is Judaism Jews
the day on which a combat attack or operation is to be initiated D-Day
camps where Germany's prisoners went to be killed Concentration Camps
a ruler with total power over a country, typically one who has obtained power by force Dictator
a vegetable garden, especially a home garden, planted to increase food production during a war Victory Gardens
Country Adolf Hitler became in control of during WWII Germany
the most powerful republic of the former Soviet Union Russia
a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force Imperialism
patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts Nationalism
a member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party Nazi
the action or process of appeasing Appeasement
a part of a city, especially a slum area, occupied by a minority group or groups Ghetto
Nazi plan to kill 6 million Jews Final Solution
major United States naval base in Hawaii Pearl Harbor
Japanese aircraft loaded with explosives and making a deliberate suicidal crash on an enemy target Kamikaze
Largest volcano island in Japan Iwojima
almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area Hiroshima

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Elections and Voting Crossword

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Nov 14, 2016
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A way for citizens to vote on state or local laws Referendum
A series of statements expressing the party's principles, beliefs, and positions on election issues. Platform
A political party that challenges the two major parties Third Parties
The right to vote Suffrage
A meeting of political party members to conduct party business Caucus
A geographical are that contains a specific number of voters Precinct
The votes cast by individual voters in a presidential election, as opposed to electoral votes Popular Vote
Representatives from the 50 states party organizations who run a political party National Commitee
Political organization established by a corporation, labor union, or other special-interest group designed to support candidates by contributing money PAC
A strong party organization that can control political appointments and deliver votes Political Machine
A number that is more than 50 percent of the total Majority
The most votes among all those running for a political office Plurality
A group of people named by each state legislature to select the President and Vice President Electoral College
A special election in which citizens can vote to remove a public official from office Recall
The list of candidates for which you cast your vote Ballot
A system of government in which two parties compete for power Two party system
The first election that takes place to find out who will be the candidate for that party Primary election
The recorded version of a vote Poll
Held when no candidate wins a majority Runoff
Method of voting for people who cannot go to the polls on election day Absentee voting
Topics do public interest Issue
A way for citizens to propose laws Initiative

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World War 1 Crossword Puzzle

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Sep 27, 2016
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German boats used in war U-Boats
Who was the last Russian emperor? Tzar Nicholas II
Who was the 28th president of the United States in World War One? Woodrow Wilson
The serbian terrorist group that trained Gavrilo Princip The Black Hand
Fell victim to the German U-boats in 1915 Lusitania
Who went back on the sussex pledge Germany
The treaty that brought Britain to war Treaty of London
Serbia's reason to get freedom Nationalism
Austria's confirmation to go to war Blank Check
A policy of extending a country's powet and influence through diplomacy or military Imperialism
The victim of the spark to WW1 Franz Ferdinand
The treaty that stopped WW1 Treaty of Versailles
Consists of Austria Hungary, Germany, Bulgaria and The Ottoman Empire Central Powers

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