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Spanish word for heart Corazon
Scientific name for red roses Rosa Macdub
Will you be my ______? Valentine
Popularized song in the early 2000s that consisted movements left to right and kicking is known as the ____ Shuffle. Cupid
This confectionery company is the most popular when considering getting a box of chocolates for your special someone. Cadbury
Over 150 million of these are exchanged between friends and loved ones on Valentine's day Cards
The best kind of gifts are the kind that are personal and ____ because they have more meaning being made with a special person in mind. Homemade
Valentine’s day is a day full of love gestures and ______ Romance
is a Roman holiday Valentine’s day has origins to . Lupercalia
the month of February is that one month of the year that synonymous to ____ Awareness Month Singles
Christian songs created by African Slaves in the United States. Spirituals
First name of civil right’s activist that replaced his last name with an, X Vanessa Williams - Was the first Black Miss America before her crown was taken back in a scandal.(It’s okay, now she’s super famous anyway.) Malcolm
Was the first Black Miss America before her crown was taken back in a scandal.(It’s okay, now she’s super famous anyway.) Vanessa Williams
Famous recording company founded in Detroit that gave many famous black artists their big break. Motown
Martin was the King, and she was his Queen. Coretta
Famous mini-series that focuses on the life of American slaves. Roots
Famous Drag Queen and Supermodel of the world. RuPaul
The ironic last name of the couple’s whose case lead to the Supreme Court decision that lifted the ban on interracial marriage. Loving
Rich and influential producer, journalist, Talk show host, actress and more. Guess right and she might give you a car. Oprah
Acronym for the organization founded in 1909 to protect the rights and ensure equality for all people. NAACP

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Civil Rights Crossword Puzzle

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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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Famous Firsts Black History Month Crossword

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Who was the first African-American to receive a Nobel Piece Prize for his mediation in Israel? RalphJBunche
Who was the first African-American to be a justice of the Supreme Court? ThurgoodMarshall
Who was the first African-American performer to host a variety TV series? NatKingCole
Who was the first published African-American female poet? PhillisWheatley
Who was the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era? JackieRobinson
Who was the first African-American In space? GuionBluford
Who was the first African-American female to be a millionaire and specialized in hair products for black women? MadameCJWalker
Who was the first African-American Senator in the U.S. Congress? HiramRevels
Who was an African-American leader during the late 19th and early 20th centuries and founded Tuskegee University? BookerTWashington
Who was a civil rights activist who became the first African-American to attend the University of Mississippi? JamesMeredith

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Civil war and Reconstruction Crossword

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what was the name of the US fort where the opening battle of the Civil War took place? (2) Fort Sumter
Who was president of the confederacy during the Civil War? (2) Jefferson Davis
what was the name of reformers who saw slavery as evil (1) abolitionists
who became president in 1860 and hated slavery (2) Abraham Lincoln
what was the name of a white abolitionist who raided a federal arms depot (2) John Brown
what was the name of the Union military strategy to blockade southern ports (2) Anaconda Plan
what was the name of the novel published in 1852 by Harriet Beecher (3) uncle toms cabin
term for which congress can put a president on trial (1) impeachment
what was the name for President Lincoln's lenient plan for re-integrating the south (2) 10% plan
which amendment ended slavery? (2) 13th amendment
man who became President after Lincoln's assassination (2) Andrew johnson
which state was the ONLY state that refused to ratify the 13th amendment until February of 2013 (1) Mississippi
amendment that gave all citizens, black or white, that were 21 years old or older the right to vote? (2) 15th amendment
term given to white northerners who moved to the south after the Civil War and Reconstruction (1) carpetbaggers
name for the codes that severely restricted the rights of black people (2) black codes

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The Haitian Revolution Crossword

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Former slave and first leader in the revolution Toussaint Louverture
Religion that inspired this calling for liberty Voodoo
The only successful slave revolt to this day The Haitian Revolution
The name of the law passed that said all citizens are equal Declaration of Rights of Men
The main group of people involved in the revolution Slaves
The french word for black freed slaves Affranchis
The only country in which slave freedom was taken by force Haiti
The colony most influenced by the Haitian Revolution French Saintdomingue
French word for people of color Gensdecouler
The name of the person who led the mulattoes in 1790 Vincentoge
The term used to describe escaped soldiers Maroons

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Shakespeare & Elizabethan Era Crossword

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Shakespeare's place of birth. Stratford
Name of Shakespeare's wife. AnneHathaway
Shakespeare's most famous play. RomeoandJuliet
The movie 'She's the man' is based on this play. TwelfthNight
The most famous playwright during the Elizabethan times. ChristopherMarlowe
A famous actor who performs for Shakespeare and their group. RichardBurbage
This colour is a sign of royalty. Purple
In Elizabethan times, where did one get the dye of the colour of royalty from? seasnails
When were plays held? afternoon
What did clothes represent? socialstatus
How much did groundlings pay to watch a performance at the theatre? penny
Women fixed their hair with a wire frame that formed a __________ shape during the Elizabethan times. heart
What were the toilets called in that period of time? chamberpots
The Black Death is also known as the _______________ . Plague
Men and women wore ______________ that were influenced by Spanish couture. highcollars
How was the Black Death spread? fleas
Where did the costumes for the performances come from? richbenefactors
Who played a woman's part in a play? men
What was the number one job for women during the Elizabethan era? marriage
The punishment for women who gossiped too much were put in a brank, paraded around town and ________________. whipped
The name of one of Shakespeare's relatives who was arrested and executed for plotting against Queen Elizabeth. WilliamArden
What was the name of Shakespeare's son who died in 1596? Hamnet
A story of a person's life written in the words of another person. biography
What was Shakespeare's first name? William

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Theodore Roosevelt Fast Facts Crossword

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On what day did both Roosevelt's wife and mother die on? Valentines Day
What was Roosevelt's first wife's name? Alice Lee Roosevelt
What well known person's funeral procession did Roosevelt witness as a child? Abraham Lincoln
After the assignation of ____________ _______________, Teddy Roosevelt became president. William Mckinley
What party did Roosevelt form after losing the election in 1912? Progressive Party
What city was Teddy Roosevelt born in? New York City
What is the famous domestic program that was developed during Roosevelt's presidency that focused on consumer protection? Square Deal
What medal was Teddy Roosevelt awarded for in 1898 following the Spanish American War? Medal of Honor
At what school did Roosevelt meet his first wife? Harvard University
How many children did Theodore Roosevelt have? Six
What war did Roosevelt help resolve in 1905? Russo-Japanese War
What group did Teddy Roosevelt help organize to fight during the Spanish American War? Rough Riders
Teddy Roosevelt was ______________ by a naval officer in a boxing fight during his term in the white house. Blinded
What famous award did Roosevelt gain after his efforts for the disputes between Russia and Japan? Noble Peace Prize
After leaving the presidency in 1909, Roosevelt ventured on a ten-month long __________. safari
What sport was Roosevelt influential in shaping? Football
What martial art was Teddy Roosevelt credited for bringing into the White House during his term? Juijitsu
Roosevelt was creditied with being part of what act in 1903? Elkins Act
What month did Roosevelt die in 1919? January
What did President Roosevelt add to the Monroe Doctrine in 1904? Roosevelt Corollary

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Civil Rights Crossword

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Laws that segregated African Americans Segregation but Equal
Segregation by custom and tradition De facto segregation
something that is built, installed, or established to serve a particular prupose Facility
Major black civil rights activist who was assassinated Martin Luther King Jr
Helped African Americans ride public transportation Montgomery Bus Boycott
An agricultural estate worked by laborers Plantations
Agreeing with standards of proper behavior, good state, or morality Decent
Making s statement based on a personal knowledge or belief Testifying
A person who asks for votes, contributions, or supports to determine public opinion Canvassers
To sit next to or in contract with Adjoining
Unable to cure Incurable
African Americans had to ___________ to vote Register
The president at the time. Then was assassinated for his beliefs JFK
where MLK gave his "I Had a Dream" speech The March on Washington
An attempt to kill a bill by having a group of senators taking turns speaking so that a vote cannot take place Filibuster
A motion that ends debate and calls for an immediate vote Cloture
President after JFK died and major civil rights activist Lyndon B. Johnson
Prejiduce or discrimination against a person because of their beliefs Racism
The mobilization of the political and economic power of African Americans Black Power
Inspirational/key role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott Rosa Parks

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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

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Martin Luther King Jr Crossword

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Dr. King was a great ____________. orator
He wanted all laws to be fair
He made many famous speeches
He was a Baptist preacher
He led many for equality, justice and freedom for all people marches
He wanted justice
He lived in Atlanta
He went to many times jail
He won the peace prize in l964. nobel
His wife was named Coretta
He was born the month of January
He led the famous march know as Selma
He believed in _________not violence. peace
He was murder at the Lorraine motel
He rallied for __________rights of Black Americans. voting
Whenever people gathered for a peaceful demonstration many _______broke out. riots
Martin Luther King was ________________in 1968. assassinated
He wanted equal _________for all people. rights
Martin Luther King had four_________________. children
Andrew __________was one of his followers. Young
John ___________was a young man when he joined in the movement for civil rights. Lewis
Martin Luther King was __________ as were many other civil rights workers during this time. murdered
The marchers faced ___________by law enforcement officers during their fight for freedom. abuse
Dr. King died the month of _____________. April
Dr. King and his wife Coretta both attended __________University. Harvard

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The Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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A law that Established a Federal Civil Rights Commission. Civil Rights Act Of 1957
An African American semstress who would Not give up her seat on a bus to a white person Rosa Parks
A leading figure when it comes to Civil Rights (Chief Justice) Earl Warren
A baptist minister who helped lead the Civil Rights Movement Martin Luther King Jr
A movement of young Civil Rights activist founded in 1960 SNCC
A protest between blacks and whites to ban segregation on the interstate busses Freedom Ride
Over 200,000 people rallied for Economic Equality and Civil Rightd because of Discrimination March on Washington
Discrimination was outlawed in public places and for enployment Civil Rights Act of 1964
Try to register African American voters in Mississippi Freedom Summer
A religious organization that advocated seperation of the race held by African Americans Nation of Islam
A movement that urged African Americans to use collective political and economic power to gain equal power Black Power
An organization of militant that African Americans were found in Black Panthers

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