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During the early 20th century and especially the Depression years, when so many Americans couldn't help but feel like losers, the winning ways of this man who turned a boy's game into a Herculean spectacle was both a welcome diversion and a source of great hope. Babe Ruth
Leaded a multimillion-dollar gambling, alcohol-bootlegging, and prostitution operation known as the Outfit, whose long-running war with rival gangs resulted in 1929's infamous Valentine's Day Massacre. Al Capone
The ardent pacifist who willingly performed tasks for the German war machine; the skeptic who rejected his ancestral religion yet risked his station and even his life by affirming his Jewishness; an aging revolutionary who fought against the young turks creating quantum physics. Albert Einstein
African American leader of the Universal Negro Improvement Association which advocated mass migration of African Americans back to Africa. Marcus Garvey
His highly integrated company not only made cars, trucks, tractors and airplanes but also mined coal, iron and lead and owned timber lands, sawmills, rubber plantations and a score of ``village industries'' that counterbalanced his huge Highland Park, Rouge and Willow Run factories. Henry Ford
National tariff policies contributed to the economic collapse. National production goals exacerbated international overproduction. National feelings allowed one country to blame another for its economic ills (just as syphilis was once referred to in England as the French pox, in Spain as the Italian pox, and so on). Patriotism got in the way of radicalism. Great Depression
This president's New Deal created a new role for government in American life. Though the New Deal alone did not end the Depression, it did provide an unprecedented safety net to millions of suffering Americans. Franklin Delano Roosevelt
This idea was supposed to lower crime and corruption, reduce social problems, lower taxes needed to support prisons and poorhouses, and improve health and hygiene in America. Instead, Alcohol became more dangerous to consume; organized crime blossomed; courts and prisons systems became overloaded; and endemic corruption of police and public officials occurred. Prohibition
This dance was introduced to the public in the Ziegfield Follies of 1923 by the all black cast Afro-American Broadway musical "Running Wild", and became so popular that even today, it is still a symbol for the 1920s Jazz Age. The charleston
During this event, the most dramatic and deadly of the attacks was a "car bomb" of some 100 pounds of dynamite and 500 pounds of metal shrapnel in the back of a horse-drawn cart set off during a busy Wall Street lunch hour. The bomb killed 38, injured several hundred others, and was the bloodiest terrorist incident in U.S. history until the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. Red Scare
During this event in October 1929, Fortunes of investors around the world are destroyed. President Herbert Hoover, an Iowa native, is President of the United States. Many eventually blame him for the plight of Americans. Unemployed and homeless people live in shantytowns they name "Hoovervilles." Stock Market Crash
In 1931, this song becomes the country's official national anthem. Star Spangled Banner
In 1922, this medicine was recovered by medical researcher Frederick Banting and research assistant Charles Best who studied the islets of Langerhans in the pancreas of dogs at the University of Toronto. Banting believed that he could find a cure for the "sugar disease" (diabetes) in the pancreas. Insulin
Russia and Poland establish a permanent border when they sign this document Treaty of Riga
This act was passed to restrict immigration from Southern and Eastern Europe. The Emergency Quota Act
This event led to the arrest and deportation of 6,000 foreign aliens suspected radical leftists. Palmer Raids
This act was passed and prohibits evolution from being taught in public schools is passed in Tennessee in 1925 it is not repealed until 1967. The Butler Act
In 1928, this woman flies across the Atlantic Ocean as a passenger, becoming the first woman to do so successfully. Amelia Earhart
This much-publicized, 24-day, 240-mileMarch began on March 12, 1930, when 61-year-old Mohandas Gandhi led an ever-growing group of followers from the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad to the Arabian Sea at Dandi, India. Gandhi's Salt March
This man was appointed as the chancellor of Germany by President Paul Von Hindenburg. This appointment was made in an effort to keep the Nazi Party “in check”; however, it would have disastrous results for Germany and the entire European continent. Adolf Hitler

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Great Depression Crossword Puzzle

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We adapted a policy of _____________ when we fell into depression. Isolationism
The economic crisis that happened in the US and many other nations beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through most of the 1930's. Great Depression
October 29, 1929; the day that the stock market crashed. Black Tuesday
Buying a stock with little money down and the promise of paying the debt later in the future. buying on margin
Banks demanded full payments of their loans; there was no protection in place to protect this from happening at the time. calling the loan
The US fell into _____________ when the idea of loans took a wrong turn. depression
A rapid increase in the overall price level. Hyperinflation
A continuous rise in the price of goods and services. inflation
A payment plan that allows customers to make payments in set intervals until the debt is paid. installment plan
A series of reforms enacted by president Franklin Roosevelt between 1933 and 1942 with a goal to relieve and reform Americans and to end the great depression. New Deal
Roosevelt tried to relieve and __________ for the American people. reform
People went to the banks to withdraw all of their money before the banks closed. runs on the banks
A share of ownership in a corporation. stock
A system to buy and sell stocks. stock market
Exercising control over freedom, will, and thoughts of others; authoritarian. totalitarian
Most Americans struggled with ____________ during the Great Depression. unemployment

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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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Mahatma Gandhi Crossword

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born in this city, located in the Indian state of Gujarat Porbandar
was born into this caste Vaisya
his middle name was this Karamchand
married her at the age of thirteen Kasturbai
decided to study this at the age of seventeen, but later froze in front of a judge when he began practicing law
took place in 1919; one of the events that sparked Ghandi's determination to free India Amritsar Massacre
was traveling here to represent a firm of Muslims South Africa
bought a farm here in an attempt to regain a simple lifestyle Natal
he took this vow of celibacy after having four sons Brahmacharya
became his philosophy; comprised of two words meaning, "truth" and "obstinacy Satyagraha
required the registration and fingerprinting of Indians Black Act
Gandhi gathered 2,000 fellow Indians here to burn registration cards as one of first act of nonviolent protesting Johannesburg
passed in 1919 by British government that allowed for the imprisonment of any suspected terrorist Rowlatt Act
The British government passed this in order to make production of salt illegal Salt Act
India gains this in 1946 independence
In 1948, Gandhi worked to promote peace in this country by having India compensate them Pakistan
assassinated Gandhi Nathuram Vinayak Godse

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The Reconstruction Era Crossword

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A term that describes a former slave who was released from slavery. Freedmen
Amendment that abolished slavery. Thirteenth
Amendment that assured the rights of anyone, including African Americans, who were born in America. Fourteenth
This system of agriculture eventually led to legal slavery. his is when a tenant could use land in exchange for a portion of the crop harvested. Sharecropping
This Amendment gave African Americans the right to vote. Fifteenth
Northern whites who moved to the South and served as republican leaders during reconstruction for profit. Usually carried there belongings in a carpet bag. Carpetbaggers
Southern whites who supported republican policy throughout reconstruction. Scalawags
To kill by hanging without due process of the law. Lynch
To attempt to take a president out of office for high crimes. would be to ______ him/her. Impeach
Laws designed to enforce segregation of blacks from whites. Jim Crow Laws
Vice President to Lincoln; President after Lincoln's assassination. Johnson
Presidential power to keep congress from passing a law. President Johnson did this the most, using this power twenty-nine times. Veto
A clan started by ex confederate soldiers that used violence to try to restore democratic control to the South, and to keep white supremacy. Ku Klux Klan
Financial panic during Grant’s presidency which caused a market crash and many banks to close down. Panic of 1873
President after Johnson; Union general; Often refered to as a "Great General, Lousy President". Grant
A set of laws limiting the rights of freedmen in the South. Black Codes
A social system used to keep blacks separate from whites. Segregation
The period after the Civil War in which the South was rebuilt and reorganized before being readmitted to the Union. Reconstruction
Act/Law passed in 1866 intended to protect the right of African American. This act was vetoed by Johnson, but still passed by Congress. Civil Rights Act
An agency set of to aid former slaves in adjusting themselves to freedom. It provided food, clothing and work for them. FreedmensBureau

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World War 2 Crossword

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country where a single party controls the government and every aspect of people's lives totalitarian state
Those countries fighting against the Axis powers. i.e. Britain, France, USA, Canada, USSR etc allies
Great Britain's Prime Minister, Churchill was an eloquent speaker, who steeled the British to defy the Nazis, even as the Luftwaffe bombed London nightly Winston Churchill
The fascist leader of Nazi Germany and the architect of the Holocaust which killed six million Jewish people. Adolf Hitler
The communist leader of the Soviet Union. Joseph Stalin
The seeds for Germany's discontent and susceptibility to a racist like Hitler began with the end of WWI.Germany signed this which required it give up 13% of its territory including Alsace-Lorraine. That area alone included 6 million residents, vast raw materials (65% of Germany's iron ore reserves and 45% of its coal), and 10% of its factories. Germany also had to pay for the war's damages. Treaty of Versailles
Germany, Italy, and Japan axis
December 1944 — January 1945. Hitler's final, surprise counteroffensive to the Allied invasion. Took place in the Ardennes, a densely forested mountain range between France and Belgium, and was an attempt to recapture Antwerp, the Allies' major supply port. A blizzard kept Allied airplanes grounded, but the U.S. Army was able to move its troops through the snow to double its number of soldiers and triple its armored tanks in four days. It was the largest and bloodiest battle the Americans fought, with 19,000 soldiers killed. The hard-won Allied victory was a turning point in the war. Battle of the Bulge
"Lightening war," a surprise attack devised by Hitler, in which land-and-air attacks were coordinated, quick and brutal. Hitler used fast-moving tanks called Panzers, with infantry transported by trucks and dive-bombing planes that strafed soldiers and refugees. Battle maps from the Combat Studies Institute offer more information about Blitzkrieg and paths taken during the war. Blitzkrieg
June 6, 1944, the Allied landing on France's Normandy beaches to begin the liberation of Europe. The D doesn't stand for anything other than "day." About 156,000 American, British, and Canadian troops landed in Normandy under heavy attack by German strongholds. Of those, the American forces numbered 23,250 on Utah Beach, 34,250 on Omaha Beach, and 15,500 airborne troops. Millions more men and women were involved in its preparations D-Day
Short for Unterseeboote, German submarines. U-boats
A political system promoted by Hitler and his ally, Italian dictator Mussolini, that called for citizens to be unquestioningly loyal to the nation and obedient of its leader. The needs of the state outweighed the needs, beliefs, or freedoms of the individual. Emphasis was on national pride, traditions, and racial purity. There was no freedom of speech. Foreigners — those who were simply minority ethnic or religious groups included — were hated and persecuted. Fascism
A member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party that Hitler came to lead. A believer in Hitler's fascism, anti-Semitism, and Aryan supremacy. nazi
The codename for the U.S. project to produce an atomic bomb. Manhattan Project
The act of genocide carried out by Germany on the Jewish population of Europe Holocaust
"lightning war"; swift attacks launched by Germany in WWII during the night blitzkrieg
Germany's failed attempt to subdue Britain in 1940 in preparation for invasion (Germans bombed Britain continuously but Britain resisted with fighter pilots and Hitler gave up invasion) Battle of Britain
a 1942 battle in the Pacific during which American planes sank 4 Japanese aircraft carriers (protected Hawaii) Battle of Midway
code name for the Allied invasion of Europe in 1944 Operation Overlord
German counter-attack in December 1944 that temporarily slowed the allied invasion of Germany (Audie Murphy was the hero) Battle of the Bulge
during WWII, Allied strategy of capturing Japanese-held islands to gain control of the Pacific Ocean (American ships shelled an island; troops waded ashore; hand-to-hand fighting occured until island was captured) island hopping
during WWII, Navajo soldiers who used their own language to radio vital messages during the island-hopping campaign Navajo code-talkers
WWII Japanese pilots trained to make a suicidal crash attack, usually upon a ship kamikaze
message sent by the Allies in July 1945 callin for the Japanese to surrender Potsdam Declaration
Nazi war crime trials held in 1945 and 1946 Nuremberg Trials
Organization created by isolationists who argued that the United States should keep out of Europe's business. American First Committee
Process by which a government gains control over a territory not presently under their jurisdiction. annex
policies, views, or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews Anti-Semitism
British-American declaration that stated the countries aims for the outcome of the war. Stated people of every nation should be free to choose their own form of government and live free of fear and want, disarmament, and a permanent system of general security. atlantic charter
policy by which Great Britain and France agreed to Germany's annexation of the Sudetenland in agreement for not taking any additional Czech territory. appeasment
April 1942, American soldiers were forced to march 65 miles to prison camps by their Japanese captors. It is called the Death March because so many of the prisoners died en route. Bataan Death March
an aerial battle fought in World War II in 1940 between the German Luftwaffe (air force), which carried out extensive bombing in Britain, and the British Royal Air Force, which offered successful resistance. battle of britian
1939; Britain and France could buy goods from the United States if they paid in full and transported them. cash and carry
protective measures in case of attack civil defense
Political leader who rules a country with absolute power, usually by force dictator
giving up military weapons Disarmament
Wiping out an entire group of people genocide
the gathering of resources and preparation for war. mobilization
Originally designed to avoid American involvement in World War II by preventing loans to those countries taking part in the conflict; modified in 1939 to allow aid to the Allies Neutrality Acts
US military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan on December 7, 1941, bringing the United States into World War II Pearl Harbor

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Progressive Era Review Crossword

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The banning of alcoholic beverages Prohibition
Journalists who wrote about the corrupt side of business and public life in mass circulation magazines during the 20th Century muckrakers
Book written by Sinclair focusing on the conditions of the meatpacking industry The Jungle
Dictated strict cleanliness for meatpackers and created the program of federal meat inspection Meat Inspection Act
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Wanted Equality for All Races NAACP
Another name for the Progressive Party and name used for when Roosevelt ran again against Taft Bull Moose Party
Strictly limited the distribution of free passes, a common form of bribery, Also ICC Power to set maximum railroad rates Hepburn Act
Granted Women the Right to Vote in 1919 Nineteenth Amendment
What became, by 1911, the largest women’s group in the nation’s history? (abbrev) WCTU
The Seventeenth amendment called for the direct, popular election of____ Senators
One of the co – founders of the National Women Suffrage Association Susan B Anthony
Who promised, during the presidential election of 1908. to lower tariffs, then raised them once taking office? William Taft
European war that brought an end to the Progressive movement World War I
Became the president as a result of the Election of 1912? Woodrow Wilson
Progressive women's reformer who led the settlement house movement Jane Addams
Supreme Court decision that allowed Jim Crow segregation in the south Plessy v Ferguson
African American reformer who stressed self-improvement for blacks and is known for his "Atlanta Compromise" speech Booker T Washington
Aggressive African American Reformer who led the 1905 Niagra Movement WEB DuBois
Low-cost multi family housing often associated with the urban problems of the Gilded Age Tenmenet
Established a graduated income tax Sixteenth Amendment
Heavily regulated big business; supported unions Clayton Anti-Trust Act
The various reform goals of Roosevelt's presidency are also known as the Square Deal
Movement that stressed to honor God, people must put aside their own desires & help other people, especially the poor Social Gospel Movement

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The Civil War Crossword

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The bloodiest day of the war. Antietam
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War. Gettysburg
Northern group. This group was lead by Abraham Lincoln. Union
The southern group whose leader was Jefferson Davis. Confederacy
Largest southern jail that help Union soldiers. Andersonville
General of the Confederacy Robert E. Lee
Battle that started the war. Fort Sumter
President of the United States during The Civil War. Abraham Lincoln
Commander of the Union at the end of the war. Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate's strategy. They would export cotton to other countries hoping to become allies. "King Cotton"
Northern strategy. The north would destroy the supplies and land of The South Anaconda Plan
Northern soldier, W.T Sherman, spread his army around the south and destroyed land and supplies. March To Sea
Largest cause of the Civil War. Union believed the south should not enslave people, while the south thought otherwise. Slavery
Compromise set to make the north and south happy by making CA a free state, but other states would now be open to slavery. a very strict fugitive slave act was set. GA Platform was created because of this compromise. Compromise of 1850
Compromise set where Missouri became a slave state and Maine a free state. Slavery would now not be allowed above the 36,30 line of latitude. Missouri Compromise
Belief on whether state's rights are more important than federal rights. The south was for this while the north was not. Sectionalism
People opposed to slavery Abolitionists
Northern economic system during the Civil War Industrial
Southern economic system during The Civil War Agricultural
Middle-class farmers. They usually owned less than 100 acres of land. Yeoman Farmers
People who owned no land and got by the best they could. About 1 in 10 Poor Whites
The North put tariffs on imported goods, forcing the south to buy goods from the north. SC was the first state to nullify this. Tariff of 1828

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The War of 1812 Crossword

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The practice of forcing American sailors into the British navy. Impressment
This party opposed the war. Federalists
One of the effects of the war. Patriotism
The British burned this. Whitehouse
These two regions supported the war. SouthandWest
Andrew Jackson defeated the Creek nation in this battle. HorseshoeBend
British allies in the War of 1812. NativeAmericans
He was president during the War of 1812. JamesMadison
American victory won after the war was over. NewOrleans
The national anthem was composed during the bombardment of this fort. McHenry
The Embargo Act boosted this in America. Manufacturing
'In 1814, we took a little trip, along with Colonel Jackson down the mighty_____.' Mississip
Shawnee leader who united Native Americans. Tecumseh
U.S. naval hero in the War of 1812. Perry
At the Hartford Convection, this region threatened secession. NewEngland
He passed the Embargo Act. Jefferson
He was the hero of the Battle of New Orleans. Jackson
American warship. USSConstitution
The United States failed in its attempt to invade this British territory. Canada
They demanded War! Warhawks
Treaty ending the war. Ghent
Religious leader who placed a curse on Harrison and future U.S. presidents. Prophet
He wrote the Star-Spangled Banner. Key
William Henry Harrison became a hero in this battle. Tippecanoe
She saved George Washington's portrait. Dolley

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The great Deprression and the New Deal Crossword

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one who buys property or goods to resale after a general rise in value Speculation
in 1929 share prices on NYSE collapsed, reason for Great Depression BlackTuesday
deepest and longest economic downturn in U.S history in 1929 GreatDepression
tarrif act in 1930 that raised tariffs on over 20,000 imported goods Hawley-SmootTarrif
A Nickname tp shanty town built by homeless during the presidency of Herbert Hoover Hooverville
severe dusts stroms that greatly impacted agriculture DustBowl
is the process of returninga person to his place of origin repatriation
series of social liberal programs between 1933-1938 NewDeal
evening radio conversations given by FDR fireside chats
responsible for insuring deposits made by peopel and companies FederalDeposit
a company or group of people authorized to be a single entity Coporation
public relief program for unemployed unmarried man CivilianConvervation
to regulate industries in an attempt to raise prices NationalRecovery
large-scale public construction agency created by the National Industries Recovery act PublicWorks
largest New Deal agency for unemployed people WorksProgress
It created a uniquely American solution to the problem of old-age pensions SocialSecurityAct

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Abolitionist Crossword

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a complete end to slavery abolition
network or people who arranged transportation and hiding places for fugitives, or escaped slaves Underground Railroad
most famous leader of the Underground Railroad Tubman
antislavery novel written by Harriet Beecher Stowe Uncle Tom's Cabin
first name of the president inaugurated in 1861 Abraham
a former female slave who became a leading abolitionist Truth
published an abolitionist newspaper, the Liberator Garrison
public-speaking skills impressed members of the Anti-Slavery Society Douglass
someone who is against slavery abolitionist
an enslaved African-American man in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom Dred Scott
first name of a prominent American abolitionist and a vocal advocate and organizer promoting rights for women Lucy
a person running away fugitive
recognized as a sovereign state Liberia
an American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States John Brown
Brown leads a small group on a raid against a federal armory in this town Harpers Ferry
last name of the author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin Stowe
what plantation owners consider their slaves property
what slaves worked on plantations
part of the Compromise of 1850 between Southern- slave holding states and Northern states Fugitive Slave Act
allowed people in Kansas and what to decided whether they wanted slavery or not Missouri

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