Type
Crossword
Description

This Asian country is 'owned' by three other countries Borneo
~80% of this country is covered by the Kalahari desert Botswana
Mount Everest is named after Sir George Everest, a surveyor from which country? Wales
The 'tango' originated from this country and was performed by prostitutes in brothels. Argentina
This European country is the worlds most popular tourist destination. France
In Arabic this country's name means 'deeply rooted, well watered; fertile' Iraq
The passport for this country is ranked 3rd in the world Sweden
This country has an ice-sheet so large, that if it were all to melt, the world’s sea level would rise by 7 meters Greenland
This highly populated country has the worlds largest postal system India
The smallest northwest African country is also one of the most modern places in the Arab world Tunisia
Nicolae Paulescu discovered insulin and its use to treat diabetes is from this European country Romania
One of two countries whos official name begins with 'the' Bahamas
One of two South American countries that does not border Brazil and in 2008 was the first country to recognise that nature has rights Equador
This group of 333 islands and 500 islets is where fire dancing originated Fiji
Rum is the National drink of this Caribbean island Jamaica
Swedish is one of this countries official languages Finland
This country is home to the Christ the Redeemer statue Brazil
Harare is the capital city of this country Zimbabwe
The national bird of this central american country is the Scarlet Macaw Honduras
Sheep were first introduced to this country in 1773 by Captain Cook newzealand
This country is famous for beer and potatoes. Ireland
This country is where the Olympic Games originated Greece

North America Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The ____ Mountains stretch from Canada across the United States including Colorado Rocky
Largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area Greatlakes
Ships can cross from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean using this canal PANAMA
Largest country in North America by population UNITEDSTATES
The capital city of this country is San Jose COSTARICA
Puerto ____ is a U.S. territory in the Caribbean Sea RICO
The tallest mountain in North America MCKINLEY
Country located between Honduras and Panama NICARAGUA
Ocean located to the west PACIFIC
The capital city of this island country is Havana CUBA
Body of water stretching from Mexico to Florida GULFOFMEXICO
This city is the capital of Greenland NUUK
Longest river in North America MISSISSIPPI
The largest city in North America by population is ____ City MEXICO
The French speaking province of Canada QUEBEC
The Appalachian ____ are located in the eastern United States MOUNTAINS
Country just south of Mexico GUATEMALA
This country is considered the largest island in the world GREENLAND
Largest country in North America by area CANADA
The island of Hispaniola includes the Dominican Republic and this country HAITI
Most populous city in Canada TORONTO
Largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area SUPERIOR
The Rio ____ forms the border between Texas and Mexico GRANDE
The capital of Canada OTTAWA
North America is the 3rd largest__________ continent
countries make up the continent of North America Twenty-four
Death Valley, in California, is the ________point on the continent. lowest
North America was named after the explorer_____ Americo Vespucci.
About 502 ______people live in North America. Millon
Italian explorer Christopher Columbus was the first European to navigate to North America in______ 1492

Imperialism Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a territory that a colonial power ruled directly through colonial officials colony
African country that remained independent via their military Ethiopia
a soldier from colonial India under the direction of a British Commander sepoy
one of the inspirations for Westerners to colonize China gold
effort by the Righteous and Harmonious Fists to expel foreigners from China Boxer Rebellion
largest colonial power in Africa England
little buddy of the USA in Africa...remained independent Liberia
British adventurer who made millions in gold and diamonds in Africa Cecil Rhodes
pride in your country, support of its policies, and feeling of superiority nationalism
acronym for the motives of imperialism name
meeting where Europeans agreed on how to divide up the African continent Berlin Conference
had to inform others that you wanted part of Africa Article 34
lead European leaders at the Berlin Conference Otto von Bismark
author of White Man's Burden Rudyard Kipling
colony with its own government but policies guided by a foreign power protectorate
time between 1800-1914 when countries set out to control foreign lands Age of Imperialism
political, economic, social, military control of another country imperialism
a region where an imperial power has exclusive economic and trading control sphere of inluence
amount of input Africans had at the Berlin Conference zero
competition by Europeans to claim part of Africa Scramble for Africa
poem advocating "westernization" of Africa and other non-industrialized areas White Man's Burden

The Age of Exploration Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Spanish conqueror of Mexico Hernan Cortes
took the lead in European exploration Portugal
went around the cape and cut across the Indian ocean to the coast of India Vasco de Gama
a thriving spice trade port melaka
believed he could reach Asia by sailing west instead of east around Africa Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus explored these coastlines cuba
persuaded the king of Spain to finance his voyage to Asia through the western hemisphere Ferdinand Magellan
explored the New England coastline of the Americas for England John Cabot
his letters described the land he saw led to the use of the name America Amerigo Vespucci
individuals with firearms, organizational skills, and determination that led to success conquistadors
Aztec monarch montezuma
landed on the pacific coast of south America with 180 men Francisco Pizarro
the right of landowners to use native Americans as laborers encomienda
the exchange of plants and animals between Europe and Asia columbian exchange
a settlement of people living in a new territory, linked to a parent country colony
a set of principles that dominated society mercantilism
the difference in value between what a nation imports and what it exports balance of trade
payments subsides
large agricultural estates plantations
connected Europe, Asia, and Africa triangular trade
the middle portion of the triangular trade route middle passage
"so great is the corruption that our country is being completely depopulated" king afonso
pulled into the slave trade benin
in the 1500's Portugal came to dominate this land Brazil
Spanish and Portuguese officials who had been born in Europe peninsulares
descendants of Europeans born in Latin America creoles
offspring of Europeans and Native Americans mestizos
offspring of Africans and Europeans mulattoes

The Columbian Exchange Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Columbus began a vast global exchange that would profoundly affect the world later to be called Columbian Exchange
A rise in prices that is linked to a sharp increase in the amount of money available Inflation
The period in European history when inflation rose rapidly Price Revolution
People who take on financial risk to make profits Entrepreneurs
Expanded trade, an increased money supply, and the push for overseas empires spurred the growth of European what Capitalism
The belief that a nations real wealth was measured in its gold and silver treasure Mercantilism
Columbus returned to what country in March 1493 Spain
New foods including tomatoes, pumpkins, and peppers were found in this country America
Each year shiploads of these settlers sailed to the Americas, lured by promise of a new life in a land of oppertunities Europeans
The method from Arabs to show profits and loses from there ventures Bookkeeping
Joint stock companies were developed in what time Medieval
North and South America New World
Europe, Asia, and Africa Old World
Most common disease brought to the Americas Syphilis
Scattering; spreading of Dispersal

Indian States and Capitals Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

State to which Manmohan Singh belongs to Assam
The capital of the original Telugu desam Hyderabad
Capital of the modern Indian state where Nalanda, a UNESCO World Heritage site and a center of learning from the 7th century BCE Patna
State which has its capital named after the proponent of 'Satyagraha' and 'ahimsa' Gujarat
Capital of the state called 'God's Own Country' Thiruvananthapuram
A union territory and the capital of 2 states Chandigarh
Capital city also called the 'City of Joy' Kolkata
The samadhi sthal of Birsa Munda is located in this city Ranchi
'City of Nawabs' is the capital of this state Uttar Pradesh
State of five rivers Punjab
Garden of Spices Of India Kerala
Switzerland of India Kashmir
Space City and the Silicon Valley of India Bengaluru
'Egg Bowls of Asia' Andhra Pradesh
Capital of the Eastern-most state of India Itanagar
Newest Indian State Telangana
'Queen of Hill Stations', Ooty is a part of this state. TamilNadu
Capital of the State carved out of Madhya Pradesh on 1 November 2000. Raipur
City of Rallies and home to the first citizen of the country New Delhi
The capital city name which means 'land that never floods' Panaji
The capital of the cluster of islands in the Bay of Bengal, a UT. Port Blair
Capital of the State where the third highest peak of the world, Mt. Kanchenjenga, is located Gangtok

Sub-Saharan Africa Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the widespread clearing of forest land. It is common in sub-saharan Africa because of farmers cutting the wood for new farmland or the clearing of the wood for their own needs. DEFORESTATION
Steppe areas are threatened by this in Africa. . It is the process that turns fertile land into land that is too dry to support life. DESERTIFICATION
In very dry areas of Africa, these overpower the landscape. DESERTS
In some parts of sub-Saharan Africa these are a problem. They are periods of time when there is no rain at all. DROUGHTS
To help preservation to the rainforests and to boost economies, some African countries are encouraging this. It is touring a place without causing harm to the environment. ECOTOURISM
Steep jagged cliffs found in eastern and southern Africa. ESCARPMENTS
These are used to make drills, saws, and grinding tools because they are such a hard substance. INDUSTRIALDIAMONDS
The source of the Blue Nile LAKETANA
The source of the White Nile LAKEVICTORIA
Believed to have broken away from Africa;4th largest island in the world MADAGASCAR
among the southwestern coast is a desert made of rocks and dunes. It is cooler than other deserts in Africa. NAMIB
Has a 68% literacy rate and is 356,668 sq. miles. NIGERIA
Has replaced agricultural products as the principal export in many countries in sub-Saharan Africa. OIL
Hot temperatures and plentiful rainfall supports these in sub-Saharan Africa. They are dense stands of trees that receive high amounts of precipitation each year RAINFORESTS
A large break in the Earth's surface formed by shifting tectonic plates. One of these can be found stretching 4,000 miles from southwest Asia to southern Africa. RIFTVALLEY
Is a country that has a life expectancy of 44 and 0.09 television sets per 1,000 people. RWANDA
A country of 371 sq. miles and has 229 television sets per 1,000 people. SAOTOMEANDPRINCIPE
Farther from the equator in sub-saharan Africa, rainforests give way to great stretches of tropical ___:grasslands with scattered woods. ___ grasslands are home to many popular animals in Africa. SAVANNA
Arranged in an order and alike in some way; there is a ___ of escarpments in sub-Saharan Africa. SERIES
471,444 square miles and is a country in sub-Saharan Africa SOUTHAFRICA
___ Africa has a humid subtropical climate SOUTHEASTERN
___ Africa has a mediterranean climate SOUTHWESTERN
Found in African deserts; plants such as cacti with thick, fleshy leaves that can conserve moisture. SUCCULENTS
A country with a life expectancy of 57 and an Arabic flag and language. SUDAN
Climate found along equator in central Africa and south Africa TROPICALWET
Sub-Saharan Africa lies mainly here. It receives the direct rays of the sun year round. TROPICS
A country in sub-Saharan Africa with a population of 26,900,000 and a life expectancy of 48. UGANDA
Sub-Saharan Africa is more than 3 times larger than this country. UNITEDSTATES
In rainforests, this grows at different levels. VEGETATION
Many tropical-African countries depend on this from trees in the rainforest. WOOD
Plunges over a river and creates Victoria Falls, a series of waterfalls that drop 420 feet. ZAMBEZIRIVER

South America Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The most heavily forested country in South America Suriname
First country in the world to have granted constitutional rights to Nature. Ecuador
What is the name of the highest waterfall in located South America? Angel Falls
What desert is considered the driest place on earth? Atacama
Accounts for more than 50% of planet's remaining rainforests; One of the most bio diverse regions of tropical rainforest in the world Amazon
Where is the highest point in South America? It's located in the largest mountain range. Andes
What famous waterfall is located in the tri-border area consisting of Argentina, Brazil & Paraguay? Iguazu
What natural resource (discovered in 1921) has made Venezuela one of the richest countries in South America? Oil
What countries state flag has three horizontal bands Argentina
Largest city in South America Sao Paulo
Name of the smallest country in South America? It's about 50 times smaller than Brazil. Suriname
Most famous mythical creature in South America? This vampire-like creature is believed to attack cattle and goats and drain their blood. El Chupacabra
Most common indigenous language in South America. Quechua

WWII Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

15 Dog Breed Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Old arctic sled dogs named from the native innuit tribe called Malhemuts. Playful, affectionate, and loyal. Alaskan Malamute
Dog breed originated in Tibet. Small dog with heavy coat of hair and is best known for intelligence, hearing, and kindness. It is often mistaken with the Shih Tzu and has long luscious fur. Lhasa Apso
Dog breed originated from Germany. The national dog of France who is also used as a circus dog. Poofy fur and is very trainable and intelligent. Poodle
Known as the Hungarian sheep dog. looks like an actual mop. Known for courage, demeanor, and unusual heavy white coat. Komondor
Dog breed originated in Chukchi. Endurance sled dog. Brought to Alaska in 1909 to compete in Races. Handles cold temperatures well due to thick dense coat. Outgoing, alert and intelligent. Siberian Husky
Smallest breed of dog named after the state of Mexico. Lively, alert, quick. Though can be yappy and anxious. Chihuahua
Dog breed originated in Germany. Short legged, long bodied. Looks like the epitome of a canine hotdog. Used to scent, chase, and hunt badgers and other digging animals. Dachshund
Dog breed originated in Germany. One of the largest/tallest breeds of domestic dogs in the world. Devoted, reserved, confident, and friendly. German name for this breed is: Deutsche Dogge. Great Dane
Dog breed originated in United Kingdom. Large-sized breed and was bred as gun dogs to retrieve shot upland game birds. Usually has bushy golden coat and is intelligent, reliable, kind and trustworthy. Golden Retriever
Medium sized breed of dog known for its white and black spotted coat. Mainly was used as a carriage dog. Playful, outgoing, energetic and active. Dalmatian
Large herding dog from the spitz group. Has thick, white, double-layer coat. Looks like a cloud. Name based on the Samoyedic people of Siberia. Playful, stubborn and sociable. Samoyed
Cattle herding dog breed which originated in Pembrokeshire, Wales. Short and stubby legs. Usually seen with gold and white coat. Welsh Corgi
Dog breed originated in China. Has wrinkly, short-muzzled face, and curled tail. Charming, quiet, and clever. Pug
Dog breed originated in China. Referred as "puffy-lion dog". Very dense and fluffy long haired coat. Has rounded face and round small ears. Aloof, loyal, quiet, though can be aggressive. Chow Chow
Dog breed of small hound. Similar looking to the larger foxhound. Originally bred as a scent hound for hunting hare. Droopy ears and brown tricolored coat. Beagle

World geography Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Largest lake in Africa VICTORIA
Largest desert in the world SAHARA
Mt Kilimanjaro is in this country TANZANIA
One of the longest rivers in Africa CONGO
Southernmost continent ANTARCTICA
Largest island in the world GREENLAND
Everest is part of this mountain chain HIMALAYAS
Longest river in North America MISSISSIPPI
Island off the coast of Australia TASMANIA
Volcanic mountain in Japan FUJI