Type
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Description

Someone who had a dream Martin Luther King Jr
Opposite of north South
Got arrested for refusing to surrender her bus seat Rosa Parks
Separating blacks from whites Segregation
human rights activist and an American Muslim minister Malcolm X
Founder of Black Panther party Huey P Newton
The first African American to earn a PH.D from Harvard WEB Du Bois
The first black athlete to play major league baseball Jackie Robinson
War between the North and South Civil War
Led hundreds of enslaved people to freedom through underground railroad Harriet Tubman
A new political party that emerged during the 1848 presidential election whose goal was to keep slavery out of the western territories Free soil party
First state to leave the Union in 1860 South Carolina

Black History Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

_____________ History Black
Someone who had a dream. Martin Luther King Jr
Opposite of North South
Got arrested for not moving her seat. Rosa Parks
Separting blacks from whites segregation
began when the first African slaves were brought to the North American slavery
an expression or declaration of objection, disapproval, or dissent, often in opposition to something a person is powerless to prevent or avoid protest
judging someones color of skin racism
an abolitionist Frederick Douglass
baseball leagues made up of black people Negro Leagues
a war between north and south Civil War
human rights activist an American Muslim minister Malcom X
American author, poet, and civil rights activist Maya Angelou
Slaves follow _____________ to freedom. North Star
the state of being free or at liberty rather than in confinement or under physical restraint freedom
a black american African American
harm or injury that results or may result from some action or judgment prejudice
George _____________ Carver Washington
Harriet __________ Tubman
Jackie ____________ Robinson

Black History Month Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

abolitionist
activist
advocate
apartheid
black panther
boycott
civil rights
cj walker
discrimination
equality
Frederick Douglass
great migration
Harlem Renaissance
Harriet Tubman
injustice
integration
integrity
jim crow
justice
malcolm x
martin luther king jr
Nelson Mandela
oppression
Oprah Winfrey
race riots
Rosa Parks
segregation
sit in movement
slavery
underground railroad

Causes of the Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Great Black Heroes Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Rosa Parks
Wilt Chamberlain
Lewis Latimer
Joe Louis
Fred Jones
Jackie Robinson
Oprah Winfrey
Marian Anderson
marcus Garvey
Satchel Paige
Harriet Tubman
Langston Hughes
Doris Miller
Adam Powell
Booker T Washington
Malcolm X
George Carver
Fredrick Douglass
Larry Doby
Thurgood Marshall

Civil War Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

industry
agriculture
abolitionists
abraham lincoln
america
american indians
appomattox court house
civil
confederacy
first battle of bull run
free african americans
harriet tubman
john brown
merrimack
monitor
nat turner
north
richmond
robert e lee
slaves
south
ulysses s grant
union
war
west virginia

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

American law to ban slavery in any territory acquired from Mexico wilmont proviso
Nicknamed after the California gold rush forty niners
Taking states out the union secession
An underground tunnel for slaves underground railroad
Most famous for helping slaves escape through the underground railroad harriet tubman
Named after the South confederacy
American politician and senator from Mississippi Jefferson davis
American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery John brown
A popular vote on the constitution referendum
Stephen Douglas tried to avoid a dilemma formulating an answer became known as freeport doctrine
One of Tennessee's most prominent antebellum politicians john bell
The president of the United States wanting to end slavery abraham lincoln
a rebellion against slaveholders insurrection
American general known for commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia Robert E. lee
One of the most famous battles of the civil war held in Pennsylvania Gettysburg
Named after the northern anti slavery states union
Known battle fought at a sea port in Charleston, South Carolina fort sumter
Nickname for confederate state soldiers rebels
Nicknamed after the union state soldiers yankees
Color of the northern troops blue
Color uniforms for the south troops grey
Words used to try and get ride of slavery abolish
States that were against slavery North
States that were for slavery south
Martial law in Missouri was supposed to suppress Union enemies. martial law
an enslaved African American man in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom dredd scott
A political party next to the democratics that can be also called "conscious"... wigs
Letting people decide what they want popular soverientry
a short-lived political party in the United States free soil party
A big state held by Mexico at first then for a while was its own little country texas

Social Studies Civil War Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A compromise proposed by Senator Henry Clay where Missouri would be admitted as a slave state and Maine as a free state. Missouri Compromise
States where slavery is legal. Slave State
States where slavery is illegal. Free State
When citizens feel more loyalty toward their state than toward their country. Sectionalism
A popular belief in the 19th century that American citizens should fulfill their destiny by God to spread their democratic rule from sea to shining sea. Manifest Destiny
David Wilmot, a congressman from Pennsylvania, called for this law which banned slavery in any lands won from Mexico. Wilmot Proviso
A new political party that emerged during the 1848 presidential election whose goal was to keep slavery out of the western territories. Free Soil Party
People who wanted to abolish or do away with slavery. Abolitionist
Activists who challenged the existing state of political and social ideas and thoughts. Reformer
The best known African American abolitionist who toured the country talking about the horrors of slavery and started his own abolitionist newspaper called the North Star. Frederick Douglass
This dramatic and fiery editor of abolitionist newspaper (The Liberator), spoke his controversial opinions openly and without apology. William Lloyd Garrison
A network of abolitionists who secretly helped slaves reach freedom in the Northern free-states or Canada. Underground Railroad
An escaped slave who became a "conductor" in the Underground Railroad and helped to free thousands of slaves. Harriet Tubman
A farmer who owns over 20 slaves. Planter
The small percentage of wealthy southern families owning 50 or more slaves were given this title because they made a vast fortune from growing and selling cotton. Cottonocracy
A policy or an attitude that denies equal rights to a certain group of people. Descrimination
To sell a crop for profit instead of being used by the grower. Cash Crops
A Connecticut schoolteacher who invented a machine to remove the seeds from raw cotton. Eli Whitney
An area of the United States referring to cotton plantations which stretched from South Carolina through Alabama and Mississippi to Texas. Cotton Kingdom
An engine "gin" that used two rollers and thin wire teeth to separate the seeds from the cotton fibers. Cotton gin

U.S. History: Civil Rights Movement Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus Rosa Parks
first black justice on the Supreme Court Thurgood Marshall
student non-violent coordinating committee SNCC
formed to use activism and non-violent protest to bring an end to segregation SCLC
law designed to help end formal and informal barriers to African American suffrage (1965) Voting Rights Act
made racial, religious, and sex discrimination by employers illegal (1964) Civil Rights Act
rode on interstate buses into the segregated southern U.S. to test the ruling of unsegregated public places Freedom Riders
overturned Plessy v. Ferguson Brown v Board
boycott of city buses led by Dr. MLK Montgomery Bus Boycott
segregation imposed by law de jure
segregation resulting from economic or social conditions or personal choice de facto
state level legal codes of segregation, such as literacy tests and poll taxes Jim Crow Laws
led black community to peaceful nonviolence protests against the injustices they faced MLK
association founded in 1909 to work for racial equality NAACP
activist in civil rights; leader of SNCC Stokely Carmichael
1963 demonstration in which more than 200,000 people rallied for economic equality and civil rights March on Washington
organization of militant African Americans founded in 1966 Black Panthers
social movement in the U.S. in which people organized to demand equal rights for African Americans and other minorities Civil Rights Movement
required citizens of a state to pay a special tax in order to vote poll taxes
first black major league baseball player Jackie Robinson
Arkansas governor Orval Faubus called the National Guard to keep black students from enrolling in Little Rock's Central High School; President Eisenhower sent the Army to force integration for the students Little Rock Nine
organized the United Farm Workers Cesar Chavez

Famous African Americans Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Sojourner Truth
Condoleezza Rice
Arthur Ashe
Thurgood Marshall
Louis Armstrong
Harriet Tubman
Frederick Douglass
Sidney Poitier
Barbara Jordan
BB King
Hank Aaron
Charles Barkley
Reggie Jackson
Jackie Robinson
Jesse Owens
Colin Powell
Daniel James
Booker T. Washington
Rosa Parks
Martin Luther King Jr.
Michael Jordan

Black History Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Anthony Davis
Barack Obama
BB King
Colin L. Powell
Derek Walcott
Elijah McCoy
Garret Morgan
Harriet Tubman
Jackie Robinson
Langston Hughs
Lewis Howard Latimer
Malcolm X
Marian Anderson
Martin Luther King Jr
Nelson Mandela
Quincy Jones
Rosa Parks