TALL PINES Labor Day Trivia` Crossword

Which U.S. President made Labor Day a national holiday?
In what U.S. city was Labor Day first celebrated?
What country is said to have originated the idea of hosting a labor movement day?
Some say this person actually propsed Labor Day as a holiday?
Other individuals believe this machinist proposed Labor Day.
What Act was passed September 3, 1916 to establish an eight-hour work day?
The first state to celebrate Labor Day as a legal holiday.
On what day in September is Labor Day celebrated?
Labor Day started as what type of union movement?
Modernly, Labor Day is also celebrated recoginzing something about summer.

The Industrial Revolution and Westward Expansion Crossword

The Industrial Revolution and Westward Expansion Crossword

Memorized the plans of the British spinning machine and brought it to America
Inventor of the cotton gin
Built the first American power loom and began textile factories
This invention helped American industry but also caused an increase in slavery
This inventor made a new plow using an old steel saw
________________ parts made repairs to machinery much easier
In 1811, this linked the East with the West
Travel over land or water became easier with the _______ engine
The first steam boat was invented by ______
Clinton's Ditch was a nickname for this
The Erie Canal brought great growth to this city
The steam locomotive was nicknamed _________
In 1834 this man made himself president of Mexico
A main reason American settlers wanted to separate from Mexico was the issue of
The Texas army took over this fort, but was then badly defeated by theMexican Army
A successful Texas general and first president of the Republic of Texas
Texas became a U.S. state under this president
The U.S. claimed that the Mexican-American border should be here
This war lasted from 1846-1848
The treaty of ___________ ended the war
Many people traveled this route to the west
One religious group that moved West to avoid persecution
Many people moved to Oregon Territory for this
The 1948/49 movement west is often called this
Person to discover gold in California
Prices of goods and services are determined by supply and
Women's skills such as ____________ were in high demand
Mrs. Vander Ploeg's favorite student

World War One Crossword

World War One Crossword

german attack plan in case of two front war
whose assassination resulted in ww1
allaince between Germany, Italy, and Austria-Hungary
allaince between France, Britain, and Russia
which country switched sides in the war
country that Germany gave a blank check
country that left the war in 1918
having pride in the military and keeping an army ready for war
agreement to stop fighting that ended ww1
limiting supplies such as food and clothes etc.
one sided information created to keep people supporting the war
a way of attack where soldiers run out of trenches at the enemy
the last central power to leave the war
person from the U.S. who made series of peace proposals
french person who was nicknamed Tiger and really wanted Germany to be punished
the country germany invaded to get to France
the front in which France and Britain was fending off Germany
the front at which there was more movement of land gained and lost
Woodrow Wilson's plan for achieving lasting peace
what battle happened july 1-November 18 1916 and was one of the bloodiest battles of the war
what country did the Germans plan on defeating first
country the person who kill Archduke Ferdinand is from
the sinking of what ship caused 1,198 deaths of citizens and almost dragged the u.s. into the war
pledge the Germans signed to stop unrestricted warfare on ships
what advance/revolution allowed for modern weapons to be produced
some countries got extra soldiers from their_______.
what country declared war on Germany april 6, 1917
the person who assassinated the archduke of Austria Hungary june 28, 1914
the person who took Russia out of ww1

WW2 crossword puzzle

WW2 crossword puzzle

What was the name of the tank used by the U.S.?
What was the name of the beach where the most casualties happened during the D-Day invasion?
Hitler wrote this while imprisoned.
What was the name of the political party Hitler created?
Who was the dictator of the soviet union during WW2?
What political belief did Stalin want to spread through Europe?
What was the religion targeted by the Nazi party?
What was the name of Hitler's secret police?
This was the name of the German Air Force.
What was the German name for "lightning war"?
What country's troops were rescued at Dunkirk?
where was Hitlers second Blitzkrieg at?
The Allies attacked the Axis after what country was invaded?
What was Erwin Rommel's nickname?
What was the name of the operation where Germany invaded Russia?
This season turned German forces away from Russia.
What was the name of the massacre where many Chinese people were killed?
What was the name of the female riveter on U.S. propaganda posters?
This U.S. aircraft dropped torpedoes into the water to take out japanese ships.
This battle was a turning point for the U.S. in the Pacififc.
Who led the allies in North Africa?
What was the type of bomb dropped on japan twice?
This light machine gun was usually mounted on U.S. tanks and jeeps.
What was the name of the battle launched by Hitler as a counter attack?
The big three consisted of Roosevelt,Stalin and who else?
What was the name of Hitler's favorite battleship?
Towards the end of the war the The Big Three met where to discuss the future of the Soviet Union.
Who was the leader of the Nazi party?
This Japanese occupied island was a key to success in the pacific.
What was the name of the British Air Force's choice of fighter plane?
Who was the manufacturer for the the U.S. service pistol,the M1911?
What was the name for Japanese suicide pilots?
Hitler's troops marched through this during the invasion of France.
This was the name of the mass genocide of the Jews.
Which German deathcamp was known to be the most brutal?
This German death camp was the only camp where all the prisoners escaped.
This was the only state that got attacked during WW2.
What was the name of the U.S. naval base bombed during WW2?
Wher were the trials held for SS officers commited of war crimes?

Labor Day Mini-Lesson Crossword

Labor Day Mini-Lesson  Crossword

Labor Day is a national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, ______________, and well-being of our country.

Manifest Destiny Crossword

Manifest Destiny Crossword

belief in the United States that its settlers were destined to expand across North America
gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California
used the term "manifest destiny" in 1845 to promote the annexation of Texas and the Oregon Country to the United States
William Becknell and five other men began their journey Westward from Franklin, Missouri to New Mexico
traveled on the Santa fe Trail from Missouri to New Mexico
key to the nation’s health according to Thomas Jefferson
purchased the territory of Louisiana from the French government
Mexico lost nearly half of its territory, the present American Southwest from Texas to California; U.S. became a continental power.
negotiated Webster-Ashburton Treaty
route over which settlers traveled to Oregon
discovered in California in 1848
Maine vs.Canada
president during Manifest Destinty
when people from two countries occupy and settle a territory
to take control of
After the Texan victory at the Battle of San Jacinto, Santa Anna is captured and recognizes Texas as independent
as a result of the treaty, the U.S. annexed present-day New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, and California
to give land over to another country

Veterans Day Crossword

Veterans Day Crossword

Veterans Day was originated as ________________________ _______. (2 words no spaces)
Veterans Day should not be confused with ______________ _______ (2 words-no spaces).
In 1954 President __________________ officially changed the name.
It is celebrated on ___________________ 11th.
There are about 23.2 ________________ military veterans in the U.S.
Which bill was passed by Congress in 1968? (3 words no spaces)
President _____________ returned Veterans Day back to November 11th.
Veterans Day originated on November 11, 1919, the first anniversary of ______________ _____________ I. (2 words no spaces)
Canada celebrates __________________ __________. (2 words no spaces.)
_______ million veterans served in peacetime.
1.8 million veterans are _____________.
2.8 million veterans served during the ______________ ______. (2 words no spaces)

Memorial Day Crossword

Memorial Day Crossword

Memorial Day used to be known as __________ Day.
The Flower used as the symbol of remembrance
Memorial Day often is treated as the beginning of this season.
It is a tradition to fly this on memorial day.
The day of the week that Memorial Day is celebrated.
This state is the official birthplace of Memorial Day.
The month Memorial Day falls in.
Memorial Day originated from the ____ War.
This was the only southern state willing to celebrate the first Memorial Day.
This is often played at ceremonies on Memorial Day.
Often decorated with flowers for Fallen Soldiers.
The flag only stays at half staff until this time.
In May of 2000 this President declared a National Moment of Remembrance at 3pm Central time.
Each year the 3rd U.S. Infantry places a small American flag before the gravestones and niches of service members buried at this National Cemetery.

Labor Day Word Search

Labor Day Word Search
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Hispanic Heritage Month Crossword

Hispanic Heritage Month Crossword

Observation Started in 1968
September 15 is the anniversary of what for Latin American countries Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.
Who was the president in 1968 that proclaimed Hispanic Heritage Month
What President in 1988 expanded Hispanic Heritage Week to Hispanic Heritage Month?
What Month does Hispanic Heritage Month start?
What Month does Hispanic Heritage Month end
What countries celebrate their independence on September 16 and September 18?
What is Party in Spanish?
Hello in Spanish
Goodbye in Spanish
Thank You in Spanish
October 12 is a National Holiday know as Dia De la Raza or Day of the Race. This date is honored in other countries known as what?
El dia de la Raza is also known as?
The U.S. Census Bureau defines a person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish Culture or origin?
The traditions achievements, and beliefs that are part of the history of a group of people.

Holidays Around The World Crossword

Holidays Around The World  Crossword

In Pakistan, boys celebrate the first day of spring in the Muslim calendar with exciting kite-fighting contests.
For this Hindu spring festival, people dress in green. Children then squirt each other with water pistols filled with yellow- or red-colored liquid
In Thailand, a special three-day water festival on April 13-15 marks Songkran, the Buddhists' celebration of the new year.
On Easter, Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. People attend church and also enjoy different Easter customs.
Jewish Holiday
To celebrate the return of spring, children in England dance around tall poles decorated with ribbons, called maypoles. Their dancing wraps the ribbons tightly around the pole.
The sun continues to shine long after midnight in Scandinavia
Japanese people keep the memory of their ancestors alive with a festival held during the summer called...
During this holy time, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar year, Muslims do not eat, drink, or smoke from sunrise to sunset for an entire month
On November 1 — called Día de los Muertos — Mexicans remember their loved ones who have died by visiting them and having a meal right in the graveyard.
For eight days each November or December, Jews light a special candleholder called a menorah. They do it to remember an ancient miracle in which one day's worth of oil burned for eight days in their temple.
People celebrate this Christian holiday by going to church, giving gifts, and sharing the day with their families.
which means "First Fruits," is based on ancient African harvest festivals and celebrates ideals such as family life and unity.