government Crossword
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Who refused to give up her seat on the bus?
Who won a Supreme Court case help African Americans?
Where do people go to vote?
What is it called when you walk in a parade to protest
What is it called when you speak words to persuade others?
What is it called when you stop working until demands are met?
What is a nonviolent protest called?
Who gave a famous speech at the Lincoln Memorial in 1963?
What is it called when you cast your choice of candidates?
What age must you be to vote in 2020?
What lists the names of candidates you vote for?
Who fought for women to gain the right to vote?
Who worked to improve the lives of farmworkers?

civil rights movement Word Search

civil rights movement Word Search
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Word Search
Description

martin luther king jr
disenfranchising
black panthers
discrimination
literacy test
civil rights
emmitt till
segregation
selmamarch
rosa parks
peaceful
marshall
poll tax
protest
boycott
kennedy
sit-in
white
black
vote

Chapter 10 Vocabulary Crossword

Chapter 10 Vocabulary Crossword
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Description

A group of citizens with similar views on public issues
To select candidates to run for political office
The range of differences in such political views between parties
Where voting takes place
A statement of the party's views and policies on important issues
A paper ballot that lists the names of the candidates
Another word for voting district
The vote of the citizens of a country
One of the people chosen from each state and selects the president and vice president
Agreement between 2 or more parites to work together
when a single political party controls the government
Where voting takes place
When a country has 2 main political parties
When there are more than 2 stong political parties
Each part of a platform
Votes cast by electors for president and vice president
The group of electors
Voters may vote for the candidates of either major party
Only those voters who are registered in a particular party can vote
The election that takes place first
Where voters choose their leaders from the candidates
When a citizen is not a member of a political party

Civil Rights Crossword Puzzle

Civil Rights Crossword Puzzle
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Description

State level legal codes of segregation, such as literacy requirements and poll taxes
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.
a 1896 Supreme Court decision which legalized state ordered segregation so long as the facilities for blacks and whites were equal
Nonviolent protests in which a person sits and refuses to leave
The prejudice that members of one race are superior to members of other races
1955 a 14 year old black boy said "Bye, Baby" to a white woman in Mississippi. In response, he was brutally murdered
The intermixing of people or groups previously segregated
the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus
United States civil rights leader whose college registration caused riots in traditionally segregated Mississippi (born in 1933)
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
Refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. After she was jailed, the Montgomery bus boycott was organized
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)
An organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, churches link together to inform blacks about changes in the Civil Rights Movement, led by MLK Jr., was a success
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
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
biasedly treating one person or one group differently from others based on something other than merit
preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience
President Mandated desegregation of the interstate system
incident in which nine African-American students were prevented from attending Little Rock Central High in 1957 during the Civil Rights Movement
The amendment that ended slavery
Southern laws designed to restrict the rights of the newly freed black slaves
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
It outlawed taxing voters, i.e. poll taxes, at presidential or congressional elections, as an effort to remove barriers to Black voters
segregation by custom
a key leader in India's struggle for independence, inspired MLK to give speaches in blacks civil rights and encourage them to remain nonviolent

Civil Rights Crossword

Civil Rights Crossword
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Description

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

The Electoral Process Crossword

The Electoral Process Crossword
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Description

The process of candidate selection in an electoral system
The regularly scheduled election at which voters make a final selection of officeholders
As a nominating device, a group of like-minded people who meet to select the candidates they will support in an upcoming election
An election held within a party to pick that party's candidates for the general election
A party nominating election in which only declared party members can vote
A party nominating election in which any qualified voters can take part
A voting process in which voters recieve a long ballot containing the names of all contenders, ragardless of party, and can vote however the choose
Provisions made to those unable to get to their regular polling places on election day
The effect of a strong candidate running for an office at the top of the ballot helping to attract voters
The smallest unit of election administation: a voting district
A place where the voters who live in certain place get to vote
Device voters use to register a choice in election
Grant of money, usually from the government
Campain money that is subject to regulations by the FEC
Money given to a state and local party organization for voting related activities
Political extension of speacial interest groups which have a major state in public policy

Social Studies Crossword Puzzle

Social Studies Crossword Puzzle
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Crossword
Description

The right to vote
More than 50%
A legislature who elects a president and vice president
Basic Belief
Meeting of party members to conduct party business
To record or enroll formally
Process of voting in election
A geographic area that contains a certain amount of voters
The most votes among all those running for a political office
To choose a candidate from each party to run in the general election
The list of candidates for which you cast your vote
Percentage of eligible voters who actually vote
A special election in which citizens can vote to remove a public official from office.
A strong party organization that can control political appointments and deliver votes
A way for citizens to vote on state or local laws
A way for citizens to propose laws
Held when no candidate wins a majority of votes in the primary
Topics of public interest
Organization of individuals with broad common interests
A Person who is elected by the electoral college
representatives from the 50 state party organizations who run a political party
The elected executive head of a state of the US.

Elections and Voting Crossword

Elections and Voting Crossword
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Description

A way for citizens to vote on state or local laws
A series of statements expressing the party's principles, beliefs, and positions on election issues.
A political party that challenges the two major parties
The right to vote
A meeting of political party members to conduct party business
A geographical are that contains a specific number of voters
The votes cast by individual voters in a presidential election, as opposed to electoral votes
Representatives from the 50 states party organizations who run a political party
Political organization established by a corporation, labor union, or other special-interest group designed to support candidates by contributing money
A strong party organization that can control political appointments and deliver votes
A number that is more than 50 percent of the total
The most votes among all those running for a political office
A group of people named by each state legislature to select the President and Vice President
A special election in which citizens can vote to remove a public official from office
The list of candidates for which you cast your vote
A system of government in which two parties compete for power
The first election that takes place to find out who will be the candidate for that party
The recorded version of a vote
Held when no candidate wins a majority
Method of voting for people who cannot go to the polls on election day
Topics do public interest
A way for citizens to propose laws

Election Vocabulary Crossword

Election Vocabulary Crossword
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Crossword
Description

A preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen.
The involvement of common citizens in an issue or campaign.
The actual vote count.
A voter or candidate who does not belong to a political party.
Another name for the republican party, formally known as the Grand Old Party.
Democrat state.
A supporter for a specific candidate.
A political campaign speech, especially one made on a campaign tour.
A person running for office.
Republican State.
A person who currently holds the office that people are running for.
Where people go to vote.
A document listing the different people running for office that is used in voting.

U.S. History: Civil Rights Movement Crossword

U.S. History: Civil Rights Movement Crossword
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Description

arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus
first black justice on the Supreme Court
student non-violent coordinating committee
formed to use activism and non-violent protest to bring an end to segregation
law designed to help end formal and informal barriers to African American suffrage (1965)
made racial, religious, and sex discrimination by employers illegal (1964)
rode on interstate buses into the segregated southern U.S. to test the ruling of unsegregated public places
overturned Plessy v. Ferguson
boycott of city buses led by Dr. MLK
segregation imposed by law
segregation resulting from economic or social conditions or personal choice
state level legal codes of segregation, such as literacy tests and poll taxes
led black community to peaceful nonviolence protests against the injustices they faced
association founded in 1909 to work for racial equality
activist in civil rights; leader of SNCC
1963 demonstration in which more than 200,000 people rallied for economic equality and civil rights
organization of militant African Americans founded in 1966
social movement in the U.S. in which people organized to demand equal rights for African Americans and other minorities
required citizens of a state to pay a special tax in order to vote
first black major league baseball player
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
organized the United Farm Workers

U.S Civil Rights Movement Crossword

U.S Civil Rights Movement  Crossword
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Description

Laws that enforced segregation between white and black people
____ clauses stated if your ancestors could vote before the Civil War
Laws even more harsher than Jim Crow Laws
Jim Crow laws were enforced after ______ era
____ bus boycott brought attention to end racial segregation
This lady started the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Who led the Montgomery Improvement Association?
Year the Boycott ended
Series of protest against racial segregation in Birmingham
"C" in Project C standed for ____
Birmingham politician that opposed the protests
famous Letter Martin Luther King Jr wrote in Jail
____ Rights Act created in 1964
President that began to create new civil rights bill, but was assassinated
President that took over after the assassination of JFK
Title 1 made ___ requirements the same for all people
Martin was known for leading this form of protest
What was the famous speech MLKJr gave
March on ______
MLKJr was a civil rights _____
University of _____ turned away Marshall because of his race
Famous case Marshall led about the opposition of school segregation
Marshall became justice for the ____ court
Marshall became a ______ for the NAACP
What era hit Cesar and his family the most
Cesar helped latinos in ______ organization
Cesar started a union for _____ Farm workers
Cesar formed a ____ against grape farmers
March that forced the Cherokee to move west
___ Act that denied native american tribes as independent nations
___ amendment states all people born in U.S are citizens
Act that gave Native Americans civil rights (freedom of speech/press,etc)
___ Rights movement protected the civil rights/ equal opportunities for the Disabled
Architectural ___ act: federal buildings accessible for physical disabled
Rehabilitation act of 1973, allowed ___ openings for disabled
Disibilities limits ___ activities