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Amtrak
BC Rail
BNSF
Burlington Northern
Canadian National
Canadian Pacific
Chessie System
Chicago and North Western
Conrail
CSX Transportation
Erie Lackawanna
Grand Trunk Western
Illinois Central
Kansas City Southern
Milwaukee Road
Missouri Pacific
New York Central
Nickel Plate Road
Norfolk Southern
Northern Pacific
Penn Central
Pennsylvania Railroad
Rio Grande
Santa Fe
Soo Line
Southern Pacific
Union Pacific
Wabash Railroad
Western Pacific
Wisconsin Central

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Underground Railroad Crossword

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Known as Moses of the Underground Railroad Harriet Tubman
ended slavery Civil War
Left southern states and went to the free northern states and Canada. slaves
A secret organization of routes and safe places used by slaves to escape freedom. Underground Railroad
Helped 2,000 slaves on their road to freedom. Levi Coffin
People who were against slavery. abolitionists
A hiding place, often a home or church station
A person who hid escaping slaves in his home. station master
The name given to the home in Indiana that helped slaves to freedom. Grand Central Station
Father of the Underground Railroad William Still
A person who guided the escaping slaves to the next stop. conductor
A person who helped the escaping slave find the railroad. agent

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Western Expansion Crossword

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Bought land then sold to others Land speculators
Leader in Latter Day Saint movement Brigham young
Movment from one place to another Migration
Emigrant trail that connects mo river to valleys of oregon Oregon trail
Route that connected Franklin, mo with Santa Fe, Mexico Santa Fe trail
A member of the church of Jesus Christ Mormon
A prospector in the California gold rush Forty niner
A Mexican American inhabit of texas Tejano
Person born in cali Californios
Action of annexing something Annexation
Mexico ceded to u.s Mexican cession
City in NE Puerto Rico Rio Grande
U.s should spread throught Manifest destiny
Male trappers Mountain men
Meeting at agreed time and place Rendezous
Patrotic feeling Nationalism
Congress tries to defuse the sectional and political rivalries Mo compermise

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Transcontinental Railroad Word Search

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central pacific
eighteen-sixty-nine
golden spike
promontory utah
regional lines
thirty-thousand miles
transcontinental lines
transcontinental railroad
union pacific railroad
united states

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Map terms Word Search

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Scale
Hemispheres
West
East
South
North
Northern
Western
Southern
Pacific
Atlantic
Continents
Oceans
Map
Legend
Parallels
Meridians
Latitude
Longitude
Equator
Grid

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Transcontinental Railroad Crossword

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Judah headed here to convince congressional leaders Washington
congressional leader/president who signed The Pacific Railroad Act Abraham Lincoln
which state did the railroad pass through in the mountains Nevada
what border did they build near the Missouri River Nebraska
who would dominate the central pacific big four
what disease did Judah get while crossing the Isthmus of Panama yellow fever
hotbeds of drinking, gambling, prostitution, and violence Wild West
person in charge of construction for the central pacific charles Crocker
inferior race chinese
newly inaugurated president grant
Union Pacific was here the summer of 1867 Wyoming

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Industrialization Word Search

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Monopolies
Alexander Bell
Carnegie
Rockefeller
Central Pacific
Union Pacific
Railroads
Steam Boiler
Light Bulb
Edison
Telephone
Time Zones
Bessemer Steel
Electricity
Entrepreneurs
Natural Resources

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Canada Crossword

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Mountains that extend north from the United States into western Canada Rocky Moutains
Falls created by the waters of the Niagara River Niagara Falls
An important international waterway that links the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean St Lawrence River
Region of rocky uplands, lakes and swamps. Covers about 1.8 million square miles of Canada Canadian Shield
This area lines the Atlantic coast of Canada. Includes the provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Some of these provinces are islands in the Atlantic Ocean Atlantic Region
The area that stretches north of the Great Lakes. It includes the large provinces of Ontario and Quebec Core Region
Covers Canada's central plains. Includes the provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta Prairie Region
The region on Canada's Pacific coast that is made up of the province of British Columbia Pacific Region
This area lies north and reaches far into the Arctic Ocean. It includes Canada's three territories which include Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Northern Region
A natural resource found in the Atlantic region that has created a major economic activity. Coal
A physical feature that covers most of the Northern Region. Tundra
The core region has become a large producer of this natural resource hydroelectric power

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Transcontinental Railroad Crossword

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Father of the Central Pacific Railroad Theodore Judah
_______ laborers made up over 90 percent of Central Pacific's workforce. Chinese
Which act provided the federal government support for the building of the very first transcontinental railroad Railway Act
Who was president while the Transcontinental Railroad was being built Abraham Lincoln
The 1850s were a time of _______ expansion for the United States. westward
Where was the meeting point of the Transcontinental Railroad Promontory
8 ________ tracklayers put down 3,520 rails of the railroad Irish
Who had lost a lot of land in the building of the railroad Native Americans
The amount of years it took to build the Transcontinental Railroad six
This state was connected to the east coast through the first railroad California
How many private companies were involved in the building of the railroad three
Governor that drove the Golden Spike that symbolized the completion of the railroad Stanford
Where did the Union Pacific's tracks start Iowa
Judah headed here to convince congressional leaders Washington
Who was in charge of the building of the Central Pacific Crocker
The railroad had to pass through mountains, in which state was this Nevada
the ceremonial spike driven by Leland Stanford to join the rails for the first time golden Spike
Amount of days it would take to travel from San Francisco to New York by railroad ten
total control of a type of industry by a single company or person monopoly
Transcontinental Railroad was also called the ______ _______ Overland Route

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TRANSPORTATION Crossword

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The first major improved highway in the U.S built by the federal government. National Road
Built to facilitate portage of shipments and freight by water James River & Kanawha Turnpike
Constructed as Virginia worked during the first half of the 19th century to improve transportation facilities in the western portion of the state. Giles, Fayette & Kanawha Turnpike
The first common carrier railroad and the oldest railroad in the U.S. Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
A Class I railroad formed in 1869 in Virginia from several smaller Virginia railroads begun in the 19th century. Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad
Class I railroad with headquarters in Norfolk, VA that most commonly hauls coal. Norfolk Southern
A small or mid-sized railroad company that operates over a relatively short distance. Short-Line Railroad
A railway with a track gauge narrower than 1,435 mm. Narrow gauge
A railroad gauge of 56.5 inches standard in the U.S., Britain, and many other parts of the world. Standard gauge
A riverine carl-capable working boat, or a small to mid-sized recreational sailing yacht. Keelboat
A cargo boat with a flat bottom for use in shallow water. Flatboat
Contained double-decker bunks and were heated and normally up to 100 feet long. Bunkhouse ark
Organized in 1835 and chartered to complete work on the James River Canal. James River & Kanawha Company

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The Western Frontier Crossword

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Growing hostilities between settlers and Native Americans in eastern Colorado Sand Creek Massacre
Custer's Last Stand Little Bighorn
Leader of the Nez Perce Chief Joseph
Ghost Dance that led to the end of Native American resistance to federal authority Wounded Knee
Author of book describing broken promises to Native Americans Helen Hunt Jackson
Fenced off land cheaply and easily Barbed wire
Settlers could acquire 160 acres of land for 10 dollars by living there for 5 years Homestead Act
States established agricultural and mechanical colleges Morrill Land Grant
Plowed the soil on the Great Plains sodbusters
Discovery of silver that led to the creation of a boomtown Comstock Lode
Railroad that linked the nation from east to west Transcontinental Railroad
Immigrant labor used to by the Union Pacific and Central Pacific Chinese and Irish
Location where the two great railroads were joined linking the country from Atlantic to Pacific Promontory Point Utah
Assimilation policy that allotted Native Americans 160 acres of land to farm Dawes Act

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