U.S. Railroad's Word Search

Created
Sep 8, 2015
Type
Word Search
Description

This word search contains the following answers:

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

Created
Feb 15, 2017
Type
Crossword
Description

This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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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Transcontinental Railroad Word Search

Created
Dec 8, 2017
Type
Word Search
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This word search contains the following answers:

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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industrial revolution word search

Created
Feb 1, 2017
Type
Word Search
Description

This word search contains the following answers:

WHITNEY
RUBBER
SEWING MACHINE
SINGER
LOWELL GIRLS
MCCORMICK
MILL
RAIL ROAD
RHODE ISLAND system
STEAM BOAT
STEEL PLOW
STRIKE
TELEGRAPH
TEXTILE
TRADEUNIONS

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Transcontinental Railroad Crossword

Created
Oct 11, 2017
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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

Created
May 7, 2015
Type
Word Search
Description

This word search contains the following answers:

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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El Nino & La Nina Crossword

Created
Nov 23, 2016
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

an irregularly occurring and complex series of climatic changes affecting the equatorial Pacific region and beyond every few years, characterized by the appearance of unusually warm, nutrient-poor water off northern Peru and Ecuador, typically in late December. El Nino
a cooling of the water in the equatorial Pacific that occurs at irregular intervals and is associated with widespread changes in weather patterns complementary to those of El Niño, but less extensive and damaging in their effects. La Nina
is the water temperature close to the ocean's surface. The exact meaning of surface varies according to the measurement method used, but it is between 1 millimetre (0.04 in) and 20 metres (70 ft) below the sea surface. Sea Surface Tempature
a wind blowing steadily toward the equator from the northeast in the northern hemisphere or the southeast in the southern hemisphere, especially at sea. Two belts of trade winds encircle the earth, blowing from the tropical high-pressure belts to the low-pressure zone at the equator. Trade Winds
the action or process of precipitating a substance from a solution. rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. Precipitation
a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall; a shortage of water resulting from this. Drought
the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period. Climate
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards heat, dryness, sunshine, wind, rain, etc. Weather
El Niño (La Niña) is a phenomenon in the equatorial Pacific Ocean characterized by a five consecutive 3-month running mean of sea surface temperature (SST) anomalies in the Niño 3.4 region that is above (below) the threshold of +0.5°C (-0.5°C). Equatorial pacific
the largest of the Earth's oceanic divisions. It extends from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Southern Ocean in the south and is bounded by Asia and Australia in the west and the Americas in the east. Pacific ocean
cover or submerge (a place or area) with water Flooding
a mass of mud and other earthy material that is falling or has fallen down a hillside or other slope. Mudslides
process whereby the degree of hotness of a body (or medium) changes. Tempature Change
a continuous, directed movement of seawater generated by forces acting upon this mean flow, such as breaking waves, wind, the Coriolis effect, cabbeling, temperature and salinity differences, while tides are caused by the gravitational pull of the Sun and Moon.  Ocean Currents
a gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth's atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and other pollutants.  Global Warming
describe both warm (El Niño) and cool (La Niña) ocean-atmosphere events in the tropical Pacific as well as the Southern Oscillation the atmospheric component of these phenomena. ENSO
a rising of seawater, magma, or other liquid. Upwelling
abnormal weather pattern that is caused by the warming of the Pacific Ocean near the equator, off the coast of South America. This occurs when the normal trade winds weaken (or even reverse), which lets the warm water that is usually found in the western Pacific flow instead towards the east. Causes of El Nino
large climate disturbances which are rooted in the tropical Pacific Ocean, and occur every 3 to 7 years. They have a strong impact on the continents around the tropical Pacific, and some climatic influence on half of the planet. Effects of El Nino
the process of a liquid changing into a gas. Evaporation
a half of the earth, usually as divided into northern and southern halves by the equator, or into western and eastern halves by an imaginary line passing through the poles. a half of the celestial sphere. Hemisphere
something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or expected Anomoly
a thing predicted; a forecast. Prediction

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The Civil War Crossword

Created
Dec 6, 2016
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

The bloodiest day of the war. Antietam
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War. Gettysburg
Northern group. This group was lead by Abraham Lincoln. Union
The southern group whose leader was Jefferson Davis. Confederacy
Largest southern jail that help Union soldiers. Andersonville
General of the Confederacy Robert E. Lee
Battle that started the war. Fort Sumter
President of the United States during The Civil War. Abraham Lincoln
Commander of the Union at the end of the war. Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate's strategy. They would export cotton to other countries hoping to become allies. "King Cotton"
Northern strategy. The north would destroy the supplies and land of The South Anaconda Plan
Northern soldier, W.T Sherman, spread his army around the south and destroyed land and supplies. March To Sea
Largest cause of the Civil War. Union believed the south should not enslave people, while the south thought otherwise. Slavery
Compromise set to make the north and south happy by making CA a free state, but other states would now be open to slavery. a very strict fugitive slave act was set. GA Platform was created because of this compromise. Compromise of 1850
Compromise set where Missouri became a slave state and Maine a free state. Slavery would now not be allowed above the 36,30 line of latitude. Missouri Compromise
Belief on whether state's rights are more important than federal rights. The south was for this while the north was not. Sectionalism
People opposed to slavery Abolitionists
Northern economic system during the Civil War Industrial
Southern economic system during The Civil War Agricultural
Middle-class farmers. They usually owned less than 100 acres of land. Yeoman Farmers
People who owned no land and got by the best they could. About 1 in 10 Poor Whites
The North put tariffs on imported goods, forcing the south to buy goods from the north. SC was the first state to nullify this. Tariff of 1828

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civil war Crossword

Created
Feb 24, 2016
Type
Crossword
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And end to slavery Abolition
Economy with businesses and factories Industrialized
Aganist slavery Antislavery
Economy based on farming Agricultural
Large farms grow major crops Plantations
Weapons are stored/made Armory
Withdraw or pullout from Secede
Another name for confederate states of america Confederacy
Played a major role in the battle of Bull run Thomas Jackson
Capital of the conferacy Richmond
Where did the civil war end Appomattox court house
Sea battles took place in Norfolk and Hampton Hampton Roads
Virginias main crop before the late 1700s Tobacco
What month in 1860 did South Carolina secedes from the union December
What month in 1864 did President Lincoln get elected to a second term November
Who supported a secret route known as the Underground Railroad Harriet Tubman
Who led a raid on United States armory at Harpers Ferry Virginia John Brown
Relied more on slave labor Southern part
Created out of the western territory to be free states Northern states
Economy in the United States was industrialized Northern part
What counties favored slavery Eastern
What counties did not favor slavery Western
He led a revolt against plantation owners Nat Turner

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Western Expansion Crossword

Created
Mar 3, 2016
Type
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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World Geography Unit 2 Crossword

Created
Feb 5, 2017
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

This is part of the highlands of South America Mato Grosso Plateau
In 11532, this person marched south into Peru and conquered the Inca Empire and murdered their Emperor Atahualpa FRANCISCO PIZARRO
Argentina's capital BUENO AIRES
River located in South America that drains the Amazon Basin AMAZON RIVER
Led by Toussaint-Loverture, in the 1970's Haiti had won its independence from France HAITIAN REVOLT
The oldest Spanish-language newspaper read by 50,000 people every day EL LISTIN DIARIO
In Southern Argentina, hills and lower flatlands form a plateau known as this. Patagonia
Where the Andes are widest there are high flat plains called ______. Altiplanos
An important waterway that cuts through the isthums of Panama. This canal is human made and was completed in 1914. Panama Canal
Parts of northern Mexico and the sothwestern region of South America have desert climates and vegtation Desert and Steppe Areas
In 1519, _______ landed in Mexico with 600 Conquistadors and allied with local enemies of the Aztecs. Hernando Cortez
This area lies between sea level and 2,500 feet and has average annual temperatures from 68 to 91 degrees Tierra Caliente
In this area, frosts are common in the winter months. Tierra Fria
Led by Miguel Hialgo, a perish priest, in 1810 Mexican Independence
The place where a tide meets a river current Esturay
Parallel mountain ranges are called _____. Cordilleras
A cowhead that rid the panamas herding livestock, the major agricultural product of Argentina Gaucho
This thing causes animal habitats to be destroyed Forest Fire
A continuous layer of leaves made of broad-leafed and needle leafed evergreen trees are so close together that their crowns form a dense ______. Canopy
Steep cliffs on the Eastern coast of Brazil Escarpment
A mountain range primarily in northern Santa Barbara County and extending into northwestern Ventura County in Southern California Sierra Madre Mts
The world's longest mountain range Andes Mts
One of the principal rivers in the southwest United States and northern Mexico Rio Grande River
A plateau in South America, covering a 1,000-kilometre strip of land on the Pacific coast, west of the Andes mountains Atacama Desert
A plateau in South America, covering a 1,000-kilometre strip of land on the Pacific coast, west of the Andes mountains Rio De Janeiro
An area that covers 8 million square miles of land from the United States-Mexico border to the southern tip of Argentina Latin America
A part of earth where earth's crust have collided for millions of years causing earthquakes and creating mountains Ring of Fire
A region of the North Atlantic Ocean in the Caribbean, that includes the island nations and surrounding waters of three major archipelagoes West Indes
The reason why geographers divide Latin America into three distinct areas Distinct Physical Features
A small Caribbean country with a population only slightly greater than that of New York City The Dominican Republic

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