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U.S. Road Trip Challenge Crossword

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100-Mile stretch of road near Area 51. Extraterrestrial highway
What is a highway that encircles a city like D.C.? Beltway
What is the highway linking mainland FL to Key West? Overseas Highway
What is a Highway linking multiple states? Interstate
What is a frequent question asked by passengers on long road trips? Are we there yet
This Highway traces the oceanfront of C.A. Pacific coast highway
This is where you fuel up. Gas Station
Interstates with these numbers run N-S. Odd
Interstates with these numbers run E-W. Even
Sometimes you have to pay this on roads. Toll
Who created the interstate highway system? Eisenhower
Which lane is used for faster moving vehicles? Passing lane
It's nicknamed 'The Mother Road'. Route 66
You get on this when exiting the Highway. Off ramp
What road follows the Mississippi River from LA to WI? Great river road
What is the byway linking Santa Fe and Albuquerque? Turquoise trail
It's my way or the _______. Highway
You will get a ticket for going faster than this road sign. Speed limit sign
Which interstate highway is located entirely within AZ? Interstate 17
Interstate 15 passes through how many states? Six

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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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World Geography Unit 2 Crossword

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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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America Revealed: Nation on the Move Word Search

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ADAPTIVE TRAFFIC SIGNAL
AIRPLANE
BOROUGH
CAPACITY
COMMUTING
CONSTRUCTION
DELAY
DRIVING
EFFICIENT
EXPANSION
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMIN
FISHBOWL
FREIGHT SYSTEM
GAS BEACONS
GRIDLOCK
HIGHWAY SYSTEM
LIGHT RAIL
NAVIGATION
PENN STATION
RADAR SIGNAL
RAIL HUB
RAILROAD
ROCKY MOUNTAINS
SCHOOL BUS
STREETCAR
SUBURB
TRAIN
TRANSPORTATION
VEHICLE
WALKING

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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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Europe Geography Crossword

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The longest river within today's European Union Danube river
the action of sharing something out among a number of recipients. Distribution
a part of the Atlantic Ocean, and it separates the island of Britain from northern France and joins the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean. English Channel
covers all of western and northern France, Belgium, The Netherlands, southern Scandinavia, northern Germany, and nearly all of Poland European plains
a mountainous region that's most associated with the countries of Spain and Portugal. Iberian peninsula
a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by the Mediterranean Basin and almost completely enclosed by land Mediterranean sea
ocuses on the geography of the area and will often have shaded relief to show the mountains and valleys physical map
designed to show governmental boundaries of countries, states, and counties, the location of major cities political map
which form the boundary between Europe and Asia Pyrenees
a European river that begins in the Swiss canton of Graubünden in the southeastern Swiss Alps Rhine river
a peninsula in Northern Europe, which generally comprises the mainland of Sweden, the mainland of Norway, the northwestern area of Finland Scandinavian peninsula
the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe the alps

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Trains Word Search

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Ashford International
Bullet Train
Channel Tunnel
Class 158
Class 319
Class 390 Pendolino
Class 43
Class 66
Class 700
class 91
CRH
Ebbsfleet International
Edinburgh Waverly
Electrostar
EMU
Eurostar
Flying Bannna
Gare de Nord
Grand Central
Great Northern
Great Western
IcE
Intercity 125
Kings Cross
London Bridge
London Victoria
London Waterloo
Magelev
Mallard
Metro
National Rail
Scotrail
Shikansen
SNCF
Stevenson's Rocket
TGV
Thameslink
The Tube
Trains
Trans-Siberian Railway
Virgin East Coast
Virgin Trains

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The Industrial Revolution and Westward Expansion Crossword

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

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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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Abolitionist Crossword

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a complete end to slavery abolition
network or people who arranged transportation and hiding places for fugitives, or escaped slaves Underground Railroad
most famous leader of the Underground Railroad Tubman
antislavery novel written by Harriet Beecher Stowe Uncle Tom's Cabin
first name of the president inaugurated in 1861 Abraham
a former female slave who became a leading abolitionist Truth
published an abolitionist newspaper, the Liberator Garrison
public-speaking skills impressed members of the Anti-Slavery Society Douglass
someone who is against slavery abolitionist
an enslaved African-American man in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom Dred Scott
first name of a prominent American abolitionist and a vocal advocate and organizer promoting rights for women Lucy
a person running away fugitive
recognized as a sovereign state Liberia
an American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States John Brown
Brown leads a small group on a raid against a federal armory in this town Harpers Ferry
last name of the author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin Stowe
what plantation owners consider their slaves property
what slaves worked on plantations
part of the Compromise of 1850 between Southern- slave holding states and Northern states Fugitive Slave Act
allowed people in Kansas and what to decided whether they wanted slavery or not Missouri

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