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sudden dramatic decline of stock prices across a significant cross-section stock market crash
the deepest and longest-lasting economic downturn in the history of the Western industrialized world great depression
period of severe dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the US dust bowl
a shantytown built by unemployed and destitute people during the Depression of the early 1930s. hoovervilles
The Tennessee Valley Authority is a federally owned corporation in the United State TVA
FDR'S more conservative approach to battling the Great Depression second new deal
United States labor law which guarantees basic rights of private sector employees to organize into trade unions wagner act
a system of transfer payments in which younger, working people support older, retired people. social security act
As the chair of the United Nations Human Rights Commission eleanor roosovelt
an American politician who served as the 40th Governor of Louisiana huey long
a legislative initiative proposed by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt to add more justices to the U.S. Supreme Court. court packing bill
a leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, the American labor movement a phillip randolph
United States naval base in Hawaii that was attacked without warning by the Japanese pearl harbor
is the imprisonment or confinement of people, commonly in large groups, without trial. internment
the act of assembling and making both troops and supplies ready for war mobilization
ow each person to have only a fixed amount rationing
providing U.S. military aid to foreign nations during World War II. lend lease
A naval and air battle fought in World War II in which planes from American aircraft carriers blunted the Japanese naval threat in the Pacific Ocean battle of midway
the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II d day
Offensive Operation by the Soviet Union, was the final major offensive of the European theatre of World War II battle of berlin
dropped nuclear weapons on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, atomic bomb
Laboratory, known as Project Y, was conceived during the early part of World War II los alamos
a research and development project that produced the first nuclear weapons during World War II the Manhattan project
the killing of six million jews holocaust

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Cold War Vocabulary Crossword

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Policy created by George Kennan Containment
Economic plan to rebuild wartorn Europe Marshall Plan
Military alliance between several North American and European nations NATO
Defense treaty between the Soviet Union and its satellite nations Warsaw Pact
Theory regarding the spread of Communism Domino Theory
Invasion sponsored by President Kennedy to instigate an uprising in Cuba Bay of Pigs
Competition between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. over dominance of space Space Race
Conflict between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. regarding Soviet missiles in Cuba and American missiles in Turkey Cuban Missile Crisis
South Vietnamese supporters of Northern Vietnamese communism Viet Cong
Communist leader in China who attempted massive cultural, industrial, and economic reforms Mao Zedong
Brutal communist regime in Cambodia Khmer Rouge
Set of treaties regarding armament control SALT Accords
Policy of segregation in South Africa Apartheid
Historic wall in Germany, symbolizing a division between the East and the West Berlin Wall
Method of peacefully bypassing the blockade in Berlin to deliver supplies Berlin Airlift
Soviet response to the Marshall Plan which largely failed COMECON
Policy of stockpiling more and more weapons to prevent the enemy from attacking Deterrence
Elected leader of the Soviet Union in 1955 Khrushchev
Groups of collectivized farms in China during the economic reform period Communes
Name of a program intended to implement massive reforms in China in a short amount of time Great Leap Forward
Practical-minded Chinese leader who sought to improve relations with the rest of the world Deng Xiaoping
Form of fighting using substitutes instead of going directly to war Proxy Wars
Archbishop from El Salvador who spoke out against poverty and injustice Oscar Romero
Term given to an atmosphere of constant revolutionary fervor Permanent Revolution
Doctrine created to counter Soviet geopolitical growth, especially in Greece & Turkey Truman Doctrine

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Korean War Crossword Puzzle

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Leader in Army General
A Citizen of the former Soviet Union Soviet
A sudden attack, typically a military one Strike
Temporary suspension of fighting Cease Fire
The third largest nation and most populous in the world China
Fighting between armed forces Combat
boundary between two zones Demilitarized Zone
Type of government in South Korea Democracy
War that was fought between the United Nations and the communist democratic republic of North Korean Korean War
South Korean Capital Souel
Personal bravery Valor
U S President during WWII and the Koran War Truman
Branch of the US Armed Forces Marines
When you furst into a country unannouced with military forces Invasion
Organization of nations that works for world peace and security and the betterment of humanity United Nations
Long ditches Trenches
A heavy armored fighting vehicle carrying guns and is used for wars Tanks
Type of government in North Korea Communism
North Korean Capital Pyongyang
Allied Commander of World War 2 then became supreme commander of the Korean War MacArther

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Second World War and Cold War Crossword

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Admiral who planned the attack on Pearl Harbor YAMAMOTO
Prime Minister of Japan who advocated going to war with U.S. TOJO
Activist who filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government for their policy of interning Japanese Americans KOREMATSU
U.S. general who was fired for publicly calling for an expanded war with China. MACARTHUR
Activist who threatened a "March on Washington" in 1941 if the federal government did not desegregate defense industries and the armed forces. RANDOLPH
Commander of Allied forces during D-Day EISENHOWER
President who died shortly before Germany and Japan surrendered ROOSEVELT
Led the communist revolution in Russia during the First World War LENIN
Soviet leader during the Second World War and early Cold War STALIN
Civil rights activist, singer, and actor who was ostracized by the entertainment industry because of his connections to communism ROBESON
President who offered military aid to any nation threatened by communist insurgency TRUMAN
U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union who helped develop the U.S. policy of "containment" KENNAN
A massive economic aid program to Europe was named after this Secretary of State MARSHALL
Director of the Screen Actor's Guild, he supported and assisted the congressional investigation of communism in the entertainment industry REAGAN
He led a successful guerrilla war against the French in Indochina HO
He proclaimed the creation of the People's Republic of China in 1949 MAO
Leader of nationalist forces in China, his leadership was not highly regarded by some American envoys CHIANG
State department official accused of being a Soviet spy and convicted of perjury HISS
Senator who claimed the State Department and U.S. Army were filled with communist spies and collaborators MCCARTHY
Emperor of Japan during and after the Second World War HIROHITO
In 1948 the Soviets ordered a blockade of supplies and power to the western part of this German capital BERLIN
Name of the program that recruited Mexican laborers to work in the U.S. during and after the war BRACERO
White residents in this city's public housing rioted in response to the arrival of African-Americans working in defense industries DETROIT
"_____________ of democracy" was a term coined by Franklin Roosevelt to describe U.S. military production during WWII ARSENAL
"______________ the Riveter" was a symbol of women working in defense industries during the Second World War ROSIE
nagasaki/ one of the two Japanese cities destroyed by atom bombs.
Acronym of the congressional committee which investigated the alleged influence of communism in government and society HUAC
The U.S. announced it would send aid to this European country in 1947 GREECE

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U.S. History Crossword

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A state of political and military tension after World War 2. Between United States and Soviet Union. Cold War
A term for the classof wageearners in a capitalist society. Proletariat
Relating toa system of government that is centralized and dictatorial and requires complete subservience to the state. Totalitarian
Dividing Europe into two separate areasfrom the end of world war 2 in 1945 until the end of the cold war in 1991. iron curtain
Established on October 24, 1945. An Intergovermental organization to promote international cooperation united nations
United States policy using numerous strategies to prevent the spread of communism aboard. Containment
American foreign policy created to counter soviet geopolitical spread during the Cold War truman doctrine
An American initiative to aid Western Europe, in which the U.S. gave over 12 billion dollars the marshall plan
He was Cheif of Staff of the United States Army, served under presidents FDR and Harry S. Truman George marshall
U.S, British, and Soviet military forces divide and occupied germany. berlin airlift
North Atlantic Treaty Organization nato
Chinese communist, Chairman of the Communist Party of China in 1949 mao zedong
National Security Council of 1947 NSC-68
First used to describe certain nations in the Cold War, Nations that were aligned with, but also under the influence of the Soviet Union satellite nations
A circle of latitude that is 38 degrees north of Earthsequator 38th parallel
The theory that a political event in one country will cause similar events in neighboring countries domino theory
The continental portion of Southeast Asia lying east of India Indochina
A Vietnamese Communist revolutionary leader who was prime minister and president of Vietnam Ho Chi Minh
A circle of latitude that is 17 degrees north of the Earths equator 17th parallel
A Cuban politician who governed the republic of cuba as prime minister from 1959 to 1976 Fidel Castro
House Unamerican Activities Committee Huac
American goverment official who was accused of being a soviet spy in 1948 Alger hiss
U.S. citizens who spiedfor the Soviet Union Julius and ethel Rosenberg
A U.S. politician who was a Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 to 1957. Joseph mccarthy

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World War 2 Crossword

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A war fought from 1939-1945 between the Axis powers-Germany, Italy, and Japan- and the allies, including France and Britain, and later the Soviet Union and the United States World War 2
An agreement in which nations promise to not attack one another Nonaggression pact
"Lightning war" - a form of warfare in which surprise attacks with fast- moving airplanes are followed by massive attacks with infantry forces Blitzkrieg
British prime minister who led the country to victory during world war 2 Winston Churchill
A series of battles between German and British air forces, fought over Britain in 1940-1941 Battle of Britain
A declaration of principles issued in August 1941 by British prime minister Winston Churchill and US president Franklin Rosevelt, on which the allied peace plan at the end of WW2 was based Atlantic charter
Japanese surprise attack on the American pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor Pearl Harbor
Hey 1942 sea and air battle of World War II, and which American forces defeated Japanese forces in the Central Pacific Battle of Midway
The commander of US allied forces in the Pacific, who developed the strategy of island hopping Douglas MacArthur
A 1942-1943 battle of World War II, in which Allied troops drove Japanese forces from the Pacific island of Guadalcanal Battle of Guadalcanal
A mass slaughter of Jews carried out by the Nazi government of Germany before and during World War II Holocaust
"Night of broken glass" - the night of November 9th, 1938, on which the nazi storm troopers attacked Jewish homes, businesses and synagogues throughout Germany Kristallnacht
The systematic killing of an entire people Genocide
City neighborhoods in which European Jews were forced to live Ghetto
Hitler's program of systematically killing the entire Jewish people Final solution
American general who led operation torch in north Africa during World War II Dwight D Eisenhower
A 1942-1943 battle of WW2 in which German forces were defeated in their attempt to capture the city of Stalingrad in the Soviet Union Battle of Stalingrad
June 6, 1944- the day on which the allies began their invasion of the European mainland during WW2 D-Day
A 1944-1945 battle in which allied forces turned back the last major German offensive of WW2 Battle of the bulge
During WW2, Japanese suicide pilots trained to sink allied ships by crashing bomb filled planes into them Kamikazes
A series of court proceedings held in Nuremberg Germany after World War II and what's not to leaders were tried for aggression violations of the rules of war and crimes against humanity Nuremberg trials
A reduction in a country's ability to wage war, achieved by the disbanding its Armed Forces and prohibiting it from acquiring weapons Demilitarization

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WWII Crossword Puzzle

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the killing of millions of Jews and other people by the Nazis during WWII Holocaust
a type of combat in which opposing troops fight from trenches facing each other Trench Warfare
Austrian-born Nazi leader, Chancellor of Germany Hitler
Germany, Italy, and Japan, which were allied before and during World War II Axis Powers
nations allied in opposition to the Axis Powers Allied Powers
a federal republic comprising fifty states and the Federal District of Columbia United States
An island off the western coast of Europe comprising England Great Britain
Its capital and largest city is Paris France
Soviet Union's dictator Joseph Stalin
Italy's dictator Mussolini
a colorless oily liquid whose vapor is a powerful irritant and vesicant, used in chemical weapons Mustard Gas
Book about hitlers future plans Mein Kampf
a member of the people and cultural community whose traditional religion is Judaism Jews
the day on which a combat attack or operation is to be initiated D-Day
camps where Germany's prisoners went to be killed Concentration Camps
a ruler with total power over a country, typically one who has obtained power by force Dictator
a vegetable garden, especially a home garden, planted to increase food production during a war Victory Gardens
Country Adolf Hitler became in control of during WWII Germany
the most powerful republic of the former Soviet Union Russia
a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force Imperialism
patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts Nationalism
a member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party Nazi
the action or process of appeasing Appeasement
a part of a city, especially a slum area, occupied by a minority group or groups Ghetto
Nazi plan to kill 6 million Jews Final Solution
major United States naval base in Hawaii Pearl Harbor
Japanese aircraft loaded with explosives and making a deliberate suicidal crash on an enemy target Kamikaze
Largest volcano island in Japan Iwojima
almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area Hiroshima

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APWH Crossword

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was an international communist organization that advocated world communism comintern
the action or policy of preventing the expansion of a hostile country or influence. containment
Jewish destruction or slaughter on a mass scale. Holocaust
a legislative body in the ruling assembly of Russia and of some other republics of the former Soviet Union. Duma
the theory that a political event in one country will cause similar events in neighboring countries Domino theory
an authoritarian and nationalistic right-wing system of government and social organization. fascism
the easing of hostility or strained relations, especially between countries. detente
the making of amends for a wrong one has done reparations
(in the former soviet union) the policy or practice of restructuring of reforming the economic and political system perestroika
an islamic militant group operating in Afghanistan Taliban
the use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims. terrorism
a war faught from 1914-1918 between allies. World WAR 1
A Democratic party politcal leader of the 20th century; he was president from 1961 to 1963 John F Kennedy
was an American initiative to aid Western Europe Marshall Plan
was a political group that ruled Germany between 1933 and 1945 Nazi party
was a cold war conflict pitting the U.S. and the remnants of the French colonial goernment in South Vietam Vietnam War
was a secret agreement between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy. Tripple alliance
were two rounds of bilateral conferences and corresponding international treaties involving the United States and the Soviet Union. SALT treaties
a military alliance of communist nations in Eastern Europe. Warsaw Pact
was a term used by nobel laureate economist Milton Friedman to describe the reorientation of the Chilean economy. Miracle of chile
A major united states naval base in hawaii that was attacted without warning by the Japanese air force. Pearl HArbor
the political doctrine of the nazi party of Germany. national socialism
an unsuccessful invasion of cuba by cuban exiles, supported by the U.S. government. Bay of pigs
a secret criminal and terrorist society in New York during the early 20th century. Black hand
radical Islamic group organized by Osama bin Laden in the 1990s to engage in terrorist activities. al-Qaeda
hostility to or prejudice against Jews. anti-semtism
the action or process of appeasing appeasment
a state of political hostility between countries cold war
the official secret police of nazi germany and german- occupied Europe. GESTAPO
cuban politition and revolutionary who governed the republic of cuba. Fidel Castro

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Vietnam Vocabulary Project Crossword

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Vietnamese Communist revolutionary leader Ho Chi Mingh
The belief that if one nation falls to communism the surrounding nations will follow Domino Theory
Program created to block communism gains in Southeast Asia SEATO
revolutionary army of South Vietnam Vietcong
table tennis matches between Chinese and American athletes Ping Pong Diplomacy
Conflict between South and North Vietnamese Vietnam Conflict
a settlement which brought about an end to the First Indochina War Geneva Accords
Country in East Asia China
Organized events held by groups of people who didn’t want American participation in the Vietnam War Protests at Home
commanded U.S. forces during the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1968. William Westmoreland
flammable liquid used by the U.S in warfare Napalm
Nixon’s plan to end U.S involvement in the Vietnam war through a few programs Vietnamization
a village in Vietnam in which a massacre committed by U.S soldiers resulted in the killing of 347+ people My Lai
Papers hidden and written by the government conveying the acts that were carried out in Vietnam when the conflict was supposed to be over; was brought to the public’s attention making them distrusting Pentagon Papers
U.S law passed after the Vietnam war limiting the President’s power when it comes to military wars War powers act
People who supported U.S involvement in Vietnam war Hawk
People who didn't support U.S involvement in Vietnam war Dove
politics based on specific circumstances at the time Realpolitik
French word characterizing a time of improved relations between U.S and Soviet Union Detente
The process of opening trade with China directed by Nixon Opening China
Person who got drafted in the Vietnam war Draftee
Term used to question the credibility of Johnson’s words/ his truthfulness Credibility Gap
coordinated series of furious attacks committed by North Korea Tet Offensive
American politician from MA Robert Kennedy
Anti-Vietnam War icon; got Johnson to resign from presidential-election Eugene McCarthy

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Vietnam and Korean War Crossword

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A type of government where the government controls business and laws Communism
A free market where business owners control the economy Capitalism
Not technically a war: tension between the United States and the Soviet Union Cold War
A type of government where people vote for representatives to make laws Democracy
An invisible divide between countries that supported communism and countries that supported democracy Iron Curtain
Where the United States airplanes delivered supplies to West Berlin every day for 321 days Berlin Airlift
A conflict between North Korea and South Korea that ended in a stalemate Korean War
An organization formed to help prevent the spread of communism among free nations NATO
A United States senator that spread the scare of communism in the US Joseph McCarthy
Soviet Union leader after Joseph Stalin Nikita Khrushchev
Contest between the United States and the Soviet Union to build and store weapons in case of a war breaking out Arms Race
When the US discovered the Soviet Union was building missile launching pads in Cuba and President Kennedy blocked any Soviet Union ships from geting into Cuba Cuban Missile Crisis
Conflict between the North and South Vietnamese: the United States got involved to help the South Vietnamese prevent spreading Communism Vietnam War
British Prime minister Winston Churchill
Attack against a person or country Aggression
Agreement to stop fighting Cease-fire
An informal organization formed after WWII to promote international peace, security, and cooperation United Nations
Base location for the UN New York
What the Korean war was considered Police Action
Which side of Germany built the Berlin wall East Germany

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