Puzzles and worksheets similar to Chisholm Trail Crossword

The boy in the striped pajamas Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What was on the other side of the fence? people in striped pajamas
What is the name of the camp? Out-With
Why were there people on the other side of the fence? jews
What was happening to Bruno's memory? fading away
How many floors were in Bruno's new house when he moved in? three
Who helped Bruno when he got hurt and cut himself while playing on the tire swing he made? Pavel
What did Bruno see when he was walking down the other side of the fence? boy
What was Bruno's new friend name? Shmuel
What happened to Shmuel's father? disappeared
Who was the soldier that Bruno didn't like? Lieutenant Kotler
How were the maids to address Bruno's father? Command't
What happened when Pavel accidently crashed the bottle of wine? Lieutenant Kotler got mad
Why was Shmuel in Bruno's house? washing glasses
What was the big news Bruno had to tell Shmuel? moving back
How does Shmuel sit on the ground when he meets Bruno? cross legged
What did Bruno see outside of his window jews
What did both Bruno and Shmuel think about Lieutenant Kotler scary
How many floors were in Bruno's old house back in Berlin? five
What does Bruno bring to Shmuel when he meets him? food
Why did Bruno move away from Berlin? father's job
What did Bruno call her sister? hopeless case

Indian Removal Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Group of tried to live in America. Native Americans
Signed by President Andrew Jackson alone removal of Native Americans. Indian removal act
Didn't who signed Indian removal act Andrew Jackson
Did you know his nation and lived in southern Appalacian regions, largest of the three federally recognized tribes Cherokee
Indigenous nation that lived in Southeast US during 19th century. Creek
Many Indians died on this journey from their home to Oklahoma. Trail of tears
Play in which the Indians were relocated to. Oklahoma
Army general responsible for removing Indians from their land Winfield Scott
Cherokee who broke tribal law by signing treaty of Washington Major ridge
Well educated Cherokee chief who took petition to Washington John Ross
Principal chief of the upper Creek who signed the treaty of New York Alexander McGillivary
Chief of the lower Creek who signed the treaty of Indian springs William McIntosh
Creator of the Indian syllabary Sequoyah
First newspaper published by Native Americans Cherokee Phoenix
Capital of the Cherokee nation New Echota

nat love Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

boots
cattle
country
cowboy
hat
heard
history
horse
love
nat
plantation
ranch
rope
saddle
slave
spurs
trails
western

The Last Frontier Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What were homes made of grass called? sod house
What was the blue stuff called silver
When did the miners start finding alot of gold 1848
What brought the miners to the west gold
Were was the Comstock lode Virginia City
What was the richest mine called Homestake Mine
Would the person who baked for the miners get payed more or the miners baker
how mutch money did the baker make in a year? 18,000
Mining silver and gold aided growth of the Nations economy
When did the Bland Allison act take place? 1878
List one reason why people were hesitant to move to the west no water
What system of transportation encouraged the settlment of the frontier? the locomotive
What two metals drew people to the west? gold and silver
Why did ghost towns emerge? no ore
What did Cowboys do? Helped cattle
When did cowboy activity start? 1880s
Cattle were very valuable
Were did one of the cattle trails lead to? St. Louis
How mutch could cattle be sold for? $25 and $50
What was one of the busiest trails? Chisolm Trail
What was one of the trails that the cowboys would take the cattle on called? Goodnight-Loving
What did a trail boss do incharge
What are the first names of the some of the meatpackers? two answers Philip, Gustavus
In what time did Pilip move to Chicogo 1875
What was one of the things Pilip sold? Bone
What did the cattle industry do? They declined
How many sheep were thier all together in the plains 15 million
Where did most cattle trails start? San Antonio
What lured people west? Better lifestyle
Why were the cattlemen not eager to go out at night? stampeads
What did the Homestead act do? Gave land
When did the Oklahoma land rush take place? 1830s
What was one thing people had troughble with on the plains? No trees
What was invented to help get water? windmill
leader of apache indians Geronimo

Of Mice and Men 1-4 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Author of Mice and Men Steinbeck
Setting of novel Salinas Valley
What George likes to pet, but kills Mice
Father, big brother figure George
Big man that is slow Lennie
Lennie hurts his hand Curly
Wanted to be an actress Curleyswife
Main characters American Dream is to own a ranch
First town main characters got into trouble Weed
George wants to tend the ______ one day Rabbits
George's Aunt Aunt Clara
George says Lennie was kicked by a _________ when he was young horse
What is George worried about when he see where he is suppose to sleep Lice
Jerk line skinner that wears a stetson hat Slim
George and Lennie's job on the ranch Buckingbarley
What slim gives to Lennie puppies
George stopped playing tricks on Lennie because he almost drowned
Tells Candy to shoot his old dog Carlson
George and Lennie make a plan with him to save their money and buy a place Candy
Black stable buck Crooks
Lennie wanted _________ for his beans ketchup
George's last name Milton
Lennie's last name Small
George states Lennie is his cousin

Wild West Word Find Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Horse
Ranch
WildWest
Lasso
Cowboy
Cowgirl
Fiordland
Te Anau
Wagon
Cattle
Saddle

Chapter 11 Key Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Agents hired by the Mexican government to bring settlers to Texas. empresarios
Cowboys who managed herds of cattle and sheep on California ranches. vaqueros
A 2000-mile trail that allowed settlers to travel west into the Oregon Country. Oregon Trail
An important battle site in the Texas Revolution near San Antonio. Alamo
A treaty that ended the Mexican-American War. Guadalupe Hidalgo
A path leading west from Independence, Missouri to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Sante Fe Trail
To settle land all the way to the Pacific Ocean in order to spread democracy. manifest destiny
The U.S. paid $10 million for the southern parts of what are now Arizona and New Mexico. Gadsden Purchase
To search for gold. prospect
Men that used pans or others devices to wash gold nuggets out of loose rock. placer miners
Gold-seeking migrants to California. Forty-niners.

The Last Frontier Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A vein of metal ore deposited in the earth. lode
The lode that Henry Comstock found with James Finney in the Virginia Mountains of Western Nevada was the ___________Lode. Comstock
The Bland-_________ Act set the price of silver at the ratio of 16.1 Allison
A former cattle trail from San Atonio, Texas to Abilene was the __________ Trail. Chisholm
Charles Goodnight and Oliver Loving rounded up 2,000 herds of cattle on the Goodnight-________________trail. Loving
The Trail__________ was in charge of the men, equipment, and animals. Boss
The __________ was usually the youngest of the hands and was paid the least. Wrangler
Philip _________ was and industrailist who moved to Chicago to start a meat packing industry. Armour
Gustavus _________ made a refrigerated train car for the maet packing industry. Swift
The ______-products left over from killing an animal, like shin and bone. By
The __________________ Act opened western lands for free settlement. Homstead
Land that is reserved for the Indians only was called the Indian ______________. Territory
People who made their clams illigaly are called _________. Sooners
A sod ____________ was made out of strips of sod, white washed in the inside, and a woven stick and clay roof. House
Used wind to pump up water. Windmill
Joseph_________ made th barbed-wire fence. Glidden
__________ free delivery is what Post Offices used to keep costs down so it wouldn't cost more to send a letter to a soddie than it did to send it to New York City. Rural
A social organization for farmers, started by Oliver H. Kelley. Grange
George A. __________ misjudged the strength and determination of a group of Soix warriors. Custer
_________ _________ took up arms against the U.S. Fedral government. Crazy Horse
The indian medicine man who inspired the attack against the U.S. Fedrak government was named, Sitting ________. Bull
The chief of the Nez Pierce. Joseph
Tracts of land set aside for the Indians. Reservations
The leader of the Apaches. Geronimo
The government put the lndians who had not resisted here __________. Wards
The__________ Act assumed that the way of Indian life no longer worked. Dawes
THe worlds single richest gold mine. Homestake Mine
Jesse and Frank __________ were robbers after being Confederate raiders. James
Billy the ________ started out by fighting in cattle wars, and by the time he was 18 he was charged with 12 murders. Kid
_________ Bart was called the gentleman crook. Black
Bill __________ was the U.S. marshal for 35 years, and only used guns when he had to. Tilghman
Harry __________ was an outlaw in the Wild West. Tracy
Tom _________ was the sherrif who fought more with his hands than his gun smith
Wyatt ____________ was the sherriff who ws not well liked, people considered him a murderer. Earp
Bat _______________ was a sherriff, but later became a sportswriter. Materson

Buffalo Soldier Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who gave the Buffalo Soldiers their name? Cheyenne
What is the name given to the black soldiers of the 9th and 10th Calvary? buffalo soldiers
Who was the commander of the 9th Calvary Regiment? Edward hatch
It is made up of several Army units? regiment
Buffalo are also known as? bison
Where is the Colorado Springs Buffalo Soldier Memorial located? memorial park
These are the largest free roaming animals in the United States buffalo
In Civil War times, this group of people were paid less than their white counterparts african americans
The Civil War helped to end ... slavery
These soldiers fought on horseback calvary
Who was the Commander of the 10th Calvary Regiment? benjamin grierson
These soldier fight without horses infantry
After the Civil War, the Buffalo Soldiers fought against Indians, cattle rustlers, and ... outlaws
Buffalo Soldiers were stationed at a? fort

Chapter 17 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the phrase, coined by journalist John O’Sullivan, which came to stand for the idea that white Americans had a calling and a duty to seize and settle the American West with Protestant democratic values Manifest Destiny
a term used to describe African Americans who moved to Kansas from the Old South to escape the racism there exodusters
large farms owned by speculators who hired laborers to work the land; these large farms allowed their owners to benefit from economies of scale and prosper, but they did nothing to help small family farms, which continued to struggle bonanza farms
a frontier home constructed of dirt held together by thick-rooted prairie grass that was prevalent in the Midwest; sod, cut into large rectangles, was stacked to make the walls of the structure, providing an inexpensive, yet damp, house for western settlers sod house
What specific types of hardships did an average American farmer not face as he built his homestead in the Midwest? hostile Indian attacks
What group was not impacted by the invention of barbed wire? illegal prostitutes
The American cowboy owes much of its model to what other culture? Mexicans
the period between 1848 and 1849 when prospectors found large strikes of gold in California, leading others to rush in and follow suit; this period led to a cycle of boom and bust through the area, as gold was discovered, mined, and stripped California Gold Rush
the first significant silver find in the country, discovered by Henry T. P. Comstock in 1859 in Nevada Comstock Lode
this armed conflict between cowboys moving cattle along the trail and ranchers who wished to keep the best grazing lands for themselves occurred in Clay County, Texas, between 1883 and 1884 Fence Cutting War
What did the Last Arrow pageant symbolize? finalstep
what was not a primary method by which the American government dealt with American Indians during the period of western settlement? appeasement
the process by which an Indian was “redeemed” and assimilated into the American way of life by changing his clothing to western clothing and renouncing his tribal customs in exchange for a parcel of land Americanization
an attempt to disarm a group of Lakota Sioux Indians near Wounded Knee, South Dakota, which resulted in members of the Seventh Cavalry of the U.S. Army opening fire and killing over 150 Indians Battle of Wounded Knee
a militia raid led by Colonel Chivington on an Indian camp in Colorado, flying both the American flag and the white flag of surrender; over one hundred men, women, and children were killed Sand Creek Massacre
the Spanish name for White Caps, the rebel group of Hispanic Americans who fought back against the appropriation of Hispanic land by whites; for a period in 1889–1890, they burned farms, homes, and crops to express their growing anger at the injustice of the situation las Gorras Blancas
How were Hispanic citizens deprived of their wealth and land in the course of western settlement? land seizures
What brought the majority of Chinese immigrants to the U.S.? gold
In the nineteenth century, the Hispanic, Chinese, and white populations of the country ___________. collided
Chinese immigrants, Hispanic citizens were relegated to the______-paying jobs worst
The original ___________ were individual prospectors who sifted gold out of the dirt Forty-Niners
An even more violent confrontation occurred between large ranchers and small farmers in Johnson County, Wyoming, where cattle ranchers organized a lynching bee
a Canadian-born fur trapper, Henry Comstock
While the______ industry lacked the romance of the Gold Rush cattle
the _______ expanded rail lines and invested in ranches east