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Imperialism Vocabulary Crossword


When a strong country conquers and takes over a weaker country politically, socially or economically imperialism
The area that is taken over by a country colony
A state that is controlled and protected by another Protectorate
crops that are unable to be eaten but you can make a lot of money off of them cash crop
Mother country treated Natives like they were there children Paternalism
Indian soldiers who were employed to protect the company's interests sepoy
British rule in India raj
Meeting to decide how to divide up Africa, without any, regard for the people living there. Countries such as Britain, France, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Italy and Germany were involved Berlin Conference
Ruler of Ethiopia menelik ii
Africa because people didn't know what was there dark continent
War from 1899-1902- Great Britain defeated Boers of South Africa Boer War
Name given to India because it had a lot of resources such as textiles and ivory- also very wealthy jewel in the crown
Occurred in China. (generally was) areas where trade was controlled by different European nations). sphere of influence
This was the idea that it was natural for strong countries (like the European nations) to take over weaker countries (like nations in Africa and Asia). social darwinism
type of control where foreign officials were brought in to rule and control in which needs were satisfied but rights were not given direct control
The ruling nation relies on the existing political rulers in the subject nation to lead the country. indirect control
Over 90% of Africa was taken over by European countries that scrambled (raced) to take over the continent. (all wanted Africa) scramble for africa
Rebellion in which India tried (but failed) to gain independence from Great Britain (England). sepoy mutiny
foreigners living in china lived by the rule of the nation they came from Extraterritorial Rights
US declared this on china in 1899 so that merchants of all nations could trade with china open door policy

Imperialism Crossword


a territory that a colonial power ruled directly through colonial officials colony
African country that remained independent via their military Ethiopia
a soldier from colonial India under the direction of a British Commander sepoy
one of the inspirations for Westerners to colonize China gold
effort by the Righteous and Harmonious Fists to expel foreigners from China Boxer Rebellion
largest colonial power in Africa England
little buddy of the USA in Africa...remained independent Liberia
British adventurer who made millions in gold and diamonds in Africa Cecil Rhodes
pride in your country, support of its policies, and feeling of superiority nationalism
acronym for the motives of imperialism name
meeting where Europeans agreed on how to divide up the African continent Berlin Conference
had to inform others that you wanted part of Africa Article 34
lead European leaders at the Berlin Conference Otto von Bismark
author of White Man's Burden Rudyard Kipling
colony with its own government but policies guided by a foreign power protectorate
time between 1800-1914 when countries set out to control foreign lands Age of Imperialism
political, economic, social, military control of another country imperialism
a region where an imperial power has exclusive economic and trading control sphere of inluence
amount of input Africans had at the Berlin Conference zero
competition by Europeans to claim part of Africa Scramble for Africa
poem advocating "westernization" of Africa and other non-industrialized areas White Man's Burden

The Age of Imperialism Crossword


Geographic area surrounding the Pacific Ocean PACIFICRIM
They agreed that any nation could claim any part of Africa BERLINCONFERENCE
Most valuable of all JEWELINTHECROWN
A French colonial federation FRENCHINDOCHINA
Seizure of a country or territory IMPERIALISM
the policy or practice of acquiring full or partial political control over another country, occupying it with settlers, and exploiting it economically COLONIALISM
A war between Spain and the United States, fought in 1898 SPANISHAMERICANWAR
A state in the Himalayas, a flash point between India and Pakistan KASHMIR
The act of rounding up Christians and killing them causing foreign powers to respond quickly BOXERREBELLION
A geographic area in southeastern Europe BALKANPENINSULA
New leader to help the nationalist movement and unite Indians across class lines MOHANDASGANDHI
Connected the Mediterranean with the Red Sea SUEZCANAL
An act of nonviolent civil disobedience in colonial India led by Gandhi to produce salt from the seawater SALTMARCH
Dutch settlers that believed that God predetermined white superiority over the native black population BOERS
The Muslim leader of Egypt, saw the slow decline of the Ottoman Empire MUHAMMADALI
Applying the idea of survival of the fittest war and economic competition SOCIALDARWINISM
Waterway across the Isthmus of Panama. Connects the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean PANAMACANAL
Rebellion over a rumor that Britain was giving bullets greased with cow and pig fat which was scared to them SEPOYREBELLION
Stated that the American continents are free and independent and are not subjective to further colonization by European powers MONROEDOCTRINE
Two wars involving disputes over British trade in China OPIUMWAR
Russia hoped to win control of the Black Sea so it could ship grain across the Mediterranean. In 1853, war broke out between Russia and the Ottomans CRIMEANWAR
Was the last sovereign of the Kamehameha dynasty, which had ruled a unified Hawaiian kingdom since 1810 QUEENLILIUOKALANI

Winston Churchill Crossword Puzzle


Served this position from 1939-1945 and 1951-1955 Prime Minister
Prime Minister of this counrty. United Kingdom
Served as a war correspondent for the "Morning Post" during this war. Boer War
The name of Churchills son. Randolph
Counrty Britain fought during the Battle of Britain. Germany
Name of the British Air Force. Royal Air Force
Churchills fourth child Margot
Name of the Conference Churchill attended in the Ukraine. Yalta
The name of Churchills wife. Clementine
National Capital of England London
Britains main ally during World War II United States
Churchill died from this. Stroke

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Age of Imperialism Crossword


Regions or sections of China that was controlled by Western powers. Spheres of influence
Treaty that opened trading ports in Japan Treaty of Kanagawa
When one country takes over another country Imperialism
Meeting of the European countries to divide up Africa Berlin Conference
a policy in which Europeans governed in a fatherly way by providing for their basic needs by not giving them any rights Paternalism
Idea of survival of the fittest applied to society Social Darwinism
Indian Soldiers Sepoys
Period of British rule in India 1857-1947 Raj
Nickname given to India because it was considered Great Britain's most valuable colony Jewel In The Crown
A rebellion in 1857 of Hindu and Muslim soldiers against the British in India Sepoy Mutiny
Leader of Ethiopia who was able to resist British Imperialism Menelik II
The idea that native populations would absorb European culture Assimilation
United States proposed that all of China should be open for trade for all western powers. Open Door Policy
Modernization/Industrialization period of Japan Meiji Restoration
A rebellion to eliminate all foreign influence in China Boxer Rebellion
Territories controlled by a foreign nation Colony
Dutch settlers in South Africa Boers
Belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group or culture Ethnocentrism
War between Britain and China, fought over control of drug trade in China Opium War
Foreigners only have to follow laws of their own nation Extraterritorial Rights

Holidays Around The World Crossword


In Pakistan, boys celebrate the first day of spring in the Muslim calendar with exciting kite-fighting contests. Basanth
For this Hindu spring festival, people dress in green. Children then squirt each other with water pistols filled with yellow- or red-colored liquid Holi
In Thailand, a special three-day water festival on April 13-15 marks Songkran, the Buddhists' celebration of the new year. Songkran
On Easter, Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. People attend church and also enjoy different Easter customs. Easter
Jewish Holiday Passover
To celebrate the return of spring, children in England dance around tall poles decorated with ribbons, called maypoles. Their dancing wraps the ribbons tightly around the pole. May Day
The sun continues to shine long after midnight in Scandinavia Midsummer Day
Japanese people keep the memory of their ancestors alive with a festival held during the summer called... O-Bon
During this holy time, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar year, Muslims do not eat, drink, or smoke from sunrise to sunset for an entire month Ramadan
On November 1 — called Día de los Muertos — Mexicans remember their loved ones who have died by visiting them and having a meal right in the graveyard. Day of the Dead
For eight days each November or December, Jews light a special candleholder called a menorah. They do it to remember an ancient miracle in which one day's worth of oil burned for eight days in their temple. Hanukkah
People celebrate this Christian holiday by going to church, giving gifts, and sharing the day with their families. Christmas
which means "First Fruits," is based on ancient African harvest festivals and celebrates ideals such as family life and unity. Kwanzaa

Jewish, Christian and Muslim beliefs in God Crossword


The belief in Jesus Christ as both god and human being. The belief is believed by Christians and Muslims. The belief is found in the bible “By common confession, great is the mystery of godliness: He who was revealed in the flesh, was vindicated in the Spirit, Seen by angels, Proclaimed among the nations, Believed on in the world, Taken up in glory.” The Bible (1 timothy 3:16) Incarnation
The belief that God is three consubstantial persons Trinity
The belief of a person who spreads and teachers the word of god. This belief is believed by Christians, Jews and Muslims and comes from the bible and the Quran. “Give Abraham his wife back. He is a prophet. He will pray for you, and you will not die. But if you do not give Sarah back, you will die. And all your family will surely die.” The Bible (Genesis 20:7) Prophet
The Christian and Jewish belief in a single all powerful god. The belief is found in the bible. “For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus.” The Bible (1 Timothy 2:5) Monotheism
The Christian belief that there is life after death. This belief comes from the apostle’s creed. “I believe in the holy Catholic Church, the communion of saints: The forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body and the life everlasting.” Eternal life
The Christian belief by which Jesus was killed, by being nailed to a cross and left to die. This belief comes from the bible. “The soldiers nailed Jesus to a cross.” The Bible (Mathew 27:35) Crucifixion
The place that Christians go and pray to god. Church
The way which people worship or ask for help by their god and is believed by all religions. This belief comes from the bible and the Quran. “Then God answered Leah’s prayer, and she became pregnant again. She gave birth to a fifth son.” The Bible (Genesis 30:17) Prayer
The Islamic belief in a single all powerful god. The belief if found in the Quran’ “Such is Allah, your Lord, the Creator of everything; there is no God but He; whence are you then turned away?” The Quran (40:62) Tahwid
The Islamic god which the Quran constantly preaches. “All praise is due to God alone, the Sustainer of all the worlds” The Quran (1:2) Allah
A spiritual being who delivers messages to people from God. The belief comes from the bible and Quran and is believed in by both Christians and Muslims. “The angel said, “Hagar, you are Sarai’s slave girl. Where have you come from? Where are you going?” Hagar answered, “I am running from my mistress Sarai.” The Bible (Genesis 16:8) Angel
The record of the Prophet Muhammad’s life actions and deeds. Hadith
The place were Muslims go and worship to Allah. Mosque
The holy book of Islam which was brought to the prophet Muhammad. Quran
The Jewish name for God. Yahweh
The official collection of Jewish texts, which is the texts source of the many editions of the Christian Old Testament. Jewish bible
A sacred Christian book which has the Old Testament which has sacred books of the Jews and the New Testament which begins with the birth of Jesus. Christian bible
The ritual by which not eating food for a period of time or not eating certain foods. This belief is found in the bible, “On the twenty-fourth day of the same month, the Israelites gathered together, fasting and wearing sackcloth and putting dust on their heads.” The Bible (Nehemiah 9:1) Fasting
A person who followed the teachings of Jesus when Jesus was alive. Disciple
The Jewish and Christian belief of an evil spirit that lives in hell, which is enemies with god. Devil

Colonization Crossword


Where did Great Britain send unwanted people Georgia
Religious movement in the colonies during the early 1700s Great Awakening
Which region had the longest growing season Southern
What region made great boats New England
What region was nick named the bread basket Middle
What group settled in Plymouth Massachusetts Pilgrims
What group wanted to purify the Church of England and had to glee to America because of religious persecution Puritans
Who was kicked out of the puritans church and then founded Rhode Island Roger Williams
Who was kicked out of the puritans church then founded the fundamental orders of Connecticut Thomas Hooker
The New England colonies were settled for _______ Religious reasons
What was written by the pilgrims in 1602 Mayflower compact
What was the first representative government V.H.O.B.
What was the first written constitution in the colonies F.O.O.C.
Who founded Pennsylvania WilliamPenn
What group had religious tolerance, abolition of slavery, nonviolence and women's rights Quakers
Who founded Georgia James Oglethorpe

Early Middle Ages Crossword Puzzle


A system of government in which power is divided between a central authority and a number of individual states. Feudal System
An estate granted to a vassal by a lord under the feudal system in medieval Europe. Fief
A person who received a grant of land from a lord in exchange for a pledge of loyalty and services Vassal
An armored warrior who fought on horseback. Knight
A lords estate, supported the lord economically from his land and from contributions from the peasant population under his authority. Manorial System
Medieval peasant legally bound to lie on a lords estate. Serfs
King of the Franks from 768, He united much of Europe during the early Middle ages. Charlemagne
A document, written by English nobles, as a way to present their demands to the king. Magna Carta
Medieval Christian warriors sought to recover control of the holy land from the muslims. Crusades
An empire founded in 1299 and dissolved in 1922. Ottoman Empire
A region that included Jerusalem and the area around it. Included Jews, Christians, and muslims. Holy Land
Ruled most of India and Pakistan.It consolidated Islam in South Asia and spread Muslim arts and culture as well as the Mughal Empire
King of England from 6 July 1189 until his death April 6, 1199. He also ruled Duke of Normandy, Aquitaine, and Richard The Lion Hearted
A denial of church teaching Heresy
A decline in the value of money, A rise in the prices of goods and services. Inflation
The taking away of a persons right of membership in a Christian church Excommunication