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President who strengthened the military alliance of NATO Eisenhower
First American to fly in space Alan B. Shepard Jr.
first American to orbit the earth John Glenn
first man to walk on the surface of the moon Neil Armstrong
What President John F. Kennedy called his welfare program New Frontier
legalized by the court decision of Roe vs. Wade abortion
On April 17, 1961, an American-trained force of Cuban freedom fighters invaded Cuba at the ________. Bay of Pigs
Who was President during the Cuban Missile Crisis & Bay of Pigs. John F Kennedy
Name for President Lyndon Johnson's social reform program Great Society
The first President to resign from office Richard M Nixon
President who negotiated the surrender of the Panama Canal Zone to a military dictator on Dec. 31, 1999 Jimmy Carter

John F. Kennedy Crossword

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What is John F. Kennedy's middle name? Fitzgerald
What number president was John Kennedy? thirty fifth
In what city was President Kennedy assassinated? Dallas
Who was President Kennedy's vice-president? Lyndon Johnson
What was President Kennedy's wife's name? Jackie
Who was charged with killing President Kennedy? Lee Harvey Oswald
What weapon was used to assassinate President Kennedy? rifle
Where did John Kennedy live before he was elected President? Georgetown
In what state was President Kennedy born? Massachusetts
How many siblings did John Kennedy have? eight
In what role did John Kennedy serve in the navy? lieutenant
What college did John Kennedy attend? Harvard
What was the operation to overthrow Castro called? Bay of Pigs
President Kennedy's daughter's name Caroline
Plaza where John Kennedy was killed Dealey Plaza
Who shot Lee Harvey Oswald? Jack Ruby
What burns on President Kennedy's grave? eternal flame
What carried President Kennedy's coffin? caisson
An artist's sculpture shows which president crying over Kennedy's death? Abraham Lincoln
What religion was President Kennedy? Catholic

Cuban Missile Crisis Crossword

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Which side backed down first in the crisis? USSR
What were people who were forced to leave Cuba because they opposed Castro known as? Exiles
What did John F. Kennedy order against Cuba? Blockade
What was the treaty where both countries agreed to limit the amount of nuclear weapons they possessed? Test Ban Treaty
What was the name of the secret invasion launched by the USA against Cuba? Bag of Pigs
Who became leader of Cuba in 1959? Fidel Castro
Who was the president of the USA? John F Kennedy
Nikita Khrushchev was the president of what country? Russia
What kind of state did Cuba become? Communist
What did the USA refuse to buy from Cuba? Sugar
What was the name of the special phone line that was set up between Washington and Moscow after the crisis? Hotline
In which month did Soviet ships head for Cuba? October

Presidents of the United States of America Crossword

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Only former president to serve in Congress (after he was president) John Quincy Adams
First president born in the U.S.A. Martin Van Buren
Only bachelor president (not married) James Buchanan
President who wrote the Massachussetts Constitution in 1780 John Adams
Dred Scott Decision handed down during his administration James Buchanan
Camp David Accord Jimmy Carter
Cuban Missile Crisis John F Kennedy
Credit Mobilier Scandal US Grant
Authorized the first National Road in Cumberland, Maryland Thomas Jefferson
Assassinated at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY William McKinley
Lead the combined Allied forces invasion at Normandy, France Dwight Eisenhower
First president to run for office as a Democrat Andrew Jackson
Leader of the Democratic-Republican Party Thomas Jefferson
Convinced by Alexander Hamilton to run for President George Washington
War of 1812 James Madison
President during Reconstruction U.S. Grant
Civil War hero and grandson of former President Benjamin Harrison
Ran as a member of the Progressive Party Theodore Roosevelt
Stock market crash beginning the Great Depression Herbert Hoover
Refused to run for re-election because of the Viet Nam War Lyndon Johnson
Ronald Reagan's Vice President George H W Bush
Era of Good Feeling James Monroe
Author of the Monroe Doctrine John Quncy Adams

The 1960's Crossword

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Candidate who ran against John F. Kennedy in the 1960 Presidential Election Nixon
What country was the home of wall that prevented Easterners from defecting to the West in Europe Berlin
rode on interstate buses into the segregated South to test the 1960 U.S. Supreme Court decision Boynton v. Virginia that outlawed racial segregation in interstate bus stations and railroad terminals Freedom Riders
The U.S. Supreme Court rules against compulsory ______ in public schools prayer
The city where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated Dallas
Name of Martin Luther King's speech he presented in front of the Washington Memorial I Have A Dream
The Beatles first album Please Please Me
Act that ended legal discrimination in public places, promising equal voting rights Civil Rights Act
President Lyndon Johnson announces his program to help health care to provide to more citizens Medicare
Black Muslim leader of the Black Panther who was assassinated in 1965 MalcolmX
War between the Soviets and the United States that ended in no casualties but created alot of tension Cold War

John F Kennedy Crossword

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policy developed by kennedy's advisors to build up non-nuclear forces flexible response
hookup between white house and Kremlin that allowed leaders to communicate at once if crisis hot line
banned nuclear testing in atmosphere between U.S./Soviet Union limited test ban treaty
foreign aid, offered economic and technical assistance to help Latin American countries improve living standards alliance for progress
closest election since 1888, and the economy was in a recession. Kennedy won because of his stance on civil rights and use of television election of 1960
democratic president after Eisenhower who promised a more active leadership "to get America moving again." He made many television appearences to inform the public about the current state of the nation. He also played a key role in the Cuban Missile Crisis John F. Kennedy
exhibiting a dynamic personality. A personality of JFK that helped contribute to his presidential win charismatic
John Kennedy's brother who served as attorney general and gradually embraced growing civil rights reform; later, as senator from New York, he made a run for the Democratic presidential nomination Robert Kennedy
The term used to describe the attitude of the Kennedy White House, this word described the feeling a visitor would have upon entry, with the royal feeling, cultured performances, and feeling of history. Jacqueline Kennedy was the woman who exemplified this the most, with her intelligence and beauty, eye for detail and history, and regal air. Finally, the Kennedys' children only added to the upbeat and enthusiastic atmosphere Camelot
President John F. Kennedy's Secretary of Defense who played a large role in regulating the Vietnam War and advising JFK on it. He was one of the president's closest advisers and shaped the army in new ways by modernizing it, making it more flexible, and pushing for new reforms in tactics against other countries during wartime (flexible response). His role was a very significant one as he is largely credited with keeping the war going Robert McNamara
the Eisenhower administration's policy for containing Soviet communism by pledging to respond to any act of aggression with the most destructive capabilities available, including nuclear weapons, which they stock pilled massive retaliation
Cuban revolutionary leader who overthrew the corrupt regime of the dictator Fulgencio Batista in 1959 and soon after established a Communist state. He was prime minister of Cuba from 1959 to 1976 and has been president of the government and First Secretary of the Communist Party since 1976 Fidel Castro
In April 1961, a group of Cuban exiles organized and supported by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency landed on the southern coast of Cuba in an effort to overthrow Fidel Castro. When the invasion ended in disaster, President Kennedy took full responsibility for the failure Bay of Pigs
Leader of the Soviet Union during the building of the Berlin Wall and the Cuban Missile Crisis. He and President Kennedy signed the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty in 1963, temporarily easing Cold War tensions Nikita Krushchev
A fortified wall surrounding West Berlin, Germany, built in 1961 to prevent East German citizens from traveling to the West. Its demolition in 1989 symbolized the end of the Cold War. This wall was both a deterrent to individuals trying to escape and a symbol of repression to the free world Berlin Wall
an agency established in 1961 to provide volunteer assistance to developing nations in Asia, Africa, and Latin America Peace Corps
a group, headed by Chief Justice Earl Warren, that investigated the assassination of President Kennedy and concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald alone was responsible for it Warren Commmission
The program in which U.S. volunteers provided assistance to developing nations of the world. Earl Warren
A Federal program established in 1965 that provides hospital insurance at low cost to Americans aged 65 and over. Medicare
A program established in 1965 that provides health insurance for people on welfare. Medicaid

Cold War Review Crossword

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This is what Truman wanted with Eastern Europe Free Elections
This Russian Prime Minister said that Americans were "war- mongering groups of adventurers" Vyacheslav Molotov
Term meaning to rid an area of all things dealing with Nazism Denazification
The action of discouraging an action or event through instilling doubt or fear of the consequences Deterrence
Acronym for mutually assured destruction MAD
North Atlantic Treaty Organization NATO
General who led the South Korean army during the Korean war MacArthur
Leader of the Communist part of Indochina Ho Chi Minh
Name of the first artificial satellite Sputnik I
Intercontinental Ballistics Missile ICBM
Failed American attempt to overthrow Castro Bay Of Pigs
the easing of hostility or strained relations, especially between countries Détente
President during the Cuban Missile Crisis John F. Kennedy
this person advocated civil disobedience in the U.S. and also led non-violent protests Martin Luther King Jr.
Fear of the spread of Communism Red Scare

Bay of Pigs and The Cuban Missile Crisis Crossword

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Number of the 1400 invaders that survied the Bay of Pigs invasion threehundred
Leader of the Soviet Union Khrushchev
President of the U.S. during the Cuban Missile Crisis Kennedy
Before 1959, the U.S. and Cuba were _______. allies
The point of the Bay of Pigs invasion was to overthrow _______. Castro
The U.S. denied _________ in the Bay of Pigs invasion involvement
Was put around Cuba to stop missiles from entering blockade
Neither leader really wanted _______. war
The Soviets wanted the U.S. to remove missiles from Turkey
Weapons that started the Cuban Missile Crisis Sovietmissiles
Cuba provided ____________ from the Soviets launchbases
This prevented the U.S. from "doing nothing" in Cuba Trumandoctrine
Cuba is _____ miles off of Florida ninety
After the U.S. U2 plane was shot down, the President accepted the terms of the ________. firstletter
Knowing these could reach most of the U.S. frightened Americans longrangemissiles
For the U.S., the Bay of Pigs invasion was a _______. failure
Asking for their support was an option during the Cuban crisis unitednations
They tried to get the President to fully invade Cuba jointchiefs
A way of quick communication between Washington and Moscow hotline
The Cuban Missile Crisis was the peak of the _______. coldwar
All out war would have been _______. unimaginable
The U.S. wanted to stop communism
Number of days the Cuban Missile Crisis lasted thirteen
The Soviet Union joined with Cuba to become closer to the ______. Unitedstates
The U.S. did _______ agree to the second deal secretly
Although close, the two sides never did ______. fight
The President promised that he would not ______ Cuba. invade
Both leaders were able to "walk away" remaining ________ to their country and to the world. strong
This is how the U.S. and U.S.S.R. learned to live coexistence

Vietnam War crossword puzzle

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The establishment of a colony in one territory. colonialism
All property and all means of production belong to the government, private property does not exist and all goods are shared equally. communism
America's belief that if one country came under control of communists, then neighboring countries would as well. Domino Theory
A form of irregular warfare in which a small group of combatants use military tactics to fight a larger army. Guerilla Warfare
Extreme loyalty to one's country. Nationalism
The army that fought the United States and the South Vietnamese governments. Vietcong
Individuals that served in the armed forces of their country. Veterans
The 35th president of the United States and was assassinated in 1963. John Kennedy
The 37th president of the United States and got them out of the Vietnam War. Richard Nixon
The leader of the North vietnamese during the Vietnam War. Ho Chi Minh
The 34th president and was a commander in Europe during WW2. Dwight Eisenhower
The 36th president and was put into office after Kennedy was assassinated. Lyndon Johnson
The forced induction of a person into the armed forces. draft
a series of surprise attacks by the Vietcong and North Vietnamese forces. tet offensive
American foreign policy to stop the spread of communism. containment
Help by the United States they fought against North Vietnam. South Vietnam
A sprayable gel that the United States military used as a weapon in the Vietnam War. napalm
President Nixon's plan to take all the United States troops in Vietnam and let South Vietnam fight North Vietnam. vietnamization
A soldier that has been taken captive by the enemy. Prisoner of war
People that are against something. protest

Cuban Missile Crisis Crossword

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Description

Fidel _________ Castro
In what year did Fidel Castro take power in Cuba? 1959
A trade agreement was made between Castro and Russia in_____ 1960
Castro asked Russia for weapons to defend itself against America and Russia agreed in _______ 1961
Kennedy set up a _________ to advise him in October. committee
Kruschev sent a ______ to Kennedy offering to dismantle the sites if Kennedy would lift the blockade and agree not to invade Cuba Letter
Kennedy lifted the Naval blockade in ______ November
Who gained more from the Cuban Missile Crisis? (Kennedy or Khrushchev) Kennedy
What cuban campaign was Fidel Castro a part of? Guerrilla
Castro ______ anybody who opposed him. killed
Who was Che Guevara? Marxist
What prison was Che Guevara in control of? La Cabaña
The political and economic theories of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, later developed by their followers to form the basis of communism. Marxism
What event prior to the Cuban Missile Crisis caused Fidel Castro to look to the Soviet Union for military help? Bay of pigs
What spy plane was used over Cuba? U2
What is the capital of Cuba? Havana

Cold War Leaders Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The leader of the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953. Holding the post of the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, he was effectively the dictator of the state Joeseph Stalin
He was an American politician and actor who was 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 Ronald Reagan
Commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. The Cuban Missile Crisis, The Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, the establishment of the Peace Corps, developments in the Space Race, the building of the Berlin Wall, the Trade Expansion Act to lower tariffs, the Civil Rights Movement, and abolition of the federal death penalty John F. Kennedy
He was the Prime Minister of Cuba(1976-2008) and was affiliated with "The Bay Of Pigs" Fidel Castro
The 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974 when he became the only U.S. president to resign the office. Richard Nixon
Often referred to as LBJ, was the 36th President of the United States from 1963 to 1969, assuming the office after serving as the 37th Vice President of the United States under President John F. Kennedy, from 1961 to 1963. Lyndon B. Johnson
Commonly referred to as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary and founding father of the People's Republic of China, which he governed as Chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in 1949, until his death in 1976. Mao Zedong
The 33rd President of the United States, an American politician of the Democratic Party. Harry S. Truman
He was a politician who led the Soviet Union during part of the Cold War. He served as First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1953 to 1964, and as Chairman of the Council of Ministers, or Premier, from 1958 to 1964. Nikita Khrushchev
He was an American politician and actor who was 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Ronald Reagan