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Vietnam War Crossword Puzzle

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Place where the false attack on the USS Maddox occurred. Gulf of Tonkin
Process where troops are taken out of Vietnam. Vietnamization
Classified documents that were released in news papers. Pentagon Documents
Headquarters of the U.S department of defense. Pentagon
Surprise attacks against military bases throughout South Vietnam. Tet Offensive
People who illegally release information. Whistle Blowers
Major political scandal where 5 men broke into the Democratic National Committee headquarters. Watergate
The man who illegally stole and released classified Pentagon Papers Daniel Ellsberg
U.S president from 1969-1974 who introduced Vietnamization. Richard Nixon
The war that lasted from 1954-1975. The Vietnam War
Communist guerrilla group in South Vietnam. Vietcong
Ho Chi Mihn's army. Viet Mihn
General who commanded U.S. forces during the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1968. William Westmoreland
Trail that ran from North Vietnam to South Vietnam and went through Laos and Cambodia. Ho Chi Mihn trail
Communist leader of North Vietnam. Ho Chi Mihn
U.S president from 1963-1969 that sent troops to Vietnam. Lyndon B. Johnson
Nixon's Vice president, and the president at the end of the Vietnam War. Gerald Ford
U.S secretary of defense. Robert McNamara
U.S president from 1961-1963 and was assassinated. John F. Kennedy
U.S president from 1953-1961, opposed elections in Vietnam Effort to block Communist from taking power. Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

Bay of Pigs Crossword

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Who was the leader of Cuba during the Bay of Pigs Fidel Castro
What year did the Bay of Pigs occur nineteensixtyone
The invasion was a great success true or false false
The CIA tried to plan the invasion in secret
Was given the task to overthrow Fidel Castro government
It did ______ go well not
About how big was the exile of Cuban exiles one thousand five hundred
They tried to retreat but most were eventually captured and put into _____ prision
What us president ordered the invasion John F Kennedy
The u.s wanted to prevent the spread of _____ communism

Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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What college did Martin Luther King graduate from? Morehouse
What is the name of the preacher-led group of southern activists? SCLC
Who ordered that all buses and train terminals be desegregated by November 1,1961? Robert F Kennedy
What bill was signed into law and was known as the "segregation ending bill"? Civil Rights Act
What award did Martin Luther King get in 1964? Nobel Peace Prize
What former member of the Nation of Islam was assassinated during his speech? Malcolm X
Whoo stood in the doorway of the Univ. of Alabama to stop blacks from entering? George Wallace
Who was the main recruiter for the NAACP? Medgar Evers
Who was the black leader to command the "Back to Africa" movement? Marcus Garvey
Who is Cassius Clay? Muhammad Ali
Who is the teacher/journalist who launched an anti-lynching crusade? Ida B Wells
Where is Little Rock? Arkansas
Who is John F Kennedy? A President
How many children did Martin Luther King have? four
Who is known as the "conductor" of the Underground Railroad? Harrient Tubman
Whos is known to be the "Littlest Soldier"? Ruby Bridges
What President followed President Kennedy? Lyndon B Johnson
What city was considered the most "segregated city in America"? Birmingham
Who refused to give her bus seat to another after a long day of work? Rosa Parks
What is the short name for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People? NAACP

Unit 7 Vocabulary Crossword

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a nation that is dominated politically by another Satellite Nations
preventing the expansion of a hostile country or influence Containment
a state of political hostility between countries characterized by threats, propaganda, and other measures short of open warfare Cold War
the art or practice of pursuing a dangerous policy to the limits of safety before stopping, typically in politics Brinkmanship
Chinese Communist revolutionary and the founding father of the People's Republic of China Mao Zedong
premier of the Soviet Union in the late 1950s and early 1960s, led a campaign, called de-Stalinization, to remove the influence of the late premier Joseph Stalin from Soviet society Nikita Khrushchev
United States U-2 spy plane was shot down while in Soviet airspace U2 incident
1950 American 16mm short documentary film Hollywood Ten
strengthened laws against espionage, allowed investigation and deportation of immigrants who were suspected of subversive activities or of promoting communism or fascism, and allowed the limitation of Internal Security Act
each of a series of Soviet artificial satellites, the first of which (launched on October 4, 1957) was the first satellite to be placed in orbit Sputnik
agency of the United States Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program as well as aeronautics and aerospace research NASA
signed into law on September 2, 1958, providing funding to United States education institutions at all levels NDEA
an American astronaut and the first person to walk on the Moon. He was also an aerospace engineer, naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor Neil Armstrong
any of the Southern Democrats who seceded from the party in 1948 in opposition to its policy of extending civil rights. Dixiecrats
an ambitious set of proposals put forward by U.S. President Harry S. Truman to Congress in his January 1949 State of the Union address Fair Deal
the use of largely automatic equipment in a system of manufacturing or other production process. Automation
a temporary marked increase in the birth rate, especially the one following World War II Baby Boom
The law authorized the construction of a 41,000-mile network of interstate highways that would span the nation Highway Act
the redevelopment of areas within a large city, typically involving the clearance of slums Urban Renewal
a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional. Brown v. Board of Edu
a group of nine African American students enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957 Little Rock Nine
the first civil rights legislation passed by Congress in the United States since the 1866 and 1875 Acts Civil Rights Act of 1957
Cuban politician and revolutionary who governed the Republic of Cuba as its Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and then its President from 1976 to 2008 Fidel Castro
A slogan used by President John F. Kennedy to describe his goals and policies New Frontier
a domestic program in the administration of President Lyndon B. Johnson that instituted federally sponsored social welfare programs. Great Society
the practice of achieving goals such as social change through symbolic protests, civil disobedience, economic or political noncooperation, satyagraha, or other methods, without using violence Nonviolent Resistance

Presidents Crossword

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Who became known as "The Father of Our Country"? George Washington
The famous claim that George Washington had teeth made of _____ is just a myth. Wood
One of George Washington’s major jobs before the presidency. Surveyor
What president added the oval office to the White House? Taft
Which President never lived in the White House? Washington
What president ended World War II? Truman
The 13th Amendment abolished what? Slavery
What president said, “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country”? Kennedy
What president ended the Korean War? Eisenhower
What president created the Civilian Conservation Corps? FranklinRoosevelt
How many presidents were impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives? Two
Who is the only U.S. President with no political or military experience? Trump
What president resigned before he could be impeached? Nixon
What president served the shortest term, but was credited with the longest inaugural address in history? Harrison
How many presidents were assassinated while in office? Four
What president became virtually blind due to a boxing accident while he was a president? TeddyRoosevelt
What is the most common presidential first name? James
The longest lived president was _______ _____ who died at age 93 years and 165 days. GeraldFord
Who is the youngest person to ever become president at the age of 42 years and 322 days? TheodoreRoosevelt
President who delivered the shortest inauguration speech in American history at 133 words? Washington
President who died on July 4th at his mountain top home and is also buried there? Jefferson
What president said, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself”? FranklinRoosevelt
Who was the oldest president to take office? Trump
How many Founding Fathers died on July 4th within 5 hours of each other? Two
President ___________ gifted his 189 acre farm to the federal government; Congress designated the property a National Historic Site. Eisenhower
Who was the tallest president at 6’4”? He was 1 foot taller than the shortest president Madison at 5’4”. Lincoln
The two tallest first ladies are Michelle Obama and _______ _______ at 5’11”. EleanorRoosevelt

John Fitzgerald Kennedy Crossword

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President John F. Kennedy proposed a 10-year, aid program for Latin America. The program came to be known as the __________ ALLIANCEFORPROGRESS
Murder for political or Religious reasons. ASSASSINATION
In 1961, the United States sent Cuban exiles to Cuba to try and overthrow Fidel Castro's government. BAYOFPIGS
JFK wanted ____ between everybody EQUALITY
School JFK attended (in college) HARVARD
Assassin of JFK LEEHARVEYOSWALD
Some elected to be the head of a republican state. PRESIDENT
_______ was the other candidate when JFK was running. RICHARDNIXON
Crisis going on at the time (dealing with missiles) CubanMissileCrisis
JFK's wife JacquelineKennedy
Bill signed by JFK Civilrightsbill
JFK Fought in the __________ Navy
JFK was born here Massachusetts
JFK believed strongly in freedom Freedom
JFK was a _____ before he was the president Senator
JFK's speech after he won Newfrontier

John Kennedy Word Search

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cuban missile crisis
politician
navy
lieutenant
massachusetts
lyndon johnson
jacqueline kennedy
assassination
senator
military
president
John Kennedy

Cold War Cross Word - Eddie Jiang

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Created to stop the spread of communisum Truman Doctrine
A defense strategy made by John F. Kennedy in 1961 Flexible Response
Something the Soviets made to keep the allies out of Berlin Berlin Blockade
U.S. giving money to West Europe to rebuild there economy Marshall Plan
What the us tried to do the the spread of communism Containment
Dangerous policy that will go to the limits of saftey before stopping Brinkmanship
A event that will happen in one country will happen in a different contry Domino Theory
Compition between US and Soveits for superiority and arms Arms Race
Boundry dividing the rest of Europe and the Soviets and its satellite states Iron Curtain
Easing of hostlitys Détente
Communist states that were influensed by the Soviet Union Satellite Nations
Military Stategy using nuclear weapons Mutually Assured Destruction
33rd US President Harry Truman
Leader of the Soviet Union during the Cold War Joseph Stalin
A city at the border of Berlin Potsdam
A nuclear weapon Atomic Bomb
A fight of ideology between the US and Soveit Union Cold War
Great Britian and US used planes to give the people of berlion food and supplies Berlion Airlift
One of the countrys in East Asia China
An Asian country that has been divided into a North and South Korea

People of the 1960s Word Search

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Adolf Eichmann
Andy Warhol
Dr Martin Luther King Jr
James Bond
John F Kennedy
Lyndon B Johnson
Malcolm X
Marilyn Monroe
Muhammad Ali
Nelson Mandela
Piccard
Richard Nixon
The Beatles
Walsh
Yuri Gagarin