Type
Crossword
Description

Symbolic Speech is _______ expression of beliefs nonverbal
true, or false. You can burn the American flag in protest true
there are _____ areas of unprotected speech six
covered by the Miller test obscenity
You can lie on the witness stand false
written statements that are false and injure another's reputation libel
____ amendment protects against, self-incrimination, double jeopardy and affords due process under the law Fifth
the sixth amendment protects you from cruel and unusual _______ punishment
slaves were considered ______ of a person three-fifths
amendment that freed the slaves thirteenth
____ had some of the toughest black codes Mississippi
the voting rights act of 1964 prohibited sexual ______ harassment
PAC can give ranges of money to candidates per ____________ election
to avoid bias you can use ______ sampling random
____ are snapshots of specific times polls
_____ gap is the difference between who women and men vote for gender
a way to analyze political attitudes is to see where they live which is called _______ region geographic
this party wants more control by the government liberal
this party wants less control by the government conservative
In 2016 more blacks and Hispanics voted for Romney or Trump? Trump
________ vs. Texas states diversity could not be considered when deciding to let someone into law school Hopwood
each state could determine if they were a free or slave state under the Kansas- _________ Act Nebraska
Native Americans were kicked off their land and forced to move in which direction? West
The 15th amendment gave all adult _____ the right to vote males
________ test were given to keep blacks from the voting booth after the 15th amendment was passed literacy

Reconstruction Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The fiercely abolitionist group that controlled Congress during Reconstruction Radical Republicans
The system of farming that was widely implemented in the South after the Civil War sharecropping
The term for putting a President on trial impeachment
The derogatory term given to Northerners who moved to the South after the Civil War carpetbaggers
White supremasist terror group created after the Civil War Ku Klux Klan
The agency that was created to help newly freed slaves adjust to their new lives Freedmens Bureau
System in which workers are forced to work off debts before they can find a new job dept peonage
The amendment that officially ended slavery in the United States 13th Amendment
Became president after Lincoln's assassination Andrew Johnson
The amendment that granted citizenship to everyone born in the United States 14th Amendment
The derogatory term given to white Southerners who cooperated with northern Reconstruction officials scalawags
The era of rebuilding in the South Reconstruction
Laws passed after Reconstruction ended that segregated blacks from whites Jim Crow Laws
The amendment that gave all male citizens, including black men, the right to vote 15th Amendment
Low point of race relations from 1877 through the 1950's Nadir

US History Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

major ideas found in the US Constitution of limiting the power to tax and right to a fair trial Magna Carta
foundation for American government for freedoms such as freedom of speech and a trial by jury English Bill of Rights
written mostly by Jefferson to list the grievances against Great Britain and to declare independence from Great Britain DOI
Gave freedom to the slaves in all of the states 13th Amendment
required states to give citizenship to all citizens born in the US 14th Amendment
gave African American men the right to vote 15th Amendment
created a graduated income tax 16th Amendment
provided a direct election of senators 17th Amendment
gave women the right to vote 19th Amendment
ended poll taxes 24th Amendment
the right of 18 years old to vote 26th Amendment
document, which formed the first government of the US near the end of the American Revolution. States had more power than the national government. AOC
a document outlining the basic form and rules of the US government US Constitution
essays written by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay to support the ratification of the Constitution Federalist Papers
first 10 amendments to the Constitution guaranteeing individual liberties and due process Bill of Rights
peace plan issued by Wilson that called for freedom of the seas, reduction of armaments, and end to secret diplomacy. Important part was the creation of the League of Nations a national peaces organiz Fourteen Points
treaty that ended WW2. Was extremely harsh on Germany Treaty of Versailles
Declaration by Truman to economically assist any country fighting communism after WW2. The declaration marked the beginning of the Containment Policy Truman Doctrine

Amendments Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

One of the Five Freedoms Speech
2nd Amendment: You have the right to bear _____ Arms
You can refuse to ____ soldiers quarter
You are protected from illegal ____ searches
No _____ jeopardy double
You have the right to remain _____ silent
You have the right to a _____ trial speedy
Eminent _____ domain
Right to ______ - you can have a lawyer counsel
13th Amendment ended _____ slavery
18th Amendment prohibition
19th Amendment gave this group the right to vote women
No excessive bail or _____ fines
1st amendment: freedom of the _____ press
14th Amendment: equal _____ under the law protection
You can _____ your own witnesses call
You can _____ witnesses against you confront
6th Amendment: right to a trail by an _____ jury impartial
15th Amendment secures _____ rights for African American males over 21 voting
1st Amendment: right to _____ the government petition

Amendments Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Women get the right to vote Nineteen
Lays down the rules for who becomes president if they resign/dies etc. Twenty five
Congressmen cannot vote to give themselves a raise in the same term Twenty seven
You cannot sue another state except with permission by that state's judicial system Eleven
You can vote at the age of 18 Twenty six
All men get the right to vote. Including ex-slaves fifteen
Alcohol is prohibited Eighteen
The Federal Income Tax is established sixteen
The electoral college must have two seperate elections for president and vice president twelve
Foreign born citizens can vote fourteen
A president can only have 2 terms in office Twenty two
January 20th is the day that a new president takes office twenty
First ten amendments Bill of Rights
Total number of amendments 27 amendments
It is no longer illegal to drink alcohol Twenty one
You may not charge people money so that they can register to vote Twenty four
The people select their own U.S. senators seventeen
All slaves are free Thirteen
Washington D.C. can vote for the president Twenty three
The first ten amendments were created to protect the rights of __________. US Citizens

Civil war and Reconstruction Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

what was the name of the US fort where the opening battle of the Civil War took place? (2) Fort Sumter
Who was president of the confederacy during the Civil War? (2) Jefferson Davis
what was the name of reformers who saw slavery as evil (1) abolitionists
who became president in 1860 and hated slavery (2) Abraham Lincoln
what was the name of a white abolitionist who raided a federal arms depot (2) John Brown
what was the name of the Union military strategy to blockade southern ports (2) Anaconda Plan
what was the name of the novel published in 1852 by Harriet Beecher (3) uncle toms cabin
term for which congress can put a president on trial (1) impeachment
what was the name for President Lincoln's lenient plan for re-integrating the south (2) 10% plan
which amendment ended slavery? (2) 13th amendment
man who became President after Lincoln's assassination (2) Andrew johnson
which state was the ONLY state that refused to ratify the 13th amendment until February of 2013 (1) Mississippi
amendment that gave all citizens, black or white, that were 21 years old or older the right to vote? (2) 15th amendment
term given to white northerners who moved to the south after the Civil War and Reconstruction (1) carpetbaggers
name for the codes that severely restricted the rights of black people (2) black codes

tic tac toe Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

granted african americans the right to vote 15th amendment
terrorist group made o confederate soldiers Ku Klux Klan
was enacted on july 2nd Civil Rights Act
was a democratic politician from georgia Herman Talmedge
provide us military aid to foreign nations during WW2 lend lease act
was an american politician , diplomat,activist, and pastor of georgia andrew young
another name for the first ten amendments the bill of rights
the first black student admitted to emory university Hamilton holmes
bug that destroyed cotton boll weevil
Majority of white men must swear loyalty to the Union, must ratify the 13th Amendment and former confederate officials may vote and hold office johnson plan
a landmark piece of civil rights legislation civil rights act of 1964
Abolished Slavery 13th amendment
says all people born in america have the rights to vote exc. 14th amendment
citizens cannot be denied the right to vote race or ethnicity 15th amendment
Segregation Forced separation of whites and African Americans in public places segregation
gave food clothing and shelter to former slaves freedmans bureua
a person who is against slavery abolititionist
system of farming in which a person rents land to farm from a planter tenant farming
A system used on southern farms after the Civil War in which farmers worked land owned by someone else in return for a small portion of the crops sharecropping
Laws denying most rights to newly freed slaves; passed by southern states following the Civil War black codes
laws created to separate blacks from whites jim crow laws
a 1896 Supreme Court decision which legalized state ordered segregation so long as the facilities for blacks and whites were equal plessy vs. ferguson
first African american mayor of Atlanta Maynard jackson

The Constitution Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The right to freedom of speech, religion 1st Amendment
Right to bear arms 2nd Amendment
You dont have to house soldiers 3rd Amendment
No searches without a warrant 4th Amendment
Government cannot deprive you of life, liberty or property without due process of law 5th Amendment
Right to have a jury hear your case in most civil trials 6th Amendment
Right to have a jury hear your case in a criminal trial 7th AMendment
Bail, fines and punishments must not be excessive 8th amendment
Rights not listed in the constitution still belongs to the people 9th amendment
Power not given to the federal gov't goes to states or the people 10th amendment
Abolished slavery 13th amendment
Allowed former slaves to be citizens 14th amendment
All men have the right to vote 15th amendment
Prohibited the manufacturing or sale of alcohol within the United States 18th amendment
Prohibits the denial of the right to vote based on sex 19th amendment

Reform Movements Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Female leader of the civil rights movement, feminist, and journalist Ida B. Wells
Tax before voting Poll Tax
Test taken to prove literacy Literacy Test
If grandfather had right to vote then so do you grandfather clause
a seperation of people segregation
Laws that divided blacks from whites jim crow laws
seperate but equal plessy vs ferguson
works to pay off debt debt peonage
Leader of womens rights Susan B. Anthony
18th amendment Prohibition
19th amendment womens rights
the right to vote suffrage
to kick out of office recall
"speak softly and carry a big ______" Stick
26th President of the United States of America Theodore Roosevelt

27 amendments Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Freedom of speech, assembly First
Right to trial by jury Seventh
Cannot be searched without warrant Fourth
No excessive bails Eighth
Double jeopardy is forbidden Fifth
Fair and speedy trial Sixth
Powers granted to states and people Tenth
Citizenship rights Fourteenth
Right to vote regardless of race Fifthteenth
Shortened period of time between federal elections Twentieth
No quartering of troops Third
No slavery Thirteenth
State cannot sue a citizen in another state Eleventh
Term limits on presidents Twentysecond
Vote for president and VP on same ballot Twelfth
Members salaries cant be collected until after federal election Twentyseventh
Procedures after presidents death Twentyfive
Direct election of senate Seventeenth
18 can vote Twentysix
No poll taxes Twentyfour
D.C are granted 3 electoral votes Twentythird
Congress collects taxes Sixteenth
Bans alcohol Eighteenth
Repeals prohibition Twentyone
No denial of constitutional rights Ninth
Woman can vote Ninteenth
Right to bear arms Second

Jim Crow Laws Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Influential black man that believed protest and activism was the way to bring reform. webdubois
Period after the Civil War where the union of the states was established and guidelines were given for the once rebellious states to re-enter the Union reconstruction
Headed the new training institute for blacks at Tuskegee, Alabama. bookertwashington
Helped found the school of agriculture at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. george washington
Southerners who were aligned with the blacks in the South scalawags
Keeping groups of people separate segregation
Term white Southerners used to describe the result of the oppressive laws that restricted freedom for blacks. redeemed
Abolished slavery in the United States 13thamendment
Citizens had to pass reading and logic questions in order to vote polltest
All people born in the United Staes are considered citizens and must be given equal protection under the law 14thamendment
Citizens had to pay a fee before they could vote. polltax
More than one race. interracial
Organization established to assist the transition from slavery to freedom. freedmensbureau
Terrorist organization that violently opposed black equality. Kukluxklan
To weaken the new rights blacks had gained in the South. undermine
Only those who had grandfathers who could vote before the Civil War could vote in elections grandfatherclause
Northerners who had migrated to the South. carpetbaggers
Named for a character a white actor played. He used black face in his act and acted silly. These laws were racist laws that restricted rights and opportunities of black people. jimcrow
President during Reconstruction andrewjohnson
Black men are given the right to vote 15thamendment