Type
Crossword
Description

Who loaned supplies to the americans? Mexicanos
What were the Americans called that farmed live stalk? Cowboy
What did Americans farm? Cattle
What way to cattle raise did we adopt? Spanish
What word did we adapt which is still a common word? Canyon
What did mexicanos do? Contribute
What was made alot of? Fur
What are supplies that are combined? Stock
Who was responsible for teaching americans to farm? Mexicanos
Where did mexicanos come from? Mexico
What was a equipment cowboys used? Rope
The climate for stock raising is? Dryland

Great Depression Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

We adapted a policy of _____________ when we fell into depression. Isolationism
The economic crisis that happened in the US and many other nations beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through most of the 1930's. Great Depression
October 29, 1929; the day that the stock market crashed. Black Tuesday
Buying a stock with little money down and the promise of paying the debt later in the future. buying on margin
Banks demanded full payments of their loans; there was no protection in place to protect this from happening at the time. calling the loan
The US fell into _____________ when the idea of loans took a wrong turn. depression
A rapid increase in the overall price level. Hyperinflation
A continuous rise in the price of goods and services. inflation
A payment plan that allows customers to make payments in set intervals until the debt is paid. installment plan
A series of reforms enacted by president Franklin Roosevelt between 1933 and 1942 with a goal to relieve and reform Americans and to end the great depression. New Deal
Roosevelt tried to relieve and __________ for the American people. reform
People went to the banks to withdraw all of their money before the banks closed. runs on the banks
A share of ownership in a corporation. stock
A system to buy and sell stocks. stock market
Exercising control over freedom, will, and thoughts of others; authoritarian. totalitarian
Most Americans struggled with ____________ during the Great Depression. unemployment

The Westward Expansion Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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
Sod houses were common in the ________ as settlers moved west Midwest
This phrase, which implies divine encouragement for territorial expansion Manifest Destiny
allowed any head of household, or individual over the age of twenty-one—including unmarried women—to receive a parcel of 160 acres for only a nominal filing fee. Homestead Act
a term used to describe African Americans who moved to Kansas from the Old South to escape the racism there western settlers: The first houses built by __________ were typically made of mud and sod with thatch roofs exodusters
Farmers also faced the ever-present threat of _______and farm foreclosure by the banks debt
primary goal of most western settlers homestead farming
he 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 specific types of hardships did an average American farmer not face as he built his homestead in the Midwest? hostile Indian attacks
The American cowboy owes much of its model to what other culture? Mexicans
Which of the following was not a primary method by which the American government dealt with American Indians during the period of western settlement? appeasement
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
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
What brought the majority of Chinese immigrants to the U.S.? gold
How were Hispanic citizens deprived of their wealth and land in the course of western settlement? land seizures
were individual prospectors who sifted gold out of the dirt and gravel through “panning” or by diverting a stream through a sluice box Forty-Niners
provided a quick path from Texas to railroad terminals in Abilene, Wichita, and Dodge City, Kansas, where cowboys would receive their pay. Chisholm Trail
also known as “devil’s rope” barbed wire
who brought their families west? wealthy men
many of the long-trail cattle riders were? African American
This agreement established distinct tribal borders, essentially codifying the reservation system First Treaty of Fort Laramie
. Rather, they either returned to tribal life or fled out of fear of remaining troops, until the ____________ arrived in greater numbers and began to exterminate Indian U.S. Army

Latin American revolution crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

he was a venezuelan military leader who was instrumental in the revolutions against the spanish empire Simon Bolivar
led the mexican independence movement against spanish rule in 1810 Miguel Hidalgo
where did the latin american revolution occur? Haiti
when did the latin american revolution begin? One Thousand Eight Hundred Eight
he is remembered for his contribution to the independence movement of south american countries Jose De San Martin
there was __________ for central and south american countries at the end of the Latin American Revolution Freedom
what were the people asking for? Self Determination
he was an emperor of Mexico from 1822 to 1823 Agustin de Iturbide
largely independent western ____________ Hemisphere
Brazil made self-_____________ kingdom within portuguese empire governing

Texans Remember the Alamo Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The Son of a bankrupt Misssouri mine owner. Stephen Austin
The Spanish land that borderd the United States Louisiana Territory, was called. Tejas
What was the name of the 4,000 people that ;ived in Texas in 1821 Tejanos
Who was the leader of the 183 volunteeers that defended the Alamo. William Travis
Who was the leader of 25 Tejanos in support of revolt Juan Seguin
This battle lasted 13 days Battle of the Alamo
What was the first adopted name of Texas Lone Star Republic
To join territory to an existing country annex
How many men were captured and executed by Mexicans threehundred
Who was the first president of Texas Sam Houston
How long did the battle of San Jacinto take 18 minutes
When the first American settlers came to Mexico how many were there? Thirtythousand
How many Texans where stationed at the Alamo One Hundred and three
What was the name of the first 299 families in Texas Old Three Hundred
How did the Mexican Government feel the Americans felt. Superior

Mexican-American War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Mexican- ________________ War American
In 1846 the war ________. began
In 1848 the war ________. ended
Where did the war take place? Texas
Who attacked frist? Mexico
New Mexico bordered the ____________ of Texas. territory
Mexico calls this war "The U.S __________." Invasion
Texas was ________ to the United States. annexed
Mexico claims that the annexation of Texas was a ___________ of the 1828 border treaty. violation
Who was the U.S president during the war? President Polk
President Polk said that he had no choice but to ___________ his country. defend
In the beginning of the war, it was a moment of ___________. conflict
At the end it was a moment of _________. cooperation
What was the U.S and Mexico fighting over? land
The war ended on __________, 1848. February 2
How long did the war last? Two Years
The Treaty of __________ Hidalgo was signed to end the war. Guadalupe
Over 70,000 people ______ in the war. died

Chapter 17 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is a mixture of earth, grass, and water that is baked into bricks in the sun? Adobe
Spanish architecture took root in mexico during the ______________ period. Colonial
What style food was created in Texas after the mix of Mexican and American recipes? Tex-Mex
What type of food included corn, tomatoes, chocolate, peanuts, vanilla, beans,squash, avocados, coconuts, sunflower seeds, and chili peppers? New World
Before the discovery of gold in _____________, there was so little mining in the United states, that America had no mining law. California
Under the American law, water flowing across a field or farm belonged to the ____________ of that land. owner
____________ settlers liked the idea of sharing the gains of marriage between husband and wife. American
Californios knew how to __________ themselves with music , dance, and fiestas. entertain
__________ music greatly influenced country and western music in the Southwest. Mexicano
today, the most widely celebrated Mexicano holiday is El Cinco de Mayo (the _________ of May). fifth
Americans in the Southwest, used _________ sheep instead of the beautiful merina sheep. churro
In California, Mexicans spread churros and ________ to produce sheep with better wool! merino
Methods of___________, became popular, but the "Mexican system" , was very popular in the Southwest. irrigation
___________, helped American settlers create America's fruit basket! Mexicanos
What tool did the Mexicanos introduce to the Americans for scooping gold out of the streams. Batea
Mexicanos discovered ________ while in the Southwest in the early 1800's. Copper
What kind of conditions were the cattle able to adapt to when they moved to the American Southwest. Dry conditions
____________ was essential, so different owner's cattle didn't get mixed up. Branding
American Cowboys learned their ways and customs from the Mexican __________. vaqueros
The cowboys slang word for jail came from the Spanish word ___________. juzgado

HORTICULTURE INTRODUCTION Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

EXPENSIVE
EQUIPMENT
ENVIRONMENT
EGG
DUTIES
DISEASE
DEMANDS
DELIVER
DECADE
DAIRY
CUSTOMER
CROP
CREDIT
COW
COOPERATION
CONTRAST
COMMUNITY
CONDITIONS
COMPUTER
COMMUNICATION
COMMON
COLD
CLIMATE
CLEAN
CHEMICALS
CERTIFICATION
CATTLE
CARE
BUSINESS
BAILS
BACKGROUND
ASPECT
AQUACULTURE
ANIMAL
AMERICAN
ACTIVITIES
ACADEMIC
ABILITY
RISK
GARDENING
GARDEN
SECTION
SEASONAL
SEASON
RURAL
SAFETY
SCALE
SCIENTIST
SCIENCE
SCHEDULE
SEEDS
BOTONY
PLANTS
FARMING
AGRICULTURE

New France Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

who supplied the Europeans with food,canoes,fur,and etc.? Natives
who was claiming land for the king of France in 1534? Cartier
Who was trained as a pharmacist in France? Herbert
what animal provided almost everything for the Plains people? Buffalo
what were native men skillful at? Hunting
Who explored the Caribbean and South American Coast? Columbus
Where did the Huron people live? Huronia
What were the Jesuits called by the Natives BlackRObes
who convinced De Monts to settle in St. Lawrence valley? Champlain
what were colonies expected to provide? Markets
what helped France remain wealthy and powerful? Furtradeing
Etinne Brule liked to... Explore
what did the Europeans build to control new lands? Colonies
What was Pierre Du Gua granted on the fur trade in Canada? Monoply
which one native group lived in the territory claimed by France in the woodlands? Montagnais
what was the main source of wealth for France? furtrade
what type of lifestyle did the Acadian have? healthy

Cattle Drives Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

During cattle drives, cowboys used what clothing item to protect their heads from the hot sun? Hat
Dangerous journeys to railroads made by cowboys were called, “________ Drives”. Cattle
This held the cook, and the cook’s equipment for cooking. Chuck Wagon
__________ kept the herd together and made sure no cattle was left behind. Cowboys
The ___________ ______ led the herd from the front, just behind the trail boss, who directed. Point Man
A sudden panicked rush of cattle. Stampede
Once cowboys reached a ______________ they retuned home and left the cattle. Railroad
Who took care of the cowboys’ horses while they weren’t using them? Wrangler
What was the path on which cattle drives took place called? Trail
__________ sell their cattle to cowboys, who drive their cattle up north to be sold. Ranchers
What do cowboys ride during cattle drives? Horses
The _______ _______ directs the entire cattle drive, they oversee everything. Trail Boss
This breed of cattle was perfect for Texas life, because it was immune to Texas fever and it cold endure heat and cold. Longhorn
Which cowboy’s role was to stay towards the end of the herd on the sides to keep the end from fanning out? Flank Rider
Most cowboys wore a what over their shirts? Vest
A _______ is a male animal that has been neutered. Steer
Before cowboys took cattle from ranchers, ranchers had to _______ their cattle so they knew whose cattle it was. Brand
The herd of horses cowboys choose a horse from everyday on a cattle drive. Remuda
A ________ ________ stays about a third back from the front of the herd on either side, and stops the herd from fanning out. Swing Rider
Many cowboys on cattle drives kept a __________ on them in case anyone or anything posed a threat to the herd. Revolver
Cowboys on the trail wore _______ on their feet, that were long, so they protected their legs from dangerous plants as well as other things. Boots
Which position was not favored by most cowboys, because it required you to stay inmthe back, and keep cattle from getting left behind, where dust was kicked up from cattle into the faces of that cowboy? Drag Rider
Where was cattle stopped at night to rest during cattle drives? Stockyards
What is another name for the cattle driven from the south to other areas in the U.S.? Livestock
A big part of cattle drives took place in the Texas ________. Frontier

Texas Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What country did Texas become a part of in 1845? AMERICA
What was the name of the mission that a famouse battle for independence was held at? ALAMO
The battle at the Alamo was in the city of San________. ANTONIO
To what religion did all the settlers have to convert to, in order to settle in Texas? CATHOLICISM
Antonio López de Santa Anna was a _______ in the Mexican Army during the battle at the Alamo. GENERAL
Sam _______ became the president of Texas in 1836. HOUSTON
Texas gained ____________ in 1836. INDEPENDENCE
At the battle of San_______, Texans cried out "Remember the Alamo!" JACINTO
At the battle of San_______, Texans cried out "Remember the Alamo!" Land
Mexico created strict ____ when Americans immigrated to Texas? LAWS
Texas became the ____ Star country in 1836. LONE
Who controlled Texas? MEXICO
What type of government was Spain at this time? MONARCHY
What type of government did Texas have after it became it's own independent country? REPUBLIC
American ________ came to Texas with slaves. SETTLERS
If you wanted to settle in Texas, you were not permitted to have these. SLAVES
Who controlled Mexico until the year of 1821? SPAIN
What language did the new American settlers have to speak if they wanted to live in Texas? SPANISH
Mexico defeated who at the Alamo? TEXAS
The people who lived in Texas were known as.... TEXIANS