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VOTE
LIMIT
PLEA
PLANTATION
SEGREGATION
MOVEMENT
VICTIMS
KIDNAPPED
ABOLITIONIST
HELP
MASTERS
BUY
SLAVE TRADE
PETITIONS
FREEDOM

Abolitionist Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a complete end to slavery abolition
network or people who arranged transportation and hiding places for fugitives, or escaped slaves Underground Railroad
most famous leader of the Underground Railroad Tubman
antislavery novel written by Harriet Beecher Stowe Uncle Tom's Cabin
first name of the president inaugurated in 1861 Abraham
a former female slave who became a leading abolitionist Truth
published an abolitionist newspaper, the Liberator Garrison
public-speaking skills impressed members of the Anti-Slavery Society Douglass
someone who is against slavery abolitionist
an enslaved African-American man in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom Dred Scott
first name of a prominent American abolitionist and a vocal advocate and organizer promoting rights for women Lucy
a person running away fugitive
recognized as a sovereign state Liberia
an American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States John Brown
Brown leads a small group on a raid against a federal armory in this town Harpers Ferry
last name of the author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin Stowe
what plantation owners consider their slaves property
what slaves worked on plantations
part of the Compromise of 1850 between Southern- slave holding states and Northern states Fugitive Slave Act
allowed people in Kansas and what to decided whether they wanted slavery or not Missouri

Underground Railroad Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Known as Moses of the Underground Railroad Harriet Tubman
ended slavery Civil War
Left southern states and went to the free northern states and Canada. slaves
A secret organization of routes and safe places used by slaves to escape freedom. Underground Railroad
Helped 2,000 slaves on their road to freedom. Levi Coffin
People who were against slavery. abolitionists
A hiding place, often a home or church station
A person who hid escaping slaves in his home. station master
The name given to the home in Indiana that helped slaves to freedom. Grand Central Station
Father of the Underground Railroad William Still
A person who guided the escaping slaves to the next stop. conductor
A person who helped the escaping slave find the railroad. agent

Social Studies Civil War Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A compromise proposed by Senator Henry Clay where Missouri would be admitted as a slave state and Maine as a free state. Missouri Compromise
States where slavery is legal. Slave State
States where slavery is illegal. Free State
When citizens feel more loyalty toward their state than toward their country. Sectionalism
A popular belief in the 19th century that American citizens should fulfill their destiny by God to spread their democratic rule from sea to shining sea. Manifest Destiny
David Wilmot, a congressman from Pennsylvania, called for this law which banned slavery in any lands won from Mexico. Wilmot Proviso
A new political party that emerged during the 1848 presidential election whose goal was to keep slavery out of the western territories. Free Soil Party
People who wanted to abolish or do away with slavery. Abolitionist
Activists who challenged the existing state of political and social ideas and thoughts. Reformer
The best known African American abolitionist who toured the country talking about the horrors of slavery and started his own abolitionist newspaper called the North Star. Frederick Douglass
This dramatic and fiery editor of abolitionist newspaper (The Liberator), spoke his controversial opinions openly and without apology. William Lloyd Garrison
A network of abolitionists who secretly helped slaves reach freedom in the Northern free-states or Canada. Underground Railroad
An escaped slave who became a "conductor" in the Underground Railroad and helped to free thousands of slaves. Harriet Tubman
A farmer who owns over 20 slaves. Planter
The small percentage of wealthy southern families owning 50 or more slaves were given this title because they made a vast fortune from growing and selling cotton. Cottonocracy
A policy or an attitude that denies equal rights to a certain group of people. Descrimination
To sell a crop for profit instead of being used by the grower. Cash Crops
A Connecticut schoolteacher who invented a machine to remove the seeds from raw cotton. Eli Whitney
An area of the United States referring to cotton plantations which stretched from South Carolina through Alabama and Mississippi to Texas. Cotton Kingdom
An engine "gin" that used two rollers and thin wire teeth to separate the seeds from the cotton fibers. Cotton gin

27 Amendments Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Limits of Congress
vote at eighteen
Succession of President
No poll taxes
right to vote for president
Limit Presidential term
Repeal to Prohibition
Lame-Duck Period
Women's Suffrage
Prohibition of alcoholic
Election of Senators
Income Tax
African american Suffrage
free from discrimination
Abolition of slavery
Election of President
suits against states
Rights of states
rights not in Constitution
unusual punishment
Right to a jury trial
call defense witnesses
no double jeopardy
searches and seizures.
No quartering Soldiers
Right to Bear Arms
Freedom of Religion

Era of Reform Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The networks of escape routes used by slaves underground railroad
The slave that led the largest slave revolt on record Nat Turner
The Slave that escaped and helped others escape to Harriet Tubman
The campaign to end slavery Abolition Movement
First women's rights convention Seneca Falls
Ran the first women's school Catherine Beecher
Slaves or black men who have been granted their freedom free black
She was a prominent abolitionist Lucretia Mott
Helped organized the Seneca Falls convention Elizabeth Cady Stanton
A group who organized to promote social reforms reform societies
Poorly made crowded apartment buildings tenements
Uneducated immigrants who worked urban working class
The reform to increase labor conditions labor movement
Person who is paid a set amount by a business owner wage earners
An opposition to immigrants by the citizens living in a country nativism
Also known as the potato famine great Irish famine
Anti immigrant organization, very secretive Know nothings

Slavery Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

How slaves were made to keep fit and healthy dance
You couldn't be a slave if you were this skin tone white
How many times a slave was fed in a day twice
Overall, about 12 million slaves were captured and taken to this country America
Over 4 million slaves died in this country Africa
Where slaves were mostly taken to work plantations
A shape which represents the three different countries that slave ships travelled too Triangle
The year that lave trade ended 1807
A type of drink that was sold in exchange for a slave brandy
A line of chained slaves coffle
The ship on which there was a slave mutiny Amistad
A word used for when the members of the public decided to turn against the slave trade Abolition

slavery Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

trade
plantations
tobacco
guns
britishempire
cotton
exchange
colonies
middlepassage
sugar
Africa
slavery
abolition

Harriet Tubman Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Law that was passed after 1850 that made it dangerous for slaves to escape Fugitive Slave Law
People on the lookout who captured slaves and returned them for a reward slave hunters
Harriet's nickname as a child Minty
Day of the week that slaves could escape Saturday
Country up north that divides itself from the United States Canada
People who did not believe in slavery and helped hide slaves to escape quakers
Horse that helped carry Harriet's parents dollie mae
Harriet's mother Old Rit
Harriet's father Ben
Land that slaves lived and worked on plantation
The first state Harriet arrived in that allowed her to be free Philadelphia
A topic that Harriet spoke to people about when speaking at meeting up north antislavery
Crop that was grown in the south that is in the shape of a ball cotton
Crop that was also growth in the south to smoke or chew tobacco
The star that Harriet's father taught her to follow north star
Grows on the north sides of trees moss
People who believed slavery was evil and wanted to end slavery abolitionists
Something that Harriet dreamed of gaining when arriving up north freedom
The husband of Harriet John
The river that Harriet followed to Maryland Choptank

Causes of the Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The division of North and South. Sectionalism
"The Great Compromiser." Henry Clay
Escaped Slave that was caught in Boston, But was then bought freedom by the people of Boston. Anthony Burns
Any land aquired from Mexico would be by law, a free state. Wilmont Proviso
Attack led by John Brown. Pottawatomie Massacre
a book written by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Toms Cabin
He wrote the Liberator and was a leading Abolitionist. William Lyod Garrison
A series of violent attacks caused by slavery and Political standings. Bleeding Kansas
The withdrawl of one or more States from America. secession
First state that seceded after Lincolns election. South Carolina
The Little Giant. Stephen Douglas
Enslaved African American who attempted to sue his master. Dred Scott
Judege for the Dred Scott case of 1857. Roger B Taney
16th President. Abraham Lincoln
president elected after the election of 1860. John C Brekinridege
Man who attacked Charles Sumner at his crimes against Kansas speech. Preston Brooks
A slave revolt that killed about 60 people led by. Nat Turner
powerful Abolitionist, he was an adviser to president Lincoln and lent strong support to the women's right movement. Fredrick Douglass
the only candidate ever nominated for the Know Nothings in a presidential election. James Buchanan
Act that allowed Kansas to decide for itself if it wanted to be a free or slave state. KansasNebraska act

Come Juneteenth Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A fabric used to make clothes Velvet
Became free because of the Emancipation Proclamation Slaves
The animals that owners took care of Livestock
An official that represents a country Diplomat
The number one selling crop Cotton
People who wanted slavery abolished Abolitionist
A fight between two people Duel
President in the 1860's Lincoln
Sis Goose real name Rose
Sis Gooses real owner Aunt Sophie
What farmers and their families live on Plantations
What women wore underneath there skirts Hoopskirt
What freed slaves are called Freedman
In poor health Ailing
Luli's brother that she travels with to find Sis Goose Gabe
Catholic nurse that takes care of Ham Sister Geraldine
A Yankee that kidnapped Sis Goose Heffernan
To sell off Blockade
Extremely unpleasant Vile
The little boy that Gabe and Luli helped Ham