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Word Scramble
Description

VOTE
LIMIT
PLEA
PLANTATION
SEGREGATION
MOVEMENT
VICTIMS
MASTERS
BUY
HELP

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

Civil Rights Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Laws that segregated African Americans Segregation but Equal
Segregation by custom and tradition De facto segregation
something that is built, installed, or established to serve a particular prupose Facility
Major black civil rights activist who was assassinated Martin Luther King Jr
Helped African Americans ride public transportation Montgomery Bus Boycott
An agricultural estate worked by laborers Plantations
Agreeing with standards of proper behavior, good state, or morality Decent
Making s statement based on a personal knowledge or belief Testifying
A person who asks for votes, contributions, or supports to determine public opinion Canvassers
To sit next to or in contract with Adjoining
Unable to cure Incurable
African Americans had to ___________ to vote Register
The president at the time. Then was assassinated for his beliefs JFK
where MLK gave his "I Had a Dream" speech The March on Washington
An attempt to kill a bill by having a group of senators taking turns speaking so that a vote cannot take place Filibuster
A motion that ends debate and calls for an immediate vote Cloture
President after JFK died and major civil rights activist Lyndon B. Johnson
Prejiduce or discrimination against a person because of their beliefs Racism
The mobilization of the political and economic power of African Americans Black Power
Inspirational/key role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott Rosa Parks

slavery Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

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

U.S. History: Civil Rights Movement Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus Rosa Parks
first black justice on the Supreme Court Thurgood Marshall
student non-violent coordinating committee SNCC
formed to use activism and non-violent protest to bring an end to segregation SCLC
law designed to help end formal and informal barriers to African American suffrage (1965) Voting Rights Act
made racial, religious, and sex discrimination by employers illegal (1964) Civil Rights Act
rode on interstate buses into the segregated southern U.S. to test the ruling of unsegregated public places Freedom Riders
overturned Plessy v. Ferguson Brown v Board
boycott of city buses led by Dr. MLK Montgomery Bus Boycott
segregation imposed by law de jure
segregation resulting from economic or social conditions or personal choice de facto
state level legal codes of segregation, such as literacy tests and poll taxes Jim Crow Laws
led black community to peaceful nonviolence protests against the injustices they faced MLK
association founded in 1909 to work for racial equality NAACP
activist in civil rights; leader of SNCC Stokely Carmichael
1963 demonstration in which more than 200,000 people rallied for economic equality and civil rights March on Washington
organization of militant African Americans founded in 1966 Black Panthers
social movement in the U.S. in which people organized to demand equal rights for African Americans and other minorities Civil Rights Movement
required citizens of a state to pay a special tax in order to vote poll taxes
first black major league baseball player Jackie Robinson
Arkansas governor Orval Faubus called the National Guard to keep black students from enrolling in Little Rock's Central High School; President Eisenhower sent the Army to force integration for the students Little Rock Nine
organized the United Farm Workers Cesar Chavez

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

Reconstruction Era Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

men and women who had been slaves freedmen
a goverment pardon amnesty
impeached on Feburary 24th, 1868 Andrew Johnson
amendment which banned slavery throughout the nation thirteenth
laws that severly limited the rights of freedmen black codes
wants to make drastic changes in society radical
amendment that granted citizenship to everyone born in the U.S fourteenth
threw out the southern states tha refused to ratify the 14th amendment reconstruction act
to bring formal charges of wrongdoing against an elected official impeach
amendment that forbade any states to deny blacks the right to vote because of their race fifteenth
white southern Republicans scalawags
fortune hunters hoping to profit fom the South's misery carpetbaggers
wanted the south to change as little as possible conservatives
worked to keep black and white Republicans out of office Ku Klux Klan
many freedmen and poor whites went to work on the large plantations sharecroppers
required voters to pay a fee every time they voted poll taxes
required voters o read and explain a part of th Constitution literacy tests
if a voters father or grandfather could vote on Janurary 1st 1867, then the voter didn't have to take the test grandfather clauses
seperating people of different races in public places segregation
the illegal seizure and execution of someone by a mob lynching

Slavery Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Abolition
Auction
Capture
Equiano
Masters
Middle passage
Plantation
Rope
Shackles
Slave ship
slavery
Transportation
Whipping
William wilberforce

Progressive Era Review Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The banning of alcoholic beverages Prohibition
Journalists who wrote about the corrupt side of business and public life in mass circulation magazines during the 20th Century muckrakers
Book written by Sinclair focusing on the conditions of the meatpacking industry The Jungle
Dictated strict cleanliness for meatpackers and created the program of federal meat inspection Meat Inspection Act
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Wanted Equality for All Races NAACP
Another name for the Progressive Party and name used for when Roosevelt ran again against Taft Bull Moose Party
Strictly limited the distribution of free passes, a common form of bribery, Also ICC Power to set maximum railroad rates Hepburn Act
Granted Women the Right to Vote in 1919 Nineteenth Amendment
What became, by 1911, the largest women’s group in the nation’s history? (abbrev) WCTU
The Seventeenth amendment called for the direct, popular election of____ Senators
One of the co – founders of the National Women Suffrage Association Susan B Anthony
Who promised, during the presidential election of 1908. to lower tariffs, then raised them once taking office? William Taft
European war that brought an end to the Progressive movement World War I
Became the president as a result of the Election of 1912? Woodrow Wilson
Progressive women's reformer who led the settlement house movement Jane Addams
Supreme Court decision that allowed Jim Crow segregation in the south Plessy v Ferguson
African American reformer who stressed self-improvement for blacks and is known for his "Atlanta Compromise" speech Booker T Washington
Aggressive African American Reformer who led the 1905 Niagra Movement WEB DuBois
Low-cost multi family housing often associated with the urban problems of the Gilded Age Tenmenet
Established a graduated income tax Sixteenth Amendment
Heavily regulated big business; supported unions Clayton Anti-Trust Act
The various reform goals of Roosevelt's presidency are also known as the Square Deal
Movement that stressed to honor God, people must put aside their own desires & help other people, especially the poor Social Gospel Movement

The Reconstruction Era Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A term that describes a former slave who was released from slavery. Freedmen
Amendment that abolished slavery. Thirteenth
Amendment that assured the rights of anyone, including African Americans, who were born in America. Fourteenth
This system of agriculture eventually led to legal slavery. his is when a tenant could use land in exchange for a portion of the crop harvested. Sharecropping
This Amendment gave African Americans the right to vote. Fifteenth
Northern whites who moved to the South and served as republican leaders during reconstruction for profit. Usually carried there belongings in a carpet bag. Carpetbaggers
Southern whites who supported republican policy throughout reconstruction. Scalawags
To kill by hanging without due process of the law. Lynch
To attempt to take a president out of office for high crimes. would be to ______ him/her. Impeach
Laws designed to enforce segregation of blacks from whites. Jim Crow Laws
Vice President to Lincoln; President after Lincoln's assassination. Johnson
Presidential power to keep congress from passing a law. President Johnson did this the most, using this power twenty-nine times. Veto
A clan started by ex confederate soldiers that used violence to try to restore democratic control to the South, and to keep white supremacy. Ku Klux Klan
Financial panic during Grant’s presidency which caused a market crash and many banks to close down. Panic of 1873
President after Johnson; Union general; Often refered to as a "Great General, Lousy President". Grant
A set of laws limiting the rights of freedmen in the South. Black Codes
A social system used to keep blacks separate from whites. Segregation
The period after the Civil War in which the South was rebuilt and reorganized before being readmitted to the Union. Reconstruction
Act/Law passed in 1866 intended to protect the right of African American. This act was vetoed by Johnson, but still passed by Congress. Civil Rights Act
An agency set of to aid former slaves in adjusting themselves to freedom. It provided food, clothing and work for them. FreedmensBureau

Civil Rights Movement Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

passive resistance
organized protests
montgomery bus boycott
Plessy v Ferguson
segregation
Jim Crow
Brown v Board of Education
Little Rock Nine
Freedom Riders
Marches
Sit In
Voting Rights Act
Civil Rights Act
Rosa Parks
Martin Luther King Jr.