Type
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Description

a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait Operation Desert Storm
a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative NelsonMandela
an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He was nominated by President George H. W. Bush and confirmed by the United States Senate to succeed Thurgood Marshall, and he is the second African American to serve Clarence Thomas
the proliferation of the availability of information and the accompanying changes in its storage and dissemination owing to the use of computers. Information Revolution
a trade treaty entered into by the United States, Canada, and Mexico; it went into effect on January 1, 1994. NAFTA
prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in several areas, including employment, transportation, public accommodations, communications and access to state and local government’ programs and services. ADA
an international armed conflict that took place in Bosnia and Herzegovina between 1992 and 1995. Bosnian conflict
The General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dayton Peace Accords
American economist who served five terms as the 13th Chair of the Federal Reserve of the United States from 1987 to 2006. Alan Greenspan
The riots stemmed from the acquittal of four white L A Police Department officers in the beating of black motorist Over five days in the left more than 50 people dead, and more than 2,000 injuredRodney King in 1991. Los Angeles Riots
This agreement relinquishes American control over the canal by the year 2000 and guarantees its neutrality Panama Canal Treaty
United States-led military operation in 1992–93 as part of a international humanitarian & peacekeeping effort that ended in 1995. culminated in the Battle of Mogadishu Somalia intervention
a US religious group, based in Waco, Texas, Lead by David Koresh. In 1993 members of the group killed four US government officers who were trying to enter their complex. Surrounded 51 days until they began a fire,82 of them died, Branch Dravidians
Millennium Bug Y2K
an Iraqi politician , fifth President of Iraq from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003. Saadam Hussein
founder of al-Qaeda, responsible for 9/11 Osama Bin Laden
1999 event in Colorado, in which 2 heavily armed students, attacked classmates, killing 13 Columbine shooting
domestic terrorist truck bombed the Federal Building in Oklahoma City1995. Timothy McVeigh

Unit 9: The Federalist Era Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Jefferson & Madison led this political party which liked limited government. DemocraticRepublican
When a president refuses a request by Congress for information ExecutivePrivilege
A crisis or rebellion caused by Hamilton’s new taxes which Washington used force to end Whiskey
Where Anthony Wayne defeated Native Americans leading to the Treaty of Greenville. FallenTimbers
Belief that states gave federal gov’t its’ power. StatesRights
Concept that a state can repeal or overturn laws they feel are unconstitutional. Nullification
Taking Americans and making them serve in the Royal Navy. Impressment
Adams & Hamilton led this political party which favored a strong federal government Federalist
Washington warned people about political factions & foreign entanglements in this Address. Farewell
Precedent set by Washington of giving a speech or address upon being sworn in. Inaugural
Washington’s policy to stay out of other countries conflicts or entanglements Neutrality
Statements made by Virginia and Kentucky suggesting states could nullify or overturn rules they felt unconstitutional. Resolutions
The kind of powers that Federalists felt was granted by the Constitution. Implied
Things George did that became examples for others to follow. Precedent
Department heads who serve as advisors to a president. Cabinet
His popular treaty re-opened the Mississippi & settled the border with Spain. Pinckney
His treaty with England didn’t end impressment & wasn’t popular. Jay
French diplomats demand bribe just to talk. XZYAffair
Secretary of the Treasury with plan to repay debts. Hamilton
2nd President of the United States Adams
3rd President of the United States Jefferson

American Imperialism Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

the policy of extending the rule or authority of an empire or nation over foreign countries, or of acquiring and holding colonies imperialism
the policy or doctrine of isolating one's country from the affairs of other nations by declining to enter into alliances, foreign economic commitments, international agreements, etc., isolationism
an overthrow and thorough replacement of an established government or political system by the people governed revolution
Queen of Hawaii, served as a symbol of Hawaiian pride Liliuokalini
any area in which one nation has power over another; i.e. - this happened to China when it was defeated by Japan spheresofinfluence
policy announced by Secretary of State, John Hay, stating all nations have equal trade access in China opendoorpolicy
Chinese secret society that carried on an unsuccessful uprising, 1898–1900 (Boxer Rebellion) principally against foreigners, boxerrebellion
news stories that are sensational and exaggerated yellowjournalism
an attachment to a resolution stating that the US did not want control of Cuba telleramendment
led the Filipino rebels who took control of Manila, capital of the Philippines EmilioAguinaldo
part of the Cuban constitution which said the US can interfere with Cuban affairs and restricted their right to make treaties plattamendment
a canal extending SE from the Atlantic to the Pacific across the Isthmus of Panama panamacanal
an addition to the Monroe Doctrine that warned of "wrong doing" by Latin American countries RooseveltCorollary
a policy Howard Taft used to protect US interests in Latin American dollardiplomacy
sent by President Wilson to capture Francisco "Pancho" Villa johnpershing

Crossword 1990-1999

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Crossword
Description

Who was inaugurated as the President of United States in 1993? Bill Clinton
What launched during the Space Shuttle Discovery mission in 1990? Hubble Space Telescope
What ended in 1991 as the USSR dissolved? Cold War
What was feared to cause computers to become inoperable and wreak havoc? The Y2K Bug
What was signed to prohibit openly gay or bisexual people from serving in the military? Don't ask Don't tell
Where was the federal building that was bombed in 1995? Oklahoma City
Who was executed for the bombing of the federal building in 1995? Timothy McVeigh
Who was Timothy McVeigh's partner in the bombing of the federal building? Terry Nichols
Where was the massacre that sparked debates on gun control and bullying? Littleton, Colorado
What high school did the massacre happen? Columbine
What agreement went into effect in 1994? North American Free Trade
What retired football player was charged two times for first-degree murder? O.J. Simpson
When did Bill Clinton run for his second-term? Nineteen ninety seven
How long did the budget crisis in 1995-1996 force the government to shut down? Several Weeks
Where did the "Storm of the Century" strike? Eastern Seaboard
What category 5 hurricane caused $26 billion in damage? Hurricane Andrew
Who did Bill Clinton beat in his first-term? George H.W. Bush
Who was the black motorist that was beating on videotape? Rodney King
What riots resulted in over 60 deaths and $1 billion in damage? Los Angeles riots
What president was Bill Clinton? Forty Second
When was Bill Clinton elected his first-term? Nineteen ninety two
What was code-named Operation Desert Shield? Gulf War
What act wanted to remove Saddam Hussein from power? Iraq Liberation Act
Where was the fastest wind speed ever recorded on earth after a series of tornadoes? Oklahoma
Who was the Vice President of Bill Clinton? Al Gore

Civil Rights Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

State level legal codes of segregation, such as literacy requirements and poll taxes Jim Crow Laws
In 1955, after Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a city bus, Dr. Martin L. King led a boycott of city busses. After 11 months the Supreme Court ruled that segregation of public transportation was illegal. Montgomery Bus Boycott
a 1896 Supreme Court decision which legalized state ordered segregation so long as the facilities for blacks and whites were equal Plessy v. Ferguson
Nonviolent protests in which a person sits and refuses to leave Sit-in
The prejudice that members of one race are superior to members of other races racism
1955 a 14 year old black boy said "Bye, Baby" to a white woman in Mississippi. In response, he was brutally murdered Emmett Till
The intermixing of people or groups previously segregated Integration
the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus The little Rock Crisis
United States civil rights leader whose college registration caused riots in traditionally segregated Mississippi (born in 1933) James Meredith
American civil rights lawyer, first black justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. Marshall was a tireless advocate for the rights of minorities and the poor Thurgood Marshall
Refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. After she was jailed, the Montgomery bus boycott was organized Rosa Parks
U.S. Baptist minister and civil rights leader. A noted orator, he opposed discrimination against blacks by organizing nonviolent resistance and peaceful mass demonstrations. He was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Nobel Peace Prize (1964) Martin Luther King Jr
An organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality CORE
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, churches link together to inform blacks about changes in the Civil Rights Movement, led by MLK Jr., was a success SCLC
the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, an organization founded on February 12, 1909, that works to obtain equal rights for all Americans NAACP
to end the separation of two groups of people, or to free of laws or practices that have maintained this separation, in an area or facility desegregate
biasedly treating one person or one group differently from others based on something other than merit discrimination
preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience prejudice
President Mandated desegregation of the interstate system John F. Kennedy
incident in which nine African-American students were prevented from attending Little Rock Central High in 1957 during the Civil Rights Movement Little rock nine
The amendment that ended slavery 13th
Southern laws designed to restrict the rights of the newly freed black slaves Black codes
was an African-American revolutionary organization established to promote Black Power, and by extension self-defense (using arms) for blacks. It was active in the United States from the mid-1960s into the 1970s The Black Panthers
It outlawed taxing voters, i.e. poll taxes, at presidential or congressional elections, as an effort to remove barriers to Black voters 14th amendment
segregation by custom de facto
a key leader in India's struggle for independence, inspired MLK to give speaches in blacks civil rights and encourage them to remain nonviolent Ghandi

Early Cold War Crossword

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Crossword
Description

These are the nations under Soviet control and influence, that are typically bordering the USSR. SATELLITENATIONS
The American policy, created by the United States president after WWII to resist the spread of Communism from the Soviet Union. It provided American support for other countries that were threatened by Soviet communism. TRUMANDOCTRINE
A replacement for The League of Nations, this was the organization created to help ensure security and peace in Europe, especially during the Cold War. UNITEDNATIONS
The attempt by the US and Britain to fly over Berlin and drop supplies after the USSR blockades the city. BERLINAIRLIFT
This was the policy created to financially aid Europe in rebuilding everything damaged or destroyed after WWII. Stalin did not like this policy, which led to the Berlin blockade. MARSHALLPLAN
The leader of the USSR, creator of the "Iron Curtain", that had a grudge against the US for supporting free elections (democracy), and using US money to rebuild Europe after WWII. JOSEPHSTALIN
The United States 33rd president, that ordered the famous supply run/drop via aircraft in the city of Berlin. He also made a doctrine to help resist communism in Europe. HARRYTRUMAN
After WWII, this policy was made by the US, utilizing different strategies to prevent the spread of communism from the USSR. CONTAINMENT
This was the treaty made between the Soviet Union and it's 7 satellite nations for protection due to the creation of NATO. WARSAWPACT
This was the treaty created between the main nations of the world (US, Britain, France, etc.) to provide military security and assistance in case of a conflict with the USSR. NATO

Executive branch Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Term for president as the ceremonial head of the United States Chief of state
Term for president as vested with executive power of the United States Chief executive
Term for president as main architect of foreign policy and spokesman to other countries Chief diplomat
Term for president as commander of nation's armed forces Commander in chief
Architect of public policy and the one who sets agenda for congress Chief legislator
President as leader of his political party Chief of party
Representative of the people , working for the public interest Chief citizen
People chosen every four years who make formal selection of president and Vice President Electoral college
Communication that reach large audiences ex.television,radio,newspaper,Internet Mass media
Oath taken by president on day he takes office stating he will faithfully execute and preserve ,protect, and defend" Oath of office
Regulation issued by a chief executive , based upon constitutional authority and having force of law Executive order
Formal agreement between two or more sovereign states Treaty
Pact made by president with head of a foreign state Executive agreement
Large complex administrative structure that handles everyday business of an organization Bureaucracy
Also called cabinet departments , traditional units of federal administration Executive departments
Head of department of justice Attorney general
Release from punishment or legal consequences of a crime by the president or a governor Pardon
All matters not directly connected to the realm of foreign affairs Domestic affairs
Nations relationship with other countries Foreign affairs
A refusal to become generally involved in affairs to rest of world Isolationism
When House of Representatives give formal charges against a public official Impeach
Find not guilty of charge Acquit
Lying under oath Perjury
President takes no action over a bill for 10 days Pocket veto
Rejection by president of a bill Veto
Official who leads an executive department Secretary

War of 1812 Crossword

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Crossword
Description

conflict fought between the United States and Great Britain over British violations of U.S. maritime rights. It ended with the exchange of ratification of the Treaty of Ghent. War of 1812
an act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving. Blockade
an act of defeating an enemy or opponent in a battle. Victory
called for war against England and eyed Canada as a possible target of expansion. War Hawks
best remembered for surrendering Fort Detroit to the British on August 16, 1812 following the Siege of Detroit. General William Hull
British General that led the Canadians. Isaac Brooks
The British battered Oliver Hazard Perry's own ship and left is helpless. BattleOfLakeErie
Withdraw from enemy forces as a result of their superior power or after a defeat. Retreat
The ninth President of the U.S. William Henry Harrison
A Tennessee officer who took control of the American Troops in the Creek War. Andrew Jackson
Defeated France in 1814. Britain
Defeated by Britain and its army in 1814. France
an engagement fought between January 8 and January 18, 1815, constituting the final major battle of the War of 1812, and the most one-sided battle of that war. BattleOfNewOrleans
a sustained fight between large, organized armed forces. Battle
a state of armed conflict between different nations or states or different groups within a nation or state. War
a Native American leader of the Shawnee and a large tribal confederacy which opposed the United States during Tecumseh's War and became an ally of Britain in the War of 1812. Tecumseh
Tecumseh's brother. TheProphet
a tribe led by Tecumseh. The Shawnee Tribe
an instance of defeating or being defeated. Defeat

American Revolution Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

the overthrow of a government but those who are governed REVOLUTION
fees for the support of government required to be paid by people and businesses TAXES
the quality of being just or fair JUSTICE
freedom of choice LIBERTY
to attack from a place or hiding AMBUSH
a general and progressive increase in prices INFLATION
troops trained to fight on horseback CAVALRY
American colonists who remained loyal to Britain and opposed the war for independence LOYALISTS
American colonists who fought for independence from Great Britain during the Revolutionary War PATRIOTS
An American politician and soldier who served. as the first President of the United States from 1789 to 1797 and was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States GEORGE WASHINGTON
this battle was fought on June 17, 1775, during the Siege of Boston in the early stages of the American Revolutionary War battle of bunker hill
an armed conflict between Great Britain and thirteen of its North American colonies that after onset of the war was declared independence as the United States American Revolutionary War
a political protest but the Sons of Liberty in Boston on Dec. 16, 1773. The demonstrators, some disguised as Native Americans, in defiance of the Teach of May 10, 1773, destroyed and entire shipment of tea sent by the East India Company. They boarded the ships and threw the chests. of tea into Boston Harbor. The British government responded harshly and the episode escalated into the American Revolution. Boston Tea Party
a group of British colonies on the east coast of North America founded in the 17th and 18th centuries that declared independence in 1776 and formed the United States. Thirteen Colonies
a British Army officer who rose to become Commander-in-Chief of British forces during the American war of Independence also known as the American Revolutionary War. William Howe

Vietnam War crossword puzzle

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Crossword
Description

The establishment of a colony in one territory. colonialism
All property and all means of production belong to the government, private property does not exist and all goods are shared equally. communism
America's belief that if one country came under control of communists, then neighboring countries would as well. Domino Theory
A form of irregular warfare in which a small group of combatants use military tactics to fight a larger army. Guerilla Warfare
Extreme loyalty to one's country. Nationalism
The army that fought the United States and the South Vietnamese governments. Vietcong
Individuals that served in the armed forces of their country. Veterans
The 35th president of the United States and was assassinated in 1963. John Kennedy
The 37th president of the United States and got them out of the Vietnam War. Richard Nixon
The leader of the North vietnamese during the Vietnam War. Ho Chi Minh
The 34th president and was a commander in Europe during WW2. Dwight Eisenhower
The 36th president and was put into office after Kennedy was assassinated. Lyndon Johnson
The forced induction of a person into the armed forces. draft
a series of surprise attacks by the Vietcong and North Vietnamese forces. tet offensive
American foreign policy to stop the spread of communism. containment
Help by the United States they fought against North Vietnam. South Vietnam
A sprayable gel that the United States military used as a weapon in the Vietnam War. napalm
President Nixon's plan to take all the United States troops in Vietnam and let South Vietnam fight North Vietnam. vietnamization
A soldier that has been taken captive by the enemy. Prisoner of war
People that are against something. protest

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