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Description

Only President to serve non-consecutive presidential terms Cleveland
President assassinated in 1881 Garfield
President who took office after Garfield's death, signed the Pendleton Civil Service Act into law Arthur
last Civil War general to serve as president of the United States Harrison
Imperialist president who led the US into the Spanish American War, was also assassinated Mckinley
trust buster president, known for his progressive policies Roosevelt
republican president after Roosevelt, got stuck in a bathtub taft
American President who led the US through World War I Wilson
Corrupt President, famous for the Teapot Dome Scandal harding
President who took office after Harding's heart attack, cleaned up corruption and led the booming economy of the roaring 20s coolidge
President blamed for the Great Depression, passed the Hawley-Smoot Tariff widening the Depression to a global stage Hoover
President that passed the New Deal, lead the US during World War II, and longest serving president in American History (include the first initial of his first name) Roosevelt
took office after FDR's death, famous for dropping the nuclear bombs on Japan to end WWII, and creating the policy of containment truman
five star general and supreme commander of the allies during WWII, created the Interstate Highway Act of 1956 eisenhower
famous for the Cuban Missile Crisis, Bay of Pigs, and his assassination in 1963 Kennedy
famous for the Great Society, and first president to send troops into Vietnam johnson
president who improved Cold War tensions with his policy of détente, also only president to resign after the Watergate Scandal nixon
president who pardoned Nixon, and passed the Helsinki Accords ford
passed the Camp David Accords, and improved the energy crisis in America, failed to bring hostages home from Iran carter
"trickle down economics" policy, massively expanded the military, oversaw the collapse of the Soviet Union, and was involved in the Iran-Contra Scandal Reagan
president who led the Persian Gulf War bush
only the 2nd president ever impeached, passed NAFTA clinton
was president during 9/11, started the War on Terror, and the Iraq War and passed the Patriot Act bush
first African American president, famous for the Affordable care act obama
signed the Great American Outdoors Act, pursued energy independence, reversed numerous environmental regulations, and withdrew from the Paris Accord. He signed criminal justice reform through the First Step Act Trump
current president of the US Biden
oversaw the end of Reconstruction, began the efforts that led to civil service reform, and attempted to reconcile the divisions left over from the Civil Wa Hayes

The Reconstruction Era Crossword

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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

Presidents of the United States of America Crossword

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Description

Only former president to serve in Congress (after he was president) John Quincy Adams
First president born in the U.S.A. Martin Van Buren
Only bachelor president (not married) James Buchanan
President who wrote the Massachussetts Constitution in 1780 John Adams
Dred Scott Decision handed down during his administration James Buchanan
Camp David Accord Jimmy Carter
Cuban Missile Crisis John F Kennedy
Credit Mobilier Scandal US Grant
Authorized the first National Road in Cumberland, Maryland Thomas Jefferson
Assassinated at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY William McKinley
Lead the combined Allied forces invasion at Normandy, France Dwight Eisenhower
First president to run for office as a Democrat Andrew Jackson
Leader of the Democratic-Republican Party Thomas Jefferson
Convinced by Alexander Hamilton to run for President George Washington
War of 1812 James Madison
President during Reconstruction U.S. Grant
Civil War hero and grandson of former President Benjamin Harrison
Ran as a member of the Progressive Party Theodore Roosevelt
Stock market crash beginning the Great Depression Herbert Hoover
Refused to run for re-election because of the Viet Nam War Lyndon Johnson
Ronald Reagan's Vice President George H W Bush
Era of Good Feeling James Monroe
Author of the Monroe Doctrine John Quncy Adams

Civil war and Reconstruction Crossword

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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

Cold War Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

struggle for power that took place between the united states and the soviet union after WW2 Cold War
a very extremely powerful and dominant nations United Nations, international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations Superpower
ideological barrier that divided eastern and western Europe during the cold war Iron Curtain
international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations United Nations
the U.S policy of attempting to restrict soviet power and influence around the world by preventing the spread of communism Containment
U.S aid plan designed to promote economic recovery in Europe after WW2 Marshall Plan
mutual defense pact formed by the U.S, Canada, and Western Europe nations in 1949 nato
a competition between nations to achieve weapons superiority Cultural Revolution, a period of revolutionary upheaval and political persecution in China arms race
first major battle of the Cold War fought by communist and non-communist korean war
communist insurgents in South Vietnam Viet Cong
war between North and South Vietnam vietnamwar
belief that if Vietnam fell to the communists, the rest of Asia would fall domino theory
a secret political, economic, or military operation sponsored by a gov't and designed to support a foreign policy covertaction
easing of Cold War tensions and hostility between the east and west during 1970s detente
policy of building a weapon arsenal so deadly that no other nation will dare to attack Deterrence
person who allowed the USSR to build nuclear missile bases in Cuba Fidel Castro
military pact for the Soviet Union and their allies Warsaw Pact
Chinese communist leader maozedong
head and dictator of the Soviet Communists from 1928-1953 Josephstalin
40th president of the United States and helped end the Cold War ronaldreagan
operation that moved supplies into West Berlin by american and British Planes during Soviet blockade berlinairlift
meeting between Churchill, Stalin, and Roosevelt yaltaconference
prime minister of Great Britain that invented the "Iron Curtain" winstonchurchill
system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common communism
policy of Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev glasnost
small groups of soldiers, often volunteers, who make surprise attacks guerillas
communist leader of North Vietnam; used guerilla warfare to fight hochiminh
competition of space exploration between United States and Soviet Union space race
period of revolutionary upheaval and political persecution in China Cultural Revolution

Theodore Roosevelt Fast Facts Crossword

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Description

On what day did both Roosevelt's wife and mother die on? Valentines Day
What was Roosevelt's first wife's name? Alice Lee Roosevelt
What well known person's funeral procession did Roosevelt witness as a child? Abraham Lincoln
After the assignation of ____________ _______________, Teddy Roosevelt became president. William Mckinley
What party did Roosevelt form after losing the election in 1912? Progressive Party
What city was Teddy Roosevelt born in? New York City
What is the famous domestic program that was developed during Roosevelt's presidency that focused on consumer protection? Square Deal
What medal was Teddy Roosevelt awarded for in 1898 following the Spanish American War? Medal of Honor
At what school did Roosevelt meet his first wife? Harvard University
How many children did Theodore Roosevelt have? Six
What war did Roosevelt help resolve in 1905? Russo-Japanese War
What group did Teddy Roosevelt help organize to fight during the Spanish American War? Rough Riders
Teddy Roosevelt was ______________ by a naval officer in a boxing fight during his term in the white house. Blinded
What famous award did Roosevelt gain after his efforts for the disputes between Russia and Japan? Noble Peace Prize
After leaving the presidency in 1909, Roosevelt ventured on a ten-month long __________. safari
What sport was Roosevelt influential in shaping? Football
What martial art was Teddy Roosevelt credited for bringing into the White House during his term? Juijitsu
Roosevelt was creditied with being part of what act in 1903? Elkins Act
What month did Roosevelt die in 1919? January
What did President Roosevelt add to the Monroe Doctrine in 1904? Roosevelt Corollary

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

Reconstruction Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Became president after Abraham Lincoln Andrew Johnson
the period of rebuilding after the civil war reconstruction
wanted to give African Americans full citizenship Radical Republicans
Radical Republican who defended slaves Thaddeus Stevens
Bill passed in 1864 and vetoed by President Lincoln WadeDavis bill
federal agency to help former slaves Freedmen's Bureau
discriminatory laws passed through the south post civil war Black Codes
all citizenship given to all born or naturalized in the US Fourteenth Amendment
formerly charge an officer with misconduct impeach
amendment in 1870 that prohibits people of race to be denied to vote fifteenth amendment
northerner who moved to south after civil war carpetbaggers
first African American senator Hiram Revels
system where landowners give farmworkers land and seed in return for some of the crop sharecropping
farmers who supply their own tools and rent farmland for cash tenant farmers
confederate veterans prohibiting Africans from their rights Ku Klux Klan

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

NEW REPUBLIC Crossword

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Crossword
Description

America's first president George Washington
Americas third president Thomas Jefferson
Americas second president John Adams
US position during French Revolution and the war between France and Great Britain. Neutrality
First Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Also authored a treaty with Britain. First name is John Jay
What did Hamilton want to help the economy. Jefferson felt it was unconstitutional. National Bank.
What party wanted a strong Central government. Federalists
What party wanted strong State Governments Republicans.
Important Presidential precedent of George Washington. Now a law Two Terms
One thing Washington warned against in his farewell address. Political Parties
Proclamation of Neutrality forbid Americans to get involved in the war between the French and British
If you are from another country you aren a Alien
Group of Presidential Advisors Cabinet
First Secretary of the Treasury - Leader of Federalists Alexander Hamilton
Secretary of State - Leader of Democratic - Republicans (Republicans) Thomas Jefferson
Who shot Alexander Hamilton Aaron Burr
Money a country owes Debt
Uprising stopped by soldiers led by Washington proving the stregnth of the new government. Whiskey Rebellion
Scandal - France asked for a bribe XYZ Affair
Supported Farmers Republicans
Supported Strong federal Government Federalists
Supported State Governments Republicans
Supported loose construction of Constitution Republicans
Supported Bussiness and Trade Federalists
Law passed by Federalists-Signed by Adams that targeted whichgroup of people. Alien Act
Law passed by Federalists-Signed by Adams that made it a crime to criticize the government and/or President Sedition Act
Two laws signed by Adams that were so unpopular that he lost the election of 1800 Alien and Sedition Acts

Causes of the Civil War Crossword

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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