Type
Crossword
Description

An unfair opinion not based on facts Prejudice
Farmer who owns a small farm Yeoman
The trade of enslaved people among states of the U.S Domestic slave trade
Unfair treatment Discrimination
Person opposed to immigration Nativist
A measure of how much a worker can produce with given amount of time and effort Productivity
An extreme shortage of food Famine
A work stoppage by employees as a protest against an employer strike
Group of workers with the same trade or skill Trade union
A system of dots and dashes that represent the alphabet Morse code
A device that used electric signals to send messages Telegraph
Ship with sleek hulls and tall sails that “clipped” time from long journeys Clipper ship
Laws in a southern state that controlled enslaved people Slave codes
Plantation manager Overseer
An African American religious folk song Spiritual
A system of cooperation to aid and house enslaved people who had escaped Underground Railroad
Religious meeting Revival
Community based on a vision of the perfect society Utopia
State-supported school for training high school graduates to become teachers Normal school
The right to vote Suffrage
Refusing who sought the end of slavery in the United States in the early 1800s Abolitionist
Refusing to obey laws considered unjust Civil disobedience
Drinking little or no alcohol Temperance

Pre-Civil War Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

ship with sleek hulls and tall sails that clipped time with long journeys clipper ship
community based on a vision of the perfect society utopia
to give an official authority to do something license
to find reasons to support justify
person who sought the end of slavery in the United States in the early 1800s abolitionist
the right to vote suffrage
a device that used electric signals to send messages telegraph
the trade of enslaved people among states of the United States domestic slave trade
a person who dies for a great cause martyr
the teaching of males and females together coeducation
farmer who owns a small farm yeoman
plantation manager overseer
state-supported school for training high school graduates to become teachers normal school
refusing to obey laws considered unjust civil disobedience
a measure of how much a worker can produce with a given amount of time and effort productivity
withdrawal secession
theory that individuals states are independent and have the right to control their most important affairs states rights
a system of dots and dashes that represent the alphabet morse code
person who is running away from legal authority fugitive
religious meeting revival
a place to store weapons and military equipment arsenal
the job of a religious leader ministry
an extreme shortage of food famine
drinking little or no alcohol temperance
a new development or invention innovation
a system of cooperation to aid and house enslaved people who had escaped underground railroad
the ability to read and write literacy
group of workers with the same trade, or skill trade union
laws in a Southern state that controlled enslaved people slave codes
an African American religious folk song spiritual
a work stoppage by employees as a protest against an employer strike
person opposed to immigration nativist
an unfair opinion not based on facts prejudice
unfair treatment discrimination

Age Of Exploration Crossword Puzzle:

Type
Crossword
Description

In 1592______ sailed the ocean blue. Columbus
Conquered the Inca civilization. Francisco Pizaro
Discovered New York State, Canada and Hudson Bay Henry Hudson
Fierce sailors who raided towns in their free time Vikings
A navigation device which replaced the Astrolabe and the Cross-staff because it could be used on land and sea. Sextant
A faster and more efficient cargo ship invented for better sea tavel. Caravel
Famous Portuguese leader who created a school for navigational sailing. Prince Henry
A system used for mass-producing books and maps. Printing Press
Long stories passed down verbally generation to generation. Saga
Northern part of Europe which includes Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Scandinavia
Eric The Red's son, viking explorer who discovered Greenland Lief Ericson
A very long and sleek ship used by the vikings. Longship
The Incan emperor that Francisco Pizaro captured and murdered. Atahlupa
Famous conquistador who conquered the Aztecs of Mexico. Hernando Cortes
Number of natives Christopher Columbus took back to Spain to serve as slaves. 500 natives
Columbus's sons name. Ferdinand
Name of the biggest main ship Columbus sailed with on his most famous voyage. Santa Maria
Name the other two ships in the same voyage in number 17. Nina and Pinta
A term used by the vikings to describe the savage natives. Skraelings
What the vikings were called/what they called themselves. Norsemen
A famous explorer who has a game named after him and found a lot of the Silk Road Marco Polo
An enormous trading route from East Asia to Europe. Silk Road

The Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The bloodiest day of the war. Antietam
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War. Gettysburg
Northern group. This group was lead by Abraham Lincoln. Union
The southern group whose leader was Jefferson Davis. Confederacy
Largest southern jail that help Union soldiers. Andersonville
General of the Confederacy Robert E. Lee
Battle that started the war. Fort Sumter
President of the United States during The Civil War. Abraham Lincoln
Commander of the Union at the end of the war. Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate's strategy. They would export cotton to other countries hoping to become allies. "King Cotton"
Northern strategy. The north would destroy the supplies and land of The South Anaconda Plan
Northern soldier, W.T Sherman, spread his army around the south and destroyed land and supplies. March To Sea
Largest cause of the Civil War. Union believed the south should not enslave people, while the south thought otherwise. Slavery
Compromise set to make the north and south happy by making CA a free state, but other states would now be open to slavery. a very strict fugitive slave act was set. GA Platform was created because of this compromise. Compromise of 1850
Compromise set where Missouri became a slave state and Maine a free state. Slavery would now not be allowed above the 36,30 line of latitude. Missouri Compromise
Belief on whether state's rights are more important than federal rights. The south was for this while the north was not. Sectionalism
People opposed to slavery Abolitionists
Northern economic system during the Civil War Industrial
Southern economic system during The Civil War Agricultural
Middle-class farmers. They usually owned less than 100 acres of land. Yeoman Farmers
People who owned no land and got by the best they could. About 1 in 10 Poor Whites
The North put tariffs on imported goods, forcing the south to buy goods from the north. SC was the first state to nullify this. Tariff of 1828

reconstruction crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a former slave freedman
a federal agency set up to help former slaves after the civil war freedmans bureau
an amendment banning slavery thirteenth amendment
a law passed by southern states that limited the freedom of former slaves black code
an insulting term used to describe a northern who moved to the south after the civil war carpetbagger
an amendment made all persons born or naturalized in the U.S. including former slaves citizens of the country fourteenth amendment
the system in which landowners gave farm workers land, seed, and tools in return for a part of the crops they raised sharecropping
a white southerner who worked with the republican party and the reconstruction government after the civil war scalawag
one of the white politicians who took power after Georgia was readmitted to the Union in 1872 redeemer
an amendment where the U.S. cannot deny a citizen the right to vote based on "race, color, or previous condition of servitude". fifteenthamendment
a terror group created by former Confederate soldiers that used violence and intimidation tactics to disenfranchise blacks kukluxklan
African- American who was very influential as a religious leader and Georgia politician. HenryTurner
elected governor over a Democratic candidate, former Confederate General John B. Gordon RufusBullock
an organization formed by African Americans throughout the south after Reconstruction to protect their rights unionleague
a series of laws that divided the previously Confederate states into military districts militaryacts

Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

an inhabitant of New England or one of the northern states yankee
16th president abelincoln
the action of annexing something, especially territory annexation
murder (an important person) in a surprise attack for political or religious reasons assassinate
an act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving. blockade
a Northerner who moved to the South after the American Civil War carpetbagger
survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy civilwar
was a confederation of secessionist American states existing from 1861 to 1865 confederate
a soft white fibrous substance that surrounds the seeds of a tropical and subtropical plant and is used as textile fiber and thread for sewing cotton
a landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in which the Court held that African Americans, whether enslaved or free, could not be American citizens dredscottcase
the fact or process of being set free from legal, social, or political restrictions; liberation emancipation
a sea fort in Charleston, South Carolina, notable for two battles of the American Civil War fortsumter
a former slave who has been released from slavery freedman
a state of the US in which slavery was illegal freestate
passed by the United States Congress on September 18, 1850, as part of the Compromise of 1850 between Southern slave-holding interests and Northern Free-Soilers. fugitiveslaveact
a historic town in Jefferson County, West Virginia, harpersferry
the production of goods or services within an economy industry
was an American politician who was at U.S. Representative and Senator from Mississippi jeffersondavis
an American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States johnbrown
an effort by Congress to defuse the sectional and political rivalries triggered by the request of Missouri late in 1819 for admission as a state in which slavery would be permitted missouricompromise
a person who supervises others, especially workers overseer
where the slaves worked, big farm plantation
a public or official announcement, especially one dealing with a matter of great importance proclomation
a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or ruler rebel
a person who behaves badly but in an amusingly mischievous rather than harmful way; a rascal scalawag
withdraw formally from membership in a federal union, an alliance, or a political or religious organization secede
the act of buying and selling slaves to work on farms for white people at this time slavery
a network of secret routes and safe houses used by 19th-century enslaved people of African descent in the United States in efforts to escape to free states and Canada undergroundrailroad
northern states union
a person who favors the abolition of a practice or institution, especially capital punishment or (formerly) slavery abolitionist

The English Colonies Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the first permanent english settlement in North America JAMESTOWN
took control of the colony and built a fort in 1608 JOHNSMITH
introduced a new type of tobacco that sold well in New England JOHNROLFE
paid their journey to America INDENTURED SERVANTS
establishes the colony of pennslvania WILLIAM PENN
puritan leader who served as a governor of Massachsetts JOHN WINTHROP
publicly discussed religious ideas that some leaders thought were radical ANNE HUTCHINSON
protestants who wanted to reform the Church of England PURITANS
a member of a Puritan's Separatist sect that left England in the early 1600's to settle in the Americas PILGRIMS
a person who moves to another country after leaving his or her homeland IMMIGRANTS
a document written by the Pilgrims establishing themselves as a political society and setting guidelines for self-government MAYFLOWER COMPACT
Squanto taught the Pilgrims native farming methods and helped them establish relations with the Wampanoag TISQUANTUM
made up one of the largest religious groups in New Jersey QUAKERS
crops that are always needed STAPLE CROPS
he was forced to surrender New Netherland to the English PETER STUYVESANT
people talked about and decided on issues of local interest, such as paying for schools TOWN MEETING
a system in which goods and slaves were traded among the Americas, Britain, and Africa TRIANGULAR TRADE
a religious movement that swept through the colonies in the 1730's and 1740's GREAT AWAKENING
a philosopher that thought people had natural rights such as equality and liberty. JOHN LOCKE
a movement that took place during the 1700's to spread the idea that reason and logic could improve society ENLIGHTENMENT
he surrender in 1766 PONTIAC
American Indian princess, she saved the life of John Smith when he was captured POCAHONTAS
an attacked led by Nathaniel Bacon against American Indians and the colonial government in Virginia BACON'S REBELLION
laws passed in the colonies to control slaves SLAVE CODES
grown only enough for yourself SUBSISTENCE FARMING

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

Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a person who favors the abolition of a practice or institution, especially capital punishment or (formerly) slavery. Abolitionist
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865 Abe Lincoln
the action of annexing something, especially territory. annexation
murder (an important person) in a surprise attack for political or religious reasons. Assassinate
an act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving. Blockade
a Northerner who moved to the South after the American Civil War, during the Reconstruction era (1865–1877). Carpetbagger
fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy. Civil War
a southern soldier confederate
a plant that is farmed by slaves Cotton
landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in which the Court held that African Americans, whether enslaved or free you have no rights Dred Scott Case
the fact or process of being set free from legal, social, or political restrictions; liberation. Emancipation
a sea fort in Charleston, South Carolina, notable for two battles of the American Civil War. FortSumter
a former slave who has been released from slavery, usually by legal means. Freedman
state that doesn't allow slavery FreeState
passed by the United States Congress on September 18, 1850, as part of the Compromise of 1850 between Southern slave-holding interests and Northern Free-Soilers. FugitiveSlaveAct
a historic town in Jefferson County, West Virginia, United States. Harpers Ferry
the production of goods or services within an economy. Industry
an American politician who was a U.S. Representative and Senator from Mississippi, the 23rd U.S. Secretary of War, and the President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. Jefferson Davis
an American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States. John Brown
an effort by Congress to defuse the sectional and political rivalries triggered by the request of Missouri late in 1819 for admission as a state in which slavery would be permitted. Missouri Compromise
a person who supervises others, especially workers. Overseer
a large piece of land usually in a tropical or semitropical area where one crop is specifically planted for widespread commercial sale and usually tended by resident laborers. Plantation
a public or official announcement, especially one dealing with a matter of great importance. Proclamation
a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or ruler. Rebel
Southern whites who supported Reconstruction and the Republican Party, after the American Civil War. Scalawags
withdraw formally from membership in a federal union, an alliance, or a political or religious organization. Secede
a legal or economic system in which principles of property law are applied to humans allowing them to be classified as property, to be owned, bought and sold accordingly, and they cannot withdraw unilaterally from the arrangement. Slavery
a network of secret routes and safe houses used by 19th-century enslaved people of African descent in the United States in efforts to escape to free states and Canada with the aid of abolitionists and allies who were sympathetic to their cause. Underground Railroad
the state of being united or joined. Union

Original 13 Colonies Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Travler Pilgrim
a crop grown to be sold cash crop
person/institution that owes a sum of money debtors
supporting democracy or its principles democratic
blue dye obtained from various plants indigo
Wampanoag leader who waged King Phillip's War with New England Metacom
a large area of land where crops are grown plantation
a person who follows strict moral rules and who believes that pleasure is wrong puritans
A member of the Religious Society of Friends Quakers
a type of colonial administration of the British overseas territories royal colony
state laws established to determine the status of slaves and the rights of their owners slave codes
Patuxet man who assisted the Pilgrims after their first winter in what is now Massachusetts Squanto
a form of government in which a country is ruled by religious leaders theocracy
water that flows over land during high tide Tidewater
a plant that produces leaves which are smoked in cigarettes, pipes, etc. tobacco
A Puritan religious leader of the seventeenth century Roger Williams
a remote undeveloped rural area backcountry
an important participant in the Antinomian Controversy Anne Hutchinson
an English real estate entrepreneur, early Quaker William Penn
an agreement reached by the Pilgrims on the Mayflower in 1620 Mayflower Compact

Ancient Civilizations Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The river that flows through Ancient Egypt nile
The river that flows through Ancient India indus
The rivers that flow through Ancient Mesopotamia TigrisandEuphrates
The river that flows through Ancient China HuangHe
Means "land between two rivers" Mesopotamia
The large Middle East region where many prosperous civilizations used the rich soil for agriculture FertileCrescent
Skilled workers, like a carpenter or brick maker artisans
People who trade goods merchants
A large Sumerian temple used for religious worship ziggurat
Wedge-shaped writing used in Mesopotamia cuneiform
An independent city that has its own ruler, government, and name city-state
Nickname for river valleys Cradle of Civilization
Ancient Egyptian writing that uses symbols in lines hieroglyphics
The leader of Egypt who was also considered a god pharaoh
levels of people in society; wealth often = power socialclass
civilizations in Mesopotamia where city-states organized similar cultures Sumerian
The type of government that is led by religious leaders theocracy
The belief in only one god monotheism
The belief in more than one god polytheism
The list of religious and moral guidelines followed by the Hebrews tencommandments
The religion followed by the Hebrews judaism
The list of harsh laws and punishments used in Babylon in Mesopotamia hammurabiscode
The father of Judaism abraham
An artisan who has learned to write and read scribe
The Chinese belief that dead ancestors in heaven approve of their leaders MandateofHeaven
Family of rulers dynasty
Way of life culture
Complex culture civilization
Political system government
King or Queen; power by birth Monarch
cause of civilization agriculture
1st effect of civilization populationincrease
2nd effect of civilization specialization
3rd effect of civilization cities
Process of drying a dead body mummification
Tomb for Pharaohs pyramid
Rigid social class structure in India; born into & stay castesystem
Ancient trade route silkroad
Rich upper class aristocracy
Protection greatwall