US history Crossword

What was used to convince the public to support overseas intervention?
What positively affected the suffrage movement by providing opportunities to demonstrate capability ad patriotism?
Germany's invasion of Poland started what war?
What was responsible for economic trends in the 1920s, such as, increase in purchases?
Fear of communist radicals after WWI was the motivation for what law?
To preserve accurate accounts of the Holocaust what did General Eisenhower choose to witness?
Which presidential administration was responsible for New Freedom, Underwood Tariff, Federal Reserve Act, and Clayton Anti-Trust Act?
What was propaganda encouraging people to invest in the government to help pay for the war?
To prevent the use of literacy exams as a requirement for voting, what law did the US congress make provisions to?
One of the many conditions of the Treaty of Versailles, what did Germany has to decrease the size of?
What allowed the US to acquire strategic islands under Japanese control?
What provided economic assistance to promote democratic ideals to contain communism after WWII?
Why did demand for goods in infant department retail stores expand?
___________ was a Capitalist Democracy.
____________ was Communist.
What was a response by President Roosevelt to totalitarianism in Europe?
What famous symbol of the Cold War came down in 1989?

Chapter 19-WWI Crossword

Chapter 19-WWI Crossword

Land between the trenches
Devotion to one's country
Nations extending economic and political control over weaker countries
Development of armed forces
Were known as the Triple Entente before the start of WWI
Were known as the Triple Alliance before WWI
Heir to A-H throne; was assassinated to start WWI
Armies digging in and fighting
Ship that was sunk and killing 128 Americans
Telegram from Germany to Mexico-proposed an alliance between Germany and Mexico
Act that required men to register for military service
Heavy guarded escort ships
General and commandeer of the AEF
Yellow-green chlorine fog-used in WWI warfare
New warfare technology-could virtually go anywhere
New WWI weapon-involved in dog fights
Conscientious objector; became a WWI hero
An agreement to cease fire until an treay can be signed
President of US during WWI
Head of the WIB
Information intended to influence public opinion
Head of the CPI
Movement of AA from the South to the North for factory jobs
Leader of Great Britain during WWI
Leader of France during WWI
Wilson's plan for peace
Peace keeping organization
paying for war damages
Treaty that ended WWI
Forced Germany to admit sole responsibility of starting WWI
With this act, a person could be fined up to $10,000 for interfering with the war effort

world war one and the Russian revolution Crossword

world war one and the Russian revolution  Crossword

glorification of the military. one of the main causes of war.
treaty signed after world war 1 had ended in 1918.
German submarines used during world war 1 and world war 2 against enemy naval warships and used to cut off enemy supply ships
information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view.
a successful coup d'etat by revolutionaries in Russia that overthrew Czar Nicholas II in 1917. They renamed themselves the communists party.
agreements between countries to aid and support one another in the event of war
a policy of not supporting either side in an argument, fight, or war between other powers.
international organization that was created to promote world peace and cooperation that was created by the treaty of Versailles
alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy during WWI. also known as the Triple Alliance.
heir to the Austria-Hungary throne and was assassinated by Gavrillo Principe in 1914. his death was the spark that started WWI.
a form of combat in which soldiers took shelter in opposing lines of ditches. used during WWI.
an agreement between opposing armies to suspend hostilities to discuss peace terms.
founder of the Russian Communist Party and leader or the Bolshevik Revolution
the alliance between Great Britain , France, and Russia during WWI . also known as the Triple Entente.
the last Russian Czar who was executed by the Bolsheviks in July, 1918.

History of Europe Geography Crossword

History of Europe Geography Crossword

Germany had to accept the responsibility of the war, pay debt, give up land, and give up their military.
A labor camp set up by Hitler for Jewish people waiting for execution
After the stock market crashed, nobody had money.
destruction or slaughter on a mass scale.
Hatred of Jews
Germany, Italy, and Japan were in this
a person who belongs to, adopts the values of, or imitates the practices of an organization devoted to fascism
USSR was created by Vladimir Lenin
a Russian communist, revolutionary politician and political theorist
an agreement made by opposing sides in a war to stop fighting for a certain time; a truce
a World War I alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary together with Turkey and Bulgaria.
everything is equal, the government owns everything
included Great Britain, France, Russia, Italy, and the US
a part of a city, especially a slum area, occupied by a minority group or groups
advertisement to support a cause
divided East and West Berlin
when the Berlin Wall came down and they had to rejoin together the country
the area ruled by communism of central and eastern Europe
between Russian and the US; between democracy and communism
the line that separated communism and the Soviet Union
the political principles of the National Socialist German Workers' Party
included Great Britain, France, Soviet Union, and the US
started the Nazi party; dictator of Germany

Cold War Crossword Puzzle

Cold War Crossword Puzzle

The time period following WW2, during which Capitalist and Communist nations struggled for world domination over one another.
Policy of limiting the expansion or influence of a hostile power.
Country that is dominated politically and economically by a more powerful country.
Declaration that the U.S. would oppose the spread of Communism.
Plan proposed by the U.S. to provide economic assistance to European nations' recovery efforts after WW2.
Delivery of supplies to the people of Western Berlin by Allied forces cargo planes.
Barrier dividing Capitalist Western Germany and Communist Eastern Germany.
A formal military alliance to guard against a Soviet attack, upon any of its member nations.
The alliance between the Soviet Union and satellite nations of Eastern.
An international governing body consisting of an assembly and a council of representatives from every nation ,whose collective goals are to maintain peace, settle international disputes, improving education, defending against hunger and disease.
Latitude dividing Korea, after WW2, discerning Communist rule to the North and non-Communists rule to the South.
A failed attempt by the U.S. and C.I.A. trained Cuban exiles, to infiltrate on Castro's Communist influence on Latin America.
13 Day long stand off between the Soviet Union and The U.S., during which a blockade was imposed on Cuba, to prevent Soviet ships bringing missiles capable of attacking mainland America.
Idea that if one country fell to communism, neighboring countries would follow.
Fighter who works as part of a small band to make hit-and-run attacks.
Type of rule in which the military is in charge and the citizens rights are suspended.
Country with the military, political, and economic strength to influence events worldwide.
Southern Vietnamese, communist, guerrilla terrorists organized to appose Diem's, U.S. supported government.
An easing of tensions with Communist Powers.

World War 2 Crossword

World War 2 Crossword

country where a single party controls the government and every aspect of people's lives
Those countries fighting against the Axis powers. i.e. Britain, France, USA, Canada, USSR etc
Great Britain's Prime Minister, Churchill was an eloquent speaker, who steeled the British to defy the Nazis, even as the Luftwaffe bombed London nightly
The fascist leader of Nazi Germany and the architect of the Holocaust which killed six million Jewish people.
The communist leader of the Soviet Union.
The seeds for Germany's discontent and susceptibility to a racist like Hitler began with the end of WWI.Germany signed this which required it give up 13% of its territory including Alsace-Lorraine. That area alone included 6 million residents, vast raw materials (65% of Germany's iron ore reserves and 45% of its coal), and 10% of its factories. Germany also had to pay for the war's damages.
Germany, Italy, and Japan
December 1944 — January 1945. Hitler's final, surprise counteroffensive to the Allied invasion. Took place in the Ardennes, a densely forested mountain range between France and Belgium, and was an attempt to recapture Antwerp, the Allies' major supply port. A blizzard kept Allied airplanes grounded, but the U.S. Army was able to move its troops through the snow to double its number of soldiers and triple its armored tanks in four days. It was the largest and bloodiest battle the Americans fought, with 19,000 soldiers killed. The hard-won Allied victory was a turning point in the war.
"Lightening war," a surprise attack devised by Hitler, in which land-and-air attacks were coordinated, quick and brutal. Hitler used fast-moving tanks called Panzers, with infantry transported by trucks and dive-bombing planes that strafed soldiers and refugees. Battle maps from the Combat Studies Institute offer more information about Blitzkrieg and paths taken during the war.
June 6, 1944, the Allied landing on France's Normandy beaches to begin the liberation of Europe. The D doesn't stand for anything other than "day." About 156,000 American, British, and Canadian troops landed in Normandy under heavy attack by German strongholds. Of those, the American forces numbered 23,250 on Utah Beach, 34,250 on Omaha Beach, and 15,500 airborne troops. Millions more men and women were involved in its preparations
Short for Unterseeboote, German submarines.
A political system promoted by Hitler and his ally, Italian dictator Mussolini, that called for citizens to be unquestioningly loyal to the nation and obedient of its leader. The needs of the state outweighed the needs, beliefs, or freedoms of the individual. Emphasis was on national pride, traditions, and racial purity. There was no freedom of speech. Foreigners — those who were simply minority ethnic or religious groups included — were hated and persecuted.
A member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party that Hitler came to lead. A believer in Hitler's fascism, anti-Semitism, and Aryan supremacy.
The codename for the U.S. project to produce an atomic bomb.
The act of genocide carried out by Germany on the Jewish population of Europe
"lightning war"; swift attacks launched by Germany in WWII during the night
Germany's failed attempt to subdue Britain in 1940 in preparation for invasion (Germans bombed Britain continuously but Britain resisted with fighter pilots and Hitler gave up invasion)
a 1942 battle in the Pacific during which American planes sank 4 Japanese aircraft carriers (protected Hawaii)
code name for the Allied invasion of Europe in 1944
German counter-attack in December 1944 that temporarily slowed the allied invasion of Germany (Audie Murphy was the hero)
during WWII, Allied strategy of capturing Japanese-held islands to gain control of the Pacific Ocean (American ships shelled an island; troops waded ashore; hand-to-hand fighting occured until island was captured)
during WWII, Navajo soldiers who used their own language to radio vital messages during the island-hopping campaign
WWII Japanese pilots trained to make a suicidal crash attack, usually upon a ship
message sent by the Allies in July 1945 callin for the Japanese to surrender
Nazi war crime trials held in 1945 and 1946
Organization created by isolationists who argued that the United States should keep out of Europe's business.
Process by which a government gains control over a territory not presently under their jurisdiction.
policies, views, or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews
British-American declaration that stated the countries aims for the outcome of the war. Stated people of every nation should be free to choose their own form of government and live free of fear and want, disarmament, and a permanent system of general security.
policy by which Great Britain and France agreed to Germany's annexation of the Sudetenland in agreement for not taking any additional Czech territory.
April 1942, American soldiers were forced to march 65 miles to prison camps by their Japanese captors. It is called the Death March because so many of the prisoners died en route.
an aerial battle fought in World War II in 1940 between the German Luftwaffe (air force), which carried out extensive bombing in Britain, and the British Royal Air Force, which offered successful resistance.
1939; Britain and France could buy goods from the United States if they paid in full and transported them.
protective measures in case of attack
Political leader who rules a country with absolute power, usually by force
giving up military weapons
Wiping out an entire group of people
the gathering of resources and preparation for war.
Originally designed to avoid American involvement in World War II by preventing loans to those countries taking part in the conflict; modified in 1939 to allow aid to the Allies
US military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan on December 7, 1941, bringing the United States into World War II

USH2: The Cold War Review Crossword

USH2: The Cold War Review Crossword

Country that was divided at the 38th parallel after WWII
The Arms Race revolved around which kind of weapon (predominantly)?
The failed attempt to overthrow Cuba's communist dictator, fidel castro (3 words, no spaces)
Word used to describe the practice of coming very close to actual war, but stopping short (Cuban Missile Crisis is a great example).
Who the US supported as the leader in Iran.
US Cold War policy of preventing the spread of communism (as opposed to ending it completely).
Controversial Cold War standoff between the US and USSR just off the coast of Florida. (3 words, no spaces)
Famed WWII general responsible for US troops in the Korean War; fired by Truman for insubordination.
More powerful A-Bomb (__________-bomb)
Group known to refuse to cooperate with HUAC. (2 words, no spaces)
Congressional committee involved in hearings accusing Americans of communist connections. (abbreviation)
Soviet Sattelite nation that asked for US assistance during the Cold War and was refused.
The word used to describe how the Korean War ended.
The word used to describe the type of fighting that occurred in the Korean War (MacArthur opposed it). (2 words, no spaces)
This term describes the belief that when two (or more) parties have nuclear weapons, they will never be used. (abbreviation)
The US plan was designed to help Europe recover economically after WWII. (2 words, no spaces)
This law required people to register with the government if they were communists. (2 words, no spaces)
Term used to describe the hysteria surrounding one senator's unsubstantiated claims that communists had infiltrated the US government.
The term used to describe when a country puts a particular resource (oil, for example) under its own control (as opposed to the control of foreign corporations).
This is what the US did to try to prevent Soviet ships from bringing nuclear weapons to Cuba.
This couple was found guilty of giving US nuclear secrets to the Soviet Union in what is now considered an unfair trial.
The name given to a series of nuclear weapons limitations treaties.
The first satellite to orbit the earth (Soviet).
This Egyptian canal was a flashpoint during the Cold War that nearly brought many countries to war, but was ultimately resolved through the UN.
One of the two WWII meetings where Stalin made promises he later failed to keep, furthering American distrust of the Soviet Union.

WWI And WWII Crossword

WWI And WWII Crossword

A girl who wrote in a famous diary during WWII
This allied group includes Germany, Italy, and Japan
This nation captured Chinese Manchuria
To need more land in order to support a larger nation is known as
After WWI, the world suffered a great economic downfall known as the
When this nation was attacked, Great Britain and France declared war on Germany
During the ______________, many Jews were taken prisoner
Germany's bombing campaign on London
A famous peace settlement. The final teaty used in WWI
Leader of Italy during WWII
These laws stripped Jews of their citizenship and rights in Germany
This conference redused the military firce in U.S., Japan, Britain, India, and France
The ___________ allowed Hitler to invade Polland without aggression from the East
This was an attempted rebellion lead by Hitler, which later earned him 2 years in prison
This treaty was signed in hopes to improve realtionships with Germany and other neighboring countries
Stalin sent many of his prisoners to this nation
This plan allowed German reperatiions to reduce along with giving Germany a large loan
Britain and France tried to appease Hitler and giving him control of Czech Sudetenland by signing this treaty
This was used to try and persuade citizens to help with war efforts by putting up signs and commercials
This famous poster showed women they could work just as well as men

World War 2 Crossword Puzzle

World War 2 Crossword Puzzle

Type of bomb built during WORLD WAR II that was more powerful than any built before it.
This battle was the German's last major offensive in World War II. The Allies pushed the Germans back and won.
A leader who has complete control over a country's government
A war fought between 1939-1945 between Axis/Allied powers.
June 6, 1944 - Led by Eisenhower, over a million troops (the largest invasion force in history) stormed the beaches at Normandy and began the process of re-taking France. The turning point of World War II
Communist dictator of the Soviet Union, Successor to Lenin as head of the USSR; strongly nationalist view of Communism; war with Western Europe and the United States.
1933 dictator of Germany, German Nazi dictator during World War II (1889-1945)
leader of the Allied forces in Europe during WORLD WAR11 leader of troops in Africa and commander in D-Day invasion-elected president.
(1893-1976) Leader of the Communist Party in China that overthrew Jiang Jieshi and the Nationalists. Established China as the People's Republic of China and ruled from 1949 until 1976
December 7, 1941 - Surprise attack by the Japanese on the main U.S. Pacific Fleet harbored in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii destroyed 18 U.S. ships and 200 aircraft. American losses were 3000, Japanese losses less than 100. In response, the U.S. declared war on Japan and Germany, entering World War II.
Backyard gardens; Americans were encouraged to grow their own vegetables to support the war effort
Backyard gardens; Americans were encouraged to grow their own vegetables to support the war effort
Japanese forced about 60,000 of americans and philippines to march 100 miles with little food and water, most died or were killed on the way
a bloody and prolonged operation on the island of Iwo Jima in which American marines landed and defeated Japanese defenders (February and March 1945)
A noted British statesman who led Britain throughout most of World War II and along with Roosevelt planned many allied campaigns. He predicted an iron curtain that would separate Communist Europe from the rest of the West.
prison camps used under the rule of Hitler in Nazi Germany. Conditions were inhuman, and prisoners, mostly Jewish people, were generally starved or worked to death, or killed immediately.
A propaganda character designed to increase production of female workers in the factories. It became a rallying symbol for women to do their part.
Ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cause.

World War Two Crossword

World War Two Crossword

Leader and dictator of Germany during World War II
World leader for Canada during World War II
Person put in charge of Canada's war time production during World War II
The Canadian government agency responsible for price and inflation controls (Abbreviation)
The Canadian government's way of suppressing Canadian media, books, etc during WW2
The following act Mackenzie King passed in 1940 for home defense (Abbreviation)
Canada declared war agents Germany ___ days after Britain and France.
Canada's last city to allow woman's right to vote for provincial elections
Organization to promote international co-operation
Forced military service in Canada during WW2
The military alliance between European and North American democracies that was founded after WWII (Abbreviation)
Location of Hitlers death
Canadas commanding officer during The Battle of Hong Kong
During WWII Canada was apart of what empire before making an independent decision on entering the war?
Britain's air force that bombed Berlin, Germany during WWII
The battle that some would call a "miracle"
The country 140,000 German troops attempted and failed to take over on July 10th-October 31 1940
In the battle of Dieppe, Canadian troops lost the element of _____
Canadian Sargent who dressed as a farmer to fool German troops
The day Canadian and Britain had spent over four years preparing to invade France.
Millions of these people were murdered during the Holocaust.
Gardens that Canadian families had a home during war time to help with low food supplies
On December 7th 1941 the Japanese attacked the U.S where?
During the war all Canadian woman's fashion was stylish but ______ because of limited fabric use.
The hero's Canada cheered and applauded for after their risks and experiences during WWII (Hint: Remembrance day)
After the war many young people started having babies and caused a _____
Many Japaneses-Canadians were sent here after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor
What type of bond was sold by the government to help Canadian soldiers and pay for the war
A way the Canadian government made sure certain goods got shared evenly
Was said to be the most famous Canadian pilot during WWII

World War One Crossword

World War One Crossword

german attack plan in case of two front war
whose assassination resulted in ww1
allaince between Germany, Italy, and Austria-Hungary
allaince between France, Britain, and Russia
which country switched sides in the war
country that Germany gave a blank check
country that left the war in 1918
having pride in the military and keeping an army ready for war
agreement to stop fighting that ended ww1
limiting supplies such as food and clothes etc.
one sided information created to keep people supporting the war
a way of attack where soldiers run out of trenches at the enemy
the last central power to leave the war
person from the U.S. who made series of peace proposals
french person who was nicknamed Tiger and really wanted Germany to be punished
the country germany invaded to get to France
the front in which France and Britain was fending off Germany
the front at which there was more movement of land gained and lost
Woodrow Wilson's plan for achieving lasting peace
what battle happened july 1-November 18 1916 and was one of the bloodiest battles of the war
what country did the Germans plan on defeating first
country the person who kill Archduke Ferdinand is from
the sinking of what ship caused 1,198 deaths of citizens and almost dragged the u.s. into the war
pledge the Germans signed to stop unrestricted warfare on ships
what advance/revolution allowed for modern weapons to be produced
some countries got extra soldiers from their_______.
what country declared war on Germany april 6, 1917
the person who assassinated the archduke of Austria Hungary june 28, 1914
the person who took Russia out of ww1