Type
Crossword
Description

Groups of people that are divided into groups based on social norms or traits. Race
American of Asian descent. Asian American
Used to describe Western concerns that Asians would come and disrupt Western values and ideals. Yellow Peril
A person that has no choice and is forced to leave their home country to escape war, persecution, and/or natural disasters. Refugee
Attempting to prevent something by action or argument by refusing to accept or comply. Resistance
Refers to a series of social movements and ideologies aimed at defining and establishing political, economic, and social equality for women. Feminism
a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common. Community
Idea of settling permanently in a foreign country. Immigration
Legal entitlement to have solutions to social and economic problems. Rights
When people take parts of other communities' culture and use them for their own enjoyment and benefit, without paying proper respect. Cultural Appropriation
Minorities that are high achieving and prevailing. Model Minority

Political Policies Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

supported by two parties bipartisan
a temporary alliance of several groups who come together to form a working majority and so to control a government coalition
general agreement among various groups on fundamental matters; broad agreement on public questions consensus
parties rooted in poor economic times, lacking a clear ideological base, dissatisfied with current conditions and demanding better times economic protest party
all of the people entitled to vote in a given election electorate
parties based on a particular set of beliefs, a comprehensive view of social, economic, and political matters ideological parties
the current officeholder incumbent
in American politics, the Republican and the Democratic parties major parties
one of the political parties not widely supported minor party
a system in which several major and many lesser parties exist, seriously compete for, and actually win, public offices multiparty
a political system in which only one party exists one party system
government action based on firm allegiance to a political party partisanship
in American politics, the party that controls the executive branch of government—i.e., the presidency at the national level, or the governorship at the State level party in power
a society which consists of several distinct cultures and groups pluralistic society
in an election, the number of votes that the leading candidate obtains over the next highest candidate plurality
a group of persons who seek to control government through the winning of elections and the holding of public office political party
parties that concentrate on only one public policy matter Single-issue parties
electoral district from which one person is chosen by the voters for each elected office Single member district
parties that have split away from one of the major parties Splinter parties
a political system dominated by two major parties Two-party system

Cold War Crossword Puzzle

Type
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

Political Parties Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Of or involving the agreement or cooperation of two political parties that usually oppose each other's polices. Bipartisan
An alliance for combined action, especially a temporary alliance of political parties forming a government or of state. Coalition
General Agreement Consensus
Parties rooted in poor economic times, lacking a clear ideological base, dissatisfied with current conditions and demanding better times. Economic Protest Parties
All of the people entitled to vote in a given election. Electorate
Parties based on a particular set of beliefs, a comprehensive view of social, economic, and political matters. Ideological Parties
The current officeholder. Incumbent
In America politics, the Republican and the Democratic Parties Major Parties
One of the political parties not widely supported. Minor Party
A system in which several major and many lesser parties exist, seriously compete for, and actually win, public offices. Multiparty
A political system in which only one party exists. One Party System
Government action based on firm allegiance to a political party. Partisanship
In America politics the party in power is the party that controls the executive branch of government- i.e., the presidency at the national level, or the governorship at the State Level Party In Power
A society which consists of several distinct cultures and groups. Pluralistic Society
In an election, the number of votes that the leading candidate obtains over the next highest candidate. Plurality
A group of persons who seek to control government through the winning of elections and the holding public office. Political Party
Party that concentrate on only on public policy matter. Single Issue Parties
Electoral district from which one person is chosen by the voters for each elected office. Single Member District
Parties that have split away from one of the major parties. Splinter Parties
Prejudice in favor of a particualr cause. Partisanship

POLITICAL PARTIES Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

promotes community and social responsibility Democratic
Political party against gun control Republican
/The republican party is for ______ restrictions Immigration
Party that believes consenting adults can choose sexuality but companies can refuse service Libertarian
Party intolerant of racism,sexism,homophobism, and ageism Green Party
Party that believes in a limited government Republican
The democratic party is a fan of _____taxation Progressive
The green party believes in no ____penalty Death
A group that seeks to elect candidates to public office Political Party
Followers of Andrew Jackson Jacksonians
Jacksons Opponents Whigs
The Republican and Democratic Parties Major Parties
Governement action based on firm allegiance to a political party Partisanship
One of the political parties not widely supported Minor Party
supported by 2 parties Bipartisan
General agreement among various groups on fundamental matters;broad agreement on public questions Consensus
A conflicting group Faction
Parties based on a particular set of beliefs, a comprehensive view of social, economic, and political matters Ideological Parties
Differences in political views held by political parties Political Spectrum

Celebrating diversity Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Discrimation against persons with the mental and/or physical disabilities; social structures that favour able-bodied individuals. Ableism
discrimination against individuals because of their age, often based on stereotypes. Ageism
a positive or negative inclination towards a person, group, or community; can lead to stereotyping. Bias
intolerant prejudice which glorifies one’s own group and denigrates members of other groups. Bigotry
intimidating, exclusionary, threatening or hostile behavior against an individual. Bullying
a social system of meaning and custom that is developed by a group of people to assure its adaptation and survival. These groups are distinguished by a set of unspoken rules that shape values, beliefs, habits, patterns of thinking, behaviors and styles of communication. Culture
physical or mental impairment, the perception of a physical or mental impairment, or a history of having had a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. Disability
unfavorable or unfair treatment towards an individual or group based on their race, ethnicity, color, national origin or ancestry, religion, socioeconomic status, education, sex, marital status, parental status, veteran’s status, political affiliation, language, age, gender, physical or mental abilities, sexual orientation or gender identity. Discrimination
psychological, physical, and social differences that occur among any and all individuals; including but not limited to race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, socioeconomic status, education, marital status, language, age, gender, sexual orientation, mental or physical ability, and learning styles. A diverse group, community, or organization is one in which a variety of social and cultural characteristics exist. Discrimination
when target group members refuse to accept the dominant ideology and take actions to redistribute social power more equitably. Empowerment
evenly distributed access to resources and opportunity necessary for a safe and healthy life; uniform distribution of access to ensure fairness. Equality
the guarantee of fair treatment, access, opportunity, and advancement while at the same time striving to identify and eliminate barriers that have prevented the full participation of some groups. The principle of equity acknowledges that there are historically underserved and underrepresented populations and that fairness regarding these unbalanced conditions is needed to assist equality in the provision of effective opportunities to all groups. Equality
a social construct which divides people into smaller social groups based on characteristics such as values, behavioral patterns, language, political and economic interests, history, and ancestral geographical base. Ethnicity
theory and practice that advocates for educational and occupational equity between men and women; undermines traditional cultural practices that support the subjugation of women by men and the devaluation of women’s contributions to society. Feminism
a personal conception of one’s own gender; often in relation to a gender opposition between masculinity and femininity. Gender expression is how people externally communicate or perform their gender identity to others. Gender Identity

Gender and Sexuality Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Biological difference between males and females. Sex
Social and cultural significance we attach to those presumed biological difference. Gender
Belief in social, economic, and political equalty for women. Feminism
Feminist movement in the United States born in New York in 1848. Seneca Falls
Holds that gender, race, ethnicity, and class must not be studied in isolation, because they have intermingled effects on our identity, knowledge, and outcomes. Intersectionality
Maintains that a complete understanding of social realations must incorporate the perspectives of marginalized voices. Standpoint Theory
Denotes our identities and activities as sexual beings. Sexuality
Categories of people to whom we are sexually attracted. Sexual Orientation
Includes those who are sexually attracted to members of the opposite sex. Heterosexual
Includes those who are attracted to members of the same sex. Homosexual
Includes those who are attracted to both men and women. Bisexual
People who appear to be biologically one sex but who identify with the gender of another. Transgender
Cultural presupposition that heterosexuality is appropriate standard for sexual identity and practice and that alternative sexualities are deviant, abnormal, or wrong. Heteronormativity
Ideology that one sex is suerior to another. Sexism

WWII Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

the killing of millions of Jews and other people by the Nazis during WWII Holocaust
a type of combat in which opposing troops fight from trenches facing each other Trench Warfare
Austrian-born Nazi leader, Chancellor of Germany Hitler
Germany, Italy, and Japan, which were allied before and during World War II Axis Powers
nations allied in opposition to the Axis Powers Allied Powers
a federal republic comprising fifty states and the Federal District of Columbia United States
An island off the western coast of Europe comprising England Great Britain
Its capital and largest city is Paris France
Soviet Union's dictator Joseph Stalin
Italy's dictator Mussolini
a colorless oily liquid whose vapor is a powerful irritant and vesicant, used in chemical weapons Mustard Gas
Book about hitlers future plans Mein Kampf
a member of the people and cultural community whose traditional religion is Judaism Jews
the day on which a combat attack or operation is to be initiated D-Day
camps where Germany's prisoners went to be killed Concentration Camps
a ruler with total power over a country, typically one who has obtained power by force Dictator
a vegetable garden, especially a home garden, planted to increase food production during a war Victory Gardens
Country Adolf Hitler became in control of during WWII Germany
the most powerful republic of the former Soviet Union Russia
a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force Imperialism
patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts Nationalism
a member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party Nazi
the action or process of appeasing Appeasement
a part of a city, especially a slum area, occupied by a minority group or groups Ghetto
Nazi plan to kill 6 million Jews Final Solution
major United States naval base in Hawaii Pearl Harbor
Japanese aircraft loaded with explosives and making a deliberate suicidal crash on an enemy target Kamikaze
Largest volcano island in Japan Iwojima
almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area Hiroshima

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

Chapter 17 Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

American Indian Movement AIM
A popular rock band during the 1960's. Beatles
National Organization for Women NOW
A subculture whose values and norms of behavior differ substantially from those of mainstream society, often in opposition to mainstream cultural mores. Counterculture
An American constitutional lawyer and conservative activist. PhyllisSchlafly
An annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Earthday
An American political activist, author, lecturer, and attorney, noted for his involvement in consumer protection, environmentalism, and government reform causes. Ralphnader
Is a difference of opinions between one generation and another regarding beliefs, politics, or values. generationgap
Environmental Protection Agency. epa
An American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist, who became nationally recognized as a leader and a spokeswoman for the feminist movement in the late 1960s and early 1970s. gloriasteinem
Started a nationwide boycott of California grapes, forcing growers to negotiate a contract with the United Farm Workers in 1970. cesarchavez
Any people working outside there own country. migrantfarmworker
An American writer, activist, and feminist. A leading figure in the women's movement in the United States. bettyfriedan
United Farm Workers. ufw
A waste material that can cause death, injury or birth defects to living creatures. toxicwaste
An American psychologist and writer known for advocating the exploration of the therapeutic potential of psychedelic drugs under controlled conditions. timothyleary
Is an extension of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement which began in the 1940s with the stated goal of achieving Mexican American empowerment. chicanomovement
the advocacy of women's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men. feminism
An American marine biologist and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. rachelcarson
A group of people living together and sharing possessions and responsibilities. commune

Social Justice Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A system of oppression that includes discrimination and social prejudice against people with intellectual, emotional, and physical disabilities, their exclusion, and the valuing of people and groups that do not have disabilities. Ableism
individuals whose gender identity and expression line up with their birth-assigned sex. Cisgender
Socially constructed roles, behaviors, activities, and attributes that a given society deems masculine or feminine. This social construct is often linked to and confused with the biological construct of sex. Gender
the fear and hatred of that which is perceived to be foreign or strange. Xenophobia
an identity term for a people who either do not feel sexual attraction or do not feel desire for a sexual partner or partners. Some asexual individuals may still have romantic attractions. Asexual
The institutional, cultural, societal, and individual beliefs and practices that assign value to people based in their socio-economic class. Here, members of more privileged socio-economic classes are seen as having a greater value. Classism
an identity term for a female-identified person who is attracted to male-identified people or a male-identified person who is attracted to female-identified people. Heterosexual
the fear, hatred, and intolerance of people who identify or are perceived as gay or lesbian. Homophobia
the fear and self-hatred of one’s own identity or identity group. Internalized oppression is learned and is based in the acceptance of oppressive stereotypes, attitudes, and beliefs about one’s own identity group. Internalized oppression
the irrational fear or hatred of Islam, Muslims, Islamic traditions and practices, and, more broadly, those who appear to be Muslim. Islamophobia
The systemic and pervasive nature of social inequality woven throughout social institutions as well as embedded within individual consciousness. Oppression fuses institutional and systemic discrimination, personal bias, bigotry, and social prejudice in a complex web of relationships and structures that saturate most aspects of life in our society. Oppression
A pre-judgment or unjustifiable, and usually negative, attitude of one type of individual or groups toward another group and its members. Such negative attitudes are typically based on unsupported generalizations (or stereotypes) that deny the right of individual members of certain groups to be recognized and treated as individuals with individual characteristics. (Institute for Democratic Renewal and Project Change Anti-Racism Initiative. A Community Builder’s Tool Kit. Claremont, CA: Claremont Graduate University.) Prejudice
A group of unearned cultural, legal, social, and institutional rights extended to a group based on their social group membership. Individuals with privilege are considered to be the normative group, leaving those without access to this privilege invisible, unnatural, deviant, or just plain wrong. Most of the time, these privileges are automatic and most individuals in the privileged group are unaware of them. Some people who can “pass” as members of the privileged group might have access to some levels of privilege (J. Beal 2009). Privilege
a term for individuals whose gender identity/expression and/or sexual orientation does not conform to societal norms. This reclaimed term is increasingly being used as an inclusive umbrella term for the LGBTQIA community. Queer
a word that substitutes for a noun. Most people have pronouns that they expect others to use for them. Most cisgender individuals use pronouns that line up with their birth-assigned sex. Many GenderQueer and Trans folks have selected pronouns that best suit who they are and sometimes generate new terms. Pronouns
oppression against individuals or groups based on their actual or perceived racial identity. Racism
system of oppression that privileges men, subordinates women, and devalues practices associated with women. Sexism
a person’s sexual and emotional attractions, not necessarily dependent on behavior. Terms associated with sexual orientation include: gay, lesbian, bisexual, pansexual, heterosexual, and more! Sexual orientation
an umbrella term for people who do not identify with their birth-assigned sex and/or whose gender expression does not conform to the societal expectations. Trans* is used as an inclusive abbreviation. Transgender
the fear and hatred of transgender people. Transphobia