Type
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Description

alliance
attack
britain
confederation
congress
constitution
farmers
foreign countries
ohio valley
president
rebellion
revolution
spain
trade
treaty of paris
weapons

New Nation Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Is an action or decision that later serves as an example. Precedent
The first president of the United States. Washington
This act created 3 levels of federal court and defined their powers Judiciary
Money owed by the United States to other countries. National debt
People who buy items at low prices in the hope that the value will rise and then they can sell the items for profit Speculators
This person was a -------- constructionist if they can take reasonable actions that the constitution does not specifically forbid. Loose
What political party wanted a strong federal government Federalists
------ Treaty gave the Native American 20,000 dollars and in return the U.S was given the NorthWest Territory. Greenville
What affair did the french men demand for 215 thousand dollars and a 12 million dollar loan XYZ
What proclamation stated that the U.S would not take sides with any European countries Neutrality
Who was the second president Adams
What act banned trade with all foreign countries Embargo Act
What rebellion did the farmers protest against on the tax of a alcohal drink Whiskey
------ ---- are members who want to go to war with Britain War Hawks
This person is a ------ constructionist if he only does what the constitution specifically says it can do Strict
What was the purchase called that France sold land to the U.S for 15 million dollars. Louisiana
What political party wanted a limited federal government Democratic-Republican
Who won the election of 1800 Jefferson
---------- treaty settled the border disputes with Spain Pinckney
This Native American warned other Indians about the dangers that they will face with American settlers Tecumseh

New Nation Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

first president George Washington
a group of advisers for the president cabinet
creation of three levels of federal courts Judiciary Act of 1789
an example precedent
wanted a big government merchants
wanted a small government farmers
the state of not supporting or helping either side in a conflict, disagreement, etc.; impartiality neutrality
conflicts involving another country Foreign conflicts
conflicts within the U.S. Domestic conflicts
second president John Adams
problems between U.S. and France after the French Revolution XYZ affair
an act granting the power to deport foreigners and made speaking out against the government illegal Alien and Sedition Acts
argued that the Alien and Sedition Acts were unconstitutional and interfered with state business Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions
third president Thomas Jefferson
the separation of voting ballots for president and vice president The Twelfth Amendment
an act that banned all trade with foreign countries Embargo Act
an act replacing the Embargo Act that banned trade with France, Britain, and their colonies Non-Intercourse Act
young Congressmen that took the lead in calling for war against Britain War Hawks
the state that 2 of the first 3 presidents were from Virginia
the state Adams was from Massachusetts
the first year Washington was inaugurated 1789
Jefferson's first vice president Aaron Burr
Jefferson's second vice president George Clinton
the year Adams was inaugurated 1797
the first year Jefferson was inaugurated 1801
lead explorers of the Louisiana Purchase Lewis and Clark
original owners of the Louisiana Purchase Spain
believe in loose interpretation of the Constitution Federalists
believe in strict interpretation of the Constitution Democratic-Republicans
the court case that established judicial rule, the power to declare an act of Congress unconstitutional, created more opportunities for checks and balances, and increased the power of the judicial branch. Marbury vs Madison

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

History Chapter 9 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An act that passed a law by the first congress that set up lower federal courts Federal Judiciary Act
The first chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court John Jay
The nations top legal officer; The head of the Department of Justice Attorney General
Group of executive department heads that serve as the president's chief advisers Cabinet
To formally swear in or induct into office inagurate
An example that becomes standard practice Precedent
tax on important goods Tariff
A 1994 battle between Native Americans and American forces Battle of Fallen Timbers
A portest in 1974 against the government's tax on whiskey by backcountry farmers Whiskey Rebellion
A revolution overthrowing the government in France that ened in violence and mass executions French Revolution
An agreement that ended the dispute with Britian over American shipping Jay's Treaty
A treaty with Spain allowing U.S. commerical use of the Mississppi River Pinckney's Treaty
surrender; or give up Cede
Area that bounded by the Ohio and Mississippi River and the Great Lakes Northwest Territory
not siding with any other country in dispute neutral
second President of the United States John Adams
An incident in which French officals demanded a brbie from U.S. diplomats XYZ Affair
Series of four laws enacted in 1798 to reduce the political power of recent immigrants Alien & Sedition Acts
An idea that states have certain rights that federal government cannot overrule states right
idea that a state could cancel a federal law within the state nullification
Resolutions passed by Kentucky and Virginia in 1798 giving the states right to declare acts of Congress null and void Kentucky & Virginia Resolutions
Relations with the government of other nations Foreign Policy
Group of people that tries to promote its ideas nd influence governement Political party
immigrants who are not yet citizens aliens
Stirring up rebellion against a government sedition
Peopple who supported a strong national goverment ; and heirs to the supporters of the ratification of the Constitution Feferalists

U.S Foreign Policy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Fighting in outer space space wars
weapons to destroy huge amount of life weapons of mass destruction
The USA built the largest Navy
A symbol of peace Dove
The Filipino American War started after they were annexed
U.S foreign policy regarding domination of the American continent Monroe Doctrine
rules related to slavery jim crow laws
Land gained from paris via treaty Philippines
Roosevelt's big stick Big Stick diplomacy
Land gained by paris via treaty again Guam
This gave the us economic power Industrial revolution
Many people believed in social darwinisim
The industry got so big the us expanded their market to overseas
The president who issued the monroe doctrine James Monroe
where the americans expanded West
The purchase of the middle of the US louisiana purchase
Land purchased from russia Alaskan Purchase
Not all americans believed in imperialism
A president who used and aggressive foreign policy James polk
a country they trade with Mexico
The treaty to end WW1 Treaty of Versailles
The treaty to end The american revolution treaty of Paris

Articles of Confederation Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The Bill of Rights idea came from the .... Bill of Rights of 1689 English
Before the Articles of Confederation, each state came up with their own .... Constitutions
Because Massachusetts legislature refused to give debts relief the farmers started the..... Shays's Rebellion
The new states Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, and part of Minnesota were called... Northwest territory
Maryland became the ....... state to accept the Articles of Confederation thirteenth
Hundreds of soldiers circled the ...... state house where congress was meeting Pennsylvania
This document tells how the Northwest Territory's are to be govern northwest ordinance
The Confederation said the each state would have only ..... vote in Congress one
The first plan of a national government was called: The Articles of.... Confederation
People get to pick the representatives that govern them in a.... republic

U.S. History Unit 4 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A loose alliance of states with similar interests Confederation
The name of the lawmaking body of the US government Congress
The US government's inability to impose ____ caused it to have major financial issues early in its existence taxes
The city where the Founding Fathers met to revise the Articles of Confederation Philadelphia
A region of land that is not a state but is designated by Congress and led by a governor territory
The land between Canada, the Mississippi River, the Ohio River, and the original 13 states (____ Territory) Northwest
Agreement which caused the US to gain the rest of the land east of the Mississippi River Treaty of Paris
Law which created guidelines for how to divide up the new land controlled by the US after the Revolutionary War Land Ordinance
1787 law which created guidelines for how new states would be admitted to the union Northwest Ordinance
Number of citizens needed for a territory to apply to become a state 6OOOO
This practice was banned by Congress in the northern part of the territory gained from Britain slavery
Under the Articles, states had the ability to print their own ____, creating a lot of confusion and trade issues money
Last name of a Massachusetts farmer who led a rebellion against the local government Shays
Congress called a ______ to discuss revising the Articles of Confederation convention
Term for a person sent to represent their state at the gathering to revise the Articles delegate
Building where the new Constitution was created (_____ Hall) Independence
President of the Constitutional Convention (last name only) Washington
Oldest member of the Constitutional Convention (last name only) Franklin
"Father of the Constitution" (last name only) Madison
The convention was bound by the rule of ____ to keep private all information about what they were doing secrecy
A form of government with elected representatives who rule Republic
Time period of rational and informed thinking in Europe which influenced the Founding Fathers ideas on government Enlightenment
A written plan that provides the basic framework of government constitution
branch of government which makes laws legislative
branch of government which enforces laws executive
Branch of government which interprets laws judicial
Plan in which Congressional representation would be based on the population size of each state Virginia Plan
Plan in which Congressional representation would be equal for all states New Jersey Plan
Man who proposed finding a middle ground on the issue of how many representatives each state should get (last name only) Sherman
Name for a middle ground agreement in which there are two houses of Congress, one based on population size and one with an equal number of representatives for all states Great Compromise
Name of the part of Congress in which each state gets two representatives Senate
Part of Congress in which the number of representatives for each state is based on population size (____ of Representatives House
Group of people about which there was disagreement over how to count them towards a state's population slaves
The framers decided to compromise by counting every 5 slaves living in a state as ___ people (spell out the #) three
In order to satisfy southern states, Congress was forbidden from interfering with this for 20 years slave trade
System in which the president is chosen by a group of specially chosen voters from each state Electoral College
To formally approve a plan or agreement ratify
Number of states needed to formally approve the Constitution nine
Supporters of the new Constitution and its strong central government Federalists
Term for a system of government in which power is divided among different levels of government Federalism
Author of a large majority of the Federalist Papers (last name only) Hamilton
Name for the first 10 amendments to the Constitution, designed to satisfy those who feared the new federal government could trample the rights of individuals Bill of Rights
Title of the chief executive of the US government President
Term for people who did not support the Constitution because it created too strong of a central government Anti-Federalists

History Chapter 7 Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

U.S forces defeated Tecumseh and his followers Battle of Tippecanoe
signed late in 1814, ended the Creek War and forced the Creek to give up millions of acres of their land Treaty of Fort Jackson
co-leader of the expedition Clark
the law essentially banned trade with all foreign countries Embargo Act
a former captain who led the expedition Lewis
roughly doubled the size of the United States Louisiana Purchase
the banning of trade Embargo
young army officer sent on a mission to the west Zebulon Pike
a Shawnee chief, a brilliant speaker, believed whit people and Native Americans had to unit Tecumseh
president elected in 1888 James Madison
the practice of forcing people to serve in the army or navy impressment
the commander of Tenessee militia Andrew Jackson
a U.S Commondore Hazard Perry
a large warship constitution
began its long journey to explore the Louisiana Purchase Lewis, Clark Ex.
several young members of Congress, who took lead for war against Britain Warhawks
a case that helped establish the Supreme Court's power to check the power of the other branches of the government Marbury v. Madison
2nd president of the United States John Adams
wife of John Adams, and helped him in office Abigal Adams
war against the U.S and Britain War of 1812

Presidents Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Created 6 member Supreme Court with Jurisdiction over the civil actions between states. Judicary Act
Trusted advisors appointed by Washington that runs various executive responsibilities. Cabinet
First product taxed by the government, farmers saw it as unfair since it was big part of income, they protested violently. Whiskey Rebellion
Britain Angry at U.S for trading with France while they were at war with French, Washington argued that U.S wasn’t taking either side. Jay’s Treaty
No two term limit, we must stay united and avoid forming political factions, We must avoid permanent alliances with any countries, won’t seek a third term. Farewell Address
allowed president to jail or deport foreigners, angered Republicans who supported France, Republican newspaper began harshly attacking Adams. Alien Act
Banned writing and speech that opposed the government. Sedition Act
states refusal to enforce federal laws. Nullification
Jefferson wanted to buy New Orleans from France to make sure port was always open, France offered to sell entire territory, President didn’t have Constitutional authority to do it Jefferson did it anyway. Louisiana Purchase
Jefferson sent group of explorers west to figure out what they bought. Lewis and Clark
Banned trading with foreign nations. Embargo Act
Set many standards of the “first lady” so liked that it made James more popular. Dolly Madison
Republicans that wanted war with Britain. War Hawks
Forced sailors to serve in British Army. Impressment
Leader of the Indian attacks towards the Americans. Tecumseh
Written by Francis Scott Key watched the battle from a British prison ship, became national anthem in 1931 Star Spangled Banner
Treaty that officially ended the war. Treaty of Ghent
Wanted a strong national Government. Federalists
To be united as a nation. Nationalism
Traditions that the president makes. Precedent

Federalist Era Crossword Bonus

Type
Crossword
Description

Who was the first Chief Justice of the Surpream Court? John Jay
Happens every ten years to count the population that decided how many representatives a state receives? census
Who was Washington's Treasurer? Alexander Hamilton
The colonists realized that the Articles of Confederation were what? flawed
These had to be in the constitution for some states to ratify it? Bill of Rights
A deal made between Hamilton and Madison that gave the national government the consumption of the state debt and moved the capitol south. Capitol Deal
A compromise between the Virginia and New Jersey Plans. Great compromise
Washington made a no note policy at this convention. Constitutional Convention
Hamilton used the ____________________ when he wanted a national bank. elastic clause
There was a peaceful transfer of power when Jefferson became President. What was it called? Revolution of 1800
The ______________ college elected the President and Vice President. Electoral
There were 85 of these written by Madison, John Jay, and Alexander Hamilton. Federalist Essays
Who did we not sign a treaty with? France
Who set a lot of precedents for the future of the U.S. government? Washington
Who was Washington's Secretary of State? Thomas Jefferson
Who was Washington's Secretary of War? Henry Knox
Who was Washington's Attorney General? Edmund Randolph
Treaty that was not popular and signed with Great Britain. Jay's Treaty
Treaty that was popular and signed with Spain. Pinckney's Treaty
who was the second President? John Adams
What created all the courts? Judiciary Act of 1789
Land Ordinance of 1785 split land up into ____________. Townships
The National Government watched this rebellion. Shays
The National Goverment stopped this rebellion. Whiskey
What gave the Federalist a power boost? XYZ affair