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Judah headed here to convince congressional leaders Washington
congressional leader/president who signed The Pacific Railroad Act Abraham Lincoln
which state did the railroad pass through in the mountains Nevada
what border did they build near the Missouri River Nebraska
who would dominate the central pacific big four
what disease did Judah get while crossing the Isthmus of Panama yellow fever
hotbeds of drinking, gambling, prostitution, and violence Wild West
person in charge of construction for the central pacific charles Crocker
inferior race chinese
newly inaugurated president grant
Union Pacific was here the summer of 1867 Wyoming

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Transcontinental Railroad Crossword

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Father of the Central Pacific Railroad Theodore Judah
_______ laborers made up over 90 percent of Central Pacific's workforce. Chinese
Which act provided the federal government support for the building of the very first transcontinental railroad Railway Act
Who was president while the Transcontinental Railroad was being built Abraham Lincoln
The 1850s were a time of _______ expansion for the United States. westward
Where was the meeting point of the Transcontinental Railroad Promontory
8 ________ tracklayers put down 3,520 rails of the railroad Irish
Who had lost a lot of land in the building of the railroad Native Americans
The amount of years it took to build the Transcontinental Railroad six
This state was connected to the east coast through the first railroad California
How many private companies were involved in the building of the railroad three
Governor that drove the Golden Spike that symbolized the completion of the railroad Stanford
Where did the Union Pacific's tracks start Iowa
Judah headed here to convince congressional leaders Washington
Who was in charge of the building of the Central Pacific Crocker
The railroad had to pass through mountains, in which state was this Nevada
the ceremonial spike driven by Leland Stanford to join the rails for the first time golden Spike
Amount of days it would take to travel from San Francisco to New York by railroad ten
total control of a type of industry by a single company or person monopoly
Transcontinental Railroad was also called the ______ _______ Overland Route

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Transcontinental Railroad Word Search

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central pacific
eighteen-sixty-nine
golden spike
promontory utah
regional lines
thirty-thousand miles
transcontinental lines
transcontinental railroad
union pacific railroad
united states

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United States of America Word Search

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Freedom
District Of Columbia
Wyoming
Wisconsin
West Virginia
Washington
Virginia
Vermont
Utah
Texas
Tennessee
South Carolina
Rhode Island
Pennsylvania
Oregon
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The 50 States Word Search

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Pennsylvania
Oklahoma
Illinois
New York
Alaska
Hawaii
Main
New Hampshire
Vermont
Massachusetts
Rhode Island
Connecticut
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Delaware
Maryland
West Virginia
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Texas
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North Dakota
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The Western Frontier Crossword

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Growing hostilities between settlers and Native Americans in eastern Colorado Sand Creek Massacre
Custer's Last Stand Little Bighorn
Leader of the Nez Perce Chief Joseph
Ghost Dance that led to the end of Native American resistance to federal authority Wounded Knee
Author of book describing broken promises to Native Americans Helen Hunt Jackson
Fenced off land cheaply and easily Barbed wire
Settlers could acquire 160 acres of land for 10 dollars by living there for 5 years Homestead Act
States established agricultural and mechanical colleges Morrill Land Grant
Plowed the soil on the Great Plains sodbusters
Discovery of silver that led to the creation of a boomtown Comstock Lode
Railroad that linked the nation from east to west Transcontinental Railroad
Immigrant labor used to by the Union Pacific and Central Pacific Chinese and Irish
Location where the two great railroads were joined linking the country from Atlantic to Pacific Promontory Point Utah
Assimilation policy that allotted Native Americans 160 acres of land to farm Dawes Act

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World Geography Crossword

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The exact latitude and longitude at which a place is found absolute location
High flat plains where the Andes are widest altiplanos
Located in south Ameria and drains the Amazon Basins amazon river
Mountain range running along the western edge of South America, world's longest mountain range andes
Latin American forces were led across the Andes to win independence for Chile and Peru argentinain dependendance
Dense continuous layer of leaves canopy
The Atacama desert is one of the ______ places in the world driest
A community of plants and animals that depends upon one another and heir surrounding ecosystem
An ____ is a place where a tide meets a river current estuary
Caused by hot weather and lack of rain making grass and wood dry forest fire
A _____ is a cowhand that rid the pampas herding livestock guacho
The pampas consist primarily of ______ grasslands
Cultural geography, studies human activities and their relationship to the environment human geography
Provided by navigable rivers hydroelectric power
Made up by oceans rivers lakes and other bodies of water hydrosphere
Led by Miguel Hidalgo mexican independance
Important waterway that cuts through the isthmus of Panama panama canal
Focuses on the study of earth's physical features physical geography
Occurs when large masses of rock are broken down into smaller pieces physical weathering
Lies between sea level and 2,500 feet tierra cailiente
Potatoes and barley grow at these elevations tierra fria
He southernmost latitude to receive the sun's direct rays tropic of capricorn
The Mato Grosso plateau is part of the ____ of South America valleys
A plateau formed from Hills and lower flatland in Argentina patagonia
Mountain range that many of the Caribbean islands are part of central highlands
Where plates have collided for millions of years pacific ring of fire
Parallel mountain ranges cordilleras
Haiti won its independence from France haitian revolt
Describe a lace's location in relation to another place relative location
a common phrase said at the end of a story the end

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American Imperialism Crossword Puzzle

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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

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Latin America Geography Vocabulary Word Search

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mulattos
mestizos
Portuguese
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colony
mudslides
flooding
volcanoes
earthquakes
hurricanes
natural disasters
Haiti
Cuba
Brazil
Bolivia
Venezuela
Columbia
Panama
Central America
Mexico
rainforest
Amazon Rainforeste
Atacama Desert
desert
Andes Mountains
Sierra Madre Mountains
Panama Canal
Amazon River
Caribbean Sea
Pacific Ocean
Gulf of Mexico
The Caribbean
Latin America
geography

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Trail of Tears Crossword

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Congressional Act of 1830 IndianRemovalAct
present day Oklahoma Indian teritory
sauk Leader BlackHawk
Sauk leader Keokuk
natives who signed the Treaty Of Dancing Rabbit Creek Choctaw
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court MArshall
Pricipal chief of the Cherokee John Ross
Developed a writing system Sequoya
800 mile forced march Trail of Tears
Natives from present day Mississippi Chickasaw
Seminole leader Osceola
Cherokee newspaper Phoenix
natives from present day Alabama Creek
President who ignored Supreme Court Jackson

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The Age of Imperialism Crossword

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Geographic area surrounding the Pacific Ocean PACIFICRIM
They agreed that any nation could claim any part of Africa BERLINCONFERENCE
Most valuable of all JEWELINTHECROWN
A French colonial federation FRENCHINDOCHINA
Seizure of a country or territory IMPERIALISM
the policy or practice of acquiring full or partial political control over another country, occupying it with settlers, and exploiting it economically COLONIALISM
A war between Spain and the United States, fought in 1898 SPANISHAMERICANWAR
A state in the Himalayas, a flash point between India and Pakistan KASHMIR
The act of rounding up Christians and killing them causing foreign powers to respond quickly BOXERREBELLION
A geographic area in southeastern Europe BALKANPENINSULA
New leader to help the nationalist movement and unite Indians across class lines MOHANDASGANDHI
Connected the Mediterranean with the Red Sea SUEZCANAL
An act of nonviolent civil disobedience in colonial India led by Gandhi to produce salt from the seawater SALTMARCH
Dutch settlers that believed that God predetermined white superiority over the native black population BOERS
The Muslim leader of Egypt, saw the slow decline of the Ottoman Empire MUHAMMADALI
Applying the idea of survival of the fittest war and economic competition SOCIALDARWINISM
Waterway across the Isthmus of Panama. Connects the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean PANAMACANAL
Rebellion over a rumor that Britain was giving bullets greased with cow and pig fat which was scared to them SEPOYREBELLION
Stated that the American continents are free and independent and are not subjective to further colonization by European powers MONROEDOCTRINE
Two wars involving disputes over British trade in China OPIUMWAR
Russia hoped to win control of the Black Sea so it could ship grain across the Mediterranean. In 1853, war broke out between Russia and the Ottomans CRIMEANWAR
Was the last sovereign of the Kamehameha dynasty, which had ruled a unified Hawaiian kingdom since 1810 QUEENLILIUOKALANI

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