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Joseph Stalin Word Search

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dictator
Five-year plan
Joseph
Man of steel
mustache
non aggression pact
Red Army
Russia
Soviet Union
Stalin
Stalingrad
USSR

Russian Revolution Crossword

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Marxists tried to ignite revolution among this group, who were the growing class of factory and railroad workers, miners, and urban wage earners. Proletariat
Councils of workers and soldiers. Soviet
Communist party officials assigned to the army to teach party principles and ensure party loyalty. Commissar
The Soviet Union developed this type of economy, in which government officials made all basic economic decisions. Command Economy
State owned farms, large farms owned and operated by peasants as a group. Collectives
Wealthy peasants who Stalin sought out to destroy. Kulak
In this form of government, a one-party dictatorship attempts to regulate every aspect of the lives of its citizens. Totalitarian Society
The belief that there is no God, an official state policy regarding religion. Atheism
This was instated to boost socialism by showing Soviet life in a positive light. Socialist Realism
Secret Police. Cheka
This man set up 5 year plans to make Russia into a modern industrial power. Joseph Stalin
This man was the leader of the Russian Bolshevik Party. He promised peace, bread, and land. Vladimir Lenin
The communist Reds
Counterrevolutionaries who remained loyal to the czars. Whites
In this reign of terror, Stalin and his secret police cracked down and killed many. Old Bolsheviks party activist from the early days. Stalin and his secret police did this due to Stalin's obsessive fears that rival party leaders were plotting against him. Great Purge
This was the name of the communist party newspaper. This word also means Truth. Pravda
A group led by Lenin who soon became the dominant political power. Bolsheviks
A man convicted in a seven-minute trial for being accused of drawing anti-Stalin caricature. Nikolai Getman
This represented industrial workers to the Soviet Union. Hammer
This represented agricultural worker to the soviet union. Sickle

Cold War Crossword Puzzle

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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

Battle of Stalingrad Crossword

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Name of dictator who ordered the Stalingrad attack Hitler
The Battle of Stalingrad ends with the surrender of the ______. German
The city of Stalingrad's name stems from the Soviet Union's dictator,_____. Joseph Stalin
A group of nations taking military action together Allies
The city of Stalingrad stretched along the ______ River. Volga
The Battle of Stalingrad was a major battle between German and ________ troops. Soviet
Hitler's attack on Stalingrad ended with Hitler's first ______. defeat
What year did the German army surrender? 1943
What was the name of the German army at Stalingrad? 6th army
Who organized the counteroffensive operation executed by the Soviets? Zhukov
The Battle of Stalingrad marked the turning point of WWII in _______. Europe
What war front was the Battle of Stalingrad a part of? Eastern
Hitler attacked Stalingrad to gain _______. control
Stalingrad was a major __________ city. industrial
Estimated combined casualties during the battle came to nearly 2 _______. million
What flag did the Germans fly above the city of Stalingrad? Swastika
After the defeat bled the German army dry in Russia, the German army was in full ______. retreat
Hitler was chancellor and self proclaimed _______, or "leader", of Germany. Fuhrer
How many months did the Battle of Stalingrad last? five
Commander of the German 6th Army Paulus

Joseph Stalin Word Search

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five-year plan
Joseph
man of steel
mustache
non aggression pact
Red Army
reign of terror
Russia
Soviet Union
Stalin
Stalingrad
USSR

Rise of Totalitarianism Crossword

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Event that started 1929 causing economic collapse Great Depression
U.S.A's current president Roosevelt
Fascist leader of Italy Mussolini
Policy of active government intervention in the economy made by FDR New Deal
Name of a government that aims to control all aspects of a citizens' lives. Totalitarian State
Political philosophy that glorifies the state above the individual Fascism
Name of militant combat squads of Italian Fascist set up by Mussolini. Black Shirts
Name of the secret police Mussolini used to hunt all anti-fascist OVRA
Modified version of the old capitalist system adopted by Lenin New Economic Policy
Soviet Union's communist leader Stalin
Economic goals set by Stalin to transform Russia into an industrial country Five Year Plan
System in which private farms are eliminated Collectivization
Campaign where Stalin tried and executed all opposition Great Purge
Stalin's secret police Cheka
Policy established by Stalin where Russians had to follow Russian beliefs only Russification
German parliament Reichstag
Germany's leader Hitler
Shortened name for the National Socialist German Workers' Party NAZI
Law that gave the German government the power to ignore the constitution to deal with the country's problems Enabling Act
Camps made by Hitler to get rid of opponents Concentration Camps
Hitler's secret police Gestapo
Name of Japanese aggression in Manchuria,China Rape of Nanking
Germany's deputy fuhrer Rudolf Hess
Unsuccessful NAZI coup Beer Hall Putsch
Hitler is against... Jews
NAZI logo Swastika
Members of militariasm Militarist
Laws that deprived Jews simple rights, like citizenship Nuremberg Laws
"Night of Shattered Glass" Kristallnacht
Youth groups that were brought up to believe as NAZI's did Hitler Youth
Black uniformed troops that did the bidding of the Fuhrer SS
Fuhrer German word for dictator
Large financial and industrial corporation in Japan Zaibatsu
A new Asian order including Japan, China, and Manchuria, that would result in Asian prosperity New Order

Russian Revolution Crossword

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member of a wing of the Russian Social-Democratic Workers' Party Bolsheviks
member of a wing of the Russian Social-Democratic Workers' Party Lenin
the leader of the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953. Stalin
was a campaign of political repression in the Soviet Union which occurred from 1936 to 1938. Great Purge
a Marxist revolutionary and theorist, Soviet politician, and the founding leader of the Red Army. Trotsky
absolute control by the state or a governing branch of a highly centralized institution. Totalitarianism
a faction of the Russian socialist movement that emerged in 1904 after a dispute in the Russian Social-Democratic Labour Party Mensheviks
a key feature of any communist society. Command Economy
association of farmers who work land owned by the state but who own most of their own farm implements. Collective Farms
was an economic policy of Soviet Russia proposed by Vladimir Lenin, who called it "state capitalism". New Economic Policy
was a list of economic goals, created by General Secretary Joseph Stalin and based on his policy of Socialism in One Country. 5 Year Plan
he acronym for the Main Administration of Corrective Labor Camps. GULAG
the first of a succession of Soviet state security organizations. Cheka
a common name for the Russian National Military Forces from 1918 to 1946 Red Army
lso known as the White Guard or the Whites, was a loose confederation of Anti-Communist forces that fought the Bolsheviks White Army

WWII Crossword Puzzle

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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

The Cold War Crossword

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Threatening until you get your way Brinksmanship
Man who took over after Stalin died Khrushchev
Formed own military pact, linked Soviet Union with 7 other European countries Warsaw
Population explosion Baby boom
Forming alliances if needed Collective security
Julius and Ethel Rosenburg were charged with Espionage
Nations compete to amass weapontry Arms race
Conflict between North adn South Korea Korean War
List of people whom condemned for having communist background Black List
Winston Churchill warned the world this had descended across Europe Iron Curtain
Trumans idea to fincially aid Greece and Turkey Truman Doctrine
Name of countries dominated by Soviet Union Satelite Nations
Name of measure taken to prevent extension of communist rule to other countries Containment
This aid gave 16 European countries hope Marshall Plan
An attempt to break blockade and fly food and supplies into West Berlin Berlin Airlift
Suicide attacks Kamikaze
The first Earth-orbiting artificial satellite Sputnik
Gathering intelligence on other nations CIA
The easing of hostility between countries Detente
A period of fear of communists Red Scare
No progress can be made and no advancement is possible Stalemate
The 1950's is know as the decade of what? Conformity
What type of bomb was being made during Manhattan Project? Atomic
Announcement of Japans Surrender V-J Day
Largest naval battle in history was battle of? Leyte
Executive Order 9981 Truman intergrated what? Armed Forces
The crisis that erupted after Egypt’s nationalization of the British-controlled Suez Canal Suez Crisis
United States and the Soviet Union agreed to limit the number of nuclear weapons they made SALT
Leader of Soviet Union Stalin
Commander of US pacific forces MacArthur

World War 2 Crossword Puzzle

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Type of bomb built during WORLD WAR II that was more powerful than any built before it. atomic bomb
This battle was the German's last major offensive in World War II. The Allies pushed the Germans back and won. Battle of Bulge
A leader who has complete control over a country's government dictator
A war fought between 1939-1945 between Axis/Allied powers. World War 2
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 D-Day
GERMANY, ITALY, JAPAN Axis
GREAT BRITAN, FRANCE,UNITED STATES,SOVIET UNION. Allies
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. Joseph Stalin
1933 dictator of Germany, German Nazi dictator during World War II (1889-1945) Adolf Hitler
leader of the Allied forces in Europe during WORLD WAR11 leader of troops in Africa and commander in D-Day invasion-elected president. Dwight Eisenhower
(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 Mao Zedong
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. Pearl Harbour
Backyard gardens; Americans were encouraged to grow their own vegetables to support the war effort Victory Gardens
Backyard gardens; Americans were encouraged to grow their own vegetables to support the war effort Victory Gardens
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 Bataan Death March
a bloody and prolonged operation on the island of Iwo Jima in which American marines landed and defeated Japanese defenders (February and March 1945) Iwo Jima
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. Winston Churchill
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. Concentration camps
A propaganda character designed to increase production of female workers in the factories. It became a rallying symbol for women to do their part. Rosie the Riveter
Ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cause. Propaganda