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The Challenge of Terrorism Crossword

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What people try to intimidate states and do not believe that their goals will be won by organizing or negotiating? Terrorists
Their goal is to unite Northern Ireland, which is now governed by Great Britain, with the Irish. IRA
In the late 1800s where did radical reformers bomb trains or assassinate officials to fight the czar's repression? Russia
The movement for a conservative Islamic society was first seen in Iran under... Ayatollah Khomeini
What groups carried out terrorists attacks since WWII against the Western countries? Middle Eastern groups
In what nations did the women's roles debates by Muslims led to an expansion of women's rights and freedoms Turkey and iran
What Act allowed secret searches to avoid tipping off terrorism suspects? Patriot
Who supported Afghanistan against the Soviet Union due to fear of the Soviet Union spreading? United States
Who used wealth to support Afghan resistance? Osama Bin Laden
What Muslim fundamentalist group took control of Afghanistan when Osama bin Laden began using it to train al-Qaeda recruits? Taliban
Who fought the Taliban for years, led the ground attack and helped force the Taliban out of the capital? Northern Alliance
What was one of the most destructive acts of terrorism in American history? 911 attacks
In what kind of terrorism do terrorists work for one nation to undermine the government of another... state sponsored

Workplace Safety Crossword

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You must be 16 years old to work on a ___________ site Construction
__________ hazards are germs that come from living things Biological
Helps you learn the policies, rules, and procedures to help do your job safely Training
. Someone who works closely with you on a day-today basis and makes sure you follow safety rules Supervisor
_____________ Health and Safety Act Occupational
A biological hazard often found in hospitals Needles
Someone who helps other people and works without pay Volunteer
What you do frequently to your hands before working with food Wash
Things that should be followed in order to stay safe Rules
Minor injury that could result from picking up heavy boxes Sprain
It is your ______________ to work safely and report hazards Responsibility
Hand protection needed when working with food, chemicals, etc. Gloves
What you do when you don’t understand instructions or if you think your work is unsafe Ask
To avoid a serious shock, this should never be mixed with water Electricity
Workplace ___________ Materials Information System (WHMIS) Hazardous
Head protection Hardhat
What you wear in a science lab to protect your eyes from chemicals Goggles

Industrial Revolution Crossword

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who built the steam engine? James Watt
Where did the Industrial Revolution begin? Britain
What factor help trigger the Industrial Revolution? new technology
Who built the first iron bridge? Abraham Darby
who invented the cotton gin? Eli Whitney
What is the putting - out system also known as? Cottage Industry
What did the business class accumulated? Capital
The people who manage and assume financial rish of starting new businesses were called? Entrepreneurs
What was one of the vital power sources that fueled machines? Coal
What increased in the 1700 in Britain? Population
What did Darby's experiments lead him to? better quality iron
What did the Industrial Revolution bring? Rapid Urbanization
What were multi - story buildings that were divided into apartments called? Tenements
What did the Industrial Revolution increased the demand for? iron and coal
What was the average age children started to work in factories and mines? seven
Who developed a new theory called the ''scientific socialism''? Karl Marx
What were the working class called? Proletariat
Who created the seed drill? Jethro Tull
Who created the spinning jenny? James Hargreaves
What opened in 1830 in Britain? L&MR

Second World War and Cold War Crossword

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Admiral who planned the attack on Pearl Harbor YAMAMOTO
Prime Minister of Japan who advocated going to war with U.S. TOJO
Activist who filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government for their policy of interning Japanese Americans KOREMATSU
U.S. general who was fired for publicly calling for an expanded war with China. MACARTHUR
Activist who threatened a "March on Washington" in 1941 if the federal government did not desegregate defense industries and the armed forces. RANDOLPH
Commander of Allied forces during D-Day EISENHOWER
President who died shortly before Germany and Japan surrendered ROOSEVELT
Led the communist revolution in Russia during the First World War LENIN
Soviet leader during the Second World War and early Cold War STALIN
Civil rights activist, singer, and actor who was ostracized by the entertainment industry because of his connections to communism ROBESON
President who offered military aid to any nation threatened by communist insurgency TRUMAN
U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union who helped develop the U.S. policy of "containment" KENNAN
A massive economic aid program to Europe was named after this Secretary of State MARSHALL
Director of the Screen Actor's Guild, he supported and assisted the congressional investigation of communism in the entertainment industry REAGAN
He led a successful guerrilla war against the French in Indochina HO
He proclaimed the creation of the People's Republic of China in 1949 MAO
Leader of nationalist forces in China, his leadership was not highly regarded by some American envoys CHIANG
State department official accused of being a Soviet spy and convicted of perjury HISS
Senator who claimed the State Department and U.S. Army were filled with communist spies and collaborators MCCARTHY
Emperor of Japan during and after the Second World War HIROHITO
In 1948 the Soviets ordered a blockade of supplies and power to the western part of this German capital BERLIN
Name of the program that recruited Mexican laborers to work in the U.S. during and after the war BRACERO
White residents in this city's public housing rioted in response to the arrival of African-Americans working in defense industries DETROIT
"_____________ of democracy" was a term coined by Franklin Roosevelt to describe U.S. military production during WWII ARSENAL
"______________ the Riveter" was a symbol of women working in defense industries during the Second World War ROSIE
nagasaki/ one of the two Japanese cities destroyed by atom bombs.
Acronym of the congressional committee which investigated the alleged influence of communism in government and society HUAC
The U.S. announced it would send aid to this European country in 1947 GREECE

Southwest Asia Crossword Puzzle

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Blocks of rock and soil. Plates
Nonrenewable resource formed over millions of years. Fossil Fuels
Removal of salt from seawater. Desalination
Most of the population in cities. Urbanized
More than half. Majority
A culture that has written language in which people have different jobs. Civilization
Worshiping more than one god. Monotheism
The holy book of Islam. Quaran
Muslim political and religious leader. Caliph
Islamic houses of worship. Mosques
A group with less than half of the population. Minority
A leader who seizes power undemocratically and has complete control of a country. Dictator
The belief that holy books should be taken literally. Fundamentalism
An a arabic word that means "struggle" Jihad
The use of violence against innocent civilians to create fear. Terrorism
The willingness to take risks of starting a business. Entrepreneurship
An agreement. Consensus
A group of hired government officials. Bureaucracy
A sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean. Mediterranean Sea
A sea bordering Israel. Dead Sea
Longest river in Western Asia. Euphrates River
Eastern member of the Euphrates. Tigris River
Was a campaign of violent resistance against Israel. Intifada
A government controlled by one person who has not won an election. Autocracy
The raising of plants and animals. Agriculture

Russia / soviet union Crossword

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longest river in Asia ob river
longest river in Europe Volga river
deepest lake lake Baikal
old capital St. petersburg
coldest climate in Russia siberia
between Russia and Alaska Bering sea
the border of Europe and Asia ural Mountains
capital city Moscow
nature reserve kamchatka
a union soviet union
race to space / dominates cold war
leader of the bolshevik revolution Lenin
premier of the soviet union Gorbachev
president putin
government now federal

Absolutism Crossword

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A ruler that has unlimited power and authority over his or her people. absolute monarch
(1638-1715) King of France from 1643-1715; known as the Sun King, he built a palace at Versailles as a means to consolidate absolute power; a series of wars at the end of his long reign drained France's wealth. Louis XIV
Royal French residence and seat of government established by King Louis XIV. Versailles
Morning ritual during which nobles would wait upon King Louis XIV Levee
(1491-1547) King of England from 1509-1547; his desire to annul his marriage led to a conflict with the pope, England's break with the Roman Catholic Church, its embrace of Protestantism. Established the Church of England also known as the Anglican Church. Henry VIII
(1599-1658) in 1642, he led Parliament's forces in deposing Charles I; he became ruler of England in 1653. Oliver Cromwell
(1688) A nonviolent revolution in which leaders of Britain's Parliament invited Mary, daughter of King James II and her husband, the Dutch ruler William of Orange, to replace King James II. Glorious Revolution
(1717-1780) Austrian archduchess, Queen of Bohemia and Hungary from 1740-1780; was one of the most beloved monarchs in the history of Austria. Maria Theresa
(1672-1725) Czar of Russia from 1682-1725; he transformed Russia into a modern state; was an absolute monarch who brought the ways of Western Europe to Russia and made various reforms. Peter the Great
(1729-1796) Czarina of Russia from 1762-1796; ruling with absolute power, she introduced a number of reforms that extended Peter the Great's policy of "westernization." Catherine the Great
"Caesar"; title taken by the male ruler of Russia; female rulers were known as czarinas. Czar
Series of acts passed by the English Parliament in 1689 that limited the rights of the monarchy and ensured the superiority of Parliament. English Bill of Rights
The period of the reign of the reign of Charles II in England when the monarchy was restored after the collapse of Oliver Cromwell's government; there was also a rebirth of English culture during this time. Restoration
Those favoring Parliament during the English Civil War; compose of country gentry; town-dweling manufacturers, and Puritan clergy; against absolutism; earned their name due to their hairstyle. Roundheads
supporters of Charles I during the English Civil War; many were wealthy nobles, proud of their plumed hats and fashionably long hair; were well trained in dueling and warfare. Cavaliers

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

Creation of Israel Crossword Puzzle

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an organized massacre of a particular ethnic group, mostly Jews in Russia and eastern Europe Pogroms
Palestinian Liberation Organization PLO
a movement for the original re-establishment and protection of a Jewish state (Israel) Zionism
scattered population with a common origin in a smaller geographic location Diaspora
a period in time where the Jews were treated very harshly by the Germans (Nazis) Holocaust
The __________ _________ was a letter from the United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour to Walter Rothschild, a leader of the British Jewish community, for transmission to the Zionist Federation of Great Britain and Ireland Balfour Declaration
people of this type speak the Arabic language Arab
home to the Palestinians Palestine
Jewish promise land Israel
Anwar el-Sadat;Menachem Begin;Jimmy Carter Camp David Accords
The Israelis defended the war as a preventative military effort to counter what the Israelis saw as an impending attack by Arab nations that surrounded Israel (1967) Six Day War
holiest day of the year in Judaism Yom Kippur
the Palestinian uprising against Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, beginning in 1987 Intifada
the action or state of dividing or being divided into parts Partition
hatred of Jews Anti-Semitism
one of the largest empires in history Ottoman Empire
Austrian Zionist Leader Theodor Herzl
Capital of the Eastern Roman Empire Constantinople
commonly known as Suleiman the Magnificent Suleiman

1920s and 1930s Crossword

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used to promote or publicize propaganda
patriotic feeling nationalism
extending a country's power imperialism
german submarine u-boat
known as the russian federation russia
prolonged war or period of conflict during which each side seeks to gradually wear out the other by a series of small-scale actions. war of attrition
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey central powers
expressing surprise, dismay, or despair. christmas
Hungarian and Royal Prince of Hungary. Franz Ferdinand
a relationship based on an affinity in interests, nature, or qualities. alliances
was a theatre of operations that encompassed at its greatest extent the entire frontier between the Russian Empire and Romania . Eastern Front
The zone of fighting in western Europe in the First World War. Western Front
included types standardised and improved over the preceding period New weapons
the belief or desire of a government or people that a country should maintain a strong military capability and be prepared to use it aggressively to defend or promote national interests. militarism
mass killing of people genocide
national of a state belonging to the European Union. europeans
war in which the major nations of the world are involved. WW1
type of combat in which opposing troops fight from trenches facing each other. trench warfare
agreement made by opposing sides in a war to stop fighting for a certain time; a truce. armistice
Great Britain, France, Russia Allies