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a nation that is dominated politically by another Satellite Nations
preventing the expansion of a hostile country or influence Containment
a state of political hostility between countries characterized by threats, propaganda, and other measures short of open warfare Cold War
the art or practice of pursuing a dangerous policy to the limits of safety before stopping, typically in politics Brinkmanship
Chinese Communist revolutionary and the founding father of the People's Republic of China Mao Zedong
premier of the Soviet Union in the late 1950s and early 1960s, led a campaign, called de-Stalinization, to remove the influence of the late premier Joseph Stalin from Soviet society Nikita Khrushchev
United States U-2 spy plane was shot down while in Soviet airspace U2 incident
1950 American 16mm short documentary film Hollywood Ten
strengthened laws against espionage, allowed investigation and deportation of immigrants who were suspected of subversive activities or of promoting communism or fascism, and allowed the limitation of Internal Security Act
each of a series of Soviet artificial satellites, the first of which (launched on October 4, 1957) was the first satellite to be placed in orbit Sputnik
agency of the United States Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program as well as aeronautics and aerospace research NASA
signed into law on September 2, 1958, providing funding to United States education institutions at all levels NDEA
an American astronaut and the first person to walk on the Moon. He was also an aerospace engineer, naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor Neil Armstrong
any of the Southern Democrats who seceded from the party in 1948 in opposition to its policy of extending civil rights. Dixiecrats
an ambitious set of proposals put forward by U.S. President Harry S. Truman to Congress in his January 1949 State of the Union address Fair Deal
the use of largely automatic equipment in a system of manufacturing or other production process. Automation
a temporary marked increase in the birth rate, especially the one following World War II Baby Boom
The law authorized the construction of a 41,000-mile network of interstate highways that would span the nation Highway Act
the redevelopment of areas within a large city, typically involving the clearance of slums Urban Renewal
a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional. Brown v. Board of Edu
a group of nine African American students enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957 Little Rock Nine
the first civil rights legislation passed by Congress in the United States since the 1866 and 1875 Acts Civil Rights Act of 1957
Cuban politician and revolutionary who governed the Republic of Cuba as its Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and then its President from 1976 to 2008 Fidel Castro
A slogan used by President John F. Kennedy to describe his goals and policies New Frontier
a domestic program in the administration of President Lyndon B. Johnson that instituted federally sponsored social welfare programs. Great Society
the practice of achieving goals such as social change through symbolic protests, civil disobedience, economic or political noncooperation, satyagraha, or other methods, without using violence Nonviolent Resistance

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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

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standard 18 Crossword

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The Big Three—Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (replaced on July 26 by Prime Minister Clement Attlee), and U.S. President Harry Truman—met in Potsdam, Germany, from July 17 to August 2, 1945, to negotiate terms for the end of World War II. Potsdam Conference
British prime minister Winston Churchill, Soviet premier Joseph Stalin, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt early in February 1945 as World War II was winding down yatla conference
Operation Overlord was the code-name given to the Allied invasion of France scheduled for June 1944. The overall commander of Operation Overlord was General Dwight Eisenhower. Operation Overload
a Japanese aircraft loaded with explosives and making a deliberate suicidal crash on an enemy target Kamikazes
In politics, a nation that is dominated politically by another. The Warsaw Pact nations, other than the former Soviet Union itself, were commonly called satellites of the Soviet Union satellite nations
Also known as The Night of the Broken Glass. On this night, November 9, 1938, almost 200 synagogues were destroyed, over 8,000 Jewish shops were sacked and looted, and tens of thousands of Jews were removed to concentration camps. Kristallnacht
the day (May 8) marking the Allied victory in Europe in 1945. VE-Day
an intense military campaign intended to bring about a swift victory. Blitzkrieg
The Atlantic Charter was a pivotal policy statement issued on 14 August 1941, that, early in World War II, defined the Allied goals for the post-war world. The leaders of the United Kingdom and the United States drafted the work and all the Allies of World War II later confirmed it Atlantic Charter
A program by which the United States gave large amounts of economic aid to European countries to help them rebuild after the devastation of World War II. It was proposed by the United States secretary of state, General George C. Marshall. Marshall plan
The Manhattan Project was a research and development project that produced the first nuclear weapons during World War II. It was led by the United States with the support of the United Kingdom and Canada Manhattan Project
the code name for Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union during World War II, which began on 22 June 1941 operation barbarossa
was the aerial warfare branch of the German Wehrmacht during World War II Luffwaffe
(Communist Information Bureau) is the common name for what was officially referred to as the Information Bureau of the Communist and Workers' Parties cominform
the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation. genocide
a Japanese battle cry. banzai
a prison camp, especially one for political prisoners or prisoners of war, in which many die from poor conditions and treatment or from mass execution death camps
an agreement between Germany, Italy and Japan signed in Berlin on 27 September 1940 by, respectively, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Galeazzo Ciano and Saburō Kurusu. tripartite pact
U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin in Tehran, Iran, between November 28 and December 1, 1943. Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill tehran conference
at the Anfa Hotel in Casablanca, French Morocco from January 14 to 24, 1943, to plan the Allied European strategy for the next phase of World War II casablanca conference
Japanese Army of 60,000–80,000 Filipino and American prisoners of war which began on April 9, 1942 Bataan death march
the notional barrier separating the former Soviet bloc and the West prior to the decline of communism that followed the political events in eastern Europe in 1989 iron curtains

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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

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World war 2 Crossword

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Japanese aircraft loaded with explosives and making a deliberate suicidal crash on an enemy target. Kamikazes
A treaty made by Germany and the Soviet Union in 1939 that opened the way for both nations to invade Poland. Nazi Soviet
meeting between Stalin, Churchill, and Truman to discuss post-WWII potsdam conference
The Yalta Conference was a meeting of British prime minister Winston Churchill, Soviet premier Joseph Stalin, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt early in February 1945 as World War II was winding down Yalta conference
uture President Dwight D. Eisenhower, then supreme commander of Allied Expeditionary Forces in World War II gives the go-ahead for a massive invasion of Europe Operation overload
nation was first used to describe certain nations in the Cold War. Satellite nations
Nazis coordinated an attack on Jewish people and their property in Germany, Austria, and the Sudetenland. Kristallnacht
May 8, 1945, the day of victory in Europe for the Allies in World War II. VE Day
an intense military campaign intended to bring about a swift victory. Blitzkrieg
resulting from a conference at sea, setting forth the peace aims of their governments for the period Atlantic charter
European recovery program Marshall plan
organized in 1942, to explore the isolation of radioactive isotopes and the production of an atomic bomb Manhattan project
the codename for Hitler's invasion of Russia Operation Barbarossa
Air Force Luftwaffe
established by the Communist parties of nine European countries for mutual advice and coordinated activity. Cominform
the deliberate and systematic extermination of a national, racial, political, or cultural group. Genocide
a new or revised system of operation, form of government, plan of attack, or the like Nazi order
used as a Japanese patriotic cry or joyous shout.) 2. Banzai
a concentration camp in which the inmates are unlikely to survive or to which they have been sent to be executed. Death camps
an agreement between Germany, Italy and Japan signed in Berlin Tripartite pact
meeting between U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin in Tehran, Iran, between November 28 and December 1, 1943. Tehran conference
Settle the future strategy of the Allies following the success of the North American campaign Casablanca conference
merican troops on Bataan were forced to make an arduous 65-mile march to prison camps. death march
the exchange of information and ideas created by ideological, political, and military hostility of one country toward another, especially such a barrier between the Soviet Union and its allies and other countries. Iron Curtain

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The Age Of Jackson Crossword

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Use of insults and accusations with the aim of damaging the reputation of an opponent Mudslinging
A machine for separating cotton from its seeds Cottin Gin
Undistinguished commoner lacking class or rank distinction or special attributes Common Man
Act passed by congress on May 28, the law authorized the president to negotiate with southern tribes for removal to federal territory west of the Mississippi River Indian Removal act
Withdraw formally from membership in a federal union secede
A person who is the legal property of another and is forced to obey them Slavery
A principle of United States policy originated by president James Monroe in 1828 MonroeDoctrine
A series of forced removals of Native American from their homelands in the southeastern United States TRAILOFTEARS
Practice in which the political party winning an election rewards its campaign workers and other active supporters by appointment to government posts SPOILSYSTEM
The 7thpresident of the united states ANDREWJACKSON
Tax on imported goods TARIFF
Political philosophy of U.S president Andrew Jackson and his supporters JACKSONIANDEMOCRACY
The inventor of the cotton gin ELIWHITNEY
Struggle that developed over the issue of the second bank of the united states during the Andrew Jackson administration BANKWARS
Constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a lawmaking body VETO

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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

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Civil Rights Crossword Puzzle

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State level legal codes of segregation, such as literacy requirements and poll taxes Jim Crow Laws
In 1955, after Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a city bus, Dr. Martin L. King led a boycott of city busses. After 11 months the Supreme Court ruled that segregation of public transportation was illegal. Montgomery Bus Boycott
a 1896 Supreme Court decision which legalized state ordered segregation so long as the facilities for blacks and whites were equal Plessy v. Ferguson
Nonviolent protests in which a person sits and refuses to leave Sit-in
The prejudice that members of one race are superior to members of other races racism
1955 a 14 year old black boy said "Bye, Baby" to a white woman in Mississippi. In response, he was brutally murdered Emmett Till
The intermixing of people or groups previously segregated Integration
the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus The little Rock Crisis
United States civil rights leader whose college registration caused riots in traditionally segregated Mississippi (born in 1933) James Meredith
American civil rights lawyer, first black justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. Marshall was a tireless advocate for the rights of minorities and the poor Thurgood Marshall
Refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. After she was jailed, the Montgomery bus boycott was organized Rosa Parks
U.S. Baptist minister and civil rights leader. A noted orator, he opposed discrimination against blacks by organizing nonviolent resistance and peaceful mass demonstrations. He was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Nobel Peace Prize (1964) Martin Luther King Jr
An organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality CORE
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, churches link together to inform blacks about changes in the Civil Rights Movement, led by MLK Jr., was a success SCLC
the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, an organization founded on February 12, 1909, that works to obtain equal rights for all Americans NAACP
to end the separation of two groups of people, or to free of laws or practices that have maintained this separation, in an area or facility desegregate
biasedly treating one person or one group differently from others based on something other than merit discrimination
preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience prejudice
President Mandated desegregation of the interstate system John F. Kennedy
incident in which nine African-American students were prevented from attending Little Rock Central High in 1957 during the Civil Rights Movement Little rock nine
The amendment that ended slavery 13th
Southern laws designed to restrict the rights of the newly freed black slaves Black codes
was an African-American revolutionary organization established to promote Black Power, and by extension self-defense (using arms) for blacks. It was active in the United States from the mid-1960s into the 1970s The Black Panthers
It outlawed taxing voters, i.e. poll taxes, at presidential or congressional elections, as an effort to remove barriers to Black voters 14th amendment
segregation by custom de facto
a key leader in India's struggle for independence, inspired MLK to give speaches in blacks civil rights and encourage them to remain nonviolent Ghandi

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U.S. History: Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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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

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Executive branch Crossword

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Term for president as the ceremonial head of the United States Chief of state
Term for president as vested with executive power of the United States Chief executive
Term for president as main architect of foreign policy and spokesman to other countries Chief diplomat
Term for president as commander of nation's armed forces Commander in chief
Architect of public policy and the one who sets agenda for congress Chief legislator
President as leader of his political party Chief of party
Representative of the people , working for the public interest Chief citizen
People chosen every four years who make formal selection of president and Vice President Electoral college
Communication that reach large audiences ex.television,radio,newspaper,Internet Mass media
Oath taken by president on day he takes office stating he will faithfully execute and preserve ,protect, and defend" Oath of office
Regulation issued by a chief executive , based upon constitutional authority and having force of law Executive order
Formal agreement between two or more sovereign states Treaty
Pact made by president with head of a foreign state Executive agreement
Large complex administrative structure that handles everyday business of an organization Bureaucracy
Also called cabinet departments , traditional units of federal administration Executive departments
Head of department of justice Attorney general
Release from punishment or legal consequences of a crime by the president or a governor Pardon
All matters not directly connected to the realm of foreign affairs Domestic affairs
Nations relationship with other countries Foreign affairs
A refusal to become generally involved in affairs to rest of world Isolationism
When House of Representatives give formal charges against a public official Impeach
Find not guilty of charge Acquit
Lying under oath Perjury
President takes no action over a bill for 10 days Pocket veto
Rejection by president of a bill Veto
Official who leads an executive department Secretary

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U.S. Government Crossword

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a politically organized body of people usually occupying a definite territory state
the powers shared by the federal and state governments concurrent powers
the powers that the constitution neither gives to congress nor denies to the states reserved powers
the powers given to Congress rather than to the states delegated powers
people who are chosen to speak and act for their fellow citizens;elected by a state Senators
people who are chosen to speak and act for their fellow citizens; elected by a district Representatives
relating to a crime criminal cases
advisors to the President cabinet
two house legislature bicameral
a case relating to the rights of citizens civil case
interprets laws to see what they mean and whether they are constitutional Judicial Branch
a system that allows each branch of government to limit the powers of the other two checks and balances
a trial where a group of tweleve people listens to the evidence and decides who wins the case jury trial
listed powers for Congress; the great laundry list of congressional chores enumerated powers
the House of Representatives accusing the President of wrongdoing impeach
a group of lawmakers which is divided into 2 smaller groups Congress
action by a President refusing to approve a bill passed by Congress veto
law making branch Legislative Branch
an idea for a law that has been written down bill
more than half majority
executes or carries out laws Executive Branch
less than half minority
there is no jury so the judge gives the verdict bench trial
asking an appellate court to review a case appeal

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