Type
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Description

Gulf of mexico
Albuquerque
Crescit eundo
English
Fourty seven
Land Of enchantment
New Mexico
NM
Red
Rio grande
Santa Fe
Southwest
Sun
Susana Martinez
Yellow

Southwest region Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Southwest
Phoenix
Oklahoma City
Santa Fe
Austin
Grand Canyon
New Mexico
Oklahoma
Arizona
Texas

Manifest Destiny Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

belief in the United States that its settlers were destined to expand across North America Manifest Destiny
gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California California Gold Rush
used the term "manifest destiny" in 1845 to promote the annexation of Texas and the Oregon Country to the United States John L Sullivan
William Becknell and five other men began their journey Westward from Franklin, Missouri to New Mexico santa fe trail
traveled on the Santa fe Trail from Missouri to New Mexico William Becknell
key to the nation’s health according to Thomas Jefferson Westward Expansion
purchased the territory of Louisiana from the French government Thomas Jefferson
Mexico lost nearly half of its territory, the present American Southwest from Texas to California; U.S. became a continental power. Mexican American War
negotiated Webster-Ashburton Treaty Daniel Webster
route over which settlers traveled to Oregon oregon trail
discovered in California in 1848 gold
Maine vs.Canada Aroostook War
president during Manifest Destinty James k polk
when people from two countries occupy and settle a territory joint occupation
to take control of annex
After the Texan victory at the Battle of San Jacinto, Santa Anna is captured and recognizes Texas as independent Lone Star Republic
as a result of the treaty, the U.S. annexed present-day New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, and California Mexican Cession
to give land over to another country Cession

New Mexico Statehood Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The Treaty of _____________ Hidalgo Guadalupe
The Long Walk involved which group of native Americans? Navajo
The trail that went from Mexico City to Santa Fe Camino Real
Which river did the US cross when "protecting" thier new southern border? Nueces
Who earned a special name from the Native Americans and was a term of honor? Buffalo Soldiers
Corrupt group of businessmen in NM. Santa Fe Ring
Rough Riders were a part of which war? Spanish American War
People who came to NM to get better. Healthseekers
Article ? was not put into the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. Ten
Idea that the US would span from Ocean to Ocean. Manifest Destiny
Secret telegram sent from Germany to Mexico during WWI? Zimmerman Note
Famous road people traveled through NM in the 20's. Route 66
What natural disaster hit NM in the 1930's? dust bowl
Why did we use the Navajo language to make a code in WWII? unwritten
Japanese Americans were put into ___________ camps because they were not trusted. internment
The Bataan Death March took place where? philippenes
Building the Atomic Bomb took place in what city? Los Alamos
12th astronaut to walk on the moon was? Harrison Schmitt
Main scientist involved in rocket development Goddard
Biggest Air Force Base in NM Kirtland
Base where bombs and missles were/are tested White Sands Missle Range
valuable mineral found in NM and used for nuclear energy uranium
Blue Lake was given to which group of Pueblo? Taos
_____________ Federal de Mercedes -- organization that fought land grant issues Alianza
President who signed NM into statehood. Taft

Western Expansion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Bought land then sold to others Land speculators
Leader in Latter Day Saint movement Brigham young
Movment from one place to another Migration
Emigrant trail that connects mo river to valleys of oregon Oregon trail
Route that connected Franklin, mo with Santa Fe, Mexico Santa Fe trail
A member of the church of Jesus Christ Mormon
A prospector in the California gold rush Forty niner
A Mexican American inhabit of texas Tejano
Person born in cali Californios
Action of annexing something Annexation
Mexico ceded to u.s Mexican cession
City in NE Puerto Rico Rio Grande
U.s should spread throught Manifest destiny
Male trappers Mountain men
Meeting at agreed time and place Rendezous
Patrotic feeling Nationalism
Congress tries to defuse the sectional and political rivalries Mo compermise

Famous Explorers Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who sailed the ocean in 1492 Christopher Columbus
Who was the first European to reach India by sea Vasco de Gama
1497, he discover parts of North America John Cabot
Made the first Europeans contact with the Eastern Coast of Australia James Cook
He conquered Mexico Hernando Cortes
Mapped much of the Southern half of the modern United States Hernando De Soto
Conquered Peru Francisco pizarro
English sea explorer and navigator in the early 17th century Jacque Cartier
Organized the Castilian expedition to the East Indies Ferdinand Magellan
Best known for crossing the isthmus of Panama to the Pacific Ocean in 1513 Vasco Balboa
First demanstrates that Brazil and the West IndIves did not represent Asias eastern outskirts as initially conjectured from Columbian voyages America Vespucius
Sailed around the southernNmost tip of Africa in 1488, reaching the Indian Ocean from the Atlantic Bartolomeu Dias
Found the city of Santa Fe and New Mexico in 1610 Pedro Peralta
Explored the Great Lakes region of the United States, Canad, the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico Sierra do Salle
Claimed the Moreast coast of South America for Portugal Pedro Alvares Cabral
Founded New France and Quebec City on July 3, 1608 Samuel Champlain
First governed of Puerto Rico by appointment of the Spanish crown Juan Ponce Leon
Italian explorer of North America in service of King Francis I of France Giovanni Verrazzano
First resident Bishop of Chiapas Bartolome Casas

Statehood crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Anglo lawyers and bussiness men who took advantage of Hispanic land owners Santa Fe ring
Civil war battle fought in Sangre de Cristo mountains, won by union Glorieta pass
Impacts: boundary between U.S. And Mexico, land ownership, and citizenship Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
U.S. And Mexico go to war over boarder dispute Mexican American war
Hit-and-run tactics used in fighting wars Guerilla warfare
Texans send troops to Rio Grande but small force is easily defeated Texas Santa Fe expedition
U.S. Government built forts to help quickly respond to Native raids Forts
Dispute in 1878 Lincoln county war
J Nmbecomesstate
Indian agencies Indian agencies
Navajo long walk Navajo long walk
Americanization Americanization
Reies Lopez tijerina Reies Lopez tijerina
B Manifest destiny
Mex indep Mexican independence

New Mexico Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Tacos
Taos
Desert
Albuquerque
Santa Fe
New Mexico
Cactus
Valle Vidal
White Sands
Enchantment
Turquoise
Sombrero
Hot
Roadrunner
Pinon
Yucca
Yellow
Red

Chapter 2 Geography of Texas Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Edwards plateau
balcones escarpment
cash crop
gulf of mexico
oil
caddo lake
galveston
hurricane
northers
midlatitudes
aquifers
red river
rio grande
resources
plateau
fault line
escarpment
barrier island
plain
san antonio
houston
dallas
elements
environment
location

Ecuador Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Santo Domingo
Nuevo Rocafuerte
equator
rose
Gran Colombia
Guinea Pig
Andean Highlands
Esmeraldas River
Esmeraldas
Santa Fe
Santa Cruz
Pacific Ocean
Santiago River
Gulf of Guayaquil
Portoviejo
Puyo
Galapagos Islands
Rio Tigre
Guayaquil
Zamora
Tena
San Miguel River
Cape San Lorenzo
Manta
Andes Mountains
independence
Quito
South America
Volcano
Ecuador

New Mexico Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Enchantment
Red
Yellow
Turquoise
Yucca
Pinon
Roadrunner
Albuquerque
White Sands
Valle Vidal
Tacos
Hot
Desert
Santa Fe
Cactus
New Mexico
Sombrero
Taos