BLACK HISTORY BINGO BY JOSIE WISNESKI Crossword

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Feb 29, 2016
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FAMOUS POET AND A CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST DIED LAST YEAR ANGELOU
SLAVE WHO ESCAPED SLAVERY AND BECAME A UNION SPY AND CREATED THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD TUBMAN
FIRST BASEBALL PAYER TO BREAK THE WALLS ON SEGREGATION OF SPORTS. SECOND BASEMAN ROBINSON
"POPS" AND IS A FAMOUS TRUMPET PLAYER ARMSTRONG
"I HAVE A DREAM" KING
CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER IN SOUTH AFRICA DIED IN 2013 MANDELA
TOOK OVER THE POSITION OF NUMBER 6 TUTU
GREATEST BOXER OF THE 1960s AND REFUSED TO FIGHT VIETNAM ALI
INDEPENDENCE OF ETHIOPIA, AFRICA SELASSIE
CURRENT PRESIDENT AND AFRICAN AMERICAN OBAMA
TRACK STAR WHO WENT TO THE BERLIN OLYMPICS owens
THRILLER SINGER JACKSON
CHICAGO BULLS PLAYER #50 JORDAN
MOST CURRENT TRACK STAR FROM AFRICA BOLT
SECOND WOMAN TO SAY NO BUT IS OUR MAIN ROLE MODEL FOR THE BUS BOYCOTT PARKS
THE REAL FIRST PERSON TO SAY NO ON A BUS COLVIN
FOUR TIME GOLD MEDAL WINNING TENNIS PLAYER SWILIAMS
CHAT SHOW HOST WHO GIVES AWAY CANDLES WINFREY
KENYAN NOBLE PEACE PRIZE WINNER OF 2004 MAATHAI
TENNIS PLAYER WHO DOES DOUBLE WITH HER SISTER VWILIAMS

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Civil Rights Crossword

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Mar 6, 2016
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Laws that segregated African Americans Segregation but Equal
Segregation by custom and tradition De facto segregation
something that is built, installed, or established to serve a particular prupose Facility
Major black civil rights activist who was assassinated Martin Luther King Jr
Helped African Americans ride public transportation Montgomery Bus Boycott
An agricultural estate worked by laborers Plantations
Agreeing with standards of proper behavior, good state, or morality Decent
Making s statement based on a personal knowledge or belief Testifying
A person who asks for votes, contributions, or supports to determine public opinion Canvassers
To sit next to or in contract with Adjoining
Unable to cure Incurable
African Americans had to ___________ to vote Register
The president at the time. Then was assassinated for his beliefs JFK
where MLK gave his "I Had a Dream" speech The March on Washington
An attempt to kill a bill by having a group of senators taking turns speaking so that a vote cannot take place Filibuster
A motion that ends debate and calls for an immediate vote Cloture
President after JFK died and major civil rights activist Lyndon B. Johnson
Prejiduce or discrimination against a person because of their beliefs Racism
The mobilization of the political and economic power of African Americans Black Power
Inspirational/key role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott Rosa Parks

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Civil Rights Crossword

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May 12, 2016
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Breaking down of racial separation Desegregation
Congress of Racial Equality CORE
A black woman who refused to move to the back of the bus Rosa Parks
President Eisenhower sends troops to this high school Little Rock
Rosa didn't move to the back of the bus in Montgomery Alabama
Four black college students began _____ at lunch Sit ins
"I have a dream..." Martin Luther King Jr
The speech delivered to hundreds at the March on Washington
Black men and women walked fifty-four miles which created the Bloody Sunday
African American Civil Rights SCLC
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In the University of Mississippi _____, the first black man to attend James Meredith
Emmett Till was from Chicago
Who was killed after trying to protect his mother and grandfather? Jimmie Lee Jackson
Who was chosen to lead the Montgomery Bus Boycott MLKJR
/Michael Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman's deaths brought National Attention
Former NAACP worker Thurgood Marshall
Crime committed because of a persons race, religion, or sex Hate Crime
Little Rock nine got put into school because of this movement NAACP
Activists who rode on a bus that were segregated Freedom Riders
A committee that included many different Civil rights movements founded by the SCLC SNCC
Girl who was expelled before her first class at U of A Autherine Lucy
Killing someone without giving them a legal trial Lynching
Providing equal pay to everyone no matter their race or gender Pay Equity
Separating certain races from every other race Segregation
A racist group KKK
Thinking or believing that one race is better than the rest Racism
Law separating blacks from whites Jim Crow
The act or practice rather than the category of an individual Discrimination
Supreme Court saying that schools cannot segregate Brown v Board

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Black History Month Crossword

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Feb 15, 2017
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The first African American female millionaire Sarah Rector
11 time world champion at the Olympic Games Usain Bolt
First African American MLB player Jackie Robinson
One of the first African American NFL players in the league Jim Brown
"King of Pop" Michael Jackson
Civil rights leader known for not giving up her seat in Birmingham, Alabama Rosa Parks
Famous rapper and clothing line franchisee Kanye West
Former First Lady of the US; graduated from Harvard University Michelle Obama
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Former POTUS from 2008-2016 Batak Obama
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The Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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May 19, 2016
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A law that Established a Federal Civil Rights Commission. Civil Rights Act Of 1957
An African American semstress who would Not give up her seat on a bus to a white person Rosa Parks
A leading figure when it comes to Civil Rights (Chief Justice) Earl Warren
A baptist minister who helped lead the Civil Rights Movement Martin Luther King Jr
A movement of young Civil Rights activist founded in 1960 SNCC
A protest between blacks and whites to ban segregation on the interstate busses Freedom Ride
Over 200,000 people rallied for Economic Equality and Civil Rightd because of Discrimination March on Washington
Discrimination was outlawed in public places and for enployment Civil Rights Act of 1964
Try to register African American voters in Mississippi Freedom Summer
A religious organization that advocated seperation of the race held by African Americans Nation of Islam
A movement that urged African Americans to use collective political and economic power to gain equal power Black Power
An organization of militant that African Americans were found in Black Panthers

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U.S. History: Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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May 11, 2017
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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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Roaring 20s Crossword Puzzle

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Feb 10, 2017
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POLICY PROTECTING NATIVE-BORN PEOPLE NATIVISM
PROCESS OF BEING ISOLATED ISOLATION
POLITICIAL THEORY DERIVED FROM KARL MARX COMMUNISM
SUSTEM TAHT LIMITED THE NUMBER OF IMMAGRANTS QUOTA SYSTEM
A GANG OF POLITICIANS THAT SURROUND WARREN G. HARDING OHIO GANG
PAYMENT BY INSTALLMENTS IS A/AN INSTALLMENT PLAN
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Civil Rights Crossword Puzzle

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Feb 29, 2016
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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
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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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1970s Crossword Puzzle

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May 11, 2016
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Was a state of political and military tension after World War II between powers the United States and powers in the Soviet Union. Coldwar
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Running naked in public streaking
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Is a 1975 American thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg. jaws
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Is a 1976 American sports drama film directed by John G. Avildsen and both written by and starring Sylvester Stallone. rocky
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A 1971 horror novel by William Peter Blatty. exorcist
Rod Stewart gave him the nickname "Sharon" and he also has "Rocket Man" after his second album. eltonjohn
An English rock band formed in London. pinkfloyd
Is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and pianist. As a locally successful Detroit-area artist. bobsegar
Prominent performers of the disco music era in the late 1970s. The group sang recognisable three-part tight harmonies. beegees
An American pianist, singer-songwriter and a composer. Since releasing his first hit song, "Piano Man", in 1973, he has become the sixth best-selling recording artist and the third best-selling solo artist in the United States. billyjoel
An English rock band formed in London in 1968. The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums. ledzeppelin
An American rock band, sometimes referred to as "the Bad Boys from Boston"and "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band". aerosmith
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An American former professional baseball right fielder who played 21 seasons. Was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993. reggiejackson
A contact sport played by two teams of five members roller skating in the same direction around a track. rollerderby
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Was a collectible conceived in 1975, by advertising executive Gary Dahl. petrock
Is a 1970 American satirical black comedy war film directed by Robert Altman and written by Ring Lardner, Jr. mash
An animated series produced by Filmation and was aired on ABC during the 1974–1977 seasons. gilligan

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Famous Firsts Black History Month Crossword

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Jan 30, 2017
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Who was the first African-American to receive a Nobel Piece Prize for his mediation in Israel? RalphJBunche
Who was the first African-American to be a justice of the Supreme Court? ThurgoodMarshall
Who was the first African-American performer to host a variety TV series? NatKingCole
Who was the first published African-American female poet? PhillisWheatley
Who was the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era? JackieRobinson
Who was the first African-American In space? GuionBluford
Who was the first African-American female to be a millionaire and specialized in hair products for black women? MadameCJWalker
Who was the first African-American Senator in the U.S. Congress? HiramRevels
Who was an African-American leader during the late 19th and early 20th centuries and founded Tuskegee University? BookerTWashington
Who was a civil rights activist who became the first African-American to attend the University of Mississippi? JamesMeredith

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Fahrenheit 451 Part 3 Crossword

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Nov 12, 2017
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Who killed Beatty? Montag
Who does Montag suspect brought the books into the house? Mildred
What does Montag use to burn down his house? Flamethrower
Did Montag think Beatty wanted to die? Yes
Did Faber call in the alarm? No
Who tried to hit Montag with their car? Teenagers
What lost track of Montag? Hound
What was looking at Montag when he got out of the river? Deer
What did Montag see in far away in the woods? Fire
What was the name of the man talking to Montag by the fire? Granger
Where did Montag hide the Book of Ecclesiastes? Memory
What does Granger compare man to? Pheonix
What kind of factory does Granger talk about building? Mirror
What does Granger think is his job to spread after the war? Knowledge
What does the hound rely on to find people? Scent
What did Montag hit with his foot in the dark? Railroad track
What does Faber say is along the railroad tracks? Hobo camps
What does Montag put in the Black's house? Book

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