War at Land, Air and Sea Crossword

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Mar 1, 2016
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When the Schlieffen plan failed both sides "dug in" to ______________________ their positions (to regroup and stand their ground) Fortify
The average depth (in metres) of trenches (a number) two
A narrow strip between the trenches of the allies and their enemies. (three words) no man's land
This was used in no-man's land to slow down enemy approaches or to keep them out all together. (two words) barbed wire
The expression used to mean soldiers climbing out of the trenches and across no-man's land fully exposed to attack. (four words) going over the top
Significant to Canada in part because this battle is known as one of the bloodiest in WWI. Somme
This province lost almost its entire regiment (91%) in one day of attack during the Somme battle. Newfoundland
There were over 55,000 deaths on the first day of this battle. Somme
Canadians were sent to Ypres in 1915 to break the _______________________ (a position in which no side of the war is making any progress). Stalemate
This poisonous chemical was first used in the battle of Ypres. Chlorine
This type of gas was used by the Germans in Ypres. Without gas masks Canadians were totally unprotected. mustard
The term given to Canadian and British soldiers who soaked cotton pads in urine to neutralize the chemical attack (by the way - it saved their lives). wipers
This battle represented the "key to breaking the stalemate of the war". Canadians were sent to get the job done by pushing back the Germans. Vimy
What German soldiers in the second line of defence did at Vimy Ridge when Canadians stormed "over the top" and took control at Vimy Ridge. Surrendered
The Canadians may have "won" at Vimy Ridge but almost 4,000 Canadians ______________ doing so. died
This group of "Canadians" was first denied recruitment because of Canada's racist views at the time and because of fear that if they were captured they'd be treated horribly. Aboriginal
Aboriginal soldiers proved themselves as excellent __________________________ (term used for "sharp shooters") Snipers
The nickname of the Cree Sniper who is credited with 115 "observed kills". Ducky
The reason that airplanes were not used used in Canada when the war first started was because they were considered too ___________. Expensive.
The term for when two enemy planes were involved in head to head battle in the air. dogfight
The term used for when one airplane would follow behind its enemy airplane so that they couldn't be attacked. tailgate
Pilots were not allowed to take these in their planes because officers thought that when they came under attack in the air they would "abandon ship". parachutes
Because the average lifespan of a pilot in the first world war was only a few weeks their planes were often called "flying ______________". coffins
What pilots were called in WWI. aces
The name of the famous Canadian WWI pilot who shot down 72 enemy planes. (two words) Billy Bishop
The name of Germany's great flying ace was the Red ____________________. (some claim he shot down 80 planes). Baron
Both sides tried to mount machine guns on their planes but one major problem is that the bullets kept hitting the planes' ____________________________. propellors
Until countries could figure out how to put machine guns on planes they were mostly used for ____________________________ enemy troop movement. Observing
At first pilots from both sides were friendly with each other and would wave at each other in the air. This stopped when pilots started bringing __________ in the air and shooting at each other. rifles
BIlly Bishop was awarded the ___________________ Cross, the "highest award for Bravery under Fire". Victoria
The German Navy declared a __________ ________________ (2 words) in the waters to stop supplies from getting to Britain. War Zone
The name of the Passenger ship that was sunk a German Submarine in 1915. Lusitania

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WW2 crossword puzzle

Created
May 5, 2016
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What was the name of the tank used by the U.S.? Sherman
What was the name of the beach where the most casualties happened during the D-Day invasion? Omaha
Hitler wrote this while imprisoned. Mein Kampf
What was the name of the political party Hitler created? Nazi
Who was the dictator of the soviet union during WW2? Joseph Stalin
What political belief did Stalin want to spread through Europe? Communism
What was the religion targeted by the Nazi party? Jewish
What was the name of Hitler's secret police? Gestapo
This was the name of the German Air Force. Luftwaffe
What was the German name for "lightning war"? Blitzkrieg
What country's troops were rescued at Dunkirk? Britain
where was Hitlers second Blitzkrieg at? London
The Allies attacked the Axis after what country was invaded? Poland
What was Erwin Rommel's nickname? Desert Fox
What was the name of the operation where Germany invaded Russia? Barbarossa
This season turned German forces away from Russia. Winter
What was the name of the massacre where many Chinese people were killed? Nanking
What was the name of the female riveter on U.S. propaganda posters? Rosie
This U.S. aircraft dropped torpedoes into the water to take out japanese ships. Avenger
This battle was a turning point for the U.S. in the Pacififc. Midway
Who led the allies in North Africa? Patton
What was the type of bomb dropped on japan twice? Atom
This light machine gun was usually mounted on U.S. tanks and jeeps. BAR
What was the name of the battle launched by Hitler as a counter attack? Bulge
The big three consisted of Roosevelt,Stalin and who else? Churchill
What was the name of Hitler's favorite battleship? Bismark
Towards the end of the war the The Big Three met where to discuss the future of the Soviet Union. Yalta
Who was the leader of the Nazi party? Hitler
This Japanese occupied island was a key to success in the pacific. Iwo Jima
What was the name of the British Air Force's choice of fighter plane? spitfire
Who was the manufacturer for the the U.S. service pistol,the M1911? Colt
What was the name for Japanese suicide pilots? Kamikaze
Hitler's troops marched through this during the invasion of France. Arc de Triumph
This was the name of the mass genocide of the Jews. Holocaust
Which German deathcamp was known to be the most brutal? Auschwitz
This German death camp was the only camp where all the prisoners escaped. Sobibor
This was the only state that got attacked during WW2. Hawaii
What was the name of the U.S. naval base bombed during WW2? Pearl Harbor
Wher were the trials held for SS officers commited of war crimes? Nuremberg

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World War 2 Crossword

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Feb 10, 2017
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country where a single party controls the government and every aspect of people's lives totalitarian state
Those countries fighting against the Axis powers. i.e. Britain, France, USA, Canada, USSR etc allies
Great Britain's Prime Minister, Churchill was an eloquent speaker, who steeled the British to defy the Nazis, even as the Luftwaffe bombed London nightly Winston Churchill
The fascist leader of Nazi Germany and the architect of the Holocaust which killed six million Jewish people. Adolf Hitler
The communist leader of the Soviet Union. Joseph Stalin
The seeds for Germany's discontent and susceptibility to a racist like Hitler began with the end of WWI.Germany signed this which required it give up 13% of its territory including Alsace-Lorraine. That area alone included 6 million residents, vast raw materials (65% of Germany's iron ore reserves and 45% of its coal), and 10% of its factories. Germany also had to pay for the war's damages. Treaty of Versailles
Germany, Italy, and Japan axis
December 1944 — January 1945. Hitler's final, surprise counteroffensive to the Allied invasion. Took place in the Ardennes, a densely forested mountain range between France and Belgium, and was an attempt to recapture Antwerp, the Allies' major supply port. A blizzard kept Allied airplanes grounded, but the U.S. Army was able to move its troops through the snow to double its number of soldiers and triple its armored tanks in four days. It was the largest and bloodiest battle the Americans fought, with 19,000 soldiers killed. The hard-won Allied victory was a turning point in the war. Battle of the Bulge
"Lightening war," a surprise attack devised by Hitler, in which land-and-air attacks were coordinated, quick and brutal. Hitler used fast-moving tanks called Panzers, with infantry transported by trucks and dive-bombing planes that strafed soldiers and refugees. Battle maps from the Combat Studies Institute offer more information about Blitzkrieg and paths taken during the war. Blitzkrieg
June 6, 1944, the Allied landing on France's Normandy beaches to begin the liberation of Europe. The D doesn't stand for anything other than "day." About 156,000 American, British, and Canadian troops landed in Normandy under heavy attack by German strongholds. Of those, the American forces numbered 23,250 on Utah Beach, 34,250 on Omaha Beach, and 15,500 airborne troops. Millions more men and women were involved in its preparations D-Day
Short for Unterseeboote, German submarines. U-boats
A political system promoted by Hitler and his ally, Italian dictator Mussolini, that called for citizens to be unquestioningly loyal to the nation and obedient of its leader. The needs of the state outweighed the needs, beliefs, or freedoms of the individual. Emphasis was on national pride, traditions, and racial purity. There was no freedom of speech. Foreigners — those who were simply minority ethnic or religious groups included — were hated and persecuted. Fascism
A member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party that Hitler came to lead. A believer in Hitler's fascism, anti-Semitism, and Aryan supremacy. nazi
The codename for the U.S. project to produce an atomic bomb. Manhattan Project
The act of genocide carried out by Germany on the Jewish population of Europe Holocaust
"lightning war"; swift attacks launched by Germany in WWII during the night blitzkrieg
Germany's failed attempt to subdue Britain in 1940 in preparation for invasion (Germans bombed Britain continuously but Britain resisted with fighter pilots and Hitler gave up invasion) Battle of Britain
a 1942 battle in the Pacific during which American planes sank 4 Japanese aircraft carriers (protected Hawaii) Battle of Midway
code name for the Allied invasion of Europe in 1944 Operation Overlord
German counter-attack in December 1944 that temporarily slowed the allied invasion of Germany (Audie Murphy was the hero) Battle of the Bulge
during WWII, Allied strategy of capturing Japanese-held islands to gain control of the Pacific Ocean (American ships shelled an island; troops waded ashore; hand-to-hand fighting occured until island was captured) island hopping
during WWII, Navajo soldiers who used their own language to radio vital messages during the island-hopping campaign Navajo code-talkers
WWII Japanese pilots trained to make a suicidal crash attack, usually upon a ship kamikaze
message sent by the Allies in July 1945 callin for the Japanese to surrender Potsdam Declaration
Nazi war crime trials held in 1945 and 1946 Nuremberg Trials
Organization created by isolationists who argued that the United States should keep out of Europe's business. American First Committee
Process by which a government gains control over a territory not presently under their jurisdiction. annex
policies, views, or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews Anti-Semitism
British-American declaration that stated the countries aims for the outcome of the war. Stated people of every nation should be free to choose their own form of government and live free of fear and want, disarmament, and a permanent system of general security. atlantic charter
policy by which Great Britain and France agreed to Germany's annexation of the Sudetenland in agreement for not taking any additional Czech territory. appeasment
April 1942, American soldiers were forced to march 65 miles to prison camps by their Japanese captors. It is called the Death March because so many of the prisoners died en route. Bataan Death March
an aerial battle fought in World War II in 1940 between the German Luftwaffe (air force), which carried out extensive bombing in Britain, and the British Royal Air Force, which offered successful resistance. battle of britian
1939; Britain and France could buy goods from the United States if they paid in full and transported them. cash and carry
protective measures in case of attack civil defense
Political leader who rules a country with absolute power, usually by force dictator
giving up military weapons Disarmament
Wiping out an entire group of people genocide
the gathering of resources and preparation for war. mobilization
Originally designed to avoid American involvement in World War II by preventing loans to those countries taking part in the conflict; modified in 1939 to allow aid to the Allies Neutrality Acts
US military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan on December 7, 1941, bringing the United States into World War II Pearl Harbor

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World War 2 crossword puzzle

Created
Jan 5, 2017
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Who was the leader of Nazi Germany during WW2? Adolf Hitler
Who was the leader of Soviet Russia during WW2? Joseph Stalin
Who was the leader of Italy during WW2? Benito Mussolini
Who was the president of the United States during WW2? Franklin Roosevelt
Who was the leader of Japan during WW2? Hideki Tojo
An iconic American battleship sunk at pearl harbor? Arizona
The genecide againt jews during WW2? Holocaust
Who was the leader of the US 7th army? George Patton
What was refered to as the British air force during WW2? RAF
Who was the desert fox? Erwin Rommel
An attack on this country started WW2? Poland
who was an iconic spokeswomen with the iconic phrase "We can do it!"? Rosie the Riveter
A form of government where the leader has complete power? dictatorship
The US program to build the atomic bomb? Manhattan Project
Which form of government was the Allies (except Russia) trying to defend? Democracy
The abbreviation for women airforce service pilots Wasps
The allied invasion of Normandy June 6th 1944 D-day
The last major German offensive of WW2? Battle of the Bulge
The battle which four japanese aircraft carriers were sunk in the Pacific Ocean? Battle of Midway

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World War Two Crossword

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May 24, 2016
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Leader and dictator of Germany during World War II Adolf Hiter
World leader for Canada during World War II Mackenzie King
Person put in charge of Canada's war time production during World War II Sam Hughes
The Canadian government agency responsible for price and inflation controls (Abbreviation) WPTB
The Canadian government's way of suppressing Canadian media, books, etc during WW2 Censorship
The following act Mackenzie King passed in 1940 for home defense (Abbreviation) NRMA
Canada declared war agents Germany ___ days after Britain and France. Seven
Canada's last city to allow woman's right to vote for provincial elections Quebec
Organization to promote international co-operation United Nations
Forced military service in Canada during WW2 Conscription Crisis
The military alliance between European and North American democracies that was founded after WWII (Abbreviation) NATO
Location of Hitlers death Berlin
Canadas commanding officer during The Battle of Hong Kong John Lawson
During WWII Canada was apart of what empire before making an independent decision on entering the war? British Empire
Britain's air force that bombed Berlin, Germany during WWII Royal Air Force
The battle that some would call a "miracle" Dunkirk
The country 140,000 German troops attempted and failed to take over on July 10th-October 31 1940 Britain
In the battle of Dieppe, Canadian troops lost the element of _____ Surprise
Canadian Sargent who dressed as a farmer to fool German troops Tommy Prince
The day Canadian and Britain had spent over four years preparing to invade France. D Day
Millions of these people were murdered during the Holocaust. Jews
Gardens that Canadian families had a home during war time to help with low food supplies Victory Gardens
On December 7th 1941 the Japanese attacked the U.S where? Pearl Harbor
During the war all Canadian woman's fashion was stylish but ______ because of limited fabric use. Practical
The hero's Canada cheered and applauded for after their risks and experiences during WWII (Hint: Remembrance day) Veterans
After the war many young people started having babies and caused a _____ Baby Boom
Many Japaneses-Canadians were sent here after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor Internment Camps
What type of bond was sold by the government to help Canadian soldiers and pay for the war Victory bonds
A way the Canadian government made sure certain goods got shared evenly Rationing
Was said to be the most famous Canadian pilot during WWII George Beurling

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World War 2 Crossword

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Apr 20, 2016
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A war fought from 1939-1945 between the Axis powers-Germany, Italy, and Japan- and the allies, including France and Britain, and later the Soviet Union and the United States World War 2
An agreement in which nations promise to not attack one another Nonaggression pact
"Lightning war" - a form of warfare in which surprise attacks with fast- moving airplanes are followed by massive attacks with infantry forces Blitzkrieg
British prime minister who led the country to victory during world war 2 Winston Churchill
A series of battles between German and British air forces, fought over Britain in 1940-1941 Battle of Britain
A declaration of principles issued in August 1941 by British prime minister Winston Churchill and US president Franklin Rosevelt, on which the allied peace plan at the end of WW2 was based Atlantic charter
Japanese surprise attack on the American pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor Pearl Harbor
Hey 1942 sea and air battle of World War II, and which American forces defeated Japanese forces in the Central Pacific Battle of Midway
The commander of US allied forces in the Pacific, who developed the strategy of island hopping Douglas MacArthur
A 1942-1943 battle of World War II, in which Allied troops drove Japanese forces from the Pacific island of Guadalcanal Battle of Guadalcanal
A mass slaughter of Jews carried out by the Nazi government of Germany before and during World War II Holocaust
"Night of broken glass" - the night of November 9th, 1938, on which the nazi storm troopers attacked Jewish homes, businesses and synagogues throughout Germany Kristallnacht
The systematic killing of an entire people Genocide
City neighborhoods in which European Jews were forced to live Ghetto
Hitler's program of systematically killing the entire Jewish people Final solution
American general who led operation torch in north Africa during World War II Dwight D Eisenhower
A 1942-1943 battle of WW2 in which German forces were defeated in their attempt to capture the city of Stalingrad in the Soviet Union Battle of Stalingrad
June 6, 1944- the day on which the allies began their invasion of the European mainland during WW2 D-Day
A 1944-1945 battle in which allied forces turned back the last major German offensive of WW2 Battle of the bulge
During WW2, Japanese suicide pilots trained to sink allied ships by crashing bomb filled planes into them Kamikazes
A series of court proceedings held in Nuremberg Germany after World War II and what's not to leaders were tried for aggression violations of the rules of war and crimes against humanity Nuremberg trials
A reduction in a country's ability to wage war, achieved by the disbanding its Armed Forces and prohibiting it from acquiring weapons Demilitarization

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World War One Crossword

Created
Feb 25, 2016
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german attack plan in case of two front war schlieffen
whose assassination resulted in ww1 Franz Ferdinand
allaince between Germany, Italy, and Austria-Hungary triple alliance
allaince between France, Britain, and Russia triple entente
which country switched sides in the war Italy
country that Germany gave a blank check Austria Hungary
country that left the war in 1918 Russia
having pride in the military and keeping an army ready for war militarism
agreement to stop fighting that ended ww1 armistice
limiting supplies such as food and clothes etc. rationing
one sided information created to keep people supporting the war propaganda
a way of attack where soldiers run out of trenches at the enemy trench warfare
the last central power to leave the war Germany
person from the U.S. who made series of peace proposals woodrow Wilson
french person who was nicknamed Tiger and really wanted Germany to be punished Clemenceau
the country germany invaded to get to France Belgium
the front in which France and Britain was fending off Germany western
the front at which there was more movement of land gained and lost eastern
Woodrow Wilson's plan for achieving lasting peace fourteen points
what battle happened july 1-November 18 1916 and was one of the bloodiest battles of the war Somme
what country did the Germans plan on defeating first france
country the person who kill Archduke Ferdinand is from Serbia
the sinking of what ship caused 1,198 deaths of citizens and almost dragged the u.s. into the war Lusitania
pledge the Germans signed to stop unrestricted warfare on ships sussex
what advance/revolution allowed for modern weapons to be produced industrial
some countries got extra soldiers from their_______. colonies
what country declared war on Germany april 6, 1917 Unitedstates
the person who assassinated the archduke of Austria Hungary june 28, 1914 Princip
the person who took Russia out of ww1 Lenin

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World War II Crossword

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Feb 9, 2017
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country where a single party controls the government and every aspect of people's lives tolitarian state
rooted in miliarism, extreme nationalism, and blind loyalty to the state; dictators vowed to create new empires Fascism
warlike act by one country against another without a just cause aggression
a person or group of people on whom is blamed for others' problems (like in WWII, Jews for Germany) scapegoat
member of the National Socialist German Worker's Party; under Hitler's command Nazis
prison camp for civilians who are considered enemies of the state concentration camp
practice of giving in to aggression in order to aviod war appeasement
agreement signed between Hitler and Stalin in 1939 in which the two dictators agreed not to attack each other Nazi-Soviet Pack
"lightning war"; swift attacks launched by Germany in WWII during the night blitzkrieg
WWII military alliance of Italy, Japan, Germany, and 6 other countries Axis
WWII military alliance of Britain, France, Soviet Union, China, the U.S., and 45 other countries Allies
Germany's failed attempt to subdue Britain in 1940 in preparation for invasion (Germans bombed Britain continuously but Britain resisted with fighter pilots and Hitler gave up invasion) Battle of Britain
a 1942 battle in the Pacific during which American planes sank 4 Japanese aircraft carriers (protected Hawaii) Battle of Midway
code name for the Allied invasion of Europe in 1944 Operation Overlord
day of the invasion of Western Europe by Allied forces-June 6, 1944 (Allied forces landed at France, freed Paris; slowly advanced to Germany) D-Day
German counter-attack in December 1944 that temporarily slowed the allied invasion of Germany (Audie Murphy was the hero) Battle of the Bulge
during WWII, Allied strategy of capturing Japanese-held islands to gain control of the Pacific Ocean island hopping
during WWII, Navajo soldiers who used their own language to radio vital messages during the island-hopping campaign Navajo code-talkers
WWII Japanese pilots trained to make a suicidal crash attack, usually upon a ship kamikaze
message sent by the Allies in July 1945 callin for the Japanese to surrender Potsdam Declaration
Nazi war crime trials held in 1945 and 1946 Nuremberg Trials
the mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime from 1941 until 1945 Holocaust
a country that can influence events throughout the world superpower
in World War I the alliance of Great Britain and France and Russia and all the other nations that became allied with them in opposing the Central Powers Allies
n World War II the alliance of Germany and Italy in 1936 which later included Japan and other nations Axis
make ready for action or use mobilise
a small slender short-haired breed of African origin having brownish fur with a reddish undercoat Abyssinian
Japan, Germany and Italy Axis Powers
British-American declaration that stated the countries aims for the outcome of the war. Atlantic Charter
policies, views, or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews Anti-Semitism
Royal Air Force R.A.F
Oahu, Hawaii Pearl Harbor
Most decorated hero WW2 Audie Murphy
Decoding device used against Germany Enigma
Meeting of Chamberlain (Great Britain), Daladier (France), and Hitler to divide up Czechoslovakia Munich conference
a policy of nonparticipation in international economic and political relations Isolationism
groups of ships that were escorted across the Atlantic by warships for safety Convoys
Allies' meeting in Potsdam, Germany, to plan the end of the war Potsdam Conference
Leaders who ruled their nations by force. Hitler/Mussolini Dictators
great naval invasion took place in France Normandy

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The Civil War Crossword

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Dec 6, 2016
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The bloodiest day of the war. Antietam
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War. Gettysburg
Northern group. This group was lead by Abraham Lincoln. Union
The southern group whose leader was Jefferson Davis. Confederacy
Largest southern jail that help Union soldiers. Andersonville
General of the Confederacy Robert E. Lee
Battle that started the war. Fort Sumter
President of the United States during The Civil War. Abraham Lincoln
Commander of the Union at the end of the war. Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate's strategy. They would export cotton to other countries hoping to become allies. "King Cotton"
Northern strategy. The north would destroy the supplies and land of The South Anaconda Plan
Northern soldier, W.T Sherman, spread his army around the south and destroyed land and supplies. March To Sea
Largest cause of the Civil War. Union believed the south should not enslave people, while the south thought otherwise. Slavery
Compromise set to make the north and south happy by making CA a free state, but other states would now be open to slavery. a very strict fugitive slave act was set. GA Platform was created because of this compromise. Compromise of 1850
Compromise set where Missouri became a slave state and Maine a free state. Slavery would now not be allowed above the 36,30 line of latitude. Missouri Compromise
Belief on whether state's rights are more important than federal rights. The south was for this while the north was not. Sectionalism
People opposed to slavery Abolitionists
Northern economic system during the Civil War Industrial
Southern economic system during The Civil War Agricultural
Middle-class farmers. They usually owned less than 100 acres of land. Yeoman Farmers
People who owned no land and got by the best they could. About 1 in 10 Poor Whites
The North put tariffs on imported goods, forcing the south to buy goods from the north. SC was the first state to nullify this. Tariff of 1828

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WWII Crossword

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Jan 27, 2017
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German dictator during world war 2 Adolf
The day in World War Two on which allied forces invaded Northern France. D-Day
The army general and prime minister who led Japan through much of WWII HidekiTojo
The state of being confined as a prisoner, especially for political or military reasons. Internment
The act that made the USA lend materials and their service to their Allies. Lendleaseact
Helped with the atomic bomb. Einstein
The German dictator built many of these around Germany during the WWII to help get rid of Jews. Concentration camps
A Japanese aircraft loaded with explosives and making a deliberate suicidal c ash on a target. Kamikaze
This battle was a naval air battle fought in WWII in which planes from American aircrafts blunted Japanese naval threat. Midway
Excluded the Jews from German life and took some of their natural rights. Nuremberg Laws
The code name given to the allied invasions of France scheduled for June 1944. Operation overload
Russian leader during WWII. Joseph Stalin
A military tactic designed to create disorganized among enemy forces through the use of mobile forces. Blitzkreig
Was a senior officer of the United army who commanded the U.S seventh army in the Mediterranean GeorgePatton
The 1st American volunteer group of the Chinese Air Force in 1941ー1945 was composed of pilots from U.S army Flying tigers
Victory in Europe, May 8,1945 V-E Day
Women accepted for volunteer emergency service program Waves
A class of midget submarine built for the Royal Navy during WWII X-craft
Formed in 1945 to increase political and economic cooperations among member countries United Nations
A popular name of a group of African American military pilots Tuskegee Airmen
A war fought in the late 1930's in Spain. Spanish civil war
A fixed allowance of provisions or food especially for soldiers or sailors during a shortage. Rationing
British organization for the interception and reporting of German wireless "chatter" for intelligent purposes. Y-service
A United States naval base that was attacked by the Japanese. Pearl Harbor
Merchant ship with concealed weapons owned by the Bristish to destroy. Q-ships
A rigid airship named after the German Count Ferdinand Van Zeppelin

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World War 1 Crossword

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May 1, 2016
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Stayed out of the war until 1917 under the isolationism policy America
A new weapon developed and used in the great war Rifle
Treaty to cease hostilities on the western front (not the same as the treaty of Versailles) Armistice
Who wanted their freedom from the Austro-Hungarian Empire? Black Hand
Caused many nations to get involved in the Great War Alliance System
His assassination sparked the Great War Franz Ferdinand
Shot Franz Ferdinand Gavrilo Princip
Rats and trench foot were discomforts of- Trench Warfare
The battles of the Great War never touched (blanks) soil German
A piece of land that has belonged to both Germany and France Alsace-Lorraine
A weapon used on the western front for the first time by 1916 Tank
Blame was placed on this country for the war Germany
An internal diplomatic communication issued from the german foreign office that proposed a military alliance between Germany and Mexico Zimmermann
Veterans of WWI were known by this name as a result of war time experiences and for being cynical and disillusioned. Lost Generation
Some germans were chained to their machines guns during the battle of Belleau
Germany had to give up (blank) as part of the Treaty of Versailles Land
Over 700,000 French villages were (blank) Destroyed

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