Type
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Description

a formal agreement among group or individual alliance
to use warships to prevent other ships from entering or leaving a harbor blockade
refuse to buy boycott
plan for spending money budget
the leader of all the military forces commander in chief
the leader of all the military forces Commander in chief
a formal meeting of representatives congress
official statement declaration
representatives delegates
walls made or earth and stone to help colonists defend themselves earthworks
complaints grievances
law and order issued by the king and the British parliament imperial polices
the freedom to govern themselves independence
colonist in Massachusetts ; got their name because they were said to be ready to fight in minutes notice minutemen
complete control of a good or service in an area to one person or group monopoly
ancient symbol of peace olive branch
the lawmaking branch of the British government parliament
a signed request made to an official person or organization petition
first part of the Declaration of Independence preamble
pubic announcement proclamation
work against protest

The colonies unite Crossword

Type
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Description

a formal agreement among groups or individuals alliance
refuse to buy boycott
to use warships to prevent other ships from entering or leaving a harbor blockade
pan for spending money budget
the leader of all the military forces commander in chief
a formal meeting of representatives congress
official statment declaration
representatives delegates
walls made or earth and stone to help the colonist defend themselves earthworks
complaints grievances
laws and orders issued by the king and the British Parliment imperial policies
the freedom to govern themselves independence
colonist in Massachusetts ; got their name because they were said to be ready to fight in a minute's notice Minutemen
complete control of a good or service in an area to one person or group monopoly
ancient symbol of peace olive branch
the lawmaking branch of the British government parlament
a signed request made to and official person or organization petition
first part of the Declaration of Independence preamble
public announcement proclamation
complaints grievances
to provide or pay for housing quarter
take back repeal
someone speaking or acting for them representation
a formal statement resolution
a sudden, complete change of government revolution
working against the government treason

American Revolution Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

the overthrow of a government but those who are governed REVOLUTION
fees for the support of government required to be paid by people and businesses TAXES
the quality of being just or fair JUSTICE
freedom of choice LIBERTY
to attack from a place or hiding AMBUSH
a general and progressive increase in prices INFLATION
troops trained to fight on horseback CAVALRY
American colonists who remained loyal to Britain and opposed the war for independence LOYALISTS
American colonists who fought for independence from Great Britain during the Revolutionary War PATRIOTS
An American politician and soldier who served. as the first President of the United States from 1789 to 1797 and was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States GEORGE WASHINGTON
this battle was fought on June 17, 1775, during the Siege of Boston in the early stages of the American Revolutionary War battle of bunker hill
an armed conflict between Great Britain and thirteen of its North American colonies that after onset of the war was declared independence as the United States American Revolutionary War
a political protest but the Sons of Liberty in Boston on Dec. 16, 1773. The demonstrators, some disguised as Native Americans, in defiance of the Teach of May 10, 1773, destroyed and entire shipment of tea sent by the East India Company. They boarded the ships and threw the chests. of tea into Boston Harbor. The British government responded harshly and the episode escalated into the American Revolution. Boston Tea Party
a group of British colonies on the east coast of North America founded in the 17th and 18th centuries that declared independence in 1776 and formed the United States. Thirteen Colonies
a British Army officer who rose to become Commander-in-Chief of British forces during the American war of Independence also known as the American Revolutionary War. William Howe

Executive branch Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Causes of the American Revolution Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who Won the Battle of Kettle Creek Elijah Clark
One of the founding fathers Button Gwinett
Rebel Heroine Nancy
slave that fought with the whigs Austin Dabney
encounter of the American Revolutionary War in 1779 Siege of Savannah
comprised the North American theater of the worldwide Seven Years' War of 1756–63. French and Indian war
was issued October 7, 1763, by King George III following Great Britain's acquisition of French territory in North America Proclamation of 1763
Passed by the British Parliament on March 22, 1765. Stamp Act
harsh laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774. Intolerable Acts
name given to a minimum of two Acts of British Parliament in the local governments of the American colonies Quartering Act
signed the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Georgia and also served as the second Chief Executive of Georgia George Walton
Hall County is named after him Lyman Hall
managed the Colonial war effort and moved incrementally towards independence, adopting the United States Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Second Continental Congress
eclaration of statehood is an assertion by a defined territory that it is independent and constitutes a state. Declaration of independence
American colonists who remained loyal to the British Crown during the American Revolutionary War. Loyalists
Conservative Party Tories
Fought for american rights Patriots

Studies Weekly Week 4 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

mountain range in the Proclamation of 1763 Appalachian
one who stayed true to the King of England loyalists
places to live quarters
one who wanted the colonies to become an independent country patriot
to convince persuade
branch of British government that made laws Parliament
volunteer army militia
murder of people who cannot defend themselves massacre
Great Britain's foe in 1754 war France
defended British soldiers after the Boston Massacre: John ____________ Adams

Government Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

administration
attorney general
balances
budgets
cabinet
checks
commander in chief
country
defense
executive branch
federal
government
house of reps
judicial branch
justice
law
leaders
legislative
military
national
obama
policies
power
President
president
secretary
senate
supreme court
United States
vice president

The United States Government Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the political direction and control exercised over the actions of the members, citizens, or inhabitants of communities, societies, and states Government
a group of persons sworn to render a verdict or true answer on a question jury
a native or naturalized member of a state or nation citizen
the system of fundamental principles according to which a nation or state is governed constitution
the branch of government charged with the execution and enforcement of laws executive branch
the power or right vested in one branch of a government to cancel a law veto
the presentation of formal charges against a public official by the lower house impeachment
the presentation of formal charges against a public official by the lower house legislative branch
an official enumeration of the population, with details as to age, sex, occupation census
a meeting of party leaders to select candidates, elect convention delegates caucus
having power to frame or alter a political constitution or fundamental law constituent
a group of persons who work or conduct a campaign to influence members of a legislature to vote lobbying
the branch of government charged with the interpretation of laws judicial branch
the body of laws of a state or nation regulating ordinary private matters civil laws

The Revolutionary War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

September 1774, delegates from twelve colonies sent representatives to Philadelphia to discuss a response to the Intolerable Acts. First Continental Congress
American colonists who fought for independence from Great Britain during the Revolutionary War. Patriots
Members of a militia during the American Revolution who could be ready to fight in sixty seconds. Minutemen
British soldiers who fought against the colonists in the American Revolution; so called because of their bright red uniforms. Redcoats
A convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that started meeting in the summer of 1775, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, soon after warfare in the American Revolutionary War had begun. Second Continental Congress
U.S. army led by George Washington. Continental Army
1765, A tax that the British Parliament placed on newspapers and official documents sold in the American Colonies. Stamp Act
British soldiers fired into a crowd of colonists who were teasing and taunting them. Five colonists were killed. The colonists blamed the British and the Sons of Liberty and used this incident as an excuse to promote the Revolution. Boston Massacre
Law passed by Parliament in the early 1770's stating that only the East India Company, a British business, could sell tea to the 13 colonies. Tea Act
The dumping of 342 chests of tea into Boston Harbor by colonists in 1773 to protest the Tea Act. Boston Tea Party
A series of laws set up by Parliament to punish Massachusetts for its protests against the British. Intolerable Acts
Commander of the Continental Army in the Revolutionary War. George Washington
Traitor of Patriots and joined British. Benedict Arnold
Place where Washington's army spent the winter of 1777-1778, a 4th of troops died here from disease and malnutrition, Steuben comes and trains troops. Valley Forge

Revolutionary War Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

In 1783, an agreement was made between the US and Great Britain. It ended the Revolutionary War and recognized American independence. Treaty of Paris
This was a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine. It gave the Thirteen Colonies independence from Great Britain. commonsense
This was a series of acts passed in the beginning of 1767. It was passed by the Parliament of Great Britain relating to the British colonies in North America. townshendacts
This was put in place to help the British East India Company. It allowed them to ship their tea to North America. teaact1773
These laws were passed after the Boston Tea Party. They were a punishment for the colonists who threw tea into the Boston Harbor. intolerableacts
This is a group of men were self trained in weaponry and tactics. They joined together to form militia during the war. minutemen
This person was born in Massachusettes in 1723. He is known for being the first death of the Boston Massacre. crispusattucks
This man had many talents such as engraver and silversmith. He is best known for letting militia know that the British troops were coming. paulrevere
George Washington's army spent their winter months at this camp. Many died here from starvation and disease, but they left stronger. valleyforge
This was a group of colonists who secretly formed a group. They wanted to protect the rights of the colonists. sonsofliberty
This act,passed in 1756, let British parliament to collect money from colonists. They put a tax on newspapers and commercial documents. stampact
This is a military government involving the ending of ordinary law. martiallaws
This woman fought in the battle of Monmouth. Many think her story is folklore. mollypitcher
This person was a polish commander who fought in the American Revolution. We celebrate him the first Monday in March. casmirpulaski
All people are created equal. All people deserve the same rights and opportunities. egalitarianism
These people stayed loyal to the British crown. They were against the Revolution. loyalists
This group of people were against the British. They wanted to gain their independence from Britain. Patriots
This was the first battle of the Revolutionary War. Although the colonials lost, they did great and their confidence was lifted. battleofbunkerhill

Revolutionary War Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Published the Common Sense ThomasPaine
Englands name for the French and Indian War The Seven Years War
Tax on all sugar prodects including molasses Sugar Act
To house british troops and take care of them Quartering Act
Required colonists to buy special tax stamps for all kinds of products Stamp Act
Taxed glass, lead, paint, paper and tea Townshend Act
Tension between colonists and red coats peaked and a fight broke out Boston Massacre
Allowed british east india company to sell tea directly to the colonists Tea Act
Protest against the Tea Act Boston Tea party
Kings response to the Boston Tea Party intolerable acts
served as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army George Washington
King of England King George III
Rode the midnight ride Paul Revere
Author of the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson
First person to be killed in the Boston Massacre Krispus Attucks