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The Colonial Times Crossword

The Colonial Times Crossword
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British forces
a line that prohibited colonists from settling west of the Appalachian Mountains
British Tax on foreign molasses entering the American Colonies
prohibited colonies from issuing paper money, destabilized colonial economy
act that required colonist to provide food, lodging, and supplies to the British troops
Redcoats shot at unarmed colonist and ended up killing 5 of them and injured many other.
act that required colonist to pay taxes on tea, paper, glass, and coloring for paints.
colonist raided 3 British ships and dumped million dollar worth of tea into the harbor
main author of the Declaration of Independence
commander of the Continental Army
Colonist who remained loyal to Britain and opposed the war for independence.
Crops such as tobacco, sugar and cotton raised in large quantities to be sold for profits
a elected group of lawmakers
a agreement signed by men on aboard the Mayflower that sates that they would govern themselves
belief in the benefits of profitable trading; commercialism.
a skilled worked or manufacturer
a region/territory governed by another nation
laws that governed trade between England and its colonies
laws set up by Parliament to punish Massachusetts for its protests against the British
Revolutionary leader who wrote the pamphlet Common Sense (1776)
a colonist who wanted independence from the British

American Revolution crossword puzzle

American Revolution crossword puzzle
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Knew the British troops were coming
Colonists were upset about the decisions that the British government was making on their behalf
Violent incident between British soldiers and American colonists
Movement that reason and science should be used in all areas including, government
Born free and all have natural rights life, liberty and property
Battle that ended the war?
Placed taxes on foreign sugar, attempt to stop smuggling
Tax on printed paper( newspapers, almanacs, Pamphlets, etc.
Wrote the social contract
"Common sense"
Wrote the Declaration of Independence
Or ruling in an earlier case that was similar
to warn the american rebels of approaching british troops.
a major battle of revolutionary war,fought in 1777 in northern New York state
military government involving the suspension of ordinary law.

ROAD TO REVOLUTION Crossword

ROAD TO REVOLUTION Crossword
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Given up
Accept without protest
Not limited by law.
Cannons and large guns.
Refusal to buy goods
Fair, impartial
The name of the American army.
Violent disturbances.
Ruled by a tyrant with absolute power
Rebellions at home.
provided
Leader of green mountain boys who helped capture fort Ticonderoga.
King of England during American revolution.
Colonists who were loyal to Britain.
A force of armed civilians who pledged to defend their colony.
Colonists who could be ready to fight at a minutes notice
Colonists who supported the colonial rebels
A patriot who warned colonists about British movements.
Dishonesty, disloyalty
Housing or giving lodging to.
Moral uprightness.
Founder of the sons of liberty.
British tax on imported sugar and molasses.
Term
Writer of the declaration of independence.

Imperialism Crossword

Imperialism Crossword
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a territory that a colonial power ruled directly through colonial officials
African country that remained independent via their military
a soldier from colonial India under the direction of a British Commander
one of the inspirations for Westerners to colonize China
effort by the Righteous and Harmonious Fists to expel foreigners from China
largest colonial power in Africa
little buddy of the USA in Africa...remained independent
British adventurer who made millions in gold and diamonds in Africa
pride in your country, support of its policies, and feeling of superiority
acronym for the motives of imperialism
meeting where Europeans agreed on how to divide up the African continent
had to inform others that you wanted part of Africa
lead European leaders at the Berlin Conference
author of White Man's Burden
colony with its own government but policies guided by a foreign power
time between 1800-1914 when countries set out to control foreign lands
political, economic, social, military control of another country
a region where an imperial power has exclusive economic and trading control
amount of input Africans had at the Berlin Conference
competition by Europeans to claim part of Africa
poem advocating "westernization" of Africa and other non-industrialized areas

Canadian Government Word Search

Canadian Government Word Search
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Word Search
Description

leader of the opposition
speaker of the house
official opposition
representative
prime minister
supreme court
constituency
legislation
parliament
government
provincial
municipal
branches
reading
monarch
commons
federal
citizen
chamber
capital
cabinet
debate
senate
elect
clerk
amend
vote
page
bill
law

The Roman Republic Crossword

The Roman Republic Crossword
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was the general body of free Roman citizens who were not patricians, as determined by the census.
a unit of 3,000–6,000 men in the ancient Roman army.
Tables was the legislation that stood at the foundation of Roman law.
a ruler with total power over a country, typically one who has obtained power by force.
was a Thracian gladiator who, along with the Gauls Crixus, Oenomaus, Castus and Gannicus, was one of the escaped slave leaders in the Third Servile War,
He was the chief priest, lawgiver, judge, and the sole commander of the army.[
were Roman plebeian nobiles who both served as tribunes in the late 2nd century BC
was the highest elected office of the appointive office under the Roman Empire.
was a Roman general and statesman.
ancient civilization prospered in the region of modern-day Tuscany, maintaining extensive trade networks, building impressive fortified cities, and making exquisite art
was the center or capital city of the ancient Carthaginian civilization, situated on the eastern side of the Lake of Tunis
were institutions in ancient Rome. They functioned as the machinery of the Roman legislative branch
is a Latin epic poem, written by Virgil between 29 and 19 BC
led an attack on Saguntum, an independent city allied with Rome, which sparked the outbreak of the Second Punic War.
was the period of ancient Roman civilization beginning with the overthrow of the Roman Kingdom
was the long period of peacefulness and minimal expansion by the Roman military force
were in charge of government and also of the army. The 300 citizen Senate advised them at all times.
were the twin brothers and main characters of Rome's foundation myth.
an official in ancient Rome chosen by the plebeians to protect their interests.
surrounded by the ruins of several important ancient government buildings at the center of the city of Rome.
an aristocrat or nobleman.
was a title granted by the government of Ancient Rome to men acting in one of two official capacities
were a series of three wars fought between Rome and Carthage from 264 BC to 146 BC.
was a Roman general and statesman
was a political institution in ancient Rome.

The American Revolution Crossword

The American Revolution Crossword
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A group of delegates from each colony or state. It became the first governing body of the United States of America.
A set of documents and laws that define the government of a country.
A tax placed on the American colonies by the British government. It taxed all sorts of paper documents including newspapers, magazines, and legal documents.
The main governing body of the British government.
A type of government that is ruled directly by the people.
The group of thirteen states that united to get her.
The overthrow of a government to establish a new system.
A person in America who stayed loyal to Britain and the king
American colonists who fought for independence from Great Britain during the Revolutionary War
The death of innocent people
A group of ships in the military service
The American army during the American Revolution
was the first President of the United States, the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
a war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy
A pamphlet written by Tom Paine during the darkest days of the Revolution for the Patriots that spurred them to keep fighting. "The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot..."
The function of members of Congress as elected officials representing the views of their constituents.
A British guard.

Origins of American Government Crossword

Origins of American Government Crossword
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Consisting of two houses
A charter agreed to by King John of England that granted nobles certain rights and restricted the King's powers
A colony that was based on a grant of land by the English monarch to a proprietor, or owner, in exchange for a yearly payment
Colonies based on a grant of land by the British crown to a company or a group of settlers
An alliance formed in 1643 by the Plymouth, Connecticut, Massachussetts Bay, and New Haven colonies in order to defend themselves from threats posed by Native Americans and by settlers from near by Dutch colonies
First Plan for uniting the colonies, proposed by Benjamin Franklin
Law passed by English parliament that required a government tax stamp on paper goods and all legal documents
A meeting of colonial delegates in Philidelphia to decide how to respond to the abuses of authority by the British government
A declaration of citizen's rights issued by the Virginia Convention
The document that created the first central government for the United States. It was replaced by the Constitution in 1789
Formally approved
Legislation passed by Congress to establish a plan for settling the North West territory
Delegates of Constitutional Convention who developed the framework for the government and wrote the Constitution
The plan for government in which the national government would have supreme power and a legislative branch would have two houses with represenatives determined by state population
A proposal to create a unicameral legislature with equal representation of states instead or representation by population
An agreement worked out at the Constitutional Convention established that a states population would determine representation in the lower house of legislature, while each state would have equal representation in the upper house
Group of people who supported the adoption of the U.S. Constitution and a strong national government
Group of people who opposed the adoption of the Constitution
The pen name that the framers Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay used when writing the Federalist Papers
The first ten ammendments to the U.S. Constitution concerning basic individual liberties

Rome Crossword

Rome Crossword
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the first Roman dictator
Carthage military commander
A city that fought against Rome in the Punic Wars
A stadium in ancient rome where gladiator battles took place
first roman emperor
Ruler of the egyptian government
a period of peace for the Roman Empire
a common farmer, trader, craftworker
an area of land surrouned by water on three sides
a roman athlete who was forced to fight for entertainment
the members of noble families that owned land
a ruler who has absolute power
a series of conflicts between Rome and Carthage
a form of government in which citizens elect representatives
the law making body and most powerful branch of roman government
Elected leaders of Ancient Rome
the earliest written collection of roman laws
a person who is elected by citizens
the belief in many gods and goddesses
Two elected officials of the roman republic

Revolutionary War Crossword

Revolutionary War Crossword
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Crossword
Description

Series of 1767 laws that placed new taxes on glass, lead, paints, paper and tea.
The British government that passed unfair laws and taxes.
The British soldiers that fought the colonists.
The list of freedoms that all Americans have a right to enjoy.
The American people who fought the British soldiers.
The big protest against the tea tax.
One of the main delegates of Masschusetts
The gang of colonists who punished those who disobeyed the British boycott.
A ban (meaning to stop) buying or using something from another country or business.
The night that the colonists got into a snowball fight with the British soldiers who fought back by killing five colonists.
The man who gave the speech that said, "give me liberty or give me death!"
Unfair laws that the British forced on the colonists.
The one colony that was not ready to get rid of the British rule.
The type of torture the Sons of Liberty used.
The city where all the colony representatives came to sign the Declaration of Independence.