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These are what members of congress were called who desired war with the British warhawk
As the American forces invaded Canada, what buliding had they destroyed? parliamentbuilding
________________'s dinner party was forced into cancellation by British troops dolleymadison
With a team of slaves, indians, women, volunteers, frontiersmen, and much more ___________ took down the British andrewjackson
Where General Jackson defeated the British neworleans
An American lawyer on a British ship, forced to stay there until British troops finished attacking Baltimore francisscottkey
The Britiish built forts west of this natural land feature appalachianmountians
British troops burned this building down as pay back for burning down the capital of Canada capitolbuilding
The emperor of France with the desire to conquer most of Europe napoleon
Where in the process of seizing American ships, the British also took their sailors and forced them to work as their own impressment
The President to declare war on Britain jamesmadison
With a very important harbor it also home to many American sailing ships baltimore
In the shaped of a star and on the Baltimore port was said to be _________ fortmchenry
Where Britain and America signed a peace treaty ghentbelgium
The British navy fired upon Fort McHenry for ___________ 25hours

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War of 1812 Crossword

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conflict fought between the United States and Great Britain over British violations of U.S. maritime rights. It ended with the exchange of ratification of the Treaty of Ghent. War of 1812
an act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving. Blockade
an act of defeating an enemy or opponent in a battle. Victory
called for war against England and eyed Canada as a possible target of expansion. War Hawks
best remembered for surrendering Fort Detroit to the British on August 16, 1812 following the Siege of Detroit. General William Hull
British General that led the Canadians. Isaac Brooks
The British battered Oliver Hazard Perry's own ship and left is helpless. BattleOfLakeErie
Withdraw from enemy forces as a result of their superior power or after a defeat. Retreat
The ninth President of the U.S. William Henry Harrison
A Tennessee officer who took control of the American Troops in the Creek War. Andrew Jackson
Defeated France in 1814. Britain
Defeated by Britain and its army in 1814. France
an engagement fought between January 8 and January 18, 1815, constituting the final major battle of the War of 1812, and the most one-sided battle of that war. BattleOfNewOrleans
a sustained fight between large, organized armed forces. Battle
a state of armed conflict between different nations or states or different groups within a nation or state. War
a Native American leader of the Shawnee and a large tribal confederacy which opposed the United States during Tecumseh's War and became an ally of Britain in the War of 1812. Tecumseh
Tecumseh's brother. TheProphet
a tribe led by Tecumseh. The Shawnee Tribe
an instance of defeating or being defeated. Defeat

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The practice of forcing American sailors into the British navy. Impressment
This party opposed the war. Federalists
One of the effects of the war. Patriotism
The British burned this. Whitehouse
These two regions supported the war. SouthandWest
Andrew Jackson defeated the Creek nation in this battle. HorseshoeBend
British allies in the War of 1812. NativeAmericans
He was president during the War of 1812. JamesMadison
American victory won after the war was over. NewOrleans
The national anthem was composed during the bombardment of this fort. McHenry
The Embargo Act boosted this in America. Manufacturing
'In 1814, we took a little trip, along with Colonel Jackson down the mighty_____.' Mississip
Shawnee leader who united Native Americans. Tecumseh
U.S. naval hero in the War of 1812. Perry
At the Hartford Convection, this region threatened secession. NewEngland
He passed the Embargo Act. Jefferson
He was the hero of the Battle of New Orleans. Jackson
American warship. USSConstitution
The United States failed in its attempt to invade this British territory. Canada
They demanded War! Warhawks
Treaty ending the war. Ghent
Religious leader who placed a curse on Harrison and future U.S. presidents. Prophet
He wrote the Star-Spangled Banner. Key
William Henry Harrison became a hero in this battle. Tippecanoe
She saved George Washington's portrait. Dolley

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Who was the President during the war of 1812? James Madison
Who was the Secretary of State during the war of 1812? James Monroe
What capital did the British burn down? Washington
What did they call a group or person who was for the war of 1812 Warhawks
What was the last name of the person who wrote the National Anthem? Key
What still stood after the battle of Fort McHenry? Flag
What country did the Warhawks want to take over? Canada
What other country was England at war with? France
Who was on the Protrait that Mrs. Madison saved? George Washington
What battle occured after the Treaty of Ghent? New Orleans
Who allied the Indians with the British? Tecumseh
Who was the "hero" of the war of 1812? Andrew Jackson
What was the name of the treaty that ended the war? Treaty of Ghent
What major Canadian city did the Americans burn down? York
What ship was nicknamed "Old Ironsides"? USS Constitution
Who were the British allies with? Indians
What is the term for what the British did to American sailors? Impress
Where is Prophetstown? Indiana
Who was the war of 1812 mainly against? Britain
What surged after the war? Nationalism
Who was the leader of France at the time? Napoleon

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American Revolution Crossword Puzzle

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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

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World War 2 Crossword

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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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The Patriot soldier also had greater motivation, or sense of purpose. The British relied on ______ to fight for them. The Americans called these mercenaries "Hessians" mercenaries
They placed great value on liberty and personal freedom. After rejecting the rule of the British Parliament, they were unwilling to _______power to their own Continental Congress. transfer
To meet this need, the Congress established the Continental Army, which depended on the states to ______ soldiers. recruit
The Continental Army also had a hard time finding officers—qualified military commanders. Some were young men who were recruited from the ranks. The best officers had experience from ______, or earlier, wars. previous
In February 1778, France declared war on Britain and sent money, equipment, and troops to _______ the American Patriots. aid
Many soldiers became sick and died. Other men _______,or left without permission. Some officers quit. The Continental Army seemed to be falling apart. deserted
The amount of bills was greater than the supply of gold and silver backing them. This led to ______, which means that it took more and more money to buy the same amount of goods. inflation
. Other northern states soon took similar measures. Still, the ______ of slavery would remain unsettled for many years. issue
. British vessels formed an effective ________, keeping ships from entering or leaving American harbors. blockade
A _______ is a privately owned merchant ship outfitted with weapons. privateer
They also saved the key port of Charles Town, South Carolina, from the British. Although this was a small battle, its _______ on the rest of the war was great. impact
Another section joined Francis Marion's raids. Greene combined his forces in March. Greene's army was forced to retreat, but the British ______ great losses in the process. sustained
Washington kept his new _______, or plan of action, secret. He wanted Clinton to think the Patriots still planned to attack at New York. strategy
The British were trapped. American and French forces began a ______they blocked off the British supply and escape routes. siege
There would be a few more clashes on land and sea. However, the defeat at Yorktown convinced the British that the war was too costly to _______, or proceed with. pursue

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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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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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French and Indian War Crossword

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Politician elected leader of the British army after many loses. William Pitt
Area of land granted to wealthy English planters, that the French were occupying. Pittsburgh
What was the area called that Robert Cavelier claimed for France. Mississippi Valley
Which Native American recognized the French loss as a native American loss. Pontiac
His mission was to drive out French from the Ohio Valley. Braddock
How did the French and Indian alliance start? Trading
What was the first permanent French settlement in North America. Quebec
Who led the battle that gave the British the upper hand in the war? James Wolfe
What was a negative effect of the 7 Years War for the British? Debt
One major land of contention between the French and English. Ohio River Valley
Financial expert that was sent to help relieve tensions in the colonies. Grenville
First Native Americans to help the British. Iroquois
Set of "laws" that were put in place in 1764 to lower the amount of smuggling. Sugar Act
The fort where the French and Indian War began. Necessity
After the war, which side of the Mississippi did the British claim? East
What colony did Britain have tensions with during and before the 7 years war. Massachusetts

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American Revolution Crossword

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Those who chose to support Britain during the Revolutionary War Loyalists
Those who supported the war against Britain Patriots
1777 British defeat that was a major turning point in the Revolutionary War. Battle of Saratoga
In 1783, the British signed a peace treaty ending the revolutionary war and the 13 colonies became independent. Treaty Of Paris
American patriot, writer, printer, and inventor; persuaded the French to help the colonist. Benjamin Franklin
A delegate at the second continental congress and wrote the Declaration of Independence; 3rd president of the U.S. Thomas Jefferson
Commander of the Continental Army; first president of the U.S. George Washingtom
King of England during the American Revolution King George III
British tax on wills, licenses, and other documents Stamp Act
British taxes in America on items such as glass, paints, and paper Townshend Acts
The murder of 5 Bostonians, by British soldiers, protesting against British taxes Boston Massacre
Protest by A,ericans in 1773 whereby they threw tea from British ships into the sea Boston Tea Party
British law that made American companies pay tax on tea but not British ones Tea Act
Rode through the night to warn the town of Lexington the British were coming Paul Revere

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