Type
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Description

great inflation
civil rights movement
economic community
new rights act
environmental movement
watergate scandal
antiwar protests
desegregation
Vietnam war
equal rights
womens movement
Cambodia invasion
Richard Nixon

1970's Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

First president in the 70's Richard Nixon
An invention that is used today on the computer that helps with communication email
In the 1970's American experienced the Great _____ that caused unemployment rates to rise significantly Inflation
The US went through a shortage of ___ in the 70's oil
____ put an end to the post WW11 economic expansion recession
A scandal on June 17th, 1942 involving Richard Nixon Watergatescandal
1970s consisted of a great deal of __ fashion punk
Main style of music disco
A popular game that many kids played in their free time twister
A very popular band rollingstones

Vietnam War Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Battle of Dien Phu
Civil Rights Protest
France
Hanoi
Communism
USNS Maddox
Tonkin Gulf Resolution
TET offensive
Antiwar Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Operation Rolling Thunder
Pacifist
David Millar
South Vietnam
North Vietnam
Domino theory
My Lai massacre
Protest
Vietcong

U.S. History: Civil Rights Movement Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

The Civil Rights Movement Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Vietnam War crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The establishment of a colony in one territory. colonialism
All property and all means of production belong to the government, private property does not exist and all goods are shared equally. communism
America's belief that if one country came under control of communists, then neighboring countries would as well. Domino Theory
A form of irregular warfare in which a small group of combatants use military tactics to fight a larger army. Guerilla Warfare
Extreme loyalty to one's country. Nationalism
The army that fought the United States and the South Vietnamese governments. Vietcong
Individuals that served in the armed forces of their country. Veterans
The 35th president of the United States and was assassinated in 1963. John Kennedy
The 37th president of the United States and got them out of the Vietnam War. Richard Nixon
The leader of the North vietnamese during the Vietnam War. Ho Chi Minh
The 34th president and was a commander in Europe during WW2. Dwight Eisenhower
The 36th president and was put into office after Kennedy was assassinated. Lyndon Johnson
The forced induction of a person into the armed forces. draft
a series of surprise attacks by the Vietcong and North Vietnamese forces. tet offensive
American foreign policy to stop the spread of communism. containment
Help by the United States they fought against North Vietnam. South Vietnam
A sprayable gel that the United States military used as a weapon in the Vietnam War. napalm
President Nixon's plan to take all the United States troops in Vietnam and let South Vietnam fight North Vietnam. vietnamization
A soldier that has been taken captive by the enemy. Prisoner of war
People that are against something. protest

Vietnam War Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Place where the false attack on the USS Maddox occurred. Gulf of Tonkin
Process where troops are taken out of Vietnam. Vietnamization
Classified documents that were released in news papers. Pentagon Documents
Headquarters of the U.S department of defense. Pentagon
Surprise attacks against military bases throughout South Vietnam. Tet Offensive
People who illegally release information. Whistle Blowers
Major political scandal where 5 men broke into the Democratic National Committee headquarters. Watergate
The man who illegally stole and released classified Pentagon Papers Daniel Ellsberg
U.S president from 1969-1974 who introduced Vietnamization. Richard Nixon
The war that lasted from 1954-1975. The Vietnam War
Communist guerrilla group in South Vietnam. Vietcong
Ho Chi Mihn's army. Viet Mihn
General who commanded U.S. forces during the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1968. William Westmoreland
Trail that ran from North Vietnam to South Vietnam and went through Laos and Cambodia. Ho Chi Mihn trail
Communist leader of North Vietnam. Ho Chi Mihn
U.S president from 1963-1969 that sent troops to Vietnam. Lyndon B. Johnson
Nixon's Vice president, and the president at the end of the Vietnam War. Gerald Ford
U.S secretary of defense. Robert McNamara
U.S president from 1961-1963 and was assassinated. John F. Kennedy
U.S president from 1953-1961, opposed elections in Vietnam Effort to block Communist from taking power. Dwight D. Eisenhower

The 70s Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

AppleII
Atari2600
Disney World
Elvis Presley
Jimmy Carter
Jonestown Massacre
KentState Massacre
Micheal Jackson
Richard Nixon
Star Wars
Twin Towers
Watergate Scandal

The Civil Rights Movement Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

To refuse to buy from a company. boycott
The rights of all individuals to participate equally in their communities civil rights
integrating black people and white people into the same facility,school, or place of business desegregation
Laws that enforced the separation of black and white people Jim Crow Laws
referred to as KKK, a extremely racist group that believes in supremacy of white people over others Ku Klux Klan
An international prized awarded each year in chemistry, physics; physics,economics,medicine and peace promotion Nobel prize
An African American woman known for refusing to give her seat on the bus to a white man. Rosa Parks
The belief that people of one skin color are better than people of another skin color Racism
The practice of separating blacks and whites. segregation
A common and effective way to challenge segregationist businesses Sit-in
A law that the court system decides violates the rules and procedures of the consitution unconstitutional
An Afican American man who is known for fighting for equal school systems for black kids in Brown vns board of education Thurgood Marshall
One of the greatest leaders in the civil rights movement known for encouraging peaceful protests. Martin Luther king jr
The name of Martin Luther King JR's popular speech dealing with unequal black treatment I Have a Dream
A time when African Americans fought for equality through mainly peaceful protests Civil rights movement

History of Rock and Roll Word Search

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Word Search
Description

Protest
Elvis Presley
American Bandstand
Woody Guthrie
JFK
MLK JR
Civil Rights Movement
Vietnam
Brian Epstein
Beatlemania
Beatles
Arthur Crudup
Chuck Berry
Bob Dylan
Little Richard
Tutti Frutti
Dick Clark
Aretha Franklin

Chapter 17 Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

American Indian Movement AIM
A popular rock band during the 1960's. Beatles
National Organization for Women NOW
A subculture whose values and norms of behavior differ substantially from those of mainstream society, often in opposition to mainstream cultural mores. Counterculture
An American constitutional lawyer and conservative activist. PhyllisSchlafly
An annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Earthday
An American political activist, author, lecturer, and attorney, noted for his involvement in consumer protection, environmentalism, and government reform causes. Ralphnader
Is a difference of opinions between one generation and another regarding beliefs, politics, or values. generationgap
Environmental Protection Agency. epa
An American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist, who became nationally recognized as a leader and a spokeswoman for the feminist movement in the late 1960s and early 1970s. gloriasteinem
Started a nationwide boycott of California grapes, forcing growers to negotiate a contract with the United Farm Workers in 1970. cesarchavez
Any people working outside there own country. migrantfarmworker
An American writer, activist, and feminist. A leading figure in the women's movement in the United States. bettyfriedan
United Farm Workers. ufw
A waste material that can cause death, injury or birth defects to living creatures. toxicwaste
An American psychologist and writer known for advocating the exploration of the therapeutic potential of psychedelic drugs under controlled conditions. timothyleary
Is an extension of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement which began in the 1940s with the stated goal of achieving Mexican American empowerment. chicanomovement
the advocacy of women's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men. feminism
An American marine biologist and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. rachelcarson
A group of people living together and sharing possessions and responsibilities. commune