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First woman member of the Royal Geographical Society. She traveled extensively and wrote a number of books. Bishop
Senator from Georgia; taught school; writer, lecturer, and reformer with special interest in agricultural and women’s issues; served as secretary to her husband while he was a Member of Congress. Felton
Gave the world the little black dress, Chanel No. 5 perfume, and the revolutionary notion that style could be both classic and casual. Chanel
Belgian tennis star who returned after retirement and motherhood to win the U.S. Open in 2009 and 2010. The first Belgian woman ever to play in a Grand Slam final. Clijsters
She then drew a knife from under her dress and stabbed Girondin through the heart. Descended from a noble family, educated in a convent at Caen, and royalist by sentiment. Corday
U.S. politician, in New York City. She helped found Women Strike for Peace Abzug
Active in American Indian environmental issues since her teen years earned a degree in economic development from Harvard and then moved to Minnesota's White Earth reservation. LaDuke
American toxicologist, physician, and educator. She worked with the state of Illinois. include Industrial Poisoning in the United States. Hamilton
Was American TV's most popular comedienne for over a decade, beloved for her blazing red hair and slapstick situation comedy gags. starred in five different TV shows during her career; the original, I Love Lucy. Ball
President and CEO of Yahoo!, making her the youngest CEO of a Fortune 500 company at age 37. Also, in 2012, she was ranked 14 by Fortune magazine's for their list of American's Most Powerful Women in Business. She started at Google in 1999 where she became their 20th employee and first female engineer. She was at Google for 13 years and helped develop Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail and iGoogle. Mayor
Founded Miami, the only major U.S. city to have been founded by a woman. Tuttle
Chemist and physicist known for her work on radioactivity and radium. She discovered both polonium and radium, laboriously isolated one gram of radium salts from about eight tons of pitchblende, and determined the atomic weights and properties of radium and polonium. Currie
The French heroine who was burned at the stake. JoanofArc
American illustrator, caricaturist, and etcher. She illustrated more than 60 books including works by George Ade, Carl Sandburg, and Louis Untermeyer, as well as her own poems and her stories for children. Bacon
The former First Lady who became Secretary of State and is currently running for president. Clinton
Comedienne who was the former Saturday Night Live writer who created and starred in the television sitcom 30 Rock for seven seasons from 2006-2013. One of SNL's brightest stars. Fey
Hostess whose 30 Minute Meals program on the Food Network made her one of the best-known cooks on TV. Her specialty was putting meals together in a hurry, and in 1998 she published her first cookbook on making 30 Minute Meals. The success of the book led to a gig on local television, and by 2001 Ray had signed on for a national show with the Food Network. Ray
American humanitarian, organizer of the American Red Cross, and worked in the midst of the Civil War. She then established a service of supplies for soldiers and nursed in army camps and on the battlefields. She was called the Angel of the Battlefield. Barton
First woman in the United States to receive a medical degree. she founded the New York Infirmary for Women and Children, which was expanded in 1868 to include a Women's College for the training of doctors, the first of its kind. Blackwell
Widely considered the most respected and influential wedding dress designer in the world. She also designs evening wear, ready-to-wear, and ice-skating outfits. In fact, she designed the sleek costumes worn by Nancy Kerrigan in the 1994 Olympic Games. Wang

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Famous Firsts Black History Month Crossword

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Who was the first African-American to receive a Nobel Piece Prize for his mediation in Israel? RalphJBunche
Who was the first African-American to be a justice of the Supreme Court? ThurgoodMarshall
Who was the first African-American performer to host a variety TV series? NatKingCole
Who was the first published African-American female poet? PhillisWheatley
Who was the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era? JackieRobinson
Who was the first African-American In space? GuionBluford
Who was the first African-American female to be a millionaire and specialized in hair products for black women? MadameCJWalker
Who was the first African-American Senator in the U.S. Congress? HiramRevels
Who was an African-American leader during the late 19th and early 20th centuries and founded Tuskegee University? BookerTWashington
Who was a civil rights activist who became the first African-American to attend the University of Mississippi? JamesMeredith

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Women's History Month Crossword

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This woman, born in Alexandria, Egypt circa 350, was an astronomer, philosopher, and the first woman to make a substantial contribution to the development of mathematics. Hypatia
This mathematician submitted mathematical papers under a male name, but was later able to reveal her identity and became the first woman to win a prize from the French Academy of Sciences. Sophie Germain
This English woman is now acknowledged as the world's first computer program. Ada Lovelace
This mathematician is quoted as saying "it is impossible to be a mathematician without being a poet in soul" Sofia Kovalevskaya
Albert Einstein called this woman "the most significant creative mathematical genius thus far produced since the higher education of women began." Emmy Noether
This chemist and physicist discovered several new elements and radioactivity. Marie Curie
This activist founded her own newspaper and was the first woman to publicly wear pants in Puerto Rico. Luisa Capetillo
This politician was the first African-American woman elected to the US House of Representatives, and made an unprecedented bid for the presidency in 1972. Shirley Chisholm
This artist drew on her own life's tragedies and the tradition of Mexican folk art in her paintings, which still captivate viewers today. Frida Kahlo
This author became the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize in literature. Toni Morrison
This nuclear physicist, who joined the Manhattan Project, designed an experiment that disproved the law of parity (that like nuclear particles always act alike) Chien-Shiung Wu

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Civil Rights Crossword Puzzle

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State level legal codes of segregation, such as literacy requirements and poll taxes Jim Crow Laws
In 1955, after Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a city bus, Dr. Martin L. King led a boycott of city busses. After 11 months the Supreme Court ruled that segregation of public transportation was illegal. Montgomery Bus Boycott
a 1896 Supreme Court decision which legalized state ordered segregation so long as the facilities for blacks and whites were equal Plessy v. Ferguson
Nonviolent protests in which a person sits and refuses to leave Sit-in
The prejudice that members of one race are superior to members of other races racism
1955 a 14 year old black boy said "Bye, Baby" to a white woman in Mississippi. In response, he was brutally murdered Emmett Till
The intermixing of people or groups previously segregated Integration
the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus The little Rock Crisis
United States civil rights leader whose college registration caused riots in traditionally segregated Mississippi (born in 1933) James Meredith
American civil rights lawyer, first black justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. Marshall was a tireless advocate for the rights of minorities and the poor Thurgood Marshall
Refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. After she was jailed, the Montgomery bus boycott was organized Rosa Parks
U.S. Baptist minister and civil rights leader. A noted orator, he opposed discrimination against blacks by organizing nonviolent resistance and peaceful mass demonstrations. He was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Nobel Peace Prize (1964) Martin Luther King Jr
An organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality CORE
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, churches link together to inform blacks about changes in the Civil Rights Movement, led by MLK Jr., was a success SCLC
the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, an organization founded on February 12, 1909, that works to obtain equal rights for all Americans NAACP
to end the separation of two groups of people, or to free of laws or practices that have maintained this separation, in an area or facility desegregate
biasedly treating one person or one group differently from others based on something other than merit discrimination
preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience prejudice
President Mandated desegregation of the interstate system John F. Kennedy
incident in which nine African-American students were prevented from attending Little Rock Central High in 1957 during the Civil Rights Movement Little rock nine
The amendment that ended slavery 13th
Southern laws designed to restrict the rights of the newly freed black slaves Black codes
was an African-American revolutionary organization established to promote Black Power, and by extension self-defense (using arms) for blacks. It was active in the United States from the mid-1960s into the 1970s The Black Panthers
It outlawed taxing voters, i.e. poll taxes, at presidential or congressional elections, as an effort to remove barriers to Black voters 14th amendment
segregation by custom de facto
a key leader in India's struggle for independence, inspired MLK to give speaches in blacks civil rights and encourage them to remain nonviolent Ghandi

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Famous Women and African Americans Crossword

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This famous woman played Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz in 1939, and has won a Grammy and Academy Award. Garland
She was the first woman to command a shuttle mission and was one of the first women to become astronauts. Collins
This famous woman was a Mexican painter and has her own museum. She was badly injured in an accident at the age of 15. Kahlo
Named the Fabulous Moolah, this famous woman was a professional fighter and wrestler. Ellison
This famous woman was a French designer, known for creating a popular brand today. She designed clothes, jewelry and even perfumes. Chanel
This comedienne did stand-up comedy, and has her own show called Mike and Molly. McCarthy
She was the first congresswoman ever. Rankin
This famous woman has studied primates almost all her life in Africa. This ethologist found out that chimpanzees can make tools. Goodall
This famous woman hosted Mexico's Next Top Model, and was on the cover of several Mexican magazines. Benitez
She was a famous English writer, and wrote the book "Pride and Prejudice." Austen
This famous African American was an inventor, and created the automatic refrigeration system for long haul trucks. Jones
This famous African American actor was mostly know for his narration voice. He also had many wide-ranging roles in Hollywood. Freeman
Famous for is successful career in Track and Field, this African American ran 100 meters in 9.85 seconds, setting a former world record. Burrell
This African American was a very famous professional boxer. BBC titled him the "Sports Personality of the Century." Ali
Known for writing the novel “The Blacker the Berry" in 1929, this well-known African American wrote many satires about black life. Thurman
This famous African American was a slave around the 1700's, until he escaped and became a seaman. Later, he was recruited to fight in the Boston Massacre, and was the first man to die in the battle. Attucks
Known for his amazing skills on the trumpet, this infamous African American was a jazz artist from New Orleans was one of the most influential musicians of his time. Armstrong
This infamous African American was the 44th president of the United States, and was the first African American who was ever elected as president. Obama
Known for being a professional basketball player from Cleveland, this African American played for the Miami Heat and was awarded the 2003 Rookie of the Year award. James
This famous African American was known for being the first black professional baseball player who played on the Dodgers team. His team number is 42. Robinson

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Civil Rights Crossword

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Breaking down of racial separation Desegregation
Congress of Racial Equality CORE
A black woman who refused to move to the back of the bus Rosa Parks
President Eisenhower sends troops to this high school Little Rock
Rosa didn't move to the back of the bus in Montgomery Alabama
Four black college students began _____ at lunch Sit ins
"I have a dream..." Martin Luther King Jr
The speech delivered to hundreds at the March on Washington
Black men and women walked fifty-four miles which created the Bloody Sunday
African American Civil Rights SCLC
Who was the first African American to graduate from Little Rock High School? Ernst Green
In the University of Mississippi _____, the first black man to attend James Meredith
Emmett Till was from Chicago
Who was killed after trying to protect his mother and grandfather? Jimmie Lee Jackson
Who was chosen to lead the Montgomery Bus Boycott MLKJR
/Michael Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman's deaths brought National Attention
Former NAACP worker Thurgood Marshall
Crime committed because of a persons race, religion, or sex Hate Crime
Little Rock nine got put into school because of this movement NAACP
Activists who rode on a bus that were segregated Freedom Riders
A committee that included many different Civil rights movements founded by the SCLC SNCC
Girl who was expelled before her first class at U of A Autherine Lucy
Killing someone without giving them a legal trial Lynching
Providing equal pay to everyone no matter their race or gender Pay Equity
Separating certain races from every other race Segregation
A racist group KKK
Thinking or believing that one race is better than the rest Racism
Law separating blacks from whites Jim Crow
The act or practice rather than the category of an individual Discrimination
Supreme Court saying that schools cannot segregate Brown v Board

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Women's Rights Movement Crossword

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A constitutional amendment giving women the right to vote. Nineteenth Amendment
A document that was signed in 1848 by 68 women and 32 men. Declaration of Sentiments
She became a well-known doctor. Elizabeth Blackwell
The first state to let women vote. Wyoming
A newspaper published by Anthony and Stanton. The Revolution
The first woman from Massachusetts that earned a college degree. Lucy Stone
Who worked closely with Susan B. Anthony in gaining the right to vote for women? Elizabeth Cady Stanton
The first women’s rights convention in American was held in which state? New York
Suffrage means right to________. Vote
Who pushed for an equal rights amendment? Alice Paul

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The Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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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

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1920s - 1930s Crossword

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American novelist; first famous flapper Zelda Sayre
Wrote novel The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
first designer to make pants for women. Coco Chanel
known as "Lucky Lindy" and "The Lone Eagle" was an American pilot famous for first solo, non-stop flight from New York to Paris in 1927 in the spirit of St. Louis Charles Lindbergh
leader of organized crime in Chicago in the late 1920s Al Capone
greatest baseball player of the 1920s Babe Ruth
recieved Nobel Prize in 1921 for physics Albert Einstein
composer, pianist and band leader. Most influential figures in jazz. Duke Ellington
along with Louis Armstrong, she had a major influence on subsequent jazz vocalists. Bessie Smith
28th President of the United States Woodraw Wilson
was said to have robbed a shoe factory and murder a clerk and another worker Nicola Sacco
African American leader during the 1920s who founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association and advocated mass migration of African Americans back to Africa Marcus Garvey
1920 presidential campaign his slogan was "return to normalcy" Warren G. Harding
became president when Harding died. Calvin Coolidge
became president in 1928 Herbert Hoover
American Businessman, founder of Ford Motor Company Henry Ford
developed new products using peanuts. George Washington Carver
Russian immigrant and pioneer who developed NBC David Sarnoff
first women to serve in Congress Jeanette Rankin
famed criminal defense lawyer for scopes, who supported evolution Clarence Darrow

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U.S. History: Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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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

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ASL History Crossword.

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Spanish monk credited as being the first teacher for the deaf. Pedro Ponce De Leon
Spanish educator that stole ideas on teaching the deaf and published a book with his stolen findings. juanpablobonet
a philanthropic educator of 18th-century France who has become known as the "Father of the Deaf". abbe L'Eppe
educated as a priest, was made principal of a school for the deaf at Bordeaux in 1786, and in 1789, on the death of the Abbé de l'Épée, succeeded him at a leading school for the deaf which Épée had founded in Paris. abbe sicard
was a deaf educator, having been born deaf, and having five other deaf siblings. He taught at the famous school for the deaf in Paris where Laurent Clerc was one of his students. jeanmassieu
was one of the best surgeons in the country and had a daughter that lost her hearing at the age of two. masoncogswell
At the age of two, she became ill with "spotted fever''. This illness took her hearing and later she lost her speech as well. alicecogswell
studied in France on how to educate the deaf and sailed back to England and opened the American School for the Deaf. thomasgallaudet
He was born hearing, but when he was one year old, he fell into a fire. As a result, he lost both his hearing and his sense of smell. The right side of his face was badly burned, and was scarred for his whole life. The sign for his name was based on the scar. laurentclerc
the birthplace of ASL. ASD
was a famous early educator of the deaf in Washington, DC. And son of Thomas gallaudet edwardgallaudet
founded in 1864 It was the first school for the advanced education of the deaf and hard of hearing in the world and remains the only higher education institution in which all programs and services are specifically designed to accommodate deaf and hard of hearing students. gallaudetuniversity
He is seen as one of the inventors of manual language for the deaf and is credited with being the first person to teach a non-verbal deaf person to speak. jacobpereire
invented the telephone. alexandergrahambell
the banning of sign language. Milancongress
a long-time professor at Gallaudet University and revolutionized ASL. williamstokoe
was an English mathematician john wallis
child of john Wallis and started a deaf school in Britain. thomasbraidwood

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