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Civil Rights & Modern Georgia Crossword

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an organized civil rights protest led by the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, whose primary objective was to desegregate the city of Albany, Georgia, and the surrounding community. Albany Movement
federal legislation that forbade discrimination on the basis of race and gender in hiring, firing, and promotion. Civil Rights Act
His work and his devotion to non-violent protest earned him the Nobel Peace Prize and led to the national holiday created in his honor. Martin Luther King Jr.
leader in the Civil Rights movement; leader of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee; U.S. Representative John Lewis
the famous jobs and civil rights march led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March on Washington
civil rights organization by college students that encouraged non-violent protests for integration SNCC
one of the last openly segregationist politicians in Georgia (Governor). Lester Maddox
important civil rights leader who served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and Mayor of Atlanta; was also instrumental in bringing the 1996 Olympic Games to Atlanta. Andrew Young
first African-American or Black mayor of a major southern city (Atlanta). Maynard Jackson
was created in 1957 in Montgomery, Alabama in reaction to the Montgomery Bus Boycott. SCLC
Supreme Court cases that struck down the policy of separate but equal and mandated the desegregation of public schools. Brown v. Board of Education
investigation by lawyer John Sibley to determine what should be done about integration in the state; though 60% of Georgians claimed they would rather close the public schools than integrate, Sibley recommended that public schools desegregate on a limited basis. Sibley Commission
controversial flag that flew over Georgia from 1956-2001. The flag was controversial due to the flag’s prominent Confederate Battle emblem. 1956 State Flag
the reassignment of legislative seats among legislative districts according to district population Reapportionment
The first Georgian to be elected President of the United States Jimmy Carter
Peace between Israel and Egypt which was negotiated by President Carter while at Camp David Camp David Accords
An award given annually to the person whose work has most benefited mankind Nobel Peace Prize
The new home of the Atlanta Braves baseball team Olympic Stadium
It allows police officers to question suspects about their immigration status and detain them if they are illegal immigration law
two major political parties dominate the government Two-party system

Civil Rights Word Search

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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

Black History Month Word Search

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barack obama
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nat turner
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slaves
sncc
thurgood marshall

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

Civil Rights and Modern GA Crossword

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Major war primarily between European powers, U.s. entered the war in 1917. (abbreviation) WWI
A series of federal programs to help the nation recover from the great depression. New deal
The most destructive war in human history; America entered war in 1941 after the Japanesse attach on Pearl Harbor.(abbreviation) WWII
Mayor of Atlanta who was intrumental in the development of the city, bringing major league sports teams to Atlanta, ans a key figure in the civil rights movement. Ivan Allen
Atlanta's longest serving mayor who was instrumental is bringing aviation to the city and worked with civil rights leaders during the civil rights movements. William B. Hartsfeild
Also called the three governors controversey. Due to the death of the 1946 governor's race winner Eugene Talmadge and recent changes to the GA state constitution, three men (herman talmadge, melvin thompson, and ellis arnall) had a legitimate claim to the office; was settled by the supreme court and a special election in 1948. 1946 Governors race
Controversial flag that flew over GA from 1956-2001. The flag was controversial due to the flag's prominent confederate battle emblem. 1956 state flag
Supreme court case that struck down the policy of separate but equal and mandated the desegregation of public schools. Brown vs board of education
Investigation by lawyer John Sibley to determine what should be done about integration in the state; though 60% of gerogians claimed they would rather close public schools than integrate. Sibley recommended that publis schools desegregate on a limited basis. sibley commission
An organized civil rights protest led by the student non-violent cordinating committee, whose promary objective was to desegragate the city of Albany, GA, and the surrounding community. Albany Movement
Federal legislation that forbade discrimination on the basis of race and sex in hiring, firing, and promotion. Civil rights act
Important civil rights leader and wonner of the nobel peace prize. Martin Luther King Jr.
Leader in the civil rights movement; leader of the student non-violent coordinating committee; U.S. representative. John Lewis
The famous jobs and civil rights march led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ; The famous "I Have A Dream" speech was given at the march. March On Washington
One of the last openly segregationist politicians in GA.(governor) Lester Maddox
Important CIvil rights leader who served a U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and Mayor of Atlanta; Was also instumental in bringing the 1996 Olympic games to Atlanta. Andrew Young
Only U.S.president from GA; also a GA state senator and governor, and winner of the nobel peace prize. Jimmy Carter
An international athletic event that occurs every four years; the _________________ were awarded to Atlanta and the state of GA; GA has benifited economically due to the games. 1996 Olympic Games
Civil rights org. by college students that urged non-violent protests to gain integration; the group became more militant in the late 1960's. (abbreviation) SNCC
First African American or Black mayor of a major southern city. (Atlanta) Maynard Jackson

GA Studies Crossword Puzzle

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Quadrennial event that happened in Georgia in 1996 Summer Olympics
Wrote an alphabet for his people Sequoyah
Helped with the Yazoo Land Fraud James Jackson
Largest piece of granite above the ground Stone Mountain
Visited frequently Franklin D. Roosevelt ot treat his polio Warm Springs
Most populated region of Georgia Piedmont
HIghest waterfalls in Georgia Amicalola Falls
Founder of Atlanta Life Insurance Company Alonzo Herndon
One of the trustees of Georgia, did not believe in slavery (Last Name Only) Oglethorpe
First male African-American admitted to the University of Georgia Hamilton Holmes
Largest distributor, manufacturer, and marketer of nonalcoholic beverages, headquartered in Georgia Coca Cola Company
Period after the Civil War that advanced Georgia economically, politically, and socially Reconstruction
Atlanta's previous hockey team for Georgia until 2011 Thrashers
Georgia's first capital Savannah
Busiest airport in the world Hartsfield Jackson
Bonus: Gaming developer founded and headquartered in Georgia, (i,e, Smite, Global Agenda, Tribes) Hi Rez Studios

The Progressive Era Word Search

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The Civil War Crossword

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The bloodiest day of the war. Antietam
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War. Gettysburg
Northern group. This group was lead by Abraham Lincoln. Union
The southern group whose leader was Jefferson Davis. Confederacy
Largest southern jail that help Union soldiers. Andersonville
General of the Confederacy Robert E. Lee
Battle that started the war. Fort Sumter
President of the United States during The Civil War. Abraham Lincoln
Commander of the Union at the end of the war. Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate's strategy. They would export cotton to other countries hoping to become allies. "King Cotton"
Northern strategy. The north would destroy the supplies and land of The South Anaconda Plan
Northern soldier, W.T Sherman, spread his army around the south and destroyed land and supplies. March To Sea
Largest cause of the Civil War. Union believed the south should not enslave people, while the south thought otherwise. Slavery
Compromise set to make the north and south happy by making CA a free state, but other states would now be open to slavery. a very strict fugitive slave act was set. GA Platform was created because of this compromise. Compromise of 1850
Compromise set where Missouri became a slave state and Maine a free state. Slavery would now not be allowed above the 36,30 line of latitude. Missouri Compromise
Belief on whether state's rights are more important than federal rights. The south was for this while the north was not. Sectionalism
People opposed to slavery Abolitionists
Northern economic system during the Civil War Industrial
Southern economic system during The Civil War Agricultural
Middle-class farmers. They usually owned less than 100 acres of land. Yeoman Farmers
People who owned no land and got by the best they could. About 1 in 10 Poor Whites
The North put tariffs on imported goods, forcing the south to buy goods from the north. SC was the first state to nullify this. Tariff of 1828

Modern Georgia and Civil rights Crossword

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Elected to the GA senate in 1962 and 1964 and elected as governor of Georgia in 1970. JimmyCarter
What year did all schools integrated 1971
Refused to give up her seat to a white man. rosaparks
President of Morehouse College and a educator and mentor for Martin Luther King Jr. Benjamin Mays
Civil Rights group led by Dr.King SCLC
kkk sets a bomb that that killed four black children in a church 16streetbaptistchruch
1st africain american from Georgia to be elected to congress since 1860s Andrew young
Atlanta mayor that ordered removal of white and colored segregation signs in the city law and integrated police and fire services Ivan Allen
Major in civil rights, Had the "I have a dream" speech. Was assassinated in Tennessee Martin L King Jr
TBS television networker that expanded from one station to a national network. Ted Turner