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I don't approve of intoxicating liquors, so I made them illegal eighteenth
I decided it's silly only men can vote nineteenth
I don't think Congress should control their own salaries twenty-seventh
I think citizens from other states shouldn't be able to file a law suit against a state without its consent to it eleventh
I gave U.S. citizens the freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition first
I hated slavery, so I abolished it thirteenth
I think two terms are enough for presidents twenty-second
I think 18-year-olds are old enough to vote twenty-sixth
I don't think soldiers should be able to come in and take over a house without the owner's consent third
I thought the eighteenth amendment was just silly, so I got rid of it twenty-first
I think every man should be able to vote, so I gave newly freedmen the right to do so fifteenth
I think presidents and their VPs shouldn't be a packaged deal for voters twelfth
I think it's impossible for the Constitution to list all our rights, so I made sure that we are entitled to rights that aren't listed ninth
I want to maintain a regulated militia, so I made it to where people have the right to bear arms second
I think that senators should be voted for by the people seventeenth
I made sure states had power by giving them reserved power tenth
I give accused persons rights to an attorney, to a jury, and to a speedy trial sixth
I don't want people to be searched and/or seized without reason fourth
It was coo-coo crazy that freedmen and women were not citizens, so I granted them citizenship and equal protection fourteenth
I added due process of law to the Constitution to protect the rights of an accused person fifth
I make sure no excessive bail, fines, and/or punishment happens in our criminal justice system eighth
I like my number, so I made the inauguration date the same in January twentieth
I gave Congress the power to tax sixteenth
I gave the District of Columbia electors and voting rights twenty-third
I thought poll tax was coo-coo crazy, so I got rid of it twenty-fourth
I gave accused persons the right of a trial by jury seventh
I set up the presidential succession twenty-fifth

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Amendments Crossword

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Women get the right to vote Nineteen
Lays down the rules for who becomes president if they resign/dies etc. Twenty five
Congressmen cannot vote to give themselves a raise in the same term Twenty seven
You cannot sue another state except with permission by that state's judicial system Eleven
You can vote at the age of 18 Twenty six
All men get the right to vote. Including ex-slaves fifteen
Alcohol is prohibited Eighteen
The Federal Income Tax is established sixteen
The electoral college must have two seperate elections for president and vice president twelve
Foreign born citizens can vote fourteen
A president can only have 2 terms in office Twenty two
January 20th is the day that a new president takes office twenty
First ten amendments Bill of Rights
Total number of amendments 27 amendments
It is no longer illegal to drink alcohol Twenty one
You may not charge people money so that they can register to vote Twenty four
The people select their own U.S. senators seventeen
All slaves are free Thirteen
Washington D.C. can vote for the president Twenty three
The first ten amendments were created to protect the rights of __________. US Citizens

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13th 14th 15th Amendment Crossword

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Former Slaves Freedmen
The amendment that abolished slavery Thirteenthamendment
A set of laws in Georgia made especially for freedmen Blackcodes
The amendment that made the people born in America citizens. FourteenthAmendment
A republican who moved to the South. Carpetbagger
A republican who moved to the South. Scalawag
A group of democrats who tried to keep freedmen form doing normal everyday things by using violence and intimidation. KuKluxKlan
The amendment that gave the right to vote to male citizens Fifteenthamendment
Democrats who did not agree with the northerners ideas for reconstruction. Redeemer
A tax that you must pay in order to be able to vote. Polltax
Treating a certain person unfairly because of the way Discrimination

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27 Amendments Crossword

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Freedom of Speech, Press, Religion and Petition One
bear arms two
Conditions for quarters of soldiers three
need warrant or probable cause to arrest and search four
Presumption of Innocence five
Right to a speedy trial six
Right to a trial by jury Right of trial by jury of your peers seven
No cruel or unusual punishment such as torture eight
U.S. Supreme Court decides what the constitution means nine
States can make local rules and laws such as divorce rules ten
federal courts do not have jurisdiction in case against a state eleven
Revises presidential election procedures twelve
Abolishes slavery thirteen
Defines citizenship fourteen
Prohibits the denial of the right to vote based on race fithteen
Income tax sixteenth
Popular Election of Senators seventeen
Prohibition of Intoxicating Liquors eighteen
Equal Suffrage---Sex; Right of Women to Vote nineteen
Commencement of Terms; Sessions of Congress; Death or Disqualification of President-Elect twenty
Repeal of 18th Amendment twenty one
Presidental Tenure; No President may serve more than 2 elected terms twenty two
Inclusion of DIstrict of Columbia in Presidential Election System twenty three
Right to Vote in Federal Elections----Tax Payment; Outlawed the payment of a tax as a condition for taking part in elections twenty four
Presidential Succession; Vice Presidential Vacancy; Presidential Inability twenty five
Right to Vote----Age; Must be 18 years or older twenty six
Congressional Pay; Congress's power to fix the salaries of its members twenty seven

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Amendments 11-27 Crossword

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states cannot sue each other eleventh
changed the way we vote for POTUS and VP twelfth
abolished slavery thirteenth
gave blacks citizenship rights fourteenth
black sufferage fifteenth
congress gets to tax individual income sixteenth
direct election of senators by the people seventeenth
prohibition put in action eighteenth
women sufferage nineteenth
lame duck amendment twentieth
repealed prohibition twenty first
POTUS limited to two terms twenty second
Washington DC residents get three electoral votes twenty third
poll tax abolished twenty fourth
presidential succession twenty fifth
eighteen year olds get to vote twenty sixth
congressional raise goes into effect only after the next congressional election twenty seventh

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Government Terms Crossword

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the central government has all the power unitary
a group of countries/states join together to serve a purpose confederation
power is divided between the cental and regional government federal
ONE RULER who has umlimite power, citizens have no choice in ruler -no elections are held autocratic
small group of people/leaders only answer to each other/no one outside the selected group can be a ruler -no citizen participation oligarchic
citizens(voters)of the country have the power because they vote for the ruler -citizens can be elected democratic
a country ruled by the people democracy
all people vote on all laws direct democracy
a democracy where the people vote direcly for the leader presidential
a democracy where the people vote for legislaturs parliamentary
a government based on religion theocracy
form of government that is autocratic;government makes all the decisions;people have no freedom or rights(CUBA) communist
a country ruled by a king or queen monarchy
one ruler has power over all the people dictatorship
has no government at all anarchy
law making body legislature
a member of a community that has political rights and responsibilities citizen
a document setting out the structure and main principles of a government consitution
the ability to get things done power
is an opinion to do so vote

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Chapter 17: Reconstruction Crossword

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A process that took place from 1865 till 1877. Reconstruction
It offered an official pardon to those who formerly supported the rebellion. Ten Percent Plan
A group that provided food, education, and legal help to certain poor southerners and freed-people. Freedmen's Bureau
This required African Americans to sign work contracts, creating working conditions to be very similar to ones as slaves. Black Codes
This made the south be divided into 5 districts and to be controlled by U.S. military commanders. Reconstruction Acts
This caused all remaining federal troops to be removed from the south. Compromise of 1877
These enforced segregation. Jim Crow Laws
This ruling allowed segregation in "separate-but-equal" facilities. Plessy v. Ferguson
When landowners provide land and materials for farming, and sharecroppers provide the labor. Sharecropping
A special payment people had to pay before voting. poll tax
Democrats who brought their party back to power in the south. Redeemers
Northern-born Republicans who had moved to the south after the war. Carpetbaggers
A change to the constitution that allowed male African Americans to vote. Fifteenth Amendment
Gave African Americans the same legal rights as white Americans. Civil Rights Act of 1866
It made slavery illegal throughout the United States. Thirteenth Amendment

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Conjunctions Crossword

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The movie we wanted to see was no longer playing, ___ we had to choose a different one. so
I don't like golf, ______ do I like tennis. nor
_______ or not it rains today, we will still have practice tonight. whether
She will want cake ____ ice cream for dessert on her birthday. and
I don't have enough money to buy the video game, ____ if I save up my allowance for two weeks I think I can afford it. but
I won't be able to make it to the party tonight, ________ I cannot provide any refreshments. therefore
You can't park here; ______ there should be open spaces in the lot behind the building. however
Don't touch the pot ________ the stove is still on. while
____ you didn't bring your textbook today, you'll have to share with the student next to you. Since
At the restaurant, I always order steak ____ chicken. or
She won't be playing in the game tonight _____ she has a knee injury. because
You may go to the soccer game ______ you clean your room. after
_____ I was tired, I tried my best to finish all of my work. Although
______ you can get your driver's license, you must take Driver's Ed and practice driving with an adult. Before

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The Reconstruction Era Crossword

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A term that describes a former slave who was released from slavery. Freedmen
Amendment that abolished slavery. Thirteenth
Amendment that assured the rights of anyone, including African Americans, who were born in America. Fourteenth
This system of agriculture eventually led to legal slavery. his is when a tenant could use land in exchange for a portion of the crop harvested. Sharecropping
This Amendment gave African Americans the right to vote. Fifteenth
Northern whites who moved to the South and served as republican leaders during reconstruction for profit. Usually carried there belongings in a carpet bag. Carpetbaggers
Southern whites who supported republican policy throughout reconstruction. Scalawags
To kill by hanging without due process of the law. Lynch
To attempt to take a president out of office for high crimes. would be to ______ him/her. Impeach
Laws designed to enforce segregation of blacks from whites. Jim Crow Laws
Vice President to Lincoln; President after Lincoln's assassination. Johnson
Presidential power to keep congress from passing a law. President Johnson did this the most, using this power twenty-nine times. Veto
A clan started by ex confederate soldiers that used violence to try to restore democratic control to the South, and to keep white supremacy. Ku Klux Klan
Financial panic during Grant’s presidency which caused a market crash and many banks to close down. Panic of 1873
President after Johnson; Union general; Often refered to as a "Great General, Lousy President". Grant
A set of laws limiting the rights of freedmen in the South. Black Codes
A social system used to keep blacks separate from whites. Segregation
The period after the Civil War in which the South was rebuilt and reorganized before being readmitted to the Union. Reconstruction
Act/Law passed in 1866 intended to protect the right of African American. This act was vetoed by Johnson, but still passed by Congress. Civil Rights Act
An agency set of to aid former slaves in adjusting themselves to freedom. It provided food, clothing and work for them. FreedmensBureau

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Civil Rights Crossword

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Laws that segregated African Americans Segregation but Equal
Segregation by custom and tradition De facto segregation
something that is built, installed, or established to serve a particular prupose Facility
Major black civil rights activist who was assassinated Martin Luther King Jr
Helped African Americans ride public transportation Montgomery Bus Boycott
An agricultural estate worked by laborers Plantations
Agreeing with standards of proper behavior, good state, or morality Decent
Making s statement based on a personal knowledge or belief Testifying
A person who asks for votes, contributions, or supports to determine public opinion Canvassers
To sit next to or in contract with Adjoining
Unable to cure Incurable
African Americans had to ___________ to vote Register
The president at the time. Then was assassinated for his beliefs JFK
where MLK gave his "I Had a Dream" speech The March on Washington
An attempt to kill a bill by having a group of senators taking turns speaking so that a vote cannot take place Filibuster
A motion that ends debate and calls for an immediate vote Cloture
President after JFK died and major civil rights activist Lyndon B. Johnson
Prejiduce or discrimination against a person because of their beliefs Racism
The mobilization of the political and economic power of African Americans Black Power
Inspirational/key role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott Rosa Parks

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Life skills Crossword Puzzle

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Something you use to remember to do homework Assignment Notebook
Something you use to wake up on time Alarm Clock
_______ is the best policy Honesty
Come to class ______ Prepared
Making sure _____ is done when it is due. Homework
Don't ______ just do it right away Procrastinate
Make sure your _______ for the day Prepared
______ to do you best Try
________ to make sure that you are ready for the day Double Check
Keep your ______ Word
Use a _______ To help you Planner
Use _______ on your IPad Reminders
Keep your _____ clean Room
Put your stuff in a ________ spot so you don't forget it designated
Use ______ to keep your stuff organized Folders
Write things down to ______ them remember
Don't _____ anything that you may need later Delete
Don't _____ your time doing something unnecessary Waste
________ things out you don't need Throw
Put things away Immediately so you don't ______ them Forget

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