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George Washington was a ________ in the French and Indian war General
George Washington was a devoted ________ church member Anglican
George Washington was a ________ in the American Revolutionary War commander
He was the ______ president of the United States first
George Washington signed the ___________________ in 1776 [3 words] Declaration of Independence
He arrived in ________ to command the militia forces Philadelphia
Washington was known as a local ________ to Virginia hero
His greatest strength was his ________ resume
After being greatly recognized for his ability to lead he was asked to lead the _________ [2 words] Continental army
The Continental congress had __________ elected him unanimously
Washington decided to break the ____________ deadlock
Washington's ordnance chief was ________ [2 words] Henry Knox
George Washington's only surrender was during the battle of ___________ [2 words] Fort Necessity
George was married to __________ Washington Martha
George Washington had _____ kids two
Washington was raised in ____________ Virginia
His father was a ___________ planter
George Washington fought in aprox. _______ battles seventeen
George Washington was in allegiance with ___________ and the U.S. Britain
Washington died at age _____________ [2 words] sixty seven

George Washington Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Where was George Washington born? Virginia
Who did George Washington marry when he was 24 years old? (First name only) Martha
George Washington attended the First Continental _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ in 1774. Congress
George Washington joined the British Army and fought against _ _ _ _ _ _ before the War of Independence. France
George Washington became the _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _- in- Chief of the American Army at the Second Continental Congress. Commander
George Washington and his Army won the battle in _ _ _ _ _ _ when he used cannons to bombard the city. Boston
In 1777, George Washington and his men had to spend winter in _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (Two words) Valley Forge
After which battle did France decide to help the American Army? Saratoga
Who won the American War of Independence in 1781? America
Who became the first President of the United States after the War of Independence? George Washington
What was the name of the estate that George Washington inherited when he was 20 years old? VernonEstate

Revolutionary War Crossward Puzzle Crossword

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Description

He was made commander of the Continental Army by the 2nd Continental Congress, he was a Virginian and also a plantation owner. George Washington
He was a 19 year old French nobleman who helped finance the revolution and convince the King of France to become alliances with America, he also served as major general. Marquis de Lafayette
Soldiers who could fight at any given time Minute Men
A famous propaganda writer. He is famous for writing the Common Sense Pamphlet and American Crisis pamphlet series. Thomas Paine
The people who were on Britain's side and did not want to go to war. Loyalists
A document stating America's separation from the British rule. Deceleration of Independence
The military camp George Washington and his troops stayed at and were trained by Baron Von Steuben Valley Forge
The people who wanted independence. Patriots
He was famous for his midnight ride from Boston to Lexington Paul Revere
Prussian soldier who helped teach American forces during the Revolutionary War. Baron Von Steuben
He was famous for writing the Federalist Papers and he was the first Secretary of Treasury under George Washington. He also was and officer in the Continental Army. Alexander Hamilton
He was sent to France to persuade the French King to form and alliance with the colonies and asked for military aid and a loan. Ben Franklin
German auxiliaries contracted for military service by the British government. Hessians
A pamphlet encouraging Americans to keep fighting against Britain. American Crisis
The battle that started the Revolutionary War. British wanted the hidden weapons and the Sons of Liberty. 700 British troops fought against militiamen. Lexington and Concord
Adopted by the 2nd Continental Congress on July 5th, 1775 in a final attempt to avoid a full-on war with Britain and the Thirteen Colonies Olive Branch Petition
After multiple defeats Washington needed to give his troops hope so, on Dec. 25, 1776 he crossed the Delaware River and attacked the Hessian's. Battle of Trenton
Thomas wrote this document under the Pseudonym of Navangelus to advocate independence from Great Britain to the people in the thirteen colonies, Common Sense

American Revolutionary War Crossword

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Description

Hired soldier mercenary
Commander of the Continental Army in 1776 General George Washington
1st battle of the Amercian Revolutionary War Battle of Lexington and Concord
Author of the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson
To enlist in the military recruit
Colonial spy who said "I only regret that I have one life to lose for my country" Nathan Hale
To approve officially ratify
Turning point in the American Revolution (Gen. John Burgoyne surrendered here) Battle of Saratoga
American naval hero who said "I have not yet begun to fight." John Paul Jones
Washington launched a surprise attack on British troops on December 25, 1776 Battle of Trenton
An attack in which the attacker hides and surprises the enemy ambush
Nicknname of woman who carried pitchers of water to weary US soldiers Molly Pitcher
Last battle of the American Revolutionary War Battle of Yorktown
Privately owned ship outfitted with weapons Privateer
Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold captured this strategic location near the Canadian border. Military supplies and weapons were gained for the U.S. Ft. Ticonderoga

American Revolution Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

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

Revolutionary War Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

Published the Common Sense ThomasPaine
Englands name for the French and Indian War The Seven Years War
Tax on all sugar prodects including molasses Sugar Act
To house british troops and take care of them Quartering Act
Required colonists to buy special tax stamps for all kinds of products Stamp Act
Taxed glass, lead, paint, paper and tea Townshend Act
Tension between colonists and red coats peaked and a fight broke out Boston Massacre
Allowed british east india company to sell tea directly to the colonists Tea Act
Protest against the Tea Act Boston Tea party
Kings response to the Boston Tea Party intolerable acts
served as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army George Washington
King of England King George III
Rode the midnight ride Paul Revere
Author of the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson
First person to be killed in the Boston Massacre Krispus Attucks

Andrew Jackson Crossword

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Description

Treaty where Spain gave in and added all of Florida to the US AdamsOnisTreaty
Stopped British bullets CottonBales
Battle that made him a national hero BattleOfNewOrleans
Jackson destroyed the ____ at the Battle of New Orleans FederalistParty
Jackson wanted to limit the power of this government FederalGovernment
He destroyed _____'s reelection bid in 1828 Adam
Jackson's nickname OldHickory
Jackson was born in the _____ region Waxhaws
He was the ____ president elected Seventh
Man who Jackson killed in a duel CharlesDickinson
He won the ____ vote three times for president Popular
Targeted Jackson as the first presidential assassination RichardLawrence
Was married to _______ before she was officially divorced from her first husband RachelRobards
Jackson was the only president to be a former ____ PrisonerOfWar
He was the son of Irish _________ Immigrants
He had a great hatred towards _____ after his brothers and mother died GreatBritain
He was the first man to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from _____ Tennessee
He served as a major ____ in the War of 1812 General
He commanded the U.S. forces in a five-month campaign against the ________ CreekIndians
He demanded an invasion over _____ in 1817 Florida

Road to Revolution Crossword

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Crossword
Description

This was placed on rum and sugar. Molasses Act
Name of an event that happened in response to the Tea Act. Boston Tea Party
A series of legislation that was passed in response to the Boston Tea Party. Intolerable Acts
Commander in Chief of the American Continental Army. George Washington
He drafted the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Jefferson
This was passed in an attempt to establish a monopoly on the sugar market. Sugar Act
The ____ Continental Congress gathered in Philadelphia in 1774. First
The Battle of ____ is considered a decisive victory for the Americans. Saratoga
Signaled the formal end of the war. Treaty of Paris
The surrender at ____ marked the British defeat. Yorktown
Written by Thomas Paine. Common Sense
Against what act did settlers argue, 'no taxation without representation'? Stamp

The American Revolution Crossword Puzzle

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Description

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

The War of 1812 Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

The Civil War Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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