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The colonists wanted to be self-sufficient by making most of the materials they needed at home Mercantilism
This act was created because the British viewed the colonists as an economic threat and was passed by parliament Navigation
The legislative body of England Parliament
This type of crop was primarily used in the south which grew mostly tobacco, rice, indigo, and cotton Cash
The Slave Law of 1662 stated that slavery was passed down from mother to child meaning slavery was ________ Hereditary
Most slaves were imported to the Caribbean’s and _____ Brazil
This passage was a trade between Africa and the West Indies or the West Indies and America with the transportation of slaves Middle
Colonists wanted to own and control their businesses without limitations from england Free interprise
Investigation of the world through reason/science and Thomas Jefferson claimed the colonists had natural rights that need to be respected by the government Enlightenment
A religious revival in the colonies that lasted between ten to twenty years Great Awakening
France had a hold on this trade which was in high demand in Europe Fur
France relied heavily on this passage existing which they believed was a water route through the Americas connecting the Atlantic and the Pacific Northwest
The French and Indian War took place in the______ River Valley Ohio
This Fort belonged to the British colonists who were lead by George Washington Necessity
This Treaty was between the British and French where Britain got all the land east of the Mississippi RIver and France gave their land to Spain Paris
Britain got everything east of this river and and France gives the land west of this river to Spain Mississippi
Due to war expenses and the Native Americans attacking the colonists, they were not allowed to go west of these mountains Appalachian
Native American who led the attacks against the colonists and forced the British to stop their colonists from going west Pontiac
This crackdown on smuggling led to the British armies being allowed to search buildings, ships, and private residences Writs of assistance

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French and Indian War Crossword

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Politician elected leader of the British army after many loses. William Pitt
Area of land granted to wealthy English planters, that the French were occupying. Pittsburgh
What was the area called that Robert Cavelier claimed for France. Mississippi Valley
Which Native American recognized the French loss as a native American loss. Pontiac
His mission was to drive out French from the Ohio Valley. Braddock
How did the French and Indian alliance start? Trading
What was the first permanent French settlement in North America. Quebec
Who led the battle that gave the British the upper hand in the war? James Wolfe
What was a negative effect of the 7 Years War for the British? Debt
One major land of contention between the French and English. Ohio River Valley
Financial expert that was sent to help relieve tensions in the colonies. Grenville
First Native Americans to help the British. Iroquois
Set of "laws" that were put in place in 1764 to lower the amount of smuggling. Sugar Act
The fort where the French and Indian War began. Necessity
After the war, which side of the Mississippi did the British claim? East
What colony did Britain have tensions with during and before the 7 years war. Massachusetts

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Chapter 3 Crossword Puzzle

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To be self sufficient by exporting more than importing Mercantilism
These acts are laws that pertain to trade Navigation
A legislative body Parliament
This crop required acres of land its profit wasn’t personal use Cash
This law of 1662 meant slavery was passed down from mother to child Slave
Had the most slaves imported Brazil
This passage meant slaves were perished from Africa to West Indies or West Indies to Americas Middle
Colonists wanted to control businesses but couldn’t due to limitations in England Free enterprise
Investigation of the world through reason or science Enlightenment
A religious revival of straying away from strict Puritan ways Great Awakening
The trading that was the dominant part of the French economy Fur
Since their wasn’t this passage France failed to grow Northwest
Great Britain and France fought over this river valley Ohio
British colonists fort Necessity
Treaty that gained land east of the Mississippi River to the British Paris
British had gained land east of this river Mississippi
Colonists couldn’t move west of these mountains Appalachian
Lead the Ottawa to attack British forts in Ohio Valley Pontiac
Crack down on smuggling, anyone could search ship, building, private residence Writs of assistance
This act foreign molasses and incentive not to smuggle Sugar
Court that was very strict and was a greater chance of conviction Vice admiralty

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Revolutionary War Puzzle Crossword

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In 1783, an agreement was made between the US and Great Britain. It ended the Revolutionary War and recognized American independence. Treaty of Paris
This was a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine. It gave the Thirteen Colonies independence from Great Britain. commonsense
This was a series of acts passed in the beginning of 1767. It was passed by the Parliament of Great Britain relating to the British colonies in North America. townshendacts
This was put in place to help the British East India Company. It allowed them to ship their tea to North America. teaact1773
These laws were passed after the Boston Tea Party. They were a punishment for the colonists who threw tea into the Boston Harbor. intolerableacts
This is a group of men were self trained in weaponry and tactics. They joined together to form militia during the war. minutemen
This person was born in Massachusettes in 1723. He is known for being the first death of the Boston Massacre. crispusattucks
This man had many talents such as engraver and silversmith. He is best known for letting militia know that the British troops were coming. paulrevere
George Washington's army spent their winter months at this camp. Many died here from starvation and disease, but they left stronger. valleyforge
This was a group of colonists who secretly formed a group. They wanted to protect the rights of the colonists. sonsofliberty
This act,passed in 1756, let British parliament to collect money from colonists. They put a tax on newspapers and commercial documents. stampact
This is a military government involving the ending of ordinary law. martiallaws
This woman fought in the battle of Monmouth. Many think her story is folklore. mollypitcher
This person was a polish commander who fought in the American Revolution. We celebrate him the first Monday in March. casmirpulaski
All people are created equal. All people deserve the same rights and opportunities. egalitarianism
These people stayed loyal to the British crown. They were against the Revolution. loyalists
This group of people were against the British. They wanted to gain their independence from Britain. Patriots
This was the first battle of the Revolutionary War. Although the colonials lost, they did great and their confidence was lifted. battleofbunkerhill

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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

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Chapter 3 crossword

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The goal for this was self- sufficiency Mercantilism
_______ passed laws to establish power of monarch Parliament
Religious revival Great Awakening
Crack down on smuggling Writs of assistance
Investigation of the world through reason/ science Enlightenment
____ crops like tobacco, rice, indigo, and cotton were used for profit cash
this trading good had a high demand in Europe fur
The British landed on the east side of this river while France gave the west side to spain Mississippi
Led an attack on British forts in Ohio Valley Pontiac
Most slaves were imported to the Caribbean and to ______ Brazil
Slavery was passed down from ______ to child because of this slave law Mother
This act allowed colonists to trade with whoever benefits them Navigation
British Colonists were led by George Washington to this fort Necessity
This passage transfered African slaves from Africa-- West Indies or from the West Indies-- Americas middle
colonists wanted to own central businesses Free enterprise
This act lowered the taxes on foreign molasses sugar
This court was ran by British officials and not the colonial court Vice Admiralty
This passage was a short cut through the Americas that connect the Atlanic and Pacific Northwest
Great Britian vs. France at this river valley Ohio
Colonists could not move west of these mountains Appalachian
The British get the land east of the Mississippi Paris

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Chapter 4 American Revolutionary War Crossword

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this was a negotiation in 1783 which recognized America's Indepedence. The French went bankrupt after helping the U.S. out. This treaty ended the American revolution. I started the French revolution. Treaty of Paris
This was a war between the colonies. The British surrendered. France offered America an alliance. Battle of Saratoga
This was on a Chirtmas night, 1776. Army enlists would expire and everyone woud be offered to enlist again or go home. america crossed Delaware and won two crucial battles over a 10 day span. Battle of Trenton
These are laws passed by the Parliment in 1767. They were designed for indirecty taxing imported goods. This resulted in the development of the house of reprasentatives. Townshends Acts
3 ships were boarded in the Boston harbor and 342 boxes of tea were dumped overboard. This happened because the colonists did not want to pay taxes on the British Tea, on December 16, 1773. It was a protest by the Sons of Liberty. Boston Tea Party
Britains general gage ordered troops to seize control over colonial weapons. The troops come across angry mobs and this started a war. Minute men intercepted the British and engaged in battle. Lexington
g. THis pahmplet was written by Thomas Paine advocatin independence. This was created to break the colonies away from Britain Common Sense
These are American colonists who remained loyal to the British Crown during the American Revolutionary War. They were also called Tories, Royalists, or King's Men. They were in favor of Britain because they were rich. Loyalists
This happened in 1781 under the control of George Washington. It ended October 17th 1981. Its also known as the Seige of Yorktown. Yorktown
This was a runaway slave during the American Revolution. He is known as the casualty of the revolution. He was killed in the Boston Massacre. Crispus Attucks
This was the shelter for the American army during the American War. After being here the army was stronger and better equipped for war. This was in Pennsylvania. Valley Forge

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Absolutism Crossword

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the only one of the Wars of Absolutism that was a true global (world) war, where France and Austria were allied for the first time in history SevenYearsWar
Spain's powerful navy was defeated in this war by smaller and faster English ships SpanishArmada
this war was fought over control of the territory of Silesia and whether or not Maria Theresa could stay on the throne of Austria War of Austrian Succession
as a result of this war, France lost its possessions in North America WarofSpanishSuccession
the cause of this war was Louis XIV of France trying to put one of his relatives on the throne of Spain; it was ended by the Treaty of Utrecht SevenYearsWar
one of the causes of this conflict was the help that England was giving pirates who were capturing treasure ships from Spain SpanishArmada
this monarch aided the Protestants in the Netherlands in their efforts to break away from the Spanish empire ElizabethI
known as the "Sun King", this monarch left his country almost completely bankrupt because of his wars and excessive spending LouisXIV
this monarch sent his navy to invade England, but most of his ships were destroyed in a storm PhilipII
this region in northern Europe revolted and became independent of Spain in 1579 TheNetherlands
Henry IV of France made a declaration that French Protestants could worship freely in most cities, an attempt at religious toleration EdictofNantes
Protestants in France were called _____ Huguenots
He had the real power during the reign of Louis XIII in France Cardinal Richelieu
the Finance Minister under Louis XIV in France, he believed in the theory of mercantilism and wanted to make France self-sufficient JeanBaptisteColbert
he ruled Prussia as an absolute ruler, but also allowed religious toleration and made laws less harsh FredericktheGreat
he tried to make Russia more like the countries of Western Europe, promoting education, women's rights, and building a new seaport for trade PetertheGreat
fought between the forces of the king, Charles I, and Parliament over who should have the most power EnglishCivilWar
the leader of Parliament's army in the English Civil War; he ruled England for 10 years when it was a commonwealth OliverCromwell
Charles II was asked to come back to England to rule after the period of the Commonwealth, and the monarchy was re-established theRestoration
because of James I's attempts to bring the Catholic religion back to England, Parliament asked William and Mary (his daughter) to take over as king and queen TheGloriousRevolution
the type of government England has today, was established because of the Glorious Revolution ConstitutionalMonarchy

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War of 1812 Crossword

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conflict fought between the United States and Great Britain over British violations of U.S. maritime rights. It ended with the exchange of ratification of the Treaty of Ghent. War of 1812
an act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving. Blockade
an act of defeating an enemy or opponent in a battle. Victory
called for war against England and eyed Canada as a possible target of expansion. War Hawks
best remembered for surrendering Fort Detroit to the British on August 16, 1812 following the Siege of Detroit. General William Hull
British General that led the Canadians. Isaac Brooks
The British battered Oliver Hazard Perry's own ship and left is helpless. BattleOfLakeErie
Withdraw from enemy forces as a result of their superior power or after a defeat. Retreat
The ninth President of the U.S. William Henry Harrison
A Tennessee officer who took control of the American Troops in the Creek War. Andrew Jackson
Defeated France in 1814. Britain
Defeated by Britain and its army in 1814. France
an engagement fought between January 8 and January 18, 1815, constituting the final major battle of the War of 1812, and the most one-sided battle of that war. BattleOfNewOrleans
a sustained fight between large, organized armed forces. Battle
a state of armed conflict between different nations or states or different groups within a nation or state. War
a Native American leader of the Shawnee and a large tribal confederacy which opposed the United States during Tecumseh's War and became an ally of Britain in the War of 1812. Tecumseh
Tecumseh's brother. TheProphet
a tribe led by Tecumseh. The Shawnee Tribe
an instance of defeating or being defeated. Defeat

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The American Revolution Crossword Puzzle

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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

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Chapter 3 The American Colonies Emerge Crossword

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A crop grown by a farmer for sale rather than for personal use. Cash Crop
An 18th century intellectual movement that emphasized the use of reason and the scientific method as means of obtaining knowledge. Enlightenment
A conflict in North America, lasting from 1754 to 1763, that was part of a world wide struggle between France and Britain and that ended with the defeat of France and the transfer of French Canada to Britain. French and Indian War
The transfer of the British monarchy from James ll to William and Mary in 1688-1689 Glorious Revolution
A revival of realigious feeling in the American colonies during the 1730s and 1750s. Great Awakening
An economic system in which nations seek to increase their wealth and power by obtaining large amounts of gold and silver and by establishing a favorable balance of trade. Mercantilism
The voyage that brought enslaved Africans to the West Indies and later to North America. Middle Passage
A series of laws enacted by parliament beginning in 1651, to tighten England’s control of trade in its American colonies. Navigation
The legislative body of England. Parliament
An order in which Britain prohibited its American colonists from settling west of the Appalachian Mountains Proclamation of 1763
An Polocy of of relaxing the enforcement of regulations in its colonies in return for colonies continued economic loyalty. Salutary Neglect
A person who becomes the property of others. Slave
A 1739 uprising of slaves in South Carolina, leading to the tightening of already harsh slave laws. Stono Rebellion
A trade law enacted by Parliament in 1764 in an attempt to reduce smuggling in the British colonies in North America. Sugar Act
The transatlantic of trade in which goods and people, including slaves, were exchanged between Africa, England, Europe, the West Indies, and the colonies in North America. Triangular Trade

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