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Perhaps the most famous stamp ever issued? Penny Black
Invented by James Starley it was a brand new way to get around penny-farthing
It's a cold and creamy desert created by Jacob Fussell (USA) Icecream
The world's first underground railway is opened in London. It is powered by steam. Tube
Made by Fry's in Bristol and eaten in Easter Easter eggs
The first ??? published in Britain was printed. It was called Comic Cuts Comic Book
thanks to you could type so there was no need to write with a new invention the ??? Typewriter
Henry Bessemer found a way to convert iron into ???, which was both stronger and lighter than iron. steel
Discovered in the USA it lead to the birth of the modern ??? industry. oil
Isaac Singer produced a ??? machine which could be used at home. sewing

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Industrialization Crossword Puzzle

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Someone who starts or organizes a business or a factory. Entrepreneur
Who was part of the working class? Factory-Workers
Where did the Industrial Revolution begin? England
What type of revolution was the industrial revolution? Economic-revolution
Coal was needed to smelt the ______ ore. Iron
What was one of the uses of the steam engine? Drive-Locomotives
Synonym for cloth Textile
Industrialization began in ___________ in 1850. Germany
What was the name of the city that was industrialized first in England? Manchester
Synonym for wagon. Corf
_______ destroyed spinning mules to keep their jobs. Artisans
What was the youngest age children could work at? Five
Factory where iron is smelted for processing. Foundry
Who built the first passenger railway? Robert-Stephenson
What is a combustile gas present in coal mine? Firedamp

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Ancient China Crossword Puzzle

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The __________ dynasty introduced the mandate of heaven. zhou
Which philosophy did emperor Qin Shihuangdi base his laws on? legalism
Which emperor was able to conquer all of China? Qin Shihuangdi
Which philosophy taught that true harmony comes from the balance of Yin and Yang? Daoism
What was the name of the dynasty whose religion was centered on ancestor worship? Shang
Which engineer found a way to use flooding to grow crops? Yu
_______ is a form of government that is structured like a pyramid with a few people at the top but many on the bottom. bureaucracy
Which one of the Han's industries was very valuable for trade with people outside of China? silk
__________ is a treatment invented by the Hans where thin needles are inserted in specific parts of your body. acupunture
The invention of paper was an ideal material for ________. calligraphy
An ________ is something that takes away pain. Anesthetic
Magicians told emperor Qin Shihuangdi that if he drank the magic poison he could be __________ Immortal
An instrument made by the Hans to detect earthquakes. Seismograph
The Shang lived in ______, a large group of friends and family. Clans
The Analects was a book filled with sayings of the founder of which philosophy? Confucianism
In Daoism which one of the opposing forces of nature means "sunlit" Yang
An _______ is a place where water can be found in a desert. Oasis
What was built on China's northern border as protection from invaders by the Qin empire? Great Wall
_________ was the central trading point where the Eastern and Western Silk Roads met. Kashgar
What was the name of the first dynasty? Xia

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Medieval Europe Crossword

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It called on it's followers to fight in a series of_______ between 1095 and 1291 Crusades
In the Late Middle Ages, Europe suffered wars, a major famine in 1315-17, the _______ Black Death
The system for organising land use and for controlling people was the _______ or feudalism feudal system
Women working in towns could also learn a trade, although men often refused to let them join______ guilds
The village and its surrounding land were called a _____ manor
The village also included the Church land, the ______ glebe
Waste fell into a pit or _____ below moat
The manor was a strictly organised work community that consisted of tenant farmers, ______ and labourers Villeins
Their main foods were bread, cheese _______ and also some vegetables pottage
It controlled about one-third of the land in Europe and had its own courts and laws, ______ canon law
The supported their church leaders by paying them the ______ ; a tax of 10 per cent of the crops they grew tithe
The Inquistion - a system whereby church officials sought out, tortured and tried people whom they thought were guilty of _______ Heresy
From about the 1100's, the new ______ style of architecture became popular Gothic
In Gothic design, _______ supported the roof from the outside buttresses
This meant that the walls could be thinner and include more and much larger windows than those of the older ______ architecture Romanesque
They are also found in ______ gargoyles
In cathedrals, people listened to ______, a single melody that choirs of men and boys sang using the same key and rhythm without any musical accompaniment plainsong
Some were Jews, some were Muslims and some continued their _____ belief in multiple gods pagan
Jerusalem was the most important destination for Christians who went on ______ as a way of doing penance for their sins pilgrimages
This led to a breakdown of law and order within the Palestine, which Christians called the ___________ because it was the area where Christ had lived and preached Holy Land
Some of the serious Medieval crimes were murder, witchcraft or ________ treason
Both men and women could avoid punishment by claiming _______ from the Church sanctuary
The main building was the three to four storey high ______ donjon
The main building was the three to four storey high donjon or _____, with walls about three metres thick keep
An iron gate that could be lowered to prevent entry is called a... portcullis
Italy, Spain and ______ had the greatest number of towns and cities Flanders
In the thirteenth century, towns along the Baltic and North Sea costs of Northern Europe established the __________ Hanseatic League
The ________ provided the network for the exchange of goods, inventions and ideas between countries Silk Road
Criticisms of the Church created an atmosphere from which the religious movement known as the _________ would emerge Reformation

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U.S History Unit 2 Review Crossword

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American oil industry tycoon and philanthropist , started the standard oil company Rockefeller
the exclusive possession or control of the supply or trade in a company Monopoly
which claim to apply biological concepts of natural selection and survival of the fittest to sociology and politics Social Darwinism
a person who seeks to promote the welfare of others, especially by the generous donation of money to good causes. Philanthropist
Scottish American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century. Carnegie
came to America from areas that had not traditionally supplied settlers to the US. New Immigrants
was an attack by the Colorado National Guard and Colorado Fuel & Iron Company camp guards on a tent colony of 1,200 striking coal miners and their families Ludlow
was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States on May 11, 1894. It pitted the American Railway Union (ARU) Pullman Strike
, sometimes referred to as the Great Upheaval, began on July 14 in Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States after the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O) cut wages for the third time in a year. Great Railroad Strike
was an Irish-born American schoolteacher and dressmaker who became a prominent labor and community organizer. Mother Jones
a part of a city, especially a slum area, occupied by a minority group or groups. Ghetto
was a philosopher and economist famous for his ideas about capitalism and communism. Marx, in conjunction Karl Marx

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Industrial Revolution Crossword

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A Scottish inventor who invented the steam engine James Watt
An American inventor who created the cotton gin Eli Whitney
One of the primary inventors of the telephone Alexander Graham Bell
Created the electric light bulb and phonograph Thomas Edison
Invented and built the worlds first successful airplane Wright Brothers
An engine that uses the expansion or rapid condensation of steam to generate power Steam Engine
A machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds Cotton Gin
A glass bulb Light Bulb
A powered flying vehicle with fixed wings and a weight greater than that of the air it displaces Airplane
He invented the telegraph Samuel Morse
He invented the Kodak camera George Eastman
He invented the steamboat Robert Fulton
He invented the diesel engine Rudolph Diesel
He developed and manufactured the first automobile Henry Ford
Best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current Nikola Tesla
Patented the first practical sewing machine Elias Howe
created the Atlantic Telegraph Company and laid the first telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean in 1858 Cyrus Field
He invented a new process for building roads John MacAdam
He was instrumental in bringing the Industrial Revolution to the U.S Francis Lowell
He was a co-developer of the Morse code Samuel Morse
Invented coke smelting Abraham Darby
A British inventor who developed a successful wet spinning process for flax in 1824 James Kay
He funded the design and construction of some of the first factory houses for spinning machines during the American industrial revolution Moses Brown
He built the first public inter-city railway line in the world to use steam locomotives George Stephenson

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Cold War Crossword Puzzle

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struggle for power that took place between the united states and the soviet union after WW2 Cold War
a very extremely powerful and dominant nations United Nations, international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations Superpower
ideological barrier that divided eastern and western Europe during the cold war Iron Curtain
international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations United Nations
the U.S policy of attempting to restrict soviet power and influence around the world by preventing the spread of communism Containment
U.S aid plan designed to promote economic recovery in Europe after WW2 Marshall Plan
mutual defense pact formed by the U.S, Canada, and Western Europe nations in 1949 nato
a competition between nations to achieve weapons superiority Cultural Revolution, a period of revolutionary upheaval and political persecution in China arms race
first major battle of the Cold War fought by communist and non-communist korean war
communist insurgents in South Vietnam Viet Cong
war between North and South Vietnam vietnamwar
belief that if Vietnam fell to the communists, the rest of Asia would fall domino theory
a secret political, economic, or military operation sponsored by a gov't and designed to support a foreign policy covertaction
easing of Cold War tensions and hostility between the east and west during 1970s detente
policy of building a weapon arsenal so deadly that no other nation will dare to attack Deterrence
person who allowed the USSR to build nuclear missile bases in Cuba Fidel Castro
military pact for the Soviet Union and their allies Warsaw Pact
Chinese communist leader maozedong
head and dictator of the Soviet Communists from 1928-1953 Josephstalin
40th president of the United States and helped end the Cold War ronaldreagan
operation that moved supplies into West Berlin by american and British Planes during Soviet blockade berlinairlift
meeting between Churchill, Stalin, and Roosevelt yaltaconference
prime minister of Great Britain that invented the "Iron Curtain" winstonchurchill
system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common communism
policy of Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev glasnost
small groups of soldiers, often volunteers, who make surprise attacks guerillas
communist leader of North Vietnam; used guerilla warfare to fight hochiminh
competition of space exploration between United States and Soviet Union space race
period of revolutionary upheaval and political persecution in China Cultural Revolution

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World War 2 Crossword

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country where a single party controls the government and every aspect of people's lives totalitarian state
Those countries fighting against the Axis powers. i.e. Britain, France, USA, Canada, USSR etc allies
Great Britain's Prime Minister, Churchill was an eloquent speaker, who steeled the British to defy the Nazis, even as the Luftwaffe bombed London nightly Winston Churchill
The fascist leader of Nazi Germany and the architect of the Holocaust which killed six million Jewish people. Adolf Hitler
The communist leader of the Soviet Union. Joseph Stalin
The seeds for Germany's discontent and susceptibility to a racist like Hitler began with the end of WWI.Germany signed this which required it give up 13% of its territory including Alsace-Lorraine. That area alone included 6 million residents, vast raw materials (65% of Germany's iron ore reserves and 45% of its coal), and 10% of its factories. Germany also had to pay for the war's damages. Treaty of Versailles
Germany, Italy, and Japan axis
December 1944 — January 1945. Hitler's final, surprise counteroffensive to the Allied invasion. Took place in the Ardennes, a densely forested mountain range between France and Belgium, and was an attempt to recapture Antwerp, the Allies' major supply port. A blizzard kept Allied airplanes grounded, but the U.S. Army was able to move its troops through the snow to double its number of soldiers and triple its armored tanks in four days. It was the largest and bloodiest battle the Americans fought, with 19,000 soldiers killed. The hard-won Allied victory was a turning point in the war. Battle of the Bulge
"Lightening war," a surprise attack devised by Hitler, in which land-and-air attacks were coordinated, quick and brutal. Hitler used fast-moving tanks called Panzers, with infantry transported by trucks and dive-bombing planes that strafed soldiers and refugees. Battle maps from the Combat Studies Institute offer more information about Blitzkrieg and paths taken during the war. Blitzkrieg
June 6, 1944, the Allied landing on France's Normandy beaches to begin the liberation of Europe. The D doesn't stand for anything other than "day." About 156,000 American, British, and Canadian troops landed in Normandy under heavy attack by German strongholds. Of those, the American forces numbered 23,250 on Utah Beach, 34,250 on Omaha Beach, and 15,500 airborne troops. Millions more men and women were involved in its preparations D-Day
Short for Unterseeboote, German submarines. U-boats
A political system promoted by Hitler and his ally, Italian dictator Mussolini, that called for citizens to be unquestioningly loyal to the nation and obedient of its leader. The needs of the state outweighed the needs, beliefs, or freedoms of the individual. Emphasis was on national pride, traditions, and racial purity. There was no freedom of speech. Foreigners — those who were simply minority ethnic or religious groups included — were hated and persecuted. Fascism
A member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party that Hitler came to lead. A believer in Hitler's fascism, anti-Semitism, and Aryan supremacy. nazi
The codename for the U.S. project to produce an atomic bomb. Manhattan Project
The act of genocide carried out by Germany on the Jewish population of Europe Holocaust
"lightning war"; swift attacks launched by Germany in WWII during the night blitzkrieg
Germany's failed attempt to subdue Britain in 1940 in preparation for invasion (Germans bombed Britain continuously but Britain resisted with fighter pilots and Hitler gave up invasion) Battle of Britain
a 1942 battle in the Pacific during which American planes sank 4 Japanese aircraft carriers (protected Hawaii) Battle of Midway
code name for the Allied invasion of Europe in 1944 Operation Overlord
German counter-attack in December 1944 that temporarily slowed the allied invasion of Germany (Audie Murphy was the hero) Battle of the Bulge
during WWII, Allied strategy of capturing Japanese-held islands to gain control of the Pacific Ocean (American ships shelled an island; troops waded ashore; hand-to-hand fighting occured until island was captured) island hopping
during WWII, Navajo soldiers who used their own language to radio vital messages during the island-hopping campaign Navajo code-talkers
WWII Japanese pilots trained to make a suicidal crash attack, usually upon a ship kamikaze
message sent by the Allies in July 1945 callin for the Japanese to surrender Potsdam Declaration
Nazi war crime trials held in 1945 and 1946 Nuremberg Trials
Organization created by isolationists who argued that the United States should keep out of Europe's business. American First Committee
Process by which a government gains control over a territory not presently under their jurisdiction. annex
policies, views, or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews Anti-Semitism
British-American declaration that stated the countries aims for the outcome of the war. Stated people of every nation should be free to choose their own form of government and live free of fear and want, disarmament, and a permanent system of general security. atlantic charter
policy by which Great Britain and France agreed to Germany's annexation of the Sudetenland in agreement for not taking any additional Czech territory. appeasment
April 1942, American soldiers were forced to march 65 miles to prison camps by their Japanese captors. It is called the Death March because so many of the prisoners died en route. Bataan Death March
an aerial battle fought in World War II in 1940 between the German Luftwaffe (air force), which carried out extensive bombing in Britain, and the British Royal Air Force, which offered successful resistance. battle of britian
1939; Britain and France could buy goods from the United States if they paid in full and transported them. cash and carry
protective measures in case of attack civil defense
Political leader who rules a country with absolute power, usually by force dictator
giving up military weapons Disarmament
Wiping out an entire group of people genocide
the gathering of resources and preparation for war. mobilization
Originally designed to avoid American involvement in World War II by preventing loans to those countries taking part in the conflict; modified in 1939 to allow aid to the Allies Neutrality Acts
US military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan on December 7, 1941, bringing the United States into World War II Pearl Harbor

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Second Industrial Revolution Crossword

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The philosopher who created communism Karl Marx
The philosopher who created capitalism Adam Smith
The use of technology and machines to produce goods. factory System
The movement of people to cities. urbanization
Homes found in slums. tenements
An organization fighting for workers rights. labor union
free market laissez faire
This person developed a new process making steel from iron Henry Bessemer
The noble prize in named after him. Alfred Noble
The Wright brothers were the first to fly this. airplane
Guglielmo Marconi invented this radio
This is owned by many investors who buy their stock. corporation
Louis Pasteur invented this. germ theory
This woman founded the first school of nursing. Florence Nightingale
These were self help organizations to aid the sick. multi-aid societies
Inventor who made the first light bulb. Thomas Edison

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Pop Culture Crossword

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What film studio made WALL-E, Toy Story and Brave? Pixar
In which country was Lego invented? Denmark
The longest running show ON BROADWAY is... The Phantom of the Opera
Which show was based on the autobiography of Gypsy Rose Lee? Gypsy
What was the name of the first hippie musical? Hair
Which show, starring Robert Preston and Barbara Cook on Broadway? The Music Man
Which show about Danny and Sandy was made into a film with John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. Grease
What did the Little Shop hold in the movie which premiered in 1982? Horrors
What cult classic was made in 1975? therockyhorrorpictureshow
Which 90s revival hit shares its name with a gangster city? Chicago
Famous movie or play about a lion? Thelionking
What movie or play is about a village girl falling in loe with a beast? Beauty and the beast
What famous movie or playabout a girl that's not in Kansas anymore? The Wizard of oz
The prequel for The Wizard of Oz Wicked
Who was US President when America entered World War II? Franklin Roosevelt.
Who succeeded Nixon as President of the USA in 1974? ford
What film adapted from a one-woman off-Broadway show is considered the most profitable movie in Hollywood history? My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Which candy did the boy in E.T. use to lure the extraterrestrial? Reese's Pieces
What was the original title of the horror classic "Halloween"? The Babysitter Murders
What kind of animal was Baloo in The Jungle Book? Bear

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Age Of Exploration Crossword Puzzle:

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In 1592______ sailed the ocean blue. Columbus
Conquered the Inca civilization. Francisco Pizaro
Discovered New York State, Canada and Hudson Bay Henry Hudson
Fierce sailors who raided towns in their free time Vikings
A navigation device which replaced the Astrolabe and the Cross-staff because it could be used on land and sea. Sextant
A faster and more efficient cargo ship invented for better sea tavel. Caravel
Famous Portuguese leader who created a school for navigational sailing. Prince Henry
A system used for mass-producing books and maps. Printing Press
Long stories passed down verbally generation to generation. Saga
Northern part of Europe which includes Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Scandinavia
Eric The Red's son, viking explorer who discovered Greenland Lief Ericson
A very long and sleek ship used by the vikings. Longship
The Incan emperor that Francisco Pizaro captured and murdered. Atahlupa
Famous conquistador who conquered the Aztecs of Mexico. Hernando Cortes
Number of natives Christopher Columbus took back to Spain to serve as slaves. 500 natives
Columbus's sons name. Ferdinand
Name of the biggest main ship Columbus sailed with on his most famous voyage. Santa Maria
Name the other two ships in the same voyage in number 17. Nina and Pinta
A term used by the vikings to describe the savage natives. Skraelings
What the vikings were called/what they called themselves. Norsemen
A famous explorer who has a game named after him and found a lot of the Silk Road Marco Polo
An enormous trading route from East Asia to Europe. Silk Road

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