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Mrs. Rasmussen's Class



School:Palmer
Location:Palmer NE
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Stingray Chaser

Free stingrays and remove harmful algae from the ocean. After removing enough debris from the stingrays, you will be asked to select the correct answer to continue.




Pinball

Vocabulary Pinball Click on the red flipper buttons to keep the ball in play. Try to hit all of the letters with the ball to spell a word. Next, choose the correct definition for the word. A correct answer gives a free ball and an incorrect takes a ball away. Hold down and release the green button to launch the ball! Try all of the lists or register to make your own!




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Word Scramble - Words Only

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!




Word Scramble - Problems and Definitions

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!




Hangman

Play hangman with your words. Guess letters to form words from the lists that are added by people just like you! Practice your classroom lists.




List Content

Ch. 10 Vocab

  • demilitarized -- Area without armed forces
  • Monroe Doctrine -- Said the U.S. would not interfere with any existing European colonies in the Americas, it would oppose any new ones
  • cotton gin -- simple machine that removed cotton seeds from fiber
  • census -- official count of the population
  • Robert Fulton -- Developed a steamboat with a powerful engine
  • disarmament -- Removal of weapons
  • Simon Bolivar -- "The Liberator"
  • capital -- money for investment
  • factory system -- System bringing manufacturing steps in one place to increase efficiency
  • national road -- Road that would connect Ohio to the East
  • sectionalism -- Loyalty to a region
  • court-martialed -- Tried by a military court
  • patent -- gives an inventor the sole legal rights to an invention and its profits over time
  • turnpikes -- toll roads
  • locks -- Separate compartments where water levels were raised or lowered

Ch. 11 Vocab

  • Force Bill -- Allowed the president to use the U.S. military to enforce acts of Congress
  • John Tyler -- Planter from Virginia; Harrison's runningmate
  • Depression -- Period in which business & employment fall to a very low level
  • tariff -- Fee paid by merchants who imported goods
  • states rights -- Rights & powers of states that are independent of the federal government
  • bureaucracy -- System in which non-elected officials carry out laws
  • laissez-faire -- Government should interfere as little as possible in the economy
  • Whigs -- New political party that included former National Republicans & anti-Jackson forces
  • Black Hawk -- Sauk chieftain who led force of Sauk & Fox people back to their homeland in Illinois
  • secede -- break away from
  • suffrage -- Right to vote
  • James Polk -- Democratic presidential candidate; winner of the 1844 presidential election
  • veto -- reject
  • guerrilla -- Military tactics used by the Seminoles; made surprise attacks & then retreated to the forests and swamps
  • nullify -- cancel

Ch. 11 Vocab - part 2

  • spoils system -- Practice of replacing government employees with the winning candidates supporters
  • mudslinging -- Attempts to ruin another's reputation with insults
  • Henry Clay -- Speaker of the House of Representatives; supported internal improvements, high tariffs and a stronger national bank
  • corrupt bargain -- Henry Clay helps John Adams become elected president; Jackson's followers accuse the men of stealing the election
  • favorite son -- Candidates who received the backing of their home states rather than that of the national party
  • plurality -- Largest single share
  • John C. Calhoun -- Switched political parties to run with Jackson, supported states' rights

Ch. 12 Geography Vocab

  • holocaust -- Mass killing of more than 6 million European Jews and others
  • Romanticism -- Artistic style that tried to show feelings and emotions
  • multicultural -- Having more than one culture
  • Aegean Islands -- Site of first European civilization
  • Renaissance -- 300 year period of learning and the arts
  • communism -- economic & political system designed to establish classless societies where workers would control industrial production
  • dialects -- Local forms of languages
  • Vatican City -- Has the smallest population of any country in the world
  • feudalism -- system in which powerful lords gave land to nobles in return for pledges of loyalty
  • crusades -- series of religious wars to win Palestine from Muslim rule
  • language family -- group of related languages that developed in an earlier language
  • realism -- Artistic style that tried to portray life as it really was
  • refugees -- People who flee to a foreign country for safety
  • city-states -- Independent communities of ancient Greeks
  • Reformation -- religious movement that led to the beginnings of Protestantism
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