19. Vicksburg - Page 49
A. The thickest part of this river system is the Mississippi River. With a dark blue, trace the
main waterway of the Mississippi. Trace the tributaries with a light blue color.
B. Union troops descended upon Hard Times in April of 1863. Draw an arrow from the
original camp to Hard Times.
C. Next, draw an arrow from Hard Times to Rocky Springs and then to Auburn and finally
off the page to Jackson. Draw an arrow back from the direction of Jackson to Vicksburg.
This was the movement of the Union troops before they besieged the Confederate city of
Vicksburg on May 19th. The Confederate army surrendered on the 4th of July.
D. New Carthage is named after what city on what continent?
20. The Battle of Little Bighorn - Page 51
A. The name of the main river is the same as the battle. Label it.
B. Nine tribal groups gathered to fight against Custer and his men. Among these were the
Northern Cheyenne and the Blackfoot Sioux. Lightly shade the area of the Native American
C. The confident Colonel Custer, despite being vastly outnumbered, divided his troops into
three groups. Shade in the areas occupied by U.S. soldiers.
D. What was the result of this battle?
21. World War I and the Final Allied Offensive - Page 53
A. Using a wall map or a globe, label the countries that have been left blank.
B. Color the Central Powers all one color: Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and the
C. Color the Allied forces in a different color: Ireland, Great Britain, Portugal, France,
Belgium, Russia, Romania, Serbia, Montenegro, Greece, Morocco and Algeria.
D. Color the neutral countries in a third color: Norway, Sweden, Spain, Albania and
Switzerland. (Italy had the unique role of being the only country that aligned with the
Central Powers before the war, became neutral at the outbreak of war and then eventually
joined forces with the Allies.)
E. Next, draw a color coded map key.
F. What side did the United States join when they entered the war on August 6th, 1917?
22. The Great Depression - Page 55
A. Label all forty-eight states with their two letter abbreviation using an atlas or globe as
B. The unemployment rate refers to the number of people who no longer have jobs that bring
in income. The higher the percentage, the more people out of work.
C. Which four states had the highest unemployment rate?
D. Color the states by number and then color code the key.
23. World War II and Normandy - Page 57
A. Using an atlas or globe, label the countries that have been left blank.
B. Choose one color for all of the countries that were German occupied during the 2nd World
War: Norway, Finland, Denmark, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, East
Prussia, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia, Greece and the portion
of Russia up the dotted line.