Acronyms
World History Terms
Places
Utah
Famous People

100

UN

United Nations

100

Not supporting either side of a war

Neutral

100

First English settlement in America--1608--for business reasons

Jamestown, Virginia

100

Utah's professional basketball team

Utah Jazz

100

Guide for Lewis & Clarke expedition--1805-1806

Sacagawea

200

WHO

World Health Organization

200

the old division between the communist countries of Eastern Europe and noncommunist countries of Western Europe

Iron Curtain

200

English settlement in America--1620--religious reasons--Pilgrims

Plymouth, Massachusetts

200

Transcontinental Railroad connected at this Utah place

Golden Spike


200

Known for discovery of Florida--claimed the area for Spain--incorrectly associated with mythical "Fountain of Youth"

Ponce de Leon

300

NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

300

German warfare--WWII--"Lightning War"

Blitzkrieg

300

Large Chinese territory--used to be British colony--important port city and business center

Hong Kong

300

Utah's Shakespearean Festival takes place in this city

Cedar City

300

Leader of Underground Railroad--Abolitionist

Harriet Tubman

400

NAACP

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

400

South Africa--discrimination and segregation based on race

Apartheid

400

Important city for three major world religions--Temple Mount

Jerusalem

400

Utah's two main newspapers

Salt Lake Tribune

Deseret News

400

Indian activist who fought against British rule--hunger strikes--peaceful resistance--1930s-1940s

Mahatma Gandhi

500

PLO

Palestine Liberation Organization

500

India, Hindu--class structure that is determined by birth

Caste System

500

Two great rivers that define Mesopotamia

Tigris River

Euphrates River

500

What does ZCMI stand for? Utah store that was first department store in the United States

Zion's Cooperative Mercantile Institution

500

1st president of South Africa--fought against apartheid--spent a total of 27 years in prison

Nelson Mandela