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Government and Politics: Crossword Puzzle

The crossword puzzle below is comprised of words taken from the 'Government and Politics' articles of our web site. By clicking on the clue number in the Across/Down list below the game, you can open the article from which the clue was derived. The intent is to foster learning by allowing you to read the associated article in the event that you experience difficulty with a particular word. We hope you find the crossword puzzle both enjoyable and educational.

Playing Instructions:

To select a word, click your mouse on any block which comprises that word. The blocks of the selected word are highlighted in yellow and the current block is highlighted in blue. Also, the clue for the selected word will appear at the top of the crossword puzzle.

You can change the orientation (Across/Down) at any time by pressing the space-bar. Letters are entered via your keyboard and the current block will advance by one with each letter you type, until you reach the end of the word. Incorrect letters are displayed in red, while correct letters are shown in black. If you type an incorrect letter, you can either use the backspace key on your keyboard or simply click in that block and re-type the letter.

Since Java™ applets cannot be printed, we have included a link to a printable version in the sidebar.


Clicking on a number in the lists below will open the relevant article in another browser window. You may then read the article and find the word to which the clue applies. After finding the word you can close the browser window containing the article and return to the crossword puzzle. If the second browser window containing an article is left open, clicking on any numbers in the list below will load the appropriate document in that window. You can them switch over to the second browser window to read the article.

Across:

1. 1869 NF pro-confederate leader
3. 1948 NF anti-confederate leader
8. 1869 NF election winners
9. 1869 NF anti-confederate leader
10. 1933 head of Royal Commission
16. NF Prime Minister in 1895
17. NF Prime Minister in 1933
18. Canadian system of Government
20. Purchased in NF by NS banking vessels
21. Important anti-confederate issue in 1869
22. Land Newfoundland wanted to sell to Quebec in 1925
23. NF Prime Minister in 1932

Down:

1. _______ of Government, 1933 to 1949
2. Type of government NF lost in 1933
3. Site of Sept. 1864 Confederation Conference
4. Type of Canadian Senate equality
5. 1948 NF pro-confederate leader
6. American Air Force site
7. NF Economic Union Party leader
11. NF Prime Minister in 1900
12. Site of Oct. 1864 Confederation Conference
13. Site of 1892 Newfoundland-Canada Conference
14. _______ Convention of 1948
15. Site of American naval base
19. NF businesses that collapsed in 1894

Abbreviations Used in Clues:

  • NF - Newfoundland
  • NS - Nova Scotia

Please Note:

The clues and words used in this crossword puzzle are also contained in the 'Government and Politics' hangman game.

If you cannot see the game above, Java™ may not be enabled on your browser. Please visit the Fun and Games Troubleshooter.



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