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Virginia History

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1: In 1607 CaptinJohn Smith brought men to this new settlement called Jamestown

2: Reasons for English colonization in America They thought there was plenty of food and clean water! They thought there was gold & silver

4: No Clean Water | No Gold or Silver | Disease all around! | No Food

5: Hardships in Jamestown

6: important people at Jamestown Pocahontas is very important because,she taught the settles how to grow corn and tobacco and also how to hunt deer and other animals.

7: John Rolf marred Pocahontas!

8: Government charters/1619 Virginia house of burgesses Jamestown became diverse African Americans 1619/women 1620

10: The red coats put a three percent tax on sugar and wine.

12: The French and Indian War was fought between Great Britain and its two enemies, the French and the Indians of North America. The War lasted from 1754-1763.

14: During the Boston Massacre on March 5, 1770,five American colonists were shot by British Troops. The Americans didn't trust the British Military presence in the colonies.

16: The British The Red Coats The King of England Lord Cornwallis

17: Colonist Patriots Sons of Liberty George Washington

18: George Washington was a great leader for the Continental Army Thomas Jefferson was a great writer. He wrote the Declaration of Independence Paul Revere yelled the British are coming!

19: Patrick Henry yelled, "Give me liberty or give me death!"

20: African Americans were divided in war. They wanted Freedom!

21: Women made clothes, food, and supported their troops. They kept the farms running!

22: Lexington & Concord battle of great bridge december 1775 location 7 miles south of norfolk virginia

23: Battle of Yorktown 1781 the American victory at Yorktown resulted in the surrender of the British army which led to the end of the American revolution. The treaty of Paris between the United States, England France.

24: It is highly debated if Betsy Ross actually designed the first American flag. | Betsy Ross was asked by George Washington and her relative, George Ross, to make an American flag. She accepted the job and the flag was in use by 1777.

25: The early American flag was deemed, "The Betsy Ross flag."

27: The American flag today has 50 stars on it, and 13 stripes. The stars are to symbolize our 50 states and the stripes are a reminder of the 13 original colonies that gained us our liberty

28: thomas jefferson declaration of lndependence virginia statuse of religious freedom of religion george mason virginia declaration of rights lnfluenced the bill of rights

29: george washington father of our country 1 st president of us leader of the constitutional convention jaes madison compromiser note taker father of the constitution

31: executive branch carry out laws governor legislative branch make laws law writers general assembly senate house of delegates judicial branch make laws law writers general assembly senate house of delegates judicial branch decide if laws have deen droken alwyers judges courts

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  • Title: Virginia History
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