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S: Virginia studies By : Natalie

BC: By : Natalie

FC: Virginia Studies By: Natalie .

1: Bordering states Maryland , West Virginia , Kentucky , Tennessee , North Carolina Large bodies of water Atlantic Ocean , Chesapeake Bay . | Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay | Bordering states of Virginia My - Maryland Waist - West Virginia Knees - Kentucky Toes - Tennessee Nose - North Carolina

2: Regions : Coastal Plain {Tidewater]Piedmont , Blue Ridge Mountains , Valley and Ridge , and Appalachian Plateau . | Coastal plain [ Tidewater] region : has flat land and is east of the fall line . Piedmont region : Has Rolling hills and is West the Fall Line . Blue Ridge Mountains : Are old and round and sources of many rivers . Valley and Ridge : Is West of the Blue Ridge mountains Appalachian plateau : coal can be found in there .

3: Cities and Rivers : Alexandria on the Potomac river , Fredericksburg on the Rappahannock , river , Yorktown on the York river , Richmond on the James river , Jamestown on the James river . | Rivers in Virginia

4: Artifacts and Archaeologists | ancient pottery

5: Eastern Wooded Indians [ Werowocomoco , food , shelter, and clothing ] . | Werowocomoco was the site of an extensive trade center .

6: Virginia Indian Tribes | Some spoke Algonquian in the Coastal plain [ Tidewater region] . Siouan was spoken in the Piedmont region and Iroquoian in the Appalachian plateau .

7: Reasons for picking Jamestown. | They thought there was clean water , Deep water for docking boats , and defense from the Spanish .

8: Hardships at Jamestown . | Disease / Sickness , Native Americans , lack of clean water , and starvation | Many people died because of this .

9: Important people at Jamestown . | Christopher Newport | King George | Pocahontas | George Washington

10: Government [characters/1619/Virginia House of Burgesses . | In 1643 , the burgesses became a second legislative body . . It was named the House Of Burgesses

11: Capital move [ Jamestown,Williamsburg . Richmond ].

12: French and Indian War [ make the colonist pay for the war : British vs French & Indians ] .

13: Taxes Sugar Act , Stamp Act , Townshend Act .]

14: Problems in Boston [ Boston Massacre ,Boston Tea Party , Sons Of Liberty , & Patriots ] . | Boston Tea party is where the colonist dumped tea into the Boston harbor | Boston Massacre [ 5 people killed ]

15: Colonist [Patriots /Sons of Liberty /colonist /Minute Men ]Vs England [Loyalist /King George the third /Lord Cornwallis . | King George the third | Charles Cornwallis | George Washington crossing the Delaware river on Christmas

16: Important Patriots [James A . Layette , George Washington ,and Patrick Henry . | Jack Jouett rode on horseback to tell the Sons of Liberty that the British were coming to attack them . | George Washington | Patrick Henry said the words " Give me Liberty or Give me Death"

17: Important Patriots [Thomas Jefferson ,Jack Jouett ,Paul Revere , and Ben Franklin . | King George | Jack Jouett | Patrick Henry

18: Divided in war [African and American Indians were divided in war ]. | James Armistead Lafayette was spy for George Washington | Indians | Colonist

19: Support on home front [women farming ,making clothes,and caring for the sick . | The women did every thing they could for the colonist Injured or not . [ Including chores , Cooking , and caring for the sick

20: Battle of Lexington and Concord ,Battle of Great Bridge,Yorktown]. | All of these battles were very serious and life threatening . The last battle was the Battle of Yorktown .

21: Treaty of Paris Ended the American Revolution . | George Washington crossing the Delaware River on Christmas | Treaty of Paris signed In 1783 | 1783

22: George mason wrote The Virginia Declaration of Rights | James Madison was called the "Father of the constitution " | Contributions to a new nation [ Mason , Jefferson , Madison , and Washington ] | To,as Jefferson wrote the Virginia Statute of Religious freedom | George Washington was the Commander-In-Chief of the American Revolution

23: Virginians travel south and west for better farm land | They worked so hard!!!

24: The Judicial branch. It is the state's court system. The Judicial branch decides cases about people accused of breaking the law. | The Executive branch . The Governor heads the Executive branch of the state government . They also make sure that the state laws have been carried out. | The Legislative branch. The General Assembly is the Legislative branch of the Virginia government that makes the state laws for the people in that state. It's divided into two groups : The Senate and the house of Delegates

25: Harriet Tubman became a free slave. She was a great conductor. She freed three hundred slaves in nine-teen trips. | John Brown led led a raid in Harpers Ferry | Nat Turner led a massive revolt

26: Divided Nation [Differences between the North and the South] | The North was against slavery and the South liked slavery.

27: Creation of West Virginia West Virginia was created because Virginia voted to secede from the Union, but West Virginia wanted to stay loyal to them.

28: Lincoln elected president in 1860s; seven southern states seceded.

29: Union [President Abraham Lincoln, General Ulysses Grant] | U

30: Confederacy [ Jefferson Davis Robert E. Lee, and Jeb Stuart ]. They were Generals in the Civil War

31: Important battles in the Civil War

32: Confederacy surrenders at Appomattox Courthouse

33: Reconstruction [Problems in VA]

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