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S: Virginia Studies By Tyler Ladin

FC: Virginia Studies By Tyler Ladin

1: Large Bodies of Water: Atlantic Chesapeake Bay Bordering States: Maryland West Virginia Kentucky Tennessee North Carolina

2: Regions:Appalachian Plateau, Valley and Ridge, Blue Ridge, Piedmont, and the Tidewater

3: cities: Alexandria Fredricksburg Yorktown Richmond Jamestown | Rivers: Patomac Rappahannoc York James

4: Archaeologists study all kinds of artifacts that people left behind. | Artifacts like arrow heads and pottery have been found to tell a great deal about the first people of Virginia.

5: Werowocomoco was where the Indian trade center was. Their shelter was in a long-house. Their food and clothing changed with the seasons.

6: Indian tribes: Chickahonamy, Eastern Chickahominy, Mattaponi, Nansemond, Pamunkey, Upper Mattaponi, Rappahannock, Cherokee, Powhatan, and Monacan

7: reasons for picking Jamestown: Thought to have clean water, deep water for harbor,and defense from both land and sea | Also they chose it so they can hunt for gold

8: hardships: 1.disease was the worst hardship 2.Native Americans were all around 3.difficult to find clean water because of swamps 4.Starvation happened because the Indians kept stealing their food

9: important people: Christopher Newport was important because he commanded every body. John Smith was important because he said "If you don't work you won't eat. Pocahantas was important because she saved John Smith's life.

10: The king of England (King James) sent charters a.k.a laws. In 1619 government began. In 1643 The House of Burgesses was created.

11: Jamestown was the first place the colonists went to. They went there because they thought it had clean water, and deep water. They moved to Williamsburg for higher ground. Last, they moved to Richmond for a more central location.

12: When the French and Indian War passed the English made the colonists pay for the war and it was unfair. The British won and so it cost so much money that they had to tax people for it.

13: taxes: The Stamp Act was to tax stamps. The Townshend Act taxed all British imports. The Sugar Act taxed any sugar products.

14: The problems in Boston were Boston Massacre (1770), Boston Tea Party (1773). But, people made a solution. Those kinds of people were Sons of Liberty & Patriots.

15: When the Revolutionary War started it was Cornwallis vs. Washington. Washington led the Continental Army. Cornwallis led the Red Coats.

16: George Washing ton was famous for being the first president. Lafayette was famous for being a spy. Patrick Henry was a motivational speaker.

17: Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence. Jack Jouett rode horse-back to save the General Assembly. Paul Revere rode horse back calling "The British are coming. Ben Franklin convinced the French to help the Continental Army.

18: The American Indians and Africans were divided in war. They were both forced to take sides

19: Women would care for the sick, farm, and make clothes during the Revolutionary War.

20: These are the battles of the revolution: The Battle of Lexington and Concord, The Battle of Great Bridge, and The Battle of Yorktown.

21: The Treaty of Paris was a very important document. It was written to declare peace between England and America;.

22: The four men seen here are very important. These men are: Thomas Jefferson, George Mason, James Madison, and George Washington.

23: There was so much tobacco plantations that the farming was terrible so the Virginians moved south and west.

24: The Virginia Government The three pictures shown here are the branches of government they are: the Legislative, Judicial, and Executive branches.

25: Famous Abolitionists

26: There were many differences between the north and the south. One of them was that the northern states were free states and the south wasn't.

27: West Virginia was created to divide the non-slavery in the west, and the slavery in the south.

28: 16th president Abraham Lincoln was elected in 1860. He was opposed to slavery. Later on, he wrote the Emancipation Proclamation.

29: The Union [ The United States ]

30: The Confederacy Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Thomas Jackson, and J.E.B Stuart

31: Important Battles

32: On April 9, 1865 both General Lee and General Grant met at Appomattox, VA. They discussed over what is best for the country. At the end of it all, General Grant and the Union had won the war.

33: After the Civil War

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