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Virginia History

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BC: BY:Mario | THE END | Va History

FC: Virginia History Created by Mario

1: primary vs secondary sources | Speeches,Artifacts,Music,Interviews,News film footage,autobiographies,official records,buildings,cornerstones,monuments,and dairy records | newspaper articles,books,encyclopedias,atlas,and dictionaries

2: bordering states and large bodies of water | Atlantic ocean & Chesapeake Bay | Maryland,West Va,Kentucky,Tennessee,North Carolina

3: The 5 bordering states | Appalachian plateau,Vally and ridge,Blue ridge mountains,piedmont,coastal plain

4: Cities and Rivers | Alexandria on the Potomac,Fredericksburg on the Rappahannock,Yorktown on the York river,Richmond on the James river,Jamestown on the James river

5: Artifacts&Archaelogists | Examples and Definitions

6: Eastern Woodland games | Werowocomaco,food,shelter and clothing

7: Virginia Indian Tribes | Powhatan,Algonquian,Tidewater Monacan,Siouan,Piedmont region Cherokee,Southwest va. near north Carolina today,Iroquoian

8: Reasons for picking Jamestown in 1607 | Increased Englands wealth,and power Defense against enemies from both land and sea,deep harber, thought there was a good supply of fresh ,clean drinking water.

9: Hardships at Jamestown | Disease,Native Americans,Difficult to find clean drinking water & Starvation,bugs | YOU DON'T WORK YOU DONT EAT!

10: Important peaple at Jamestown | Christopher Newport,Captin John Smith,John Rolfe,pocahantas, & Chief Powahtan

11: Goverment | Charters, 1619, Virginia House of Burgesses

12: Capital Move | Jamestown/Williamsburg/Richmond

13: French & Indian War | Made the colonist pay for the war;British vs French & Indians

14: Taxes | Suger Act, Stamp Act, Townshend Act

15: Problems in Boston | Boston Massacre,Boston Tea Party,Sons of Liberty & Patriots | OH NO WERE IN BIG TROUBLE

16: Colonist vs England | Patriots/Sons of Liberty/Colonist/Minute men vs Loyalist/King George the 111/Lord Cornwallis

17: Important Patriots | James A. Lafayette helped the colonist spie on the brittish | George Washington leader of the continental army | Thomas Jefferson signed the Declaration of Independence

18: Important Patriots | Thomas Jefferson,Jack Jouett,Paul revere,& Ben Franklin

19: Divided in War | African and American Indians were divided in war

20: Support on the home front | Women farming, making clothes, & caring for the sick

21: Battles | Battle of Lexington and concord,Battle of great bridge, and Yorktown

22: Treaty of Paris ended the American rev. in 1783 | Freedom at last

23: Contributions to a new Nation | Mason,Jefferson,Madison,& Washington

24: Virginians travels south and west for better farm land | they moved west and south because they needed better farm land because the tobacco eats all the minerals in the soil

25: Branches of Virginia government | Legislative,Executive,Judicial Branch

26: Famous Abolitionist | Tubman,Turner & Brown

27: Divided Nation | Differences between the north and south

28: Creation of West Virginia

29: Union | President Abraham Lincoln & General Ulysses S. Grant

30: Confederacy | President Davis,Lee,Jackson & Stuart

31: Confederacy

32: Important battles | Beware my foot can punt red apples

33: Confederacy surrenders at Appomattox Court House

34: Reconstruction | Problems in virginia

35: Reconstruction | Freedman's Bureau & Sharecropping

36: After Reconstruction | Segregation,discrimination & Jim Crow Laws

37: Virginia's economy begins to grow again | Railroads key to expansion | Tazewell (coal) & tobacco farming

38: Civil Rights Movement | Thomas Woodrow Wilson,George C. Marshal

39: Civil Rights Movement | Maggie Walker,Harry F. Byrd ,Sr,Arthur ASHE,Jr,L. Douglas Wilder,OliverW. Hill,Sr.,& A. Linwood HOLTON,Sr.

40: 20th & 21st Century Virginia | Rural:Life in the country/open farmlands | Urban: Life in the city | Old systems of farming were no longer effective & crop prices were low. People moved from rural to urban areas and from many other states for economic opportunities.


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