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Virginia History

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FC: Virginia History created by: Ava

1: Primary vs Secondary sources | Primary Sources speeches,artifacts,music,interviews, buildings, and people. | Secondary Sources newspapers,books, atlas,and dictionaries

2: Bordering States and Large bodies of water | Large Bodies of Water Atlantic Ocean and the ChesapeakeBay | Bordering States Maryland,West Virginian,Kentucky, Tennessee,North Carolina.

3: The five regions | AppalachianPlateau ,Valley and Ridge, Blue Ridge Mountains,Piedmont,and Coastal Plain (Tidewater)

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

5: Artifacts and Archaeologists | Artifacts Arrow heads,tools,and pottery | Archaeologist People who look for artifacts from the past

6: Eastern Woodland Indian | Werocomoco is where they traded.For food and clothing(deerskin) changed with seasons. Shelter was made out of the natural resources around them

7: Virginia Indian Tribes | C M P I S A A P T | Powhatan Indians lived in the Tidewater region and spoke Algonquin | The Monacan Indians lived in the Peidmot region and spoke Suion | The Cheerokee Indians spoke Iraquion

8: Reasons for picking Jamestown in 1607 | -To increase Englands wealth and power. -Defense against enemiesfrom both land and sea,deep harbor,thought there was a good supply of fresh clean drinking water

9: Hardships in Jamestown | 1. Diseases 2.The Indians 3.No clean drinking water 4. no food

10: Important people in Jamestown | Christopher Newport, Captain John Smith, John Rolfe,Pocahontas,and Chief Powhatan

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

12: Capital Move | Jamestown to Williamsburg then Richmond

13: French and Indian war | Made the Colonists pay for the war; British vs The French and Indians

14: The Taxes | The sugar act, Stamp act, and the Townshed act

15: Problems in Boston | The Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party, Sons of Liberty, and Patriots

16: Colonists vs England | Patriots are people who love their country and will fight for it, Sons of Liberty fought in the war, Colonists the people who lived in the 13 colonies , Minute Men vs Loyalist, King George III, Lord Cornwallis

17: Important Patriots | James A. Lafayette was an African American man who was on the colonists side, George Washington was commander and chief in the war, and Patrick Henry gave many great speeches like, Give me Liberty or Give me Death.

18: Important Patriots | Thomas Jefferson,Wrote the Declaration of Independence. Jack Jouett,took the midnight ride to warn Patrick Henry and Thomas Jefferson.Paul Revere also took the midnight ride with Jack Jouett. and Ben Franklin helped write the Declaration and helped stop the stamp act.

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

20: Support on the home front | Woman during the Revolutionary war farming,making clothing, and caring for the sick

21: Battles | Battle of Lexington and Concord, Battle of Great Bridge, Yorktown

22: The End of the War | Treaty of Paris ended the American revolution

23: George Mason helped influence The Bill of Rights,Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence,James Madison was great at taking notes and helped everyone compremise,and George Washington was the first president of our country | Contributions to a new nation

24: The Virginians travels south and west for better farm land because the tobacco suck up all the minerals in the grass.

25: The Branches of government. | The tree Branches of government are the Legislative, the Executive, and the Judicial Branch.

26: Famous Abolitionist. | There were many Abolitionist. The 3 most famous Abolitionist are John Brown, Harriet Tubman, and Nat Turner. | Harriet Tubman. Harriet was a black slave who escaped from slavery. She became a conductor of the Underground Railroad. She was a very brave women. | John Brown. John was a violent man. He led a raid on Harpers Ferry,Virginia. He planned an attack on the United States arsenal. His plan did not work out and a few days later he was hung. | Nat Turner. Nat was also a violent man. He led a rebellion killing 60 white men,women, and children because they own slaves. He hid in the woods for 6 weeks until he was captured.

27: A Divided Nation Differences between the North and the South. | Union (North) -The North did NOT like slavery. -Used machines - Lived in cities -Wore blue in the war. | Confederacy -Needed slaves -Did work by hand and not machines. -Wore gray in the war | I don't like slavery! | But we need slaves you don't understand!

28: Creation of West Virginia | West Virginia did not need slavery and they did not like it so they made a new state West Virginia

29: Union | The Union fought for freedom of the slaves. | Their president was Abraham Lincoln. | Their general was Ulysses Grant

30: Confederate leaders and presidents. | Generals Robert E. Lee Stonewall Jackson J.E.B. Stuart | Presidents Jefferson Davis

31: Union Strengths 1. They had more men 2. They had more supplies 3. They had more ironclads 4. They had more railroad tracks | Strengths. | South strengths 1. They knew the land. 2. They had Robert E. Lee. 3. They had brilliant soldiers. 4. They knew how to control the horses.

32: Important Battles | Beware, My, Foot, Can, Punt, Red, Apples.

33: The surrender that ended the civil war | One day Robert E. Lee and his men had no more supplies and they were tired and had no choice but surrender. Robert E. Lee sent a message to Ulysses Grant and said that he surrendered. Grant was so kind and said there would be no punishment and said he would help with Freed Man's Bureau | Robert E. Lee | Grant

34: The Reconstruction problems | - Te land was destroyed - Their banks were destroyed and money was useless -When they sharecropped most white farmers betraded the african americans

35: Reconstruction | Freedman's Bureau It was like a charity. The north provided food, and medical care. | Sharecropping One farmer who's land isn't destroyed would rent it and the person who was renting it would pay the owner some of the money they made from the crops.

36: After Reconstruction | - Segregation is when your public facilities are separated by your race or skin color. - Discrimination is an unfair difference in the treament of people. - Jim Crow Laws were laws that stated that african americans weren't allowed to do certain things to make life hard on them.

37: Virginia's economy begins to grow again. - Tobacco, coal, farming, and rail roads were some key exspansion to Virginia's economy growth.

38: Civil Rights Movement's Important People | Thomas Woodrow Wilson was the 20 th century president and he wrote a plan for world peace. His plan earned him a Nobel peace prize. George C. Marshall was a military leader and he also wrote a plan for world peace and one the nobel peace prize.

39: Civil Rights Movement's Important People | Maggie L. Walker was the first African American bank president and founded the Saint Luke Penny Savings Bank. Harry F. Byrd made the "pay as you go system. Arther Ashe was the first male African American to win a major men's tennis championship tennis tournament. | Douglass Wilder was the first African American Governer. Oliver Hill was an important lawyer in the case "Brown vs Board of education".Linwood Holton was a Virginian Governer who wanted to promote women and African American people to Government.

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

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