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FC: Virginia History created by: Ian

1: Primary vs Secondary sources | Primary source: speeches, artifacts, music,interviews,news film footage, autobiographies,official records | secondary source: newspaper articles,books, encyclopedias,atlas, & dictionaries

2: Bordering States & large Bodies of water | Atlantic Ocean & Chesapeake bay | Maryland,West Virginia,Kentucky,Tennessee,North Carolina

3: The 5 Regions | Appalachian Plateau,Valley and ridge,Blue Ridge Mountains,Piedmont,Coastal Plain(Tidewater)

4: Cities & Rivers | Alexandria on the Potomac | Fredericksberg on the Rappahannock | Yorktown on the York | Richmond on the James | Jamestown on the James

5: Artifacts & Archaeologists | examples and definitions: Arrowheads weapons that are put on a stick and fired | Pottery pots and pans

6: Eastern woodland Indians | Werowowocomo,food,shelter,& clothing

7: Virginian Indian tribes | Tribes,languages,®ions | Powhatan Monacan Cherokee | Algonquin Siouan Iroquoian | Coastal plain (tidewater) Piedmont Appalachain plateau

8: reasons for picking Jamestown | increased England's wealth and power | defense against enemies from both land and sea,deep harbor,thought there was a good supply of fresh clean drinking water

9: hardships at Jamestown | DISEASE | NATIVE AMERICANS | DIFFICULT TO FIND CLEAN WATER | STARVATION

10: Important people at Jamestown | Christopher Newport,capt. john smith,john rolfe,pocahantas,andchef powhatan

11: Government | charters 1619 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 | sugar act stamp act townshend act

15: problems in boston | Boston Tea Party | Boston Massacre | Sons Of Liberty & Patriots

16: Colonist VS ENGLAND | Patriots/Sons Of Liberty/colinist/ minutemen V S loyalist/king george3/lord Cornwallis | < more supplies than us

17: Important Patriots | James A. Lafayette, George Washington, & Patrick Henry

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

19: divided in war | african and american indians were divided in war | diveded in war

20: Support on the home front | Women farmin,making clothes,and carig for the sick

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

22: Treaty of Paris | Ended the American Revolution (1787)

23: Contributions to a new nation | George Mason, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington.

24: Virginians travel west for better farmland

25: three branches of government | Legislative Executive judicial

26: Famous Abolitionist | Harriett Tubman | Nat Turner | John Brown

27: Divided nation differences between north and south | SOUTH -depended on agriculture. -used slave labor to keep up with work. | NORTH -industrialized -utilized machinery

28: creation of west VA. | western counties of VA. broke away from the state of VA. and formed west VA.

29: Union | President Abe Lincoln, general Ulysses S Grant,

30: Confederacy | president Davis Lee Jackson Stuart

31: Presidents during civil war | Davis he was the first and only president of the confederacy | Lincoln was the sixteenth president of the U.S.A.

32: Important Battles | Bull Run/Manassas Monitor and Merrimack Fredericksburg Chancellorsville Petersburg Richmond Appomattox Courthouse

33: Appomattox Courthouse | The Union received General Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox Courthouse.

34: reconstruction | After the civil war there were problems money w worthless banks and houses destroyed

35: reconstruction | Sharecropping and the freedman's bureau both helped southern and former slave people by providing food for the poor and helping earn money

36: after reconstruction | segregation discrimination and jim crow laws made black's lives hard

37: Va's economy begins to grow again | railroads helped expand and Tazewell coal and tobacco farming

38: civil rights | George C. Marshall: wrote the Marshall plan Woodrow Wilson made: a plan for world peace

39: movement | Maggie Walker: first African woman bank president Harry Byrd:started the pay as you go policy Arthur Ashe:first African to win a men's major league tennis championship Douglas wilder:first black governor Oliver Hill:Important lawyer in the brown vs board of education case Linwood Holton:appointed more Africans and women to government

40: 20th & 21st century Virginia | rural: life in country open farmlands urban: life in city old systems of farming are no longer effective and prices are low people moved to urban areas and from many other stats for economic opportunities

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