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Virginia History

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1: Primary vs Secondary Sources | Primary Sources Primary Sources are something that can not be copied ex. interviews ,speeches cornerstones | Secondary Sources Secondary Sources are something that can be copied ex. dictionaries news papers

2: Bordering States and Large bodies of water | Large Bodies of water Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay | Bordering states Maryland West Virginia ,Kentucky Tennessee, North Carolina

3: The Five Regions | the five region are Appalachian Plateau, Valley and Ridge, Blue Ridge Mountains,Piedmont and Coastal Plain

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

5: Artifacts and Archaeologists | Artifacts is something that tell us that the Indians were here a long time a go. | Archaeologists are people the dig up the Artifacts and try to put them together

6: Eastern Woodlands Indians | They traded at werowocomoco. | The Indians ate corn and animal meat ex deer ,birds , and fish | The indians wore clothes made of deer skins | The indians made houses made of wood and bark house

7: The Virginia Indians | The tribes are the Powhatan , Moncan , and Cherokee | The Powhatan spoke algongin moncan spoke sioun and cherokee irqioun

8: Reasons for picking Jamestown | To increase England's power and wealth | Defense against enemies from both land and sea and for deep harbor thought there was a good supply of clean and fresh water

9: The hardships at Jamestown | The hardships at Jamestown was native americans starvation disease difficult to find clean water.

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

11: Government | Chartes is a law that the king has made | In 1619 government began | The house of Burgessess is were they came up with the laws

12: The Capital move | The capital started at Jamestown then the engilsh moved it to Williamsburg and then Richmond and it stayed there

13: The French and Indian War | The French and Indian war started because the king of England stated to tax the colonist

14: taxes | townshed act is were they put new taxes on glass paper led and tea | the sugar act is when king George the 3 put 3 cent taxes on tea and more | t

15: problems in Boston | there were many problems one is the Boston Massacre | The Boston Tea Party was when the Sons Of Liberty dumped tea in to the Boston harbor

16: colonist vs England | The colonist were called minute men because when war was about to begin they were ready in a minute | Patriots are people that love their country | lord cornwallis was the leader of the red coats

17: important patriots | James A Lafayette was a freed slave for the colonist and spied a lord Cornwallis | George Washington was commander and cheif for the colonist | Patrick Henry was a patriot and said the famous speech Taxation Without Representation

18: Important Patriots during the american revolution | Thomas Jefferson was the author of the Declaration of Rights | Jack Jouett did the mid night ride to warn Thomas Jefferson that the British were coming | Paul Revere was the first to warn the General Assembly that the britsh were coming

19: Divided in war | Africans and Indians were divided in the American Revolution

20: Support at home front | At home the women would grow crops make cloths and care for the sick

21: Battles | Battle of Lexington and Concord the were the first battels of the American Revolution

22: What endeed the American Revolution | The Treaty of Paris endeed the American Revolution in 1783

23: Contributions to a New Nation | Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declartion of Rights | George Washington was the first president | James Madison was the 4th President

24: Why did Virginians travel west | Virginians travled west so they could find better farm land

25: the three branches of goverment | The Legislative branch is the branch that makes the laws | The Executive branch is the branch that carries out laws big and small | The Judicial Branch is the Branch with the court and judges and jury

26: Famous Abolitionist | Nat Turner led a raid in South Hampton Va and killed over 60 white men women and kids | John Brown he led a raid at Harpers Ferry on a raniy day | Harriet Tubman was a counductor for the underground railroad and saved over 300 lives

27: Union and Confederacy | The union was was the North states and Abe Lincoln became the president for the union | The southwas the confedracy and the president was Jefferson Davis

28: West VA | Northern and western VA had a problem West Virginia wanted slavery away while Northern Virginia wanted to keep slavery so now There is West Virginia and Virginia | West Virginia

29: The Union | Abraham Lincoln was president of the union | Ulysses S Grant was the commander of the union army

30: The Confedracy | Jefferson Davis was the president of the Confedracy | Robert E. Lee was the commander for the confedracy

31: Abraham Lincoln | Abraham Lincoln was the President for the north who union who used the Emacipation Proclamtion to free the slaves in the nation | Abraham Lincoln was soon the president of the whole United States when the southe surrendered

32: Battles | Beware My Foot Can Punt Red Apples | Beware stands for battle of Bull Run .My stands for Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack. Foot stands for Battle of Fredricksburg. Punt stands for The siege of Petersburg. Red stands for Battle of Richmond. Apples stands for the surrender at Appomattox Court House

33: Surrender | The confedracy surrender at Appomattox Court house bringing a end to the civil war

34: Reconstruction | The time period after the civil war was called reconstruction it is the time when they rebuilt the roads and house and banks

35: Reconstruction | During reconstruction people had to sharecrop wich is when people share farm land. Freedman's Bureau provided food for freed slaves and whites out of the war

36: After reconstruction | segregation is when things are when thing are split up | discrimanation is an unfair treatment between people | Jim Crow Laws created segregation between races

37: Virginia's economy | Railroads begin to grow | Tazewell county is where people start to coal mine and plant tobacco

38: Civil Rights Movement | George C. Marshall won a Nobel Peace prize and wrote the Marshall plan | Tomas Woodrow Wilson won a Nobel Peace Prize

39: Civil Rights Movement | Maggie Walker was first lady to be a bank president | Douglas Wilder was the first black governor | Arthur Ashe was the first black tennis player author for civil rights | Harry F .Byrd was a governor and made pay as you go | Oliver Hill played a key role in brown vs bored of education trail

40: 20th century | Rural Life in the country | Urban life in the city | Old systems of farming were no longer effective and crop prices were lower | People moved from rural areas to urban areas

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