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FC: Virginia History created by Dominic | Virginia History by: Dominic G. | Virginia History created by Dominic

1: Primary VS Secondary Sources Primary Sources are the original one and only object such as artifacts,interviews,and music. Secondary Sources are more then one copies of something such as food,books,and dictionaries. | Primary sources | Secondary sources

2: Bordering states Md,Wv,Ky,Tn,Nc. Large bodies of water At.Ocean & Chesapeake Bay.

3: The 5 regions App. Platue,Valley & Ridge,Blue Ridge,Piedmont,Tidewater.

4: The cities & rivers Alexandria on the Potomac.Fredericksburg on the Rappahannock.Yorktown on the York.Richmond on the James.Jamestown on the James.

5: Archaeologists: people who find artifacts and study them. | Artifacts: tools used in the past.

6: The headquarters of the Eastern Woodlands is Werowocomoco. These Indians wore clothes made of deerskin. They ate corn,beens,and squash. | Eastern Woodland Indians

7: Virginia Indian tribes | Languages Algonquian, Siouan,and Iroquoian. | Regions Tidewater, Piedmont, Blue Ridge, Valley and Ridge App. Platue | Tribes Chickahominy, Upper Mattaponi, Eastern Chickahominy, Rappahannock, Mattaponi, Nansemond, Pamunkey, Monacan, Cherokee,and Powhatan.

8: Reasons for choosing Jamestown | It had deep water to dock the ships. Fresh clean drinking water. It had a defense from enemies. The site increased England's wealth and power.

9: Jamestown hardships | The Jamestown colony faced starvation,no clean water,Native Americans,and disease.

10: Important people in Jamestown | C.Newport,John Smith,J.Rolfe, Pocahontas,and Chief Powhatan. were important to Jamestown.

11: In 1619 Government began. Also in 1619 the House of Burgesses opened. In 1643 the Burgesses became a separate legislative body.

12: The Capital move | The Capital moved from Jamestown to Williamsburg to Richmond.

13: The French and Indian War | Great Britain won the French and Indian War. Britain needed money so instead of taxing the people in England they taxed the 13 colonies.

14: King George III passed the Stamp Act, the Sugar Act, and the Townshend Act on the colonies. | The taxes on the colonies | Taxes made people angry like this guy. ---------------->

15: In the Boston Massacre 5 people were killed. | People dressed up as Indians and threw tea overboard in the Boston Tea Party. | Patriots are people that love one's own country. | The Sons of LIiberty were a group of patriots.

16: The colonist VS. the English | The colonist beat the British in the American Revolution. For this they earned freedom from England.

17: Important patriots | James Lafayette, George Washington, Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, Jack Jouett, Paul Revere, and Ben Franklin.

18: During the American Revolution black slaves we're divided throughout war. | England promised the slaves freedom, but still some grabbed patriot guns

19: Women provided support in the war. | Women farmed, made clothes, and cared for the sick.

20: Battles of the American Revolution | Lexington and Concord, Great Bridge, Saratoga, and Yorktown.

21: The Treaty of Paris was signed in 1783. This ended the American Revolution.

22: Contributions to a new nation. | Jefferson, Madison Washington, and Mason.

23: Virginians traveled West and Deep South for better farm land

24: 3 Branches of Government | Legislative, Judicial, and Executive. | The Legislative Branch makes the laws. Then the Executive Branch carries out the laws and then the Judicial Branch decides if laws have been broken.

25: Famous Abolitionist | Nat Turner led a raid in South Hampton CO. VA. As a result slaves could not read or write. | John Brown he led a raid on Harpers Ferry on a rainy day. | Harriet Tubman a true hero saved over 300 lives on the Underground Railroad.

26: A house divided can not stand. | South Carolina was the 1st state to secede from the Union. 10 other states followed South Carolina. They formed The Confederate States of America. America was divided between the North and the South.

27: The Creation of West VA. | As you all know Virginia was a slave state. The Western part of VA was against slavery. They broke away from VA and formed West Virginia.

28: THE UNION | The union was led by General Grant and Abe Lincoln. Union soldiers fought for a free country and stood firmly against slavery.

29: THE CONFEDERACY | The Confederacy was led by Robert E Lee and Jefferson Davis. They wanted to be there own country with slavery.

30: COMPARISON | Robert E Lee v.s. General Grant | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Robert E Lee was a Confederate General and a strong leader during the Civil War. | General Grant was a Union General and a strong leader during the Civil War.

31: The Battles of the Civil War | Bull run, Monitor vs the Merrimack, Fredricksburg, Chancellorsville, Petersburg, Richmond, Appomattox Courthouse

32: Confederacy surrenders at Appomattox Courthouse. | Confederate General Robert E Lee surrenders to Union General Ulysses S Grant. This all took place at the Wilmer McLean Appomattox Courthouse. This officially ended the Civil War.

33: RECONSTRUCTION Problems in Virginia | Virginia's economy was in ruins after the Civil War. Cities, farms, bridges, and railroads were destroyed.

34: RECONSTRUCTION Sharecropping Freedman's Bureau | After the Civil War life was hard for the Confederate states. Two things called Sharecropping and Freedman's Bureau for free blacks and poor whites.

35: AFTER RECONSTRUCTION segregation and Jim Cro Laws | After Reconstruction Jim Cro Laws were passed to keep blacks separate from whites.

36: VIRGINIA'S ECONOMY | Highways, airplanes, and railroads helped Virginia's economy grow. Also people moved from farms to cities as Virginia's cities began to grow. Small towns and Counties also grew in to big cities. The Coastal Plain region was also developing lots of technology. Virginia was attracting a lot of tourism.

37: CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT important people | Thomas Wilson, George Marshall, Maggie Walker, Harry F. Byrd, Arthur Ashe, Douglas Wilder, Oliver Hill, Linwood Holton.

38: 20TH AND 21ST CENTURY | Rural life - farming, less jobs, less money people moved to cities | Urban life - populated, more jobs, factories, growing, roads, railroads, highways.

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