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Virginia History

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FC: Virginia History Created by Tim

1: primary vs secondary sources | Speeches,artifacts,music,interviews | newspaper, books, encyclopedias, atlas, and dictionaries

2: bordering states & large bodies of water | Atlantic ocean & Chesapeke Bay | Maryland, West Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina

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

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

5: artifacts & archaeologists | Examples and definitions

6: Eastern Woodland Indians | Werowocomoco,food,shelter,& clothing

7: Virginia Indian Tribes | Tribes Powhatan Monacan Cherokee | The Monacans lived in the Piedmont | The Powhatans lived in the Tidewater and spoke Algonquin | The Cherokees lived in North Carolina and spoke

8: Reasons for picking Jamestown in 1607 | increase Englands wealth and power. | Defense against enemies from 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 in Jamestown | Christopher Newport, John Smith, John Rolfe, Pocahontas, and Chief Powhatan

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

12: Capital Move | Jamestown/Williamsburg/Richmond

13: French and Indian War | Made the colinists pay for the | Made the colinists pay for the war; British | British VS. French & Indians | TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION

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

15: Promblems in Boston | Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party, Sons of Liberty, & Patriots

16: Colonists VS. England | patriots | sons of liberty | colonist | minute men | loyalist | King George the III | Lord Cornwallis

17: Important Patriots | James A. Lafayette - African American spy for the continental army | George Washington - Commander in chief of the continental army | Patrick Henry - Gave the speech " Give me Liberty or give me death"

18: Important Patriots | Thomas Jefferson - He wrote The Treaty of Paris | Jack Jouett - Jack Jouett is called the Paul Revere of the south. | Paul Revere | Ben Franklin

19: Divided in War | Africans | American Indians | They were divided in War

20: Support on the home front | women farming | making clothe | caring for the sick

21: Battles!!! | Battle of Lexington and Concord | Battle of Great Bridge | Yorktown!!! the end of the War!!

22: Treaty of Paris ends the war

23: Contributions to The New Nation | Mason | Jefferson | Madison | Washington

24: Virginians travel south and west for better farm land

25: 3 Branches of Government | Legislative- makes The laws | Judicial- court system | Executive- enforces Laws

26: Famous Abolitionists | Tubman- Underground Rail road | Turner- Southampton County | Brown- Harpers Ferry

27: Divided Nation | Differences between North & south

28: Creation of West VA

29: Union | Abraham LIncoln- President of the Union | Ulysses S. Grant- General of the Union

30: Confederacy | Jefferson Davis- The President for the South | Robert E. Lee- General of the south | Jackson- General for the south | Stuart- Calvary

31: All of the important People in the Civil War | Abraham | Robert | Ulysses | Jefferson | "Stonewall"

32: Beware my foot can punt red apples | Bull Run, Manassas, Fredricksburg, Chancellorsville, Petersburg, Richmond, and Appomattox

33: Confederacy Surrenders at Appomattox court house

34: Reconstruction | Promblems in Virginia

35: Reconstruction | Sharecropping- A new system of farming that allowed free men and poor farmers to rent land from a landowner and then pay the landowner the harvest | Freedman's Bureau- medical care, clothes, shelter, and food.

36: Segregation- SEPERATION | Discrimination- Treating people unequally | Jim Crow Laws- Separate but equal | After Reconstruction

37: Virginia's economy begins to grow | railroads- Key to expansion | Tazewell (coal) & tobacco

38: Civil Rights Movement | Woodrow Wilson- 20th century President | George C. Marshall- Marshall plan | Linwood Holton- appointed Blacks and women into Government

39: Civil Rights Movement | Maggie Walker- First black bank President | Harry F. Byrd- Massive Resistance | Arthur Ashe- first black to win a tennis championship | Douglas Wilder- first black governer | Oliver Hill- Won Brown vs. Board of Education court case

40: 20th & 21st Century VA | Rural: Life in the country. urban: Life in the city. Old systems of farming were no longer effective. People moved from rural to urban areas & from many other states for economic opportunities.

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