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FC: virginia history created by: sarahy m.

1: Primary vs Secondary Sources | primary Source Speeches artifacts music interviews | Secondary source newspapers books atlas dictionaries

2: bordering states | maryland west virginia kentucky tennesee north carolina | large bodies of water | atlantic ocean chesapeake bay

3: the 5 regions | appalachian plateau valley and ridge blue ridge mountains piedmont coastal plain(tidewater)

4: cities and rivers | alexandria on the potamac | Fredericksburg and Yorktown | Yorktown on the York | Richmond on the James | jamestown on the james

5: Archaeologist are people that find artifacts. | Artifacts are things that are from the past that tells us stories. | Artifacts and Archaeologist

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

7: VA indian tribes | C M P I S A A P T | Powhatan spoke Algonquian and were located in the Tidewater Region | Cherokee spoke Iroquoian and were located in southwestern VA and some parts of North Carolina | Monacan spoke Siouan in the monacan Region

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 | 1.Disease 2.Native americans 3.difficult to find clean water 4.Starvation

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

11: Goverment Jamestown Goverment had Charters it started in 1619 there was a House of burgesses.

12: Capital move JamestownWilliamsburg Richmond

13: French and Indian War | The English made the colonists pay for the war. British vs French and Indians

14: Taxes | England put taxes in the Sugar Act,Stamp Act,and Townshend Act

15: Problems in Boston | The problems in Boston were the Boston Massacre,Boston Tea Party,Sons of Liberty,& the Patriots.

16: Colonists vs England | The Patriots,Sons of Liberty,and Minute men are all colonists. | King George the 111, Loyalist and lord Cornwallis were from England | Minute men vs Loyalist

17: Important Patriots | James A. Lafayette,George Washington and Patrick Henry were important patriots.

18: Important Patriots | Thomas Jefferson,Jack Jouett, Paul Revere, and Ben Franklin were some other important patriots.

19: Divided in war | African and American Indians were divided in war and had to pick sides.

20: Support on the Home Front | Women stayed home farming,making clothes and cared for the sick.

21: Important Battles | Battle of Lexington and Concord,Battle of Great Bridge and Battle at Yorktown were important battles.

22: The Treaty of Paris was signed and ended the American Revolution.

23: Contributions To A New Nation George Mason,Thomas Jefferson,James Madison and George Washington made contributions to our New Nation.

24: Virginians traveled south and west for better farm land.Expanding the 13 colonies.

25: ##3 Branches The Legislative,Executive ,and Judicial branch are all part of VA goverment.

26: Famous Abolitionist Harriet Tubman helped over 300 slaves escape,Nat Turner led a revolt,and John Brown led a raid. | Listen to the song Stand Up by Mr.Stein

27: Differences between the North and South First of all the North was industrialized it also was against slavery.The South on the other hand, had slaves and plantations.

28: Creation of West Virginia | The western counties wanted slavery away......So the government split VA in half to create West Virginia.

29: People in the Union | Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclomation, was voted 16th president and was against slavery.

30: People in the Confederacy | Jefferson Davis,Robert E. Lee,and Thomas Stonewall Jackson were in the Confederacy.

31: Battle Chant: | Beware /=Bull Run My Monitor vs Merrimack Foot Fredericksburg Can Chancellorsville Punt Petersburg Red Richmond Apples Appomatox Court House /

32: In 1865 Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant which resulted an end to the Civil War.

33: Reconstruction | Banks were closed and money was worthless during the reconstruction. Virginia also had no functioning government and its economy was in ruins.Railroads, bridges, plantation, and crops were destroyed.

34: The Freedmans Bureau provided food to poor white people and former slaves. Sharecropping was also used during reconstruction you would make an agreement if you you would let someone rent your farmland, grow crops,and promise to pay back with crops.

35: Segregation is the separation of people. The Jim Crow Laws segregated blacks and whites. Discrimination is like when somebody says your stupid and they dont even know you.

36: Railroads were a key to expansion of business,agriculture, and industry. Tobacco farming recovered from the effects of the Civil War. Tazewell County became a source of new jobs for people in southwest VA. | After Reconstruction

37: Civil Rights Movement | Thomas Woodrow Wilson was the 20th president of the USA,he wrote a plan for world peace, and his plan earned him a Nobel Peace Prize. | George C. Marshall was a military leader,he created an economic plan to ensure world peace called The Marshall Plan, and he too like Woodrow Wilson won a Nobel Peace Price.

38: Civil Rights Movement | Maggie Walker founded the Saint Luke Penny Savings Bank in 1903 . She was the first African American woman to establish a bank. | Harry F. Byrd began the Pay as You Go for road improvements. He led a Massive Resistance against integration of schools. | Arthur Ashe was the first African American winner of a major men's tennis singles championship. He was also a great author and spokesperson.

39: Civil Rights Movement | Douglas Wilder was the first African-American governor. | Oliver W. Hill was a lawyer and civil rights leader. He also played a key role in Brown vs. Board of Education. | Linwood Holton appointed more African-Americans and women to positions in state government.

40: Urban: Life in the city Rural: Life in the country | Vocabulary | Old systems of farming were no longer effective. Crop prices were low. | Agriculture began to change because......

41: Changes | Technological developments in transportation,roads,railroads and and streetcars improved and helped cities grow. Coal Mining encouraged the growth of VA.. In the 20thcentury changed from rural to a more urban society.

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