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Why were they important to VA?

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Who is Arthur Ashe?
This famous 20th Century Virginian was known for being the first African American to win a single men's tennis championship

100

This famous Virginian was a lawyer
Who is Oliver Hill?

100

Who would have said this statement? "I am a woman. I am an African American. I am a Bank President."
Who is Maggie Lena Walker?

100

This prominent lawyer played a key role in the Brown vs. Board of Education case that went to the U.S. Supreme Court
Who is Oliver Hill?

100

This United States President was born in Virginia
Who is Woodrow Wilson?

200

Best known for becoming the first U.S. African American governor
Who is L. Douglas Wilder?

200

This famous Virginian was a military leader in WWII
Who is George C. Marshall?

200

Who would have said this statement? "Let's develop an economic plan for world peace!" (Two answers)
Who are Woodrow Wilson and George C. Marshall?

200

Only African American to ever win the singles title at the Wimbledon tennis championship
Who is Arthur Ashe?

200

This Virginia citizen was a military leader who created an economic plan to ensure world peace
Who is George C. Marshall?

300

Virginia governor known for his "Pay as you go" policy that improved roads
Who is Harry F. Byrd?

300

The 28th President of the United States who wrote a plan for world peace
Who is Woodrow Wilson?

300

Which lawyer from Virginia most likely said, "Segregation in schools is unconstitutional. Schools need to be desegregated. Separate is not equal!" Hint: Think about the court case in which he played a key role.
Who is Oliver Hill?

300

The Massive Resistance against the integration of public schools in Virginia was led by this man
Who is Harry F. Byrd?

300

This Virginia governor appointed more African Americans and women to state government positions than any other governor in order to promote racial equality
Who is Linwood Holton?

400

Who was an eloquent (fancy) spokesperson for change in Virginia?
Who is Arthur Ashe?

400

Not only was I an athlete, but I also wrote many books and became a famous author even before I died.
Who is Arthur Ashe?

400

Who would have said this statement? "As the governor of Virginia, I plan to promote racial equality by sending my own children to the Richmond public schools (which are mostly African American students)."
Who is Linwood Holton?

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Opened the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank
Who is Maggie Lena Walker?

400

modernized Virginia state government as the state's governor
Who is Harry F. Byrd?

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Who are the three Virginians to accomplish a "first" for African Americans? Hint: tennis player, bank president, and governor
Who are Arthur Ashe, Maggie Walker, and L. Douglas Wilder?

500

I was a civil rights leader who fought for equal rights of African Americans. I accomplished this on the United States Supreme Court.
Who is Oliver Hill?

500

I wrote the book titled: A Hard Road to Glory: A History of the African-American Athlete
Who is Arthur Ashe?

500

I worked as a lawyer on the Davis et al. vs. Prince Edward County (Virginia) case which was combined with 4 other cases to become Brown vs. Board of Education
Who is Oliver W. Hill?

500

famous tennis player born in Richmond, Virginia
Who is Arthur Ashe?