Accomplishments Professions Quotes Famous Events Why were they important to VA?

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

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Who is Oliver Hill?
This famous Virginian was a lawyer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Who is Oliver Hill?
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.

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

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

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

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

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Who is Linwood Holton?
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)."

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

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

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

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

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

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Who is Oliver W. Hill?
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

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

20th Century Virginians

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