Geography
American Indians
Jamestown
Colonial Virginia
American Revolution
100
Which two waterways are natural borders to Virginia?
What is Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean?
100
What language was primarily spoken in the Tidewater Region?
What is Algonquian.
100
What is the importance of women arriving to Jamestown in 1620?
So settlers could establish families and stay in Jamestown a long time
100
What is the name for a crop that is grown to sell money rather than use it by the farmers who grew it?
What is Cash Crop
100
What document states that authority to govern belongs to the people?
What is the Declaration of Independence
200
Which Region can be found just west of the Fall Line?
What is Piedmont
200
Why did Christopher Columbus call the people he found in the lands he discovered Indians?
He thought he was in the Indies
200
Why did England want to establish an American Colony?
To increase wealth and power
200
What was the Virginia colony's primary source of wealth?
What is agriculture and tobacco
200
Virginian's were divided about the war. Some remained neutral and some were loyal to England, but what did most consider themselves?
What are Patriots
300
What is an area of elevated land that is flat on top?
What is a Plateau
300
What is an example of an American Indian Artifact?
What are arrowheads, pottery or tools
300
What did the arrival of African's make possible?
Expansion of the tobacco economy
300
Where did the Virginia colony turn for te steady and inexpensive source of labor needed to make tobacco planting successful?
What are slaves from Africa
300
Who wrote the document expressing the reasons for colonial independence from England?
Who is Thomas Jefferson
400
Virginia's mountains are part of which larger mountain system?
What is the Appalachian Mountains?
400
What did Virginia's First Americans use for clothes?
Animal Skins
400
What was wrong with the location of Jamestown?
It was Marshy and lacked safe drinking water.
400
Contaminated water, dirty living conditions causing diseases to spread and several fires were the reasons for what event?
What is the moving of the capital from Jamestown to Williamsburg
400
Who spoke out against taxation without representation by saying, "give me liberty of give me death?"
Who was Patrick Henry
500
Which region is located near the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay?
What is Coastal Plain
500
What is the name that Virginia's Indians are sometimes called because the forest was at the heart of Indian life?
What is Eastern Woodland Indians
500
What was the first elected legislative body of government in English America?
House of Burgesses
500
The capital of Virginia moved to be more central in the state, with better location and farther from British attack. Where did it move?
What is Richmond
500
Where did the British army surrender, bringing an end to the Revolutionary War?
Yorktown
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