VS2A BORDERING STATES
VS2B REGIONS
VS2C BODIES OF WATER
VS2D/G INDIAN LANGUAGE GROUPS AND TRIBES
CURRENT TRIBES
VS2E/F VA INDIANS, CLIMATE, FOOD, SHELTER & CLOTHING
100
What is a location that may be described using terms that show connections between two places such as “next to” or “near” ?
a relative location
100
What region is described as having flat land, located near the Atlantic Ocean andChesapeake Bay, includes the Eastern Shore, and is East of the Fall Line?
the Coatal Plain (Tidewate) region
100
What large body of water provided transportation links between Virginia and other places (e.g., Europe, Africa, Caribbean)?
the Atlantic Ocean
100
What evidence is there that American Indians (First Americas) lived in all areas of the state?
The archaeologists recovered artifacts such as arrowheads, pottery, and other tools.
100
What kinds of food did the American Indians in Virginia have in the winter?
birds and animals
200
What large bodies of water border Virginia?
the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean
200
What is the natural border between the Coastal Plain (Tidewater) and the Piedmont regions, where waterfalls prevent further travel on the rivers?
the Fall Line
200
What large swamp is located in the Coastal Plain (Tidewater) region, supports a variety of wildlife, and was explored and surveyed byGeorge Washington?
the great Dismal Swamp
200
American Indians, who trace their family histories back to well before 1607, continue to live in all parts of Virginia today. Name two tribes found in Coastal Plain Region.
Coastal Plain Region tribes: – Chickahominy Tribe – Eastern Chickahominy Tribe – Mattaponi Tribe – Nansemond Tribe – Pamunkey Tribe – Rappahannock Tribe – Upper Mattaponi Tribe
200
What did Virginia's Indians use to construct their shelters, use to make their clothing, and eat?
What they found in the enviornment.
300
What five states border the state of Virginia?
Maryland, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and North Carolina.
300
What regions is part of the Appalachian mountain system, located between the Piedmont and the Valley and Ridge regions, is the source of many rivers, and is describes as having old, rounded mountains?
the Blue Ridge Mountains
300
Where is the Eastern Shore located?
The Eastern Shore is a peninsula bordered by the Chesapeake Bay to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.
300
The Cherokee Indians were part of what language group?
the Iroquoian language group
300
What was a large Indian town used by Indian leaders for several hundred years before the English settlers came? It was the headquarters of the leader Powhatan in 1607.
the Werowocomoco Indian town
400
What states border Virginia to the south?
Tennessee and North Carolina
400
Which region is an area of elevated land that is flat on top, located in Southwest Virginia, and only a small part of the plateau is located in Virginia.
the Appalachian Plateau region
400
What is a peninsula?
A peninsula is apiece of land bordered by water on three sides.
400
In which region was Algonquian spoken?
the Coastal Plan (Tidewater) Region
400
Virginia Indians are members of what Indian culture?
the Eastern Woodland Indians
500
What state borders Virginia to the Northeast?
Maryland
500
What region includes the Great Valley of Virginia, other valleys separated by ridges, and is located west of Blue Ridge Mountains
the Valley and Ridge region
500
How did water features influence the development of Virginia?
Each river was a source of food and provided a pathway for exploration and settlement of Virginia.
500
Which explorer called the people in the lands he discovered the “Indians” because he thought he was in the Indies?
Christopher Columbus
500
What did archaeologists do to gain clues about the interactions of the English, Africans, and Indians in early Virginia?
The archaeologists recovered artifacts such as arrowheads, pottery, and other tools.
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