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Whenever people settle in an area, they change the landscape to reflect the beliefs, customs, and architecture of their ____________.
Name three examples of cultural landscapes.
What two groups of people settled primarily in the Tidewater (Coastal Plain) and Piedmont regions?
English and the Africans
Why did African people settle primarily in the Tidewater and Piedmont Regions?
That's where tobacco farms were and they were used as a cheap labor (workers)
What do names of places in Virginia like Roanoke and Richmond reflect?
Culture- Roanoke is a Native American name and Richmond was an English name
Which groups of immigrants settled in the Shenandoah Valley along the migration route?
Name three reasons why the capital city moved from Jamestown to Williamsburg.
1. Salty water seepage into Fresh water
3. Marsh land
What is the name for buying a good or service now and paying for it later?
What is trading by exchanging goods for other goods, without using money, called?
What was used for money and was called "green gold" in early Virginia?
Which groups of people were used as an inexpensive or cheap source of labor?
African men, women and children
Name three reasons the capital moved from Williamsburg to Richamond.
1. Increase the distance from attack by the British (moving away from the coast)
2. More central location
3. Population was moving Westward
Describe the term "MONEY"
Currency used to purchase goods or services
Describe the term "BARTER"
Trading without the use of money
Describe the term "CREDIT"
Buying something now and paying later
Describe the term "DEBT"
When you owe money to someone you are in debt
Describe the term "SAVING"
Putting money away for a later day
Did colonial Virginia have banks?
Describe the life of white Virginians in Colonial Virginia.
-many made a living by farming
-some owned plantations
-adult men could vote
-came from England, Scotland, Ireland and Germany
Describe the life of enslaved Africans Americans in Colonial Virginia.
-most worked farming tobacco and other crops
-had no rights
-came from present day Angola
-came to Virginia against their will
Describe the life of Free African Americans in Colonial Virginia.
-some owned their own businesses or property
-denied most of their rights
-came from present day Angola
Describe the life of indentured servants in Colonial Virginia.
-sometimes gave up freedom to come to Virginia
-worked 5-7 years, then they were set free
-had no rights until set free
Describe food in Colonial Virginia.
Choices were limited and made of local produce and meat
Describe the homes of Colonial Virginia.
Mostly one room houses with dirt floors but some farmers lived in large houses
Describe the clothing of Colonial Virginia.
Houses made their own clothing of cotton, wool and/or leather
What is the most important to the economy of colonial Virginia?
Food choices in colonial Virginia were___.
Name the 3 places that served as a location for Virginia's capital?
Jamestown, Williamsburg and Richmond
What was the main cash crop in colonial Virginia?
How did the increase of European settlers changed the lives of American Indians?
The American Indians moved inland.
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