Political Growth and Westward Expansion - Virginia Studies
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__________ was elected the first President of the United States of America.
George Washington provided _______________ to help our young country.
Father of our Country
George Washington is called the _______________.
__________________ kept detailed notes during the Constitutional Convention.
Father of the Constitution
James Madison is known as the ________________.
writing the Constitution
James Madison's skills at compromise helped the delegates at the Constitutional Convention during the difficult process of _______________________.
__________________________ wrote the Virginia Declaration of Rights.
The Virginia Declaration of Rights
_____________________ states all Virginians have many rights, including freedom of religion and press.
_______________________ wrote the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom.
The Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom
_____________________ states all people should be free to worship as they please.
better farmland and new opportunities
Virginians moved west and to the deep South to find ______________________________.
_____________________ takes away the soil's nutrients making it difficult to farm.
traditions, ideas, and cultures.
Virginians took the following with them as the moved west and into the deep South: ____________________________.
Settler used the ____________________ to cross over the Appalachian Mountains.
_________________________ saved a large portrait of George Washington during the War of 1812.