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- "Father of Our Country"
-Served as the commander and chief of the Continental Army
-Took detailed notes during the Constitutional Convention
-skilled at compromise
-"The Father of the Constitution"
no one gets everything they want-everyone has to give up something-so good things can happen
-wrote the Virginia Declaration of Rights
-believed in freedom of religion
-believed in freedom of press
Virginia Declaration of Rights
-written by George Mason
-said all Virginians have the right to the freedom of religion and freedom of press
-Wrote the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom
-believed all people should be free to worship as they please
Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom
-Written by Thomas Jefferson
-Said all people should be free to worship as they please
-the space in the Appalachian Mountains colonist traveled through to move west
Why did Virginians move west?
-Tobacco farming ruined the soil
-To look for large areas of land and opportunities
What did Virginians take with them when they moved west?
-a plan for government, a set of rules
-slaves were forced to move south and west with their owners
VA SOL VA Studies
Hollister Chapter 2 Test
A New Nation
Rocks and Minerals
Regions of Virginia