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What geographic factors influenced Virginians to move to the western frontier of Virginia and beyond?
The soil was depleted from tobacco farming.
Where did Virginians move after the Revolutionary War?
People migrated (moved) into Western territories.
Why did Virginians mover after the Revolutionary War?
For large areas of land and new opportunities.
As Virginians moved what did they take with them besides their belongings?
"Virginians took their traditions, ideas, and cultures with them."
How did the settlers cross the Appalachain Mountains to get to the West?
Crossed the Appalachain Mountains through the Cumberland Gap.
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