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What is a cash crop?
A crop that is grown to sell for money
What effect did agriculture have on Virginia colony?
The economy depended on agriculture as a primary source of wealth
What became the most profitable agricultural product?
How did agriculture in the Virginia colony influence the institution of slavery?
Large numbers of Africans were brought against their will to work on plantations so the Virginia colony became dependent on slave labor.
What are examples of architecture, or buildings that reflect different cultures.
Barns, homes, and places of worship
What cultures were reflected in Colonial Virginia?
Europeans, including the English, Scots- Irish and German, Africans,American Indians
Whenever people settle in a new area, they change the culture and landscape to reflect their beliefs, customs and architecture and adapt their old customs their new environment. True or False?
What culture of Colonial Virginia does the name Richmond reflect?
What culture of Colonial Virginia does the name Roanoke reflect?
Where did the English primarily settle?
Coastal Plains and the Piedmont Regions
Where did the Germans and Scotts- Irish primarily settle?
In the Shenandoah Valley, along their migration route.
Where did the Africans primarily settle?
In the Coastal Plains and Piedmont Region, where the tobbaco was primarily being grown and where much slave labor was needed.
Where do the American Indians primarily settle?
They lived all throughout Virginia but when the English arrived they were forced inland.
Why was the Capitol moved form Jamestown to Williamsburg?
The water was brackish from all the waste that was seeping in.
The conditions were bad for helath with diseases.
The fire destroyed Jamestown and many of it buildings.
What is money?
A medium of exchange including coins and paper bills.
Define the word barter.
A trading of goods and services without the use of money, it was used a lot because few people had paper bills or coins.
What was used as money in colonial Virginia?
Getting something and promising to pay for it later. Framers did this and payed once their crops were harvested. Buy now and pay later.
What is debt?
A good or service owed to another person.
Keeping money for a later use and could be spent at a later time.
There were banks in Colonial Virginia. True or False?
These people had no rights and worked tobacco, crops, and livestock.
Enslaves African Americans.
How did most colonists make a living?
They were small farmers.
Who made the clothing worn during most colonial Virginians.
The poeple made it themselves. They made it out of wool, cotton and leather.
Many colonial people lived in this type of house: ...
One room one level homes with dirt floors some farmers lived in bigger homes.
Colonial food was made from this: ...
Local produce and simple meats very little selection.
People living in colonial Virginia depended on these resources.
Natural, capitol, and human resources, to produc the goods and servics needed.
Many free African Americans owned their own businesses and property. But, they still did NOT have: ...
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