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What is a crop that is grown to sell for money rather than for use by the growers?
What did the economy of the Virginia colony depend on as a primary source of wealth?
What became the most profitable agricultural product that was sold in England as a cash crop?
Africans (men women and children)
Who were brought to the colony against their will to work as slaves on the plantations?
They were a steady and inexpensive source of labor.
Why were slaves so important to plantations?
culture and landscapes
Whenever people settle an area what do they change to reflect their beliefs, customs, and architecture?
barns, homes, and places of worship (churches)
Give three examples of architecture that reflect different cultures:
Richmond and Jamestown are examples of place names reflecting whose culture?
Roanoke is an example of a place name reflecting which culture?
Coastal Plain and Piedmont regions
Where did the English, Africans and Europeans settle?
Where did the Germans and Scots-Irish settle
throughout all 5 regions of Virginia
Prior to the arrival of settlers, where did American Indians live:
After the settlers arrived, where were most American Indians forced to live?
migration and living in new areas
What caused people to adapt old customs to their environment?
drinking water, unhealthy living conditions, fire
Three reasons Virginia's capital was moved from Jamestown to Williamsburg:
population moving westward, more centrally located, increased the distance from British attack
Three reasons Virginia's capital was moved from Williamsburg to Richmond:
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