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Hungry for History Trivia from S. DeBusk & M. Barlow
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Over time, the native peoples realized the English settlement would continue to ________.
The native peoples came to see the settlers as ______ who would take over their land.
The success of tobacco as a cash crop transformed life in the Virginia colony and encourage what?
What is a crop that is grown to sell for money rather than for use by the growers?
The economy of the Virginia colony depended on what as the primary source of wealth?
What became the most profitable agricultural product?
Tobacco was sold in England as a ____ ______.
The successful cultivation of tobacco depended on a steady and inexpensive source of _______.
Who were brought to the Virginia colony and enslaved to work on the plantations?
African men, women and children
What did the Virginia colony become dependent upon? This dependence lasted a long time.
Whenever people settle an area, they change the ____ and ______ to reflect their beliefs, customs, and architecture.
culture and landscape
Name 3 examples of architecture that reflect different cultures.
barns, homes, churches
The name "Richmond" reflects which culture?
The name "Roanoke" reflects which culture?
In which two regions did the English and other Europeans primarily settle in?
Coastal Plain (Tidewater) and Piedmont
The Germans and Scots-Irish settled primarily where in Virginia? This place was along the migration route.
In which two regions did the Africans primarily settle in? Tobacco agriculture in these regions required a great deal of labor.
Coastal Plain (Tidewater) and Piedmont
The culture of colonial Virginia reflected the beliefs, customs, and architecture of what 3 groups of people that were living there?
Europeans, Africans, and American Indians
Although it was a colony of _____, ______ developed a unique culture different from that of England.
What caused people to adapt old customs to their new environments?
migration and living in new areas
Prior to the arrival of the settlers, _____ _____ lived throughout Virginia. After the settlers arrived, most were forced inland.
England became _____ _____ in the early 1700's.
One of the factors related to the move from Jamestown to Williamsburg was the ____ ____ was contaminated by seepage of salt water.
Another factor related to the move to Williamsburg was unhealthy living conditions caused what?
Another reason to move to Williamsburg was that ______ destroyed wooden and brick buildings in Jamestown.
Name 3 factors that influenced the move of the capital from Jamestown to Williamsburg.
1. The drinking water was contaminated by seepage of salt water.
2. Unhealthy living conditions caused diseases.
3. Fire destroyed wooden and brick buildings in Jamestown.
The capital of the colony started in Jamestown. Tell the next two locations for the capital.
Williamsburg and Richmond
Richmond was a more _____ location for a capital.
Moving the capital to Richmond increased the distance from the sea and a possible attack by the _____.
The capital moved from Williamsburg to Richmond because the population was moving ______.
Name 3 factors that influenced the move of the capital from Williamsburg to Richmond.
1. The population was moving westward.
2. Richmond was a more central location.
3. Moving to Richmond increased the distance from the sea and possible attack by the British.
Name the medium of exchange (currency, which includes coins and paper bills).
What is the trading or exchanging of goods and services wthtout the use of money?
What is buying of goods and services now and paying for them later?
What is a good or service that is owed to someone?
_______ was used as money in colonial Virginia.
What is money put away to save or to spend at a later time?
This was not often used in the early Virginia colony.
What was commonly practiced instead of using money?
______ people had paper money or coins to use to buy goods and services.
A tobacco farmer could use his ____ to pay for goods and services.
Farmers and other consumers could also buy goods and services on ______ and pay their _____ when their crops were harvested and sold.
Did colonial Virginia have any banks?
Resources found in colonial Virginia were used to produce the ____ and ____ people needed.
goods and services
Everyday life in colonial Virginia was _____ for whites, enslaved African Americans, and free African Americans.
People living in colonial Virginia depended on ___, ____, and _____ resources to produce the goods and services they needed.
natural, human and capital
Food choices were ____.
Meals in colonial Virginia were made of local ___ and ____.
produce and meat
Most people in colonial Virginia lived in ___ room houses with _____ floors.
Who in colonial Virginia lived in large houses?
some wealthy farmers
In colonial Virginia, households made their own _____.
Most clothing in colonial Virginia was made of what?
cotton, wool and/or leather
How did most white Virginians make their living from the land?
as small farmers
A large farm is also called a ____.
Most enslaved African Americans worked _____, other crops, and _____.
Did enslaved African Americans have rights?
Many free ____ _____ owned their own businesses and property but were denied most rights.
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