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Primary source of wealth
What effect did agriculture have on the Virginia colony?
What was the mos profitable agricultural product (crop)?
Where was tobacco sold as a cash crop?
encouraged it because it was cheap and dependable labor
How did agriculture in the Virginia colony influence the institution of slavery?
about 200 years
How long did the colonists depend on slave labor?
What is a person from another land?
the way a group of people change the way an area looks
What is a cultural landscape?
culture (traditions) and landscape (the way land looks)
When people settle in an area, what are some of the things they change about the area?
mostly in Coastal Plain (Tidewater) and Piedmont regions
Where did the English and other Europeans settle?
Shenandoah Valley, which was along the migration route
Where did the Germans and Scotch-Irish settle?
Coastal Plain (Tidewater) and Piedmont - where tobacco farming required their labor
Where did the Africans settle?
Who lived in throughout Virginia before the settlers came?
Inland - away from the water/shore
Where did most of the American Indians move after the settlers came?
Adapt old customs to their new environment
Migration and living in new areas caused people to do what?
The name Richmond came from who?
The name Roanoke came from who?
Homes, Barns, Places of Worship (churches)
Where do we see cultural influences?
American Indians, English, Africans, Germans, Scotch-Irish
Name the five origins of Virginia's culture.
Where was the capital of Virginia from 1607 - 1699?
Where was the capital of Virginia from 1699 - 1779?
Where was the capital of Virginia from 1779 - present?
1. Drinking water was salty
2. Living conditions were dirty and had diseases
3. Fire had destroyed wooden buildings
Why was the capital moved from Jamestown to Williamsburg?
1. Higher Elevation
2. The college was located in Richmond
Why was the capital moved from Williamsburg to Richmond?
1. Population was moving westward.
2. More centrally located in the state.
3. Trading was easier on the Fall Line
4. Attack by the English during the Revolutionary War was less likely.
Why has the capital stayed in Richmond?
When did England become Great Britain?
Things that are found and could be used to produce goods and services.
What are resources?
something found in nature
What is a natural resource?
jobs that people did
What is a human resource?
the tools and things that humans used to do their jobs
What is a capital resource?
Choices were limited (not a lot of variety). Meals were made of local produce and meats.
How did the resources influence the food in colonial Virginia?
People lived close by in one-room homes with dirt floors. Some farmers or plantation owners lived in large homes.
How did the resources influence the housing in colonial Virginia?
People made their own clothes from cotton, wool, and leather. Slaves also made clothing.
How did the resources influence the clothing in colonial Virginia?
Most white Virginians made their living from the land as farmers or plantation (large farms) owners.
What was everyday life like for Whites in colonial Virginia?
Most enslaved African Americans worked tobacco, crops, and livestock (farm animals).
What was everyday life like for Enslaved African Americans in colonial Virginia?
Many free African Americans owned their own business and property, but were denied (not given) most rights. An example - they could not vote
What was everyday life like for Free African Americans in colonial Virginia?
A good or service owned to another
Money put away to save or spend later
Buying a good or service now and paying for it later.
Trading/exchanging of goods and services without the use of money.
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