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Arts and Humanities
History of the Americas
Hungry 4 History Trivia - Level 7
VA Studies 2010 and beyond
Terms in this set (32)
Who was elected the first president of the United States of America?
Who believed in the importance of having a United States constitution? He kept detailed notes during the Constitutional Convention.
1. Virginia Declaration of Rights
2. Virginia Statute for Religous Freedom
Which two documents provided Virginians with significant rights?
Who wrote the Virginia Declaration of Rights stating that all Virginians have many rights, including freedom of religion and freedom of the press?
Who wrote the Virginia Statute for Religous Freedom?
Who earned the title "Father of the Constitution" because helped delegates reach an agreement during the difficult process of writing the Constitution of the United States of America?
Virginia Statute for Religous Freedom
Which document states that all people should be free to worship as they please?
Who is often call the "Father of Our Country" because he provided strong leadership needed to help the young country and provided a model of leadership for future presidents?
What influenced the movement of people and ideas as Virginians moved to and beyond the Virginia frontier?
After the American Revolution, Virginia's agricultural base began to change, and as a result, large numbers of Virginians, moved ____________ and to the deep _____________ to find better farmland and new opportunities.
What farming was hard on the soil causing many farmers to look west and south for new land to farm?
Virginians ________ into western territories, looking for large areas of land and new opportunities.
traditions, ideas, and cultures
As Virginians moved, the took their ________, _______ and _________ with them.
Migrating west, settlers crossed the _________ Mountains through the ____________ Gap as they migrated to new lands.
Because of economic differences between the North and South, they were unable to resove their conflicts, and the South ___________from the United States.
What was the economy in the northern part of the United States like?
What was the economy in the southern part of the United States like?
The Northern states
Which states wanted the new states created out of the western territories to be "free states"?
The Southern states
Which states wanteed the new states created out of the western territories to be "slave states"?
Since Virginians were divided about secession from the Union, this led to the creation of what state?
Who led a revolt against plantation owners in Virginia?
What group of people campaigned to end slavery?
Who supported a secret route that escaped enslaved African Americans took?
Who led a raid on the United States Armory (Arsenal) at Harpers Ferry, VA? He was trying to start a slave rebellion. He was captured and hanged.
What was the name of the secret route that escaped enslaved African Americans took?
After Abraham Lincoln was elected president of the United States in 1860, some southern states seceded from the __________.
The southern states that seceded from the Union formed the ___________ ________ of America. Later, Virginia seceded and joined them.
Abraham Lincoln was elected president of the United States in what year?
The Northern States
Which states were known as the Union?
The Southern States
Which states were known as the Confederacy?
Conflict grew between the ___________ counties of Virginia that relied on slavery and the ____________ counties that did not favor slavery. These conflicts led to the formation of West Virginia.
Virginia played a significant role in the Civil War and became a major battleground between _________ and ________ troops.
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