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Hungry 4 History Trivia - Level 9
VA Studies 2010 and beyond
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After the Civil War and Reconstruction, Virginia's ____________ grew with people, businesses, and factories.
What was key to the expansion of business, agriculture, and industry? They facilitated the growth of small towns into cities.
What was discovered in Tazewell County after the Civil War?
As Virginia began to grow, the need for better what increased?
industry, technology, railroads, cities
After the Civil War, what began to grow and contribute to Virginia's economy?
___________ farming and the manufacture of ___________ products became important Virginian industries.
During the 20th an 21st centruries, Virginia changed from a ____________ agricutlural society to a more _____________, industrialized society.
After Reconstruction, Virginia cities began to what?
1. Old systems of farming were no longer effective.
2. Crop prices were low.
Give two reasons why agriculture began to change in Virginia during the early 20th century.
1. People moved from rural to urban areas for economic opportunities.
2. Technological developments in transportation (roads, railroads, streetcars) helped cities grow.
3. Coal mining spurred the growth of Virginia towns and cities.
Give 3 reasons for what caused Virginia cities to grow.
People have moved to Virginia from many other ______ and ___________.
During the 20th century, Northern Virginia experienced growth due to an increase in the number of __________ ________ jobs located in the region.
In the late 20th century and early 21st century, both Northern Virginia and the Coastal Plain (Tidewater) region have grown due to what technology?
1. Woodrow Wilson
2. George C. Marshall
Which two famous Virginians were important national and international leaders?
Which famous Virginian wrote a plan for world peace and served as a president of the United Sates in the 20th century?
George C. Marshall
Which famous Virginian was a military leader who created an economic plan to ensure world peace?
After World War II, African Americans demanded _________ ___________ and the recognition of their rights as American citizens.
The Civil Rights Movement
Laws were passed that made racial discrimination illegal as a result of what?
What is the abolishment of racial segregation?
What is full equality of people of all races in the use of public facilities and services?
The U. S. Supreme Court ruled in 1954 (Brown vs. Board of Education) that "separate but equal" public schools were what?
All public schools, including those in Virginia were ordered to do what?
Virginia's government established a policy which fought to "resist" the integration of public schools. What was the policy called?
Some schools were ________ to avoid integration.
The policy of Massive Resistance failed, and Virginia's public schools were finally _________.
Harry F. Byrd, Sr.
Who led the Massive Resistance Movement against the desegregation of public schools?
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