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Marathon to the Mansion-Checkpoint 10
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Maggie L. Walker
Who was the first African American woman in the United States to establish a bank and become a bank president?
Harry F. Byrd, Sr.
Who was known for the "Pay As You Go" policy for road improvements and he modernized Virginia state government?
Arthur R. Ashe, Jr.
Who was the first African American winner of a major men's tennis singles championship? He was also an author and eloquent spokesperson for social change.
L. Douglas Wilder
Who was a former governor of Virginia, and was the first African American to be elected a state governor in the United States?
Oliver W. Hill
Who, as a lawyer and civil rights leader, worked for equal rights of African Americans? He played a key role in the Brown vs. Board of Education decision.
A. Linwood Holton, Jr.
Who was a former Virginia governor that promoted racial equality and appointed more African Americans and women to positions in the state government than previous governors?
Virginia state government is made up of how many branches (parts) that ensure Virginia laws agree with the state constitution?
What is the legislative branch of the Virginia government?
Makes state laws
What does the General Assembly do?
House of Delegates
Name the 2 parts that the General Assembly is divided into.
Who heads the executive branch of the state government?
Makes sure state laws are carried out
What does the executive branch of the state government do?
The judicial branch is the state's __________ system.
Decides cases about people accused of breaking the law and whether of not a law agrees with Virginia' constitution.
What does the judicial branch of the state government do?
What products best characterize the coastal Plain (Tidewater) region?
What product best characterizes the Appalachian Plateau?
What product best characterizes the Blue Ridge Mountains?
What products best characterize the Piedmont region?
What products best characterize the Valley and Ridge region?
Which region is best characterized by the industry of coal mining?
Coastal Plain (Tidewater)
Which region is best characterized by the industries of shipbuilding, tourism, and military bases?
Valley and Ridge
Which region is best characterized by the industry of farming?
Blue Ridge Mountains
Which region is best characterized by the industries of recreation and farming?
Which region is characterized by the industries of federal and state government, farming, and the horse industry?
Advances in _____________, _____________, and ________ have facilitated migration and led to economic development in Virginia.
the transportation system
Which system in Virginia moves raw materials to factories and finished products to markets?
What doe Virginia export in terms of agriculture and manufactured products?
Virginia has a large number of what two industries?
What is a major part of Virginia's economy?
Because many federal government workers live and/or work in Virginia, the _________ _________ has a significant impact on Virginia's economy.
What makes up Virginia's transportation system?
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