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Marathon to the Mansion-Checkpoint 7
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Who was elected as 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.
Virginia Declaration of Rights
Virginia Statute for Religious 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 Religious Freedom?
Who earned the title "Father of the Constitution" because he helped delegates reach an agreement during the difficult process of writing the Constitution of the United States of America?
Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom
Which document states that all people should be free to worship as they please?
Who is often called 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, they 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 the South, they were unable to resolve 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?
Which states wanted the new states created out of the western territories to be "free states"?
Which states wanted 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?
Who 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 ____________.
Confederate States of America
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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