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Colonial Virginia #1
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A crop that is grown to sell for money rather than use by the growers.
The economy of the Virginia colony depended on ________________ as a primary source of wealth
What agricultural product was the most profitable?
Where was tobacco sold as a cash crop?
Who was the Virginia Colony dependent upon for labor that lasted a long time?
Barns, homes and places of worship are examples of what?
Coastal Plain & Piedmont
What regions did the English settle in primarily?
The Shenandoah Valley
Germans and Scotch-Irish settled primarily in what valley?
Coastal Plain & Piedmont
What regions did the Africans settle in primarily?
Migration and living in new areas
What caused people to adapt their old customs to their new environment?
American Indian, African and Europeans
What three cultures combine to represent the culture of Colonial Virginia?
Disease, fire, contaminated drinking water, & the fact that Williamsburg had a higher elevation.
What are the 4 reasons why the capital was moved from Jamestown to Williamsburg?
Richmond was a central location, it was better for trade, and it increased the distance from the attack of the English
What are the 4 reasons why the capital was moved from Williamsburg to Richmond?
Trading/exchanging goods and services without the use of money
Buying a good or service now and paying for it later.
A good or service owed to another
A medium of exchange (currency which includes coins and paper bills)
Money put away to save or to spend at a later time
The agricultural item used as money
Natural resources, human resources, and capital resources
What three types of resources did Colonial Virginians depend on?
One room homes with dirt floors
Types of homes most people lived in
Cotton, wool and leather
The types of materials that clothes were made with
From the land as small farmers, a few owned large farms or plantations
How most white Virginians made their living
England became known as ________ by the early 1700s
This group of people was brought to the Virginia colony against its will
Colonists used this as money
It was cheap and reliable
The Virginia Colony needed African slave labor because...
Before the settlers arrived, American Indians lived...
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