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Virginia Studies Review VS.4 a-e
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a crop that is grown to sell for money rather than for use by the growers.
what is an example of a cash crop
what effect did the success of tobacco as a cash crop have on the Virginia Colony
It encouraged slavery
How did agriculture affect the economy of the Virginia colony
The economy of the Virginia Colony was dependent on agriculture
What agriculture product was the most profitable in the Virginia colony
Why were slaves brought to the Virginia colony
For cheap labor against their will
Where were the slaves from ?
Where did the culture of the Virginia colony reflect beliefs, customs, and architecture from?
Europeans, Africans, and American Indians
What are some examples of architecture that reflect different cultures?
Barns, homes, places of worship
What are some places that have names that reflect the different cultures of colonial Virginia?
American Indian- Roanoke
How did migration affect people?
Migration and living in new areas caused people to adapt old customs to their new environment
English and other Europeans
Primarily in the coastal Plain (Tidewater) and Piedmont regions
Germans and Scots-irish
Primarily in the Tidewater and Piedmont regions, where agriculture required a great deal of labor
Primarily in the Tidewater and Piedmont regions where agriculture required a great deal of labor
Prior to the arrival of the settlers they lived throughout Virginia
After the settlers arrived most were forced inland.
Reasons the capital was moved from Jamestown to Willliamsburg
Drinking water was contaminated by seepage of salt water
Unhealthy living conditions caused diseases
Fire destroyed wooden and brick buildings at Jamestown
Reason why the capital was moved from Williamsburg to Richmond
Population was moving westward
Richmond was a more central location
Moving to Richmond increased the distance from attack by the British
a medium of exchange currency which included coisn and paper bills
Trading exchanging of good and services without the use of money
buying good or service now and paying for it later
a good or service owed to another
money put away to save or to spend at a later time
What used as a form of money in the Virginia Colony
Where there bank in the Virginia Colony
Items obtained from nature
daily tasks completed / skill
How did resources influence food in colonial Virginia?
Food choices were limited and meals were made of local produce and meats
How did resources influence housing in colonial Virginia?
Most people live in one room homes with dirt floors, and farmers lived in large houses
How did resources influence clothing in colonial Virginia?
households made their own clothes, most clothing was made from cotton wool and leather
made their living from the land as small farmers - few owned large farms (plantations)
Enslaved African Americans
most worked with tobacco, crops, and livestock. Enslaved Africans had no rights
Free African Americans
Many owned their own business and property but were denied most rights
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