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Colonial Virginia. The economy of Virginia depended primarily upon _______________. agriculture. 1619 – 1620 Many Changes. 100 women arrive. 1 st Africans arrive. burgesses are elected. The arrival of women made it possible for the settlers to establish __________. families.

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Colonial Virginia


The economy of Virginia depended primarily upon _______________.

agriculture


1619 – 1620 Many Changes

100 women arrive

1st Africans arrive

burgesses are elected


The arrival of women made it possible for the settlers to establish __________.

families

This made Jamestown a more ___________ settlement.

permanent


The arrival of Africans made it possible to expand the

__________

__________.

tobacco

economy


indentured

servants

The first Africans were ______________ ________________. Africans that came later were sold as ________.

slaves


The Virginia Colony became dependent upon ______ labor and this dependence lasted a long time.

slave


council

governor

burgesses

The first _______ legislative body.

Virginia Assembly

elected


By the 1640s, the burgesses became a separate lawmaking group called the _________ of ____________.

House Burgesses


House of Burgesses

  • It was the first _________ lawmaking body in America.

  • It gave the colonists the opportunity to control their own ______________.

elected

government


The House of Burgesses became known as the _________ __________ of Virginia, which continues to this day.

General Assembly


The capital was moved from __________ to _____________.

Jamestown

Williamsburg


The capital was moved for several reasons:

contaminated drinking water

diseases

fire destroyed buildings at Jamestown

Williamsburg had a higher __________.

elevation


What three different cultures came together in the Virginia Colony?

Native American, African, and European


People from many different cultures lived in Colonial Virginia:

English Africans

Tidewater and Piedmont: _______ and ________.

Germans Scotch-Irish

Shenandoah Valley: ________ and _____________.

Tidewater, Piedmont, & Appalachian Plateau: _________ _________

American Indians


Examples of culturallandscapes include:

houses

barns

churches


Place names also reflected different cultures:

Richmond:

English

Roanoke:

American Indian


Few people used ______ to buy goods and services.

money


A system of trading for goods and services, called _________, was often used instead of money.

bartering


A farmer could use ________ to pay for goods or services.

tobacco


Farmers could buy goods on ________ and pay their debt when their crops were harvested.

credit


There were no ______ in Colonial Virginia.

banks


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