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Race Test 6

Where did the English surrender? Yorktown
Other Virginians remained devoted to England. They were called what? Loyalists
Some slaves fought for the English because they were promised what? Freedom
Who served in the Continental Army and fought against the English? Patriots
What did they call Virginians who did not take sides in the Revolutionary War? Neutral
African Americans from Virginia were ___________ about the war. Divided
Name a slave from Virginia who served in the Continental Army and was given his freedom after the war. James Armistead Lafayette
During the war who took on more responsibility? Women
Who provided political leadership by expressing the reasons for colonial independence from England in the Declaration of Indepdence? Thomas Jefferson
The last major battle of the Revolutionary War was fought where? Yorktown, VA
Who was elected the first President of the United States? George Washington
Name the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army. George Washington
Name the person who inspired patriots from other colonies when he spoke out against taxation without representation by saying, "...give me liberty or give me death?" Patrick Henry
What was the importance of the American victory at Yorktown? It resulted in the surrender of the English army, bringing an end to the war.
Who believed in the importance of having a United States constitution? He kept detailed notes during the Constitutional Convention. James Madison
Who wrote the Virginia Declaration of Rights stating that all Virginians should have certain rights, including freedom of religion and freedom of the press? George Mason
Who earned the title "Father of the Constitution" because he helped delegates read agreement during the difficult process of writing the Constitution of the United States of America? James Madison
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? George Washington
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 opportunity. West South
Who wrote the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom? Thomas Jefferson
Which document states that all people should be free to worship as they please and is the basis for the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America? The Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom
Which document became the basis for the Bill of Rights of the Constitution of the United States of America? The Virginia Declaration of Rights
What farming was hard on the soil causing many farmers to look west and south for new land to farm. Tobacco
Virginians ___________ into western territories looking for large areas of land and new opportunities. Migrated
Migrating west, settlers crossed the ___________ Mountains through the ____________________ Gap as they migrated to new lands. Appalachian Cumberland
What was the economy in the northern part of the United States like? Industrialized
Which states wanted the new states created out of the western territory to be "free states"? Northern
As Virginians moved, they took their ___________, ___________, and __________ with them. Traditions Ideas Cultures
The North and South had economic differences. They were unable to resolve their conflicts and the South what from the United States? Seceded
What was the economy in the Southern States like? Agricultural, relying on slave labor
Which states wanted the new states to be "slave states"? Southern
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