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Race Test 9

QuestionAnswer
The policy of Massive Resistance failed, and Virginia's public school were _________. integrated
Who led a massive resistance against the integration of public schools? Harry F. Byrd
Who was the first African American woman to become a bank president in the United States? Maggie L. Walker
Who was known for the "Pay as You Go" policy for road improvements, and he modernized Virginia state government? Harry F. Byrd
Who was the first African American winner of a major men's tennis singles championship. He was also an author and eloquent spokesperson for social change. Arthur R. Ashe, Jr.
Who was a former governor of Vriginia, and was the first African American to be elected a state governor in United States? L. Douglas Wilder
Virginia state government is made up of how many branches that ensure Virginia laws agree with the state constitution? Three
What is the legislative branch of Virginia government? The General Assembly
The General Assembly does what? Makes the state laws
Name the two parts that the General Assembly is divided into. The Senate and the House of Delegates
Who heads the executive branch of state government? The governor
What does the executive branch of state governement do? Makes sure the state laws are carried out
The judicial branch is the state's ________ system. court
What does the judicial branch of the state government do? -decides cases about people accused of breaking the law -whether or not a law agrees with VA's constitution
What product best characterizes the Coastal Plain (Tidewater)? Seafood
What product best characterizes the Appalachian Plateau? Coal
What product best characterizes the Blue Ridge Mountains? Apples
What products best characterizes the Piedmont? Tobacco products Information Technology
What products best characterize the Valley and Ridge? Poultry and Apples
Which region is best characterized by the industry of coal mining? Appalachain Plateau
Which region is best characterized by the industries of shipbuilding, tourism, and federal military installations? Coastal Plain
Which region is best characterized by the industry of farming? Valley and Ridge
Which region is best characterized by the industry of recreation? Blue Ridge Mountains
Which region is best characterized by the industries technology, federal and state government, farming and textiles? Piedmont
Advances in _____, _____, and ______ have facilitates migration and led to economic development in VA. transporation communication technology
Which system in VA moves raw materials to factories and finished products to markets? The transporation system
What does VA export in terms of agriculture and manufactured products? tobacco, poultry, coal, and large ships
Virginia has a large number of what two industries? technology communications
What is a major part of Virginia's economy? Tourism
Since many federal workers live and/or work in VA, the ____ _____ has a significant impact on VA's economy. federal government
What makes up VA's transportation system? highways, railroads, air transporation
Created by: Providence4