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Geography & Indians

Virginia

QuestionAnswer
What large bodies of water border Virginia? Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay
What states border Virginia? Kentucky, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina and Tennessee
What are the five geographic regions in Virginia? Coastal Plain (Tidewater), Piedmont region, Blue Ridge Mountains, Valley and Ridge, Appalachian Plateau
What city does the Potomac river flow through? Alexandria
What city does the Rappahanock river flow through? Fredericksburg
What city does the York river flow through? Yorktown
What major rivers flow into the Chesapeake Bay? Potomac, Rappahanock, York, James
What is a peninsula? A body of land surrounded by water on three sides
What is a Fall Line? A natural waterfall that prevents further travel
Which region has an area of elavated, flat land? Appalachian Plateau
Which region includes the Great Valley of Virginia and other valleys separated by ridges? Valley and Ridge Region
Which region has old, rounded mountains and is part of the Appalachian Mountain System? Blue Ridge Region
Which region has rolling hills and is west of the Fall Line? Piedmont
Which region has flat land and is near the Atlantic Ocean? Coastal Plain/Tidewater
Name the shallow natural lake surrounded by the Dismal Swamp. Lake Drummond
Name the swamp that is located in the Tidewater region and was surveyed by George Washington. Dismal Swamp
Name the three major Indian language groups. Iroquoian, Siouan, Algonquian
In what season did American Indians hunt birds and animals and live on stored foods from the previous fall? winter
In what season did American Indians hunt, fish, and pick berries? spring
In what season did American Indians grow crops like beans, corn, and squash? summer
In what season did American Indians harvest crops and hunt for foods to preserve and keep for winter? fall
What was the large Indian town used by Indian leaders and was the headquarters of the leader, Powhatan, in 1607? Werowocomoco
How many American Indian tribes are in Virginia today? 8
Created by: halehall