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Colonial Virginia

Quiz by Heather Wren

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  • Q1
    What is a cash crop
    a crop that is used to make paper money
    oney that grows on trees
    a crop that is grown for money rather than use by the growers
    a crop that people use to feed their families
    30s
  • Q2
    What did the Virginia colony depend on for wealth?
    architecture
    gold and silver
    fall line
    agriculture
    30s
  • Q3
    What was the most profitable agricultural product in the Virginia colony?
    corn
    apples
    tobacco
    cotton
    30s
  • Q4
    Where was the tobacco from the Virginia colony sold?
    Virginia
    Florida
    England
    Spain
    30s
  • Q5
    What was necessary for the successful planting of tobacco?
    tractors
    labor union
    a reliable and inexpensive source of labor
    ships to take the tobacco to England
    30s
  • Q6
    How did the colony provide all the labor that was needed to grow tobacco?
    Plantation owners hired women and children to work the fields
    Plantation owners hired Africans to work the fields
    Tobacco planting was easy and so farmers and their families handled the jobs themselves so they wouldn't have to pay anyone to help.
    Large numbers of Africans were brought to the colony against their will to work as slaves
    30s
  • Q7
    What is a landscape?
    planting
    erosion
    visible features of the land
    weather
    30s
  • Q8
    What are examples of cultural landscape?
    fences, yards, plants
    barns, homes, churches
    garages, schools, stores
    yards, barns, fences
    30s

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