Colony of Virginia

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Colony of Virginia

CAPITOL: WilliamsburgCOUNTRY: EnglandSETTLED: 1607FIRST COLONY: Jamestown

1. Virginia was named after Queen Elizabeth I, the Virgin Queen.2. Williamsburg was the first capital of Virginia.3. The Battle of Yorktown would be last major set piece battle of the American Revolution.

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The Colony of Virginia was established by the Virginia Company. It was the very first English Colony in the world. The first permanent settlement of Jamestown was established in 1607. It was a central colony in the New World affairs, and would supply many of America's great minds to the American Revolution.

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Virginia has multiple key geographic regions:1. Potomac River2. Rappahannock River3. James River4. York River5. Chesapeake Bay6. Atlantic Ocean7. Blue Ridge Mountains8. Appalachian Mountains9. The Dismal Swamp

Virginia was home to the illustrious concept of the Virginia Gentleman. A Virginia Gentleman was the embodiment of Virtue and Honor in the American colonies. They were prominently large plantation owners.

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