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Virginia studies 2d - 2g

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Virginia studies 2d - 2g

  1. 1. VIRGINIA STUDIES 4TH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES VS. 2d – 2g S. Grey
  2. 2. VS.2d – WHAT WERE THE THREE MAJOR AMERICAN INDIAN LANGUAGE GROUPS FOUND IN VIRGINIA? • Iroquoian Languages • Spoken in southwestern Virginia and in southern Virginia near what is today North Carolina • The Cherokee were part of this group
  3. 3. VS.2d – WHAT WERE THE THREE MAJOR AMERICAN INDIAN LANGUAGE GROUPS FOUND IN VIRGINIA? • Siouan Languages • Spoken primarily in the Piedmont region • The Monacan were part of this group
  4. 4. VS.2d – WHAT WERE THE THREE MAJOR AMERICAN INDIAN LANGUAGE GROUPS FOUND IN VIRGINIA? • Algonquian Language • Spoken primarily in the Tidewater region • The Powhatan were part of this group
  5. 5. HOW DID THE NATIVE PEOPLES AND THE ENGLISH INTERACT? • Captain John Smith initiated trading relationships with the native peoples
  6. 6. WHY DID THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE JAMESTOWN SETTLERS AND THE NATIVE PEOPLES CHANGE? The native peoples traded mainly with the English in exchange for tools, pots, and copper for jewelry
  7. 7. THE NATIVE PEOPLES CONTRIBUTED TO THE SURVIVAL OF THE JAMESTOWN SETTLERS BY: 1. Powhatan, chief of many tribes, provided leadership to his people and taught the settlers survival skills
  8. 8. THE NATIVE PEOPLES CONTRIBUTED TO THE SURVIVAL OF THE JAMESTOWN SETTLERS BY: 2. Pocahontas, daughter of Powhatan, served as a contact between the native peoples and the English
  9. 9. THE NATIVE PEOPLES CONTRIBUTED TO THE SURVIVAL OF THE JAMESTOWN SETTLERS BY: • 3. The native people showed the settlers how to plant corn and tobacco
  10. 10. THE NATIVE PEOPLES CONTRIBUTED TO THE SURVIVAL OF THE JAMESTOWN SETTLERS BY: • 4. Overtime, the native peoples realized the English settlement would continue to grow • 5. The native peoples came to see the settlers as invaders who would take over their land
  11. 11. Climate in Virginia • Virginia’s American Indians worked with the climate and their environment to meet their basic needs.
  12. 12. VS 2E -Climate in Virginia • The climate in Virginia is relatively mild with distinct seasons-spring, summer, fall, and winter-resulting in a variety of vegetation.
  13. 13. Climate in Virginia • Forests, which have a variety of trees, cover most of the land. Virginia’s Indians are referred to as Eastern Woodland Indians.
  14. 14. Environmental Connections: • The kinds of food they ate, the clothing they wore, and they shelters they had depended upon the seasons.
  15. 15. Environmental Connections • Foods changed with the seasons. • In winter, they hunted birds and animals and lived on stored foods from the previous fall.
  16. 16. Environmental Connections • In spring, they hunted, fished, and picked berries. • In summer, they grew crops (corn, beans, squash). • In fall, they harvested crops and hunted for foods to preserve and keep for the winter.
  17. 17. Environmental Connections • Animal skins (deerskin) were used for clothing. • Shelter was made from materials around them.
  18. 18. Native Americans • Native peoples of the past farmed, hunted, and fished. They made homes using natural resources. They used animal skins for clothing in the winter • Today, most native peoples live like other Americans. Their cultures have changed over time
  19. 19. ARCHAEOLOGY • Archaeology is another way that helps people understand the past. • Archaeologists study all kinds of material evidence left from people of the past.
  20. 20. ARCHAEOLOGISTS • Are scientists who study the culture of people who lived long ago. • They explore sites looking for artifacts such as tools, clothing, and the remains of shelters.
  21. 21. ARTIFACTS • The artifacts found at Jamestown and Werowocomoco provide clues about how people • The artifacts found at Jamestown and Werowocomoco provide clues about how people interacted in early Virginia. • The artifacts give evidence about trade and conflict and interactions with the Indians.
  22. 22. Werowocomoco • was a large Indian town used by Indian leaders for several hundred years before the English settlers came. It was the headquarters of the leader, Powhatan, in 1607.
  23. 23. JAMESTOWN • became the first permanent English settlement in North America. Archaeologists have discovered the site of the original fort. The recovered artifacts give archaeologists clues about the interactions of English, Africans, and Indians in early Virginia.
  24. 24. JAMESTOWN • The recovered artifacts give archaeologists clues about the interactions of English, Africans, and Indians in early Virginia.

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