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Cultural Landscapes VS 4B What is culture? • The beliefs and customs of a group of people • What are some examples of culture? • Food • Religion • Holidays and Celebrations • Styles of Dress • Types of Buildings Cultural Landscape • When people settle in an area, they change the way it looks to reflect their culture. • Migration: • To move from one country, region, area to another. Examples of Cultural Landscapes • Barns Examples of Cultural Landscapes • Homes Examples of Cultural Landscapes • Places of Worship • (example: churches) Settlement Areas in Virginia • English • Settled in the Tidewater and Piedmont regions. • Settled in fertile areas so they could grow tobacco. Settlement Areas in Virginia • Africans • Settled in the Tidewater and Piedmont regions. • Forced to settle there against their will to work on plantations. Settlement Areas in Virginia • First Americans • First people that lived in Virginia. • Settled in the Piedmont, Tidewater, and Appalachian Plateau regions. Settlement Areas in Virginia • German and Scot-Irish • Moved from Germany, Scotland, and Ireland. • Settled mostly in the Shenandoah Valley area. Place Names That Reflect Culture • Richmond • English people were the first to settle there. Place Names That Reflect Culture • Roanoke • Native Americans were the first people to settle there.
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