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Cultural Landscapes

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									Cultural Landscapes
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              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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