Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia
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Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia

By Dorothy M. Torpey
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Table of Contents
  • Hallowed Heritage:
  • DOROTHY M. TORPEY
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CONTENTS
  • HALLOWED HERITAGE
  • 1 Geographical Life
    • Location and Topographical Regions
    • Unique Features
    • Rivers and Lakes
    • Climate
    • Natural Resources
    • Human Resources
    • SUMMARY
  • 2 Historical Life: 1584-1775
    • Exploration and Colonization
    • The Commonwealth and the "Golden Age"
    • The Pre-Revolutionary War Era
    • SUMMARY
  • 3 Historical Life: 1775-1860
    • The Revolutionary War Era
    • The Adoption of the United States and State Constitutions
    • State and National Events (1789-1860)
    • SUMMARY
  • 4 Historical Life: 1860-Present
    • The War Between the States
    • The Reconstruction Period and Its Aftermath
    • Twentieth Century Developments
    • SUMMARY
  • 5 Economic Life
    • The Work Force
    • Types of Employment
    • Importance of Transportation
    • SUMMARY
  • 6 Cultural Life
    • Literature
    • Art and Sculpture
    • Architecture
    • Music and Drama
    • Education
    • SUMMARY
  • 7 Political Life
    • Background of Present State Constitution
    • The Virginia Bill of Rights
    • Election Requirements, Offices and Procedures
    • Legislative, Executive and Judicial Departments
    • Local Governmental Units
    • Education and Public Instruction
    • Miscellaneous Provisions
    • The Amendment Process
    • State Symbolism
    • SUMMARY
  • INDEX
    • Transcriber's note:
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