From the first English settlement in America through the American Revolution, the War of 1812, and the Civil War, Virginia and her citizens have been in the middle of the growing pains of the nation. Virginia has the distinction of being the birthplace of at least eight United States presidents and many others who have served in government and military positions throughout the years. Just a few of the historic people born in Virginia are George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, Zachary Taylor, Woodrow Wilson, Henry Lee, George Rogers Clark, John Marshall, Winfield Scott, John S. Mosby, George E. Pickett, Jeb Stuart, Woodrow Wilson, and Edmund Randolph. Create a timeline of state history, enjoy challenging writing prompts, and more with this free 7-page state history printable.
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