Arthur R. Ashe, Jr.
The student will describe the stories of influential people in the history of Virginia and their contributions to our Commonwealth, with emphasis on
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Some free African Americans joined the Union Army and Union Navy.
Some enslaved African Americans supported the British, who promised them freedom.
A. Linwood Holton, Jr., as governor of Virginia, promoted racial equality and appointed more African Americans and women to positions in state government than previous governors had.
The settlers lacked some skills necessary to provide for themselves.
Many settlers died of starvation and disease.