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1 Changes in Virginia VS.9a

2 Decline of agricultural society
Old systems of farming were no longer effective. Crop prices were low.

3 Growth of Virginia’s cities
People moved from rural to urban areas for economic opportunities. Rural – Something from the country Urban – Something from the city

4 Growth of Virginia’s cities
Technological developments in transportation, roads, railroads, and streetcars helped cities grow. (click on text for hyperlink)

5 Growth of Virginia’s cities
Coal mining spurred the growth of Virginia towns and cities as people moved from the countryside to find jobs.

6 Growth of Virginia’s cities
People have moved to Virginia from many other states and nations for jobs, freedom, and the enjoyment of Virginia’s beauty and quality of life.

7 Growth of Virginia’s cities
Since the end of World War II, Northern Virginia has experienced growth due to increases in the number of federal jobs located in the region.

8 Growth of Virginia’s cities
Both Northern Virginia and the Tidewater region have grown due to computer technology

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