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Why was Virginia the colony founded?


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2009-08-05 03:39:18
2009-08-05 03:39:18

The state of Viginia gets its name from Elizabeth I "Virgin Queen" as she never married.. its referred to as the Commonwealth of Virginia... it was rich in natural resources and its location was ideal.


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