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Virginia's state government is made up of how many branches (parts)?
three
What is the legislative branch of the Virginia's government called?
General Assembly
Which branch makes state laws?
legislative
Name the 2 parts that the General Assembly is divided into.
Senate and House of Delegates
Who heads the executive branch of the state government?
governor
Which branch carries out state laws?
executive
The judicial branch is the state's ? system
court
Which branch decides cases about people accused of breaking the law and determines if the laws agrees with Virginia's constitution?
judicial
Which region is known for seafood and peanut products?
Tidewater
Which region is known for tobacco products and information technology?
Piedmont
Which region is known for apple products?
Blue Ridge Mountains
Which region is known for poultry, dairy, beef, and apple products?
Valley and Ridge
Which region is known for coal?
Appalachian Plateau
Which region is best characterized by the industry of coal mining?
Appalachian Plateau
Which region is best characterized by the industry of farming?
Valley and Ridge
Which region is best characterized by the industries of recreation and farming?
Blue Ridge Mountains
Which region is best characterized by the industries of federal and state government, farming, and the horse industry?
Piedmont
Which region is characterized by the industries of military bases, shipbuilding, and tourism?
Tidewater
______ in transportation, communication, and technology have facilitated (caused) migration and led to economic development in Virginia.
advances
Which system in Virginia moves raw materials to factories and finished products to markets?
transportation
______ has a large number of communication and technology industries.
Virginia
What is a major part of Virginia's economy?
tourism
Tobacco, poultry, coal, and large ships are common ___________ for Virginia.
exports
Because many federal government workers live and/or work in Virginia, the_______ has a significant impact on Virginia's economy.
federal government
Highways, railroads, air transportation, and shipping make up Virginia's _____ system.
transportation