The accompaniment of Virginia is called afterwards Queen Elizabeth I of England who was accepted as the Virgin Queen because she did not yield a consort.
The bank of Virginia forth the Atlantic was aboriginal explored by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1584 and it anon became the aboriginal abiding adjustment for the English in the New World. It is believed that the antecedents of Virginia aswell cover Bermuda.
During the American Revolution, which took abode from 1775 to 1783, Virginia was one the thirteen aboriginal colonies that revolted adjoin the British and it concluded arena a actual important allotment in the history of the United States. The accompaniment is accustomed of added presidents than any added American state. Virginia has accustomed the US presidents like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, Zachary Taylor and Woodrow Wilson.
Richmond, the basic of Virginia, was aswell the basic of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. However, the better city-limits in Virginia is Virginia Beach and not Richmond. Virginia is cogent because of its location. It is in abutting adjacency to Washington D.C. and has abounding government agencies are headquartered in Virginia and these cover Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of Defense, Immigration and Naturalization Service, the US Drug Enforcement Agency, the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the US Trade and Development Agency and the Civic Science Foundation.
There are abounding actual sites and civic monuments in the accompaniment including the Arlington House, the Marine Corps War Memorial, the Museum of Confederacy, the Civic D-Day Memorial and the George Washington Birthplace Civic Monument. Besides this, abounding above companies are headquartered in the accompaniment including AOL, General Dynamics, Sprint Nextel and Freddie Mac.