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Politics

The political story of West Virginia is never dull. Test your knowledge about the state’s leaders and their politics.


1

Which of the following statements about Nathan Goff Jr. is NOT true?

2

What West Virginian was the Democratic candidate for president in 1924?

3

Which Martinsburg native served as secretary of war under President Woodrow Wilson during World War I?

4

What Clarksburg native served as secretary of state under President Jimmy Carter?

5

Who was the first woman to represent West Virginia in the U.S. Congress?

6

Who was the first black woman in West Virginia to hold a high level state administrative position?

7

Prior to the Civil War, how many governors of Virginia came from counties in present West Virginia?

8

What baseball player played with the old Charleston Senators and went on to the United States Senate?

9

Which West Virginia governor served for only seven days?

10

She was the first African-American woman to serve as a member of a state legislative body in the United States.


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