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History and Prehistory

See how much you know about the state’s history — all the way back to prehistoric times.


1

Which of the following generally is NOT considered to be one of the causes of the Hatfield-McCoy Feud?

2

Which TWO of the following scenic attractions were used for military training during World War II?

3

Which one of the following statements about aviator Marion County's George "Spanky" Roberts is true?

4

During World War II, the U.S. government interned Japanese, German, and Italian diplomats at what West Virginia landmark?

5

Who was West Virginia's first African-American legislator?

6

Where is the largest prehistoric conical burial mound in North America?

7

What was the first economically successful industry in present West Virginia based on natural resources?

8

What early West Virginia industry produced cannonballs for Commodore Oliver Perry’s successful campaign against the British on Lake Erie during the War of 1812?

9

When do archeologists believe the first prehistoric people ventured into present West Virginia?

10

In what year did West Virginia adopt its current constitution?


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