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African-Americans

Test your knowledge about the state’s African-American history.


1

This slave helped defend Fort Donnally in the Greenbrier Valley heroically during an attack by Shawnee Indians in 1778.

2

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

3

What town was home to West Virginia’s first African-American newspaper?

4

What was the first college in West Virginia formally to train black teachers?

5

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

6

The former state 4-H camp for African-Americans was named for which two prominent black leaders?

7

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

8

Which one of the following was NOT a goal of John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry?

9

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

10

In what county was the African-American tuberculosis sanitarium located?


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