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The 35th Star

It’s always a good time to brush up on facts and dates surrounding the creation of America’s 35th state.


1

On what date did West Virginia enter the union?

2

How many buildings have served as West Virginia’s capitol?

3

The route of which railroad helped to determine the shape of West Virginia?

4

Which issue raised by the creation of West Virginia in 1863 was not finally settled until 1939?

5

The inclusion of which two counties required an act of Congress and a U.S. Supreme Court decision?

6

Who was the first governor of West Virginia?

7

What year did West Virginia adopt its current constitution?

8

Who designed the Great Seal of West Virginia?

9

What was West Virginia’s first capital city?

10

What did the Willey Amendment accomplish?


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