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Title: Golden Horseshoe


1
Golden Horseshoe
  • Review 2

2
Name the border states
  • Virginia
  • Pennsylvania
  • Maryland
  • Kentucky
  • Ohio

3
Location of new prison
  • Mount Olive
  • Fayette County

4
Location of old prison
  • Moundsville

5
Female country and western singer from Nitro
  • Kathy Metta

6
WV is divided into how many congressional
districts?
  • three

7
Location of Cranberry Glades
  • Pocahontas County

8
WVs premier bridge builder
  • Lemuel Chenoweth

9
Natural wonder that resembles scenery of the
western desert
  • Seneca Rocks

10
Man made border between WW and Pennsylvania
  • Mason-Dixon Line

11
Considers evidence to determine if a person
should be indicted
  • Grand Jurry

12
Islands in the Ohio River are owned by which state
  • West Virginia

13
From Bridgeport, made a fortune in oil
  • Michael Benedum

14
Two prehistoric cultures with remains in WV
  • Adena and Hopewell

15
Prevailing winds in WV bring moisture from what
body of water
  • Gulf of Mexico

16
The historical Draper Papers are found in what
institution?
  • University of Virginia

17
First women WV Supreme Court Judge
  • Margaret Workman

18
Established Arthurdale, a federal resettlement
project
  • Eleanor Roosevelt

19
Led Indians at the Battle of Point Pleasant
  • Chief Cornstalk

20
28th and 30th Governor sentenced to prison for
crimes while in office
  • Arch A. Moore Jr.

21
Saved Fort Henry by running for gun powder
  • Betty Zane

22
First women to serve as a Federal District Court
Judge
  • Elizabeth Hallahan

23
WVU basketball player from Princeton, played in
the NBA at Baktimore, St.Louis, and Seattle
  • Rod Thorn

24
First European to see the Kanawha River at St.
Albans
  • Gabriel Arthur

25
Senator from the Restored Government, tried to
defeat WV statehood
  • John S Carlile

26
Nobel Prize Winner, wrote The Good Earth
  • Pearl S. Buck

27
Olympic Gold Medal Winner in gymnastics
  • Mary Lou Retton

28
Female labor leader, led 5 major coal strikes
  • Mary Mother Jones

29
Designer of the State Capitol
  • Cass Gilbert

30
US Senator, Governor, President of WV Wesleyan
College
  • John D. Rockefeller IV

31
Responsible for the first newspaper at
Shepherdstown
  • Nathaniel Willis

32
Sent to expand trade with Indians, first to see
New River, killed by Indians
  • James Needham

33
Land company explorer, named the Cumberland Gap
  • Thomas Walker

34
Geologist, made it possible to predict where oil
and gas could be found
  • Israel White

35
14th Governor, ended coal strike, reduced jail
terms
  • Governor Hatfield

36
WVU basketball player Zeke from Cabin Creek
  • Jerry West

37
US Senator, Democratic Whip, Majority Leader
  • Robert C. Byrd

38
Made decision that money should be redistributed
to poorer counties for equal education
  • Judge Arthur Recht

39
Wrote about early settlement, Notes on
Settlement
  • Joseph Doddridge

40
WVs Greatest Educator
  • Booker T. Washington

41
Offered o plan for a system of district schools
  • Henry Ruffner

42
Novelist, short story writer, wrote about the
lives of WV mountain people, The Night of the
Hunter
  • Davis Grubb

43
Marshall basketball player, NBA Philadelphia 76ers
  • Hal Greer

44
English explorers, kept journal, found the MANI
tree
  • Batts and Fallam

45
Writer from Fairmont, wrote A Separate Peace
  • John Knowles

46
She wrote poems about West Virginia
  • Louise McNeill

47
Writer, playwright, singer of folk music
  • Billy Ed Wheller

48
Abolitionist, led attack on arsenal at Harpers
Ferry
  • John Brown

49
The Great Wildcatter took risk in sinking
wells, made fortune in gas and oil
  • Michael Benedum

50
Steel Driving Man
  • John Henry

51
Famous Feud
  • Hatfield and McCoy
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