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W.Va. Statehood Was A Fight Within a Fight

June 7, 2013

WHEELING — According to Ronald Lewis, a case could be made for both sides of the secession argument that ultimately lead to West Virginia becoming a state on June 20, 1863....

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Jun-07-13 1:42 PM

"Lewis said residents in the western part of the state felt they were not being ACCURATELY or FAIRLY represented in decision making, with ARISTOCRATS and the WEALTHY making a majority of the decisions."


What has changed?

Oh, I remember now.

WV Division of Culture and History's "commissioner" Sir Randall Reid-Smith has decided that he and he alone, will make ALL DECISIONS concerning the culture and history of West Virginia.


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