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Explain when and why West virginia became a state.?

Asked By: - 1/3/2007
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From the formation of the earliest communities, a sectionalism developed between western and eastern Virginia. The Virginia State Constitution, adopted in 1776, granted voting rights only to white males owning at least 25 acres of improved or 50 acres of unimproved land. This reflected the interest of eastern Virginia... More
Answered By: spudley - 1/3/2007
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They broke away from Virginia in June 1863, ostensibly to fight for the Union in the Civil War, whilst the remaining part of the state went for the Confederacy. Probably it was more of a general feeling of dissatisfaction that the 55 western counties felt with the Virginia government, that they weren't getting their... More
Answered By: Slappy McStretchNuts - 1/3/2007
 
virginia was a slave state that wanted to join the confederacy during the civil war. the 50 western counties of virginia didn't want to be confederate, so they broke off and stayed loyal to the union. these western couties are WV
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Answered By: penelope haha - 1/3/2007
 
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Answered By: gilbert g - 1/3/2007
 
WEST VIRGINIA, became a state in 1863. it was a government incest study.
Answered By: ny21tb - 1/3/2007
 
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