Pennsylvania Governors (Post WWII to Present)

Random History or state Quiz

Can you name the Pennsylvania Governors (Post WWII to Present)?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to Play
HintGovernorTerm (Party)
Passed the state sales tax; ended segregation in the state divisions of the national guard; outlawed the Communist Party in PA.
Took over distressed Philadelphia School District; passed state funding for pre-school and extensive tort reform.
Passed the state's first charter school law and a 'three-strikes' law for repeat offenders; became the first US Secretary of Homeland Security.
Established the Fair Employment Practices Council to police employment discrimination; Passed PA's first Right-to-Know law.
Oversaw Three Mile Island clean-up; created the 'rainy day fund.'
Signed voter ID law; balanced budget without tax increases by cutting education and social safety net programs.
Granted localities broader taxing authority; passed a law requiring equal pay for women.
HintGovernorTerm (Party)
Oversaw a constitutional convention to reform the PA Constitution; expanded state highway system.
Enacted the most comprehensive Sunshine Law in the US; established the PA Lottery to fund elderly programs; created PA income tax.
Became governor when his predecessor was elected to the US Senate.
Legalized casinos; provided property tax relief.
'Maker of Presidents' who helped FDR, Truman, and JFK gain their nominations; expanded library services to areas with little access.
Established the community college system; created program to promote PA businesses abroad.
Established the state's Children's Health Insurance Program; changed the death penalty from the electric chair to lethal injection.

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments