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Can you name the Pennsylvania Governors (Reconstruction to World War II)?

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Former Civil War general; responded quickly to the Johnstown Flood.
Established a state pension system; worked to alleviate the Great Depression and curb corporate abuses.
Coordinated PA's World War II efforts; established absentee ballots for soldiers.
Fought voter fraud and adopted the use of voting machines; created Dept. of Revenue.
Paid off the state debt.
Passed child labor laws; created the first state police force in the U.S.; paved more than 8,000 miles of PA roads.
Established the State Board of Education and Dept. of Labor and Industry, among others; changed the death penalty from hanging to electrocution.
Adopted the secret ballot for elections and sent the militia to end the Homestead Strike.
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Passed first workmen's compensation law in PA; vetoed more than 400 bills; coordinated PA's World War I effort.
'Father of Good Roads' in PA; created the Dept. of Public Welfare.
Proposed a 'Little New Deal' to fight the Depression; passed unemployment compensation, the state's first civil rights law, and improved labor laws.
Reversed some of his predecessor's 'Little New Deal' policies; outlawed fireworks; initiated PA's World War II efforts.
Replaced state property tax with corporate tax; created several state agencies to advance conservation; established PA Superior Court.
Officially desegregated Pennsylvania schools.
Public health advocate that helped fight tuberculosis; created the State Railroad Commission.

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