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Chapter One: East vs. West
Chapter Two: Election of 1860
Chapter Three: Richmond Convention
Chapter Four: Clarksburg Convention
Chapter Five: First Wheeling Convention
Chapter Six: Ratification of the Ordinance of Secession
Chapter Seven: First Session of the Second Wheeling Convention
Chapter Eight: Legislature of the Reorganized Government of Virginia
Chapter Nine: Second Session of the Second Wheeling Convention
Chapter Ten: Statehood Referendum
Chapter Eleven: Constitutional Convention
Chapter Twelve: Reorganized Government of Virginia Approves Separation
Chapter Thirteen: Congressional Debate on the Admission of West Virginia
Chapter Fourteen: Lincoln's Dilemma
Chapter Fifteen: West Virginians Approve the Willey Amendment
Chapter Sixteen: The New State of West Virginia

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