SAT Subject US History Practice Question 100: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 100

1. Nixon's foreign policy of détente was meant to improve relations between the United States and

A. North Vietnam
B. Cambodia
C. Taiwan
D. China
E. the Soviet Union

Correct Answer: E


Détente was the name given to efforts by the Nixon administration to improve relations with the Soviet Union. One result of détente was the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks.

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