SAT Subject US History Practice Question 106: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 106

1. President Bill Clinton suffered defeat in Congress when he

A. sought to reform the nation's largely private system of health-care insurance
B. attempted to reduce the federal government's financial deficit
C. tried to impose strict requirements on recipients of public assistance
D. sought passage of an act requiring corporations to provide workers with unpaid leave to cope with family medical emergencies
E. chose Senator Al Gore to be his vice president

Correct Answer: A


Clinton suffered the greatest defeat of his administration when his ambitious health-care insurance reform plan was defeated in Congress.

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