SAT Subject US History Practice Question 1131: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 1131

2. The Carter Administration faced

A. the Iran-Contra scandal.
B. the energy crisis.
C. record deficits.
D. Iraq's invasion of Kuwait.
E. revolution in Jamaica.

Correct Answer: B


Oil prices rose very high in the middle and late '70s. The Iran-Contra scandal occurred in 1985 in the Reagan administration. The invasion of Kuwait took place in 1990 during George H. W. Bush's presidency. There was a revolution in Haiti (1990), not Jamaica.

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