SAT Subject US History Practice Question 120: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 120

11. The Fourteen Points, presented in January 1918, were

A. Winston Churchill's plans for dealing with Hitler
B. American suffragists' demands for women's rights
C. Woodrow Wilson's plan for building peace in the post-World War I world
D. sections of the income tax amendment to the Constitution
E. the Socialist Party's proposal for economic fairness

Correct Answer: C


President Wilson presented the Fourteen Points to assure the people of the United States that the country fought the World War for a moral cause and for peace. However, Wilson had to compromise or eliminate almost all his points. The final Treaty of Versailles accepted only about four of Wilson's points.

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