SAT Subject US History Practice Question 126: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 126

17. Beginning in 1663 with Carolina, a second wave of colonization in British North America was facilitated by

A. the restoration of Oliver Cromwell and the Puritans to power in Great Britain
B. King George II of Great Britain
C. the restoration of the monarchy in Britain and land grants in the New World from Charles II to his supporters
D. the voyages of exploration by John Cabot
E. peace pacts between French missionaries and Native American tribes

Correct Answer: C


The second wave of colonization began with the restoration. The other choices are too late or early in time or are false.

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