SAT Subject US History Practice Question 131: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 131

22. The Fifteenth Amendment tried to ensure the right of black men to vote. The first presidential election after the ratification of the Fifteenth Amendment was in

A. 1864
B. 1920
C. 1860
D. 1960
E. 1872

Correct Answer: E


The Fifteenth Amendment was passed by Congress in 1869 and ratified in 18he first presidential election it affected would have been in 1872.

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