SAT Subject US History Practice Question 141: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 141

32. Which of the following was NOT a primary aim of the Progressive movement of the early 1900s?

A. Passing laws that would improve slum conditions in large cities
B. Teaching immigrants to read, write, and speak English
C. Supporting the passage of legislation that would make the workplace safer
D. Creating public baths, parks, and playgrounds in urban areas
E. Making English the official language of the United States

Correct Answer: E

Explanation:

The notion of needing to make English an official language had not occurred to anyone at the time.

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