SAT Subject US History Practice Question 146: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 146

37. Jane Addams opened Hull House in Chicago in 1889 for all the following reasons EXCEPT:

A. providing meaningful career opportunities for young women
B. improving living conditions in the immediate neighborhood
C. providing a day-care center for the young children of working parents
D. teaching English and other subjects to newly arrived immigrants
E. eliminating racial segregation throughout the city of Chicago

Correct Answer: E


Addams did not attempt to end segregation, except on the most local, concrete level by treating people equally.

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