SAT Subject US History Practice Question 152: Answer and Explanation
43. Which of the following facts supports the theory that the War of 1812 brought about economic prosperity in the United States?
A. The USS Constitution destroyed several British warships.
B. Andrew Jackson led his troops to victory in the Battle of New Orleans.
C. Great Britain and the United States became allies after the war ended.
D. Trade embargoes forced U.S. manufacturers to expand operations.
E. The Treaty of Ghent strengthened U.S. control over the Northwest Territory.
Correct Answer: D
The question asks about the economy, and choice D is the only one that refers to an economic factor.