SAT Subject US History Practice Question 163: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 163

54. What was the most significant result of the Battle of Little Bighorn?

A. The U.S. Army redoubled its efforts to move Native Americans to reservations.
B. The U.S. 7th Cavalry troops were all killed in the battle.
C. The 7th Cavalry attacked the Lakota at dawn after riding all night.
D. The Lakota felt more confident about their ability to fight the U.S. Army.
E. The Native American tribes of the southern plains agreed to move to Indian Territory.

Correct Answer: A

Explanation:

This was the most important result in the long run. This battle was the last stand of the Native Americans against moving to the reservations.

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