SAT Subject US History Practice Question 178: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 178

69. Soon after World War I broke out in Europe, people in the United States became outraged against Germany because of the 1915 sinking of the

A. Titanic
B. Maine
C. Lusitania
D. Constitution
E. Hindenburg

Correct Answer: C


The T i tan i c sank in 1912 when it hit an iceberg; the H i ndenburg was an airship that exploded; the Mainewas blown up during the Spanish-American War; and the Constitution is still intact.

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