SAT Subject US History Practice Question 182: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 182

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According to the graph, which of the following had the greatest negative impact on the value of British imports to the colonies?

A. Passage of the Sugar Act, 1764
B. Passage of Stamp Act, 1765
C. British troops arriving in Boston, 1768
D. Townshend Acts repealed, 1770
E. Passage of Intolerable Acts, 1774

Correct Answer: E

Explanation:

The graph does not show as steep a drop in imports after any of the other four choices as after the passage of the Intolerable Acts.

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