SAT Subject US History Practice Question 183: Answer and Explanation
74. "Fourscore and seven years ago, our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal." To which of the following events is the speaker of this quotation alluding?
A. Signing of the Declaration of Independence
B. Ratification of the Constitution
C. Passage of the Bill of Rights
D. Repeal of Prohibition
E. Passage of the Civil Rights Act
Correct Answer: A
The phrase "all men are created equal" is a quotation from the Declaration of Independence.