SAT Subject US History Practice Question 187: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 187

78. Which of the following made it possible for the United States to govern and control the Canal Zone in Panama?

A. The Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty
B. The Platt Amendment
C. The Jones Act
D. The Foraker Act
E. The Roosevelt Corollary

Correct Answer: A


Bunau-Varilla was the ruler of Panama and the person with the authority to make a treaty involving the Canal Zone with the United States.

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