SAT Subject US History Practice Question 203: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 203


This political cartoon alludes to an experiment with electricity performed by

A. Ulysses S. Grant
B. Benjamin Franklin
C. Thomas Edison
D. Henry Ford
E. Leonardo da Vinci

Correct Answer: B


Benjamin Franklin was nearly electrocuted when lightning struck a key he tied to a kite he flew during a thunderstorm in his famous experiment.

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