SAT Subject US History Practice Question 212: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 212

13. The huge influx of European immigrants throughout the nineteenth century helped give rise to which of the following forms of entertainment in the United States?

A. Opera
B. Baseball
C. Television
D. Tennis
E. Horse racing

Correct Answer: A


To Europeans, opera was popular entertainment in their own languages. Many had been professional musicians in Europe and helped establish symphonic music and opera as professional entertainments in the United States.

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