SAT Subject US History Practice Question 219: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 219

20. Which treaty granted the United States full sovereignty over the Panama Canal Zone?

A. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
B. Brest-Litovsk Treaty
C. Treaty of Versailles
D. Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty
E. Treaty of Tordesillas

Correct Answer: D


Guadalupe-Hidalgo ended the MexicanAmerican War (1848). Brest-Litovsk ended Russia's participation in World War I (1918), and the Treaty of Versailles (1919) officially ended World War I. The Treaty of Tordesillas (1494) divided South America between the Spanish and Portuguese.

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