SAT Subject US History Practice Question 223: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 223

24. The Progressive movement of the early 1900s had all the following goals EXCEPT:

A. creating public parks and playground in cities
B. providing recent immigrants with an opportunity to learn English
C. supporting legislation against urban slum landlords
D. fighting for laws that would make the urban workplace safer
E. preventing racial segregation in American cities

Correct Answer: E

Explanation:

The Progressives as a group had no intention of trying to prevent racial segregation in American cities.

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