SAT Subject US History Practice Question 224: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 224

25. Our policy is directed not against any country or doctrine but against hunger, poverty, desperation and chaos. Its purpose should be the revival of a working economy in the world so as to permit the emergence of political and social conditions in which free institutions can exist. The speaker of this quotation most likely is referring to which of the following?

A. The Lend-Lease Act
B. The Marshall Plan
C. The Schlieffen Plan
D. The Embargo Act
E. The War Powers Act

Correct Answer: B


The quotation clearly refers to a worldwide aid program, which matches the description of the Marshall Plan.

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