SAT Subject US History Practice Question 246: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 246

47. Brigham Young is significant in U.S. history because he

A. led a migration of Mormons to settle in the territory of Utah in the late 1840s
B. denounced the U.S. treaty with Mexico after the Alamo
C. led settlers to California in the 1830s
D. denounced the Mormon practice of polygamy
E. led an attack on the Ute nation in aid of non-Mormon settlers in 1857

Correct Answer: A

Explanation:

Brigham Young is famous as the leader of the Mormons.

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