SAT Subject US History Practice Question 251: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 251

52. Which quote below is from Thomas Jefferson's first inaugural address?

A. We have called by different names, brethren of the same principle. We are all Republicans, we are all Federalists.
B. Let me assert my firm belief that we have nothing to fear but fear itself
C. Ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man.
D. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated can long endure.
E. It is time to reawaken this industrial giant, to get government back within its means, and to lighten our punitive tax burden.

Correct Answer: A

Explanation:

The reference to Republicans and Federalists shows that this must have been spoken by Jefferson.

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