SAT Subject US History Practice Question 264: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 264

65. All the following foreign travelers to the United States wrote famous books on their observations of American society EXCEPT:

A. Alexis de Tocqueville
B. Frances Trollope
C. Fanny Kemble
D. Charles Dickens
E. Oscar Wilde

Correct Answer: E


Tocqueville's Democracy in America,Trollope's Domestic Manners of the Americans,Dickens's American Notes for General Circulation, and Fanny Kemble's Journal all famously document the travelers' experiences of the United States. Wilde traveled to the United States but did not write about his journey.

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