SAT Subject US History Practice Question 281: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 281

82. Which of the following was an important cultural symbol of the 1920s?

A. Bathtub gin
B. Bread lines
C. Rosie the Riveter
D. Bomb shelters
E. Poodle skirts

Correct Answer: A


Breadlines symbolize the 1930s, Rosie the Riveter the 1940s, and bomb shelters and poodle skirts the 1950s. "Bathtub gin" came into existence because of Prohibition, which was in force throughout the 1920s.

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