SAT Subject US History Practice Question 286: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 286

87. The Proclamation of 1763 required which of the following?

A. That fur traders obtain permission before settling in the territory west of the Appalachian Mountains
B. That no Native Americans be permitted to settle along the colonial frontier
C. That Britain give up control of all the land between the Atlantic coast and the Mississippi River
D. That France give up Haiti to Britain
E. That Spain give up its North American colonies to Britain

Correct Answer: A

Explanation:

The Proclamation of 1763 ended the French and Indian War, stripped France of its claims to lands east of the Mississippi, and stated that only Native Americans could settle that land.

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