SAT Subject US History Practice Question 29: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 29

2. Which of the following wrote the majority of the Federalist Papers?

A. Benjamin Franklin
B. Alexander Hamilton
C. John Jay
D. James Madison
E. George Washington

Correct Answer: B

Explanation:

Hamilton wrote nearly two-thirds of the essays, Madison about one-third, and Jay only five. Washington and Franklin wrote none.

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