SAT Subject US History Practice Question 313: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 313

24. Upwards of 100 gallons of spirits were poured not down people's throats but on the sand and I believe there is now none in the place. This statement most likely describes the actions of a

A. political boss
B. temperance advocate
C. yellow journalist
D. suffragist
E. war protester

Correct Answer: B


Temperance advocates fought the consumption of alcohol, often by destroying its containers and dumping the contents on the ground.

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