SAT Subject US History Practice Question 330: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 330

41. This man, although he many not actually have com mitted the crime attributed to him, is nevertheless morally culpable, because he is an enemy of our existing institutions. Which of the following was sent to his death by the judge who spoke these words at his trial?

A. Julius Rosenberg
B. Bartolomeo Vanzetti
C. Charles Guiteau
D. Edward Slovik
E. Lee Harvey Oswald

Correct Answer: B


There was no question that Oswald and Guiteau committed the crimes of which they wereaccused; Slovik was executed by the Army a fter a court-martial; and although Rosenberg denied his guilt, the judge did not suggest that he might not have committed treason.

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