SAT Subject US History Practice Question 331: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 331

42. Which is the correct chronological sequence of these three Revolutionary War battles?

A. Brandywine, Brooklyn, Trenton
B. Brooklyn, Trenton, Brandywine
C. Trenton, Brandywine, Brooklyn
D. Brandywine, Trenton, Brooklyn
E. Brooklyn, Brandywine, Trenton

Correct Answer: B

Explanation:

The U.S. Army left Boston, marching south; lost the Battle of Brooklyn (August 27, 1776) and retreated to Pennsylvania; recrossed the Delaware to win at Trenton (December 26, 1776); and later fought the Battle of Brandywine (September 11, 1777).

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