SAT Subject US History Practice Question 335: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 335

46. All the following were aspects of the Union's military strategy to win the Civil War EXCEPT:

A. preventing the Confederacy from using the Mississippi River to travel north or receive supplies in trade
B. capturing the Confederate capital city of Richmond, Virginia
C. blockading Southern ports to prevent exporta tion and importation of goods
D. controlling the railroad system
E. establishing a military alliance with Great Britain and France

Correct Answer: E

Explanation:

It was the Confederacy, not the Union, that hoped for the support of Britain and France.

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