SAT Subject US History Practice Question 345: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 345

56. Which of the following is NOT a nonfiction book of the 1950s warning people in the United States to pay attention to pressing issues confronting postwar society?

A. The Affluent Society by John Kenneth Galbraith
B. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman
C. The Organization Manby William Whyte
D. White Collarby C. Wright Mills
E. How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying by Frank Loesser

Correct Answer: E

Explanation:

This was originally the title of a handbook for those wanting to enter business, used by Loesser as the basis for a hit Broadway musical.

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