SAT Subject US History Practice Question 347: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 347

58. Stop them pictures. I don't care so much what the papers write about me. My constituents can't read. But they can see pictures. Which of the following was William Marcy "Boss" Tweed complaining about in this statement?

A. Motion pictures
B. Newspaper photographs
C. Political cartoons
D. Graffiti in public places
E. Billboard advertisements

Correct Answer: C


Tweed was angry over the fact that cartoonist Thomas Nast continually exposed graft and corruption in Tweed's New York political machine.

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