SAT Subject US History Practice Question 356: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 356

67. Matthew Brady is known for

A. being a losing presidential candidate in 1896
B. leading the abolitionist movement in Ohio
C. quoting in a sermon to his congregation, "Go West, young man!"
D. writing dime novels about gunfighters
E. photographing the dead lying on Civil War battlefields

Correct Answer: E


Brady's hundreds of photographs provide a somber record of the terrible devastation the war brought to the nation.

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