SAT Subject US History Practice Question 359: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 359

70. The House Un-American Activities Committee inves tigated which of the following during the 1950s?

A. Feminist groups
B. Asian Americans
C. The Ku Klux Klan
D. Suspected communists
E. Beatniks

Correct Answer: D


HUAC both created and responded to anticommunist hysteria in the wake of World War II by attacking anyone suspected of membership in the Communist Party.

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