SAT Subject US History Practice Question 362: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 362

73. Third-party presidential candidate Ross Perot entered the 1992 presidential race as

A. a former governor of Texas
B. the leader of the Consumer Party in the United States
C. the president of Southern Methodist University
D. a billionaire businessman from Texas
E. a radio talk-show host from St. Louis

Correct Answer: D


Despite his great wealth, Perot portrayed himself as a man of the people and persuaded Americans to finance his campaign with individual donations.

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