SAT Subject US History Practice Question 364: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 364

75. President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth, a member of a American family that was prominent in the field of

A. firearms
B. cotton production
C. politics
D. rum trade
E. theater

Correct Answer: E

Explanation:

The three brothers Edwin, Junius Brutus, and John Wilkes Booth were all well-known and popular stage actors.

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