SAT Subject US History Practice Question 372: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 372

83. The term "political machine" refers to

A. the use of balloting machines in elections
B. the administration of William McKinley
C. a well-organized political party that domi nated a city government
D. the establishment of policy centers at universities
E. the automation of offices in the federal bureaucracy

Correct Answer: C

Explanation:

Political machines existed in major cities and controlled many aspects of city services as well as determining who would hold office.

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