SAT Subject US History Practice Question 377: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 377

88. You knock over the first one, and what will happen to the last one is a certainty that it will go over very quickly. This statement by Dwight D. Eisenhower became known as the

A. Red Scare
B. domino theory
C. fallout theory
D. fail-safe theory
E. Dr. Strangelove theory

Correct Answer: B


Eisenhower accurately describes what happens to a row of dominoes when the first one is knocked over.

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