SAT Subject US History Practice Question 389: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 389

10. All the following are classic American autobiogra phies EXCEPT:

A. The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass
B. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
C. Little Town on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
D. The Story of My Lifeby Helen Keller
E. The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

Correct Answer: E


The Red Badge of Courageis a classic historical novel of Civil War combat. The other four choices are all well-known autobiographical works that deal with various aspects of the American experience.

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