SAT Subject US History Practice Question 406: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 406

27. Rosie the Riveter became famous in the 1940s as which of the following?

A. A singing star on the radio
B. An antiwar film heroine
C. A weekly comic radio program
D. A symbol of the importance of female workers to the war effort
E. A nickname given to President Franklin D. Roosevelt

Correct Answer: D

Explanation:

Rosie the Riveter was featured on a popular wartime poster, wearing a coverall with her hair tied back in a scarf and proclaiming, "We Can Do It!"

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