SAT Subject US History Practice Question 421: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 421

42. The popular nickname of President Ronald Reagan's space-based missile defense system was

B. Dune
C. Space Shield
D. Skylab
E. Star Wars

Correct Answer: E


This program was called the Strategic Defense Initiative, but the public nicknamed it "Star Wars" after the name of a popular sciencefiction/fantasy movie.

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