SAT Subject US History Practice Question 44: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 44

2. Which of the following social classes did NOT make up a significant part of Southern society?

A. Wealthy planters
B. Immigrants
C. Slaves
D. Small farmers
E. Poor whites

Correct Answer: B

Explanation:

Immigrants did not travel to the South because there was no industry and because all the jobs they might have taken in agriculture were filled by slaves.

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