SAT Subject US History Practice Question 448: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 448

69. The first shiploads of British colonists who settled on the Atlantic coast faced all the following problems EXCEPT:

A. hunger
B. disease
C. difficult winter weather
D. implacable hostility of the Native Americans
E. lack of essential supplies

Correct Answer: D


In the first years of British colonization there were friendly relations between Native Americans and colonists. Colonists probably would not have survived the first few years in North America without the help of Native Americans such as Squanto.

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