SAT Subject US History Practice Question 461: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 461

82. President Lyndon B. Johnson became the national leader most responsible for ending racial segregation by taking all the following actions EXCEPT:

A. integrating the armed forces
B. appointing Thurgood Marshall to the Supreme Court
C. signing into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964
D. creating the Office of Economic Opportunity
E. signing into law the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Correct Answer: A

Explanation:

The armed forces had been integrated under President Harry S. Truman.

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