SAT Subject US History Practice Question 478: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 478

9. During the mid-1800s farmers faced all the following problems EXCEPT:

A. The supply of crops exceeded the demand for them.
B. They incurred debt from purchases of land or equipment.
C. The prices of crops had fallen.
D. There were no protective tariffs on imported crops.
E. The Grange and Alliance movements prevented them from organizing.

Correct Answer: E


The Grange and Alliance movements did the opposite; they were national organizations that helped farmers band together to achieve common goals.

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