SAT Subject US History Practice Question 485: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 485

16. Which of the following was NOT a prominent protest group during the civil rights era?

A. Southern Christian Leadership Conference
B. Fair Employment Practices Committee
C. Montgomery Improvement Association
D. Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
E. Congress of Racial Equality

Correct Answer: B


The Fair Employment Practices Committee was established in 1941 to ensure that there would be no discrimination in hiring by the defense industry.

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