SAT Subject US History Practice Question 490: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 490

21. Henry Clay's American System called for all the following EXCEPT:

A. a national bank
B. protective tariffs
C. a national transportation system
D. a sound national currency
E. a free-trade agreement with Great Britain

Correct Answer: E

Explanation:

Protective tariffs and a free-trade agreement are mutually exclusive.

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