SAT Subject US History Practice Question 494: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 494

25. Demobilization after World War I had all the follow ing effects on the economy EXCEPT:

A. Factories cut back production and dismissed workers.
B. Crop prices fell to new lows.
C. Prices of consumer goods went up.
D. Women were pressured into giving up their jobs to men.
E. Employment rates rose as veterans returned to the workforce.

Correct Answer: E


Veterans were ready to return to the workforce, but there were not always jobs for them. Overall, employment rates fell.

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