SAT Subject US History Practice Question 519: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 519

50. Which of the following made New York the first state to grant women the right to own property?

A. The Nineteenth Amendment, 1920
B. The Married Women's Property Act, 1848
C. The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863
D. The Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments, 1848
E. The Fourteenth Amendment, 1868

Correct Answer: B

Explanation:

Only the Married Women's Property Act relates to ownership of property.

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