SAT Subject US History Practice Question 523: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 523

54. Which of the 13 British colonies was founded on the southern frontier of British North America to provide a fresh start for debtors?

A. South Carolina
B. Virginia
C. Florida
D. Georgia
E. North Carolina

Correct Answer: D


British debtors could win release from debtor's prison if they agreed to go to Georgia and start anew.

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