SAT Subject US History Practice Question 540: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 540

71. In 1837 Horace Mann worked for all the following publicschool reforms in Massachusetts EXCEPT:

A. raising teacher salaries
B. pressuring the legislature to increase funding for schools
C. opening the nation's first public high schools
D. starting teacher training schools
E. updating the curriculum

Correct Answer: C

Explanation:

The first public high schools were already open before Mann began his crusade.

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