SAT Subject US History Practice Question 544: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 544

75. The party reached out mostly to men, to young, black urban men who were on the streets, who knew that there were no options somewhere in their lives. The speaker of the above quotation most likely is referring to which of the following?

A. The Black Panther Party
B. The civil rights movement
C. The Reform Party
D. The Urban League
E. The Socialist Party

Correct Answer: A

Explanation:

The Black Panther Party urged African Americans to carry guns and take an active role in defending themselves against white oppression. That message spoke powerfully to urban young black men.

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