SAT Subject US History Practice Question 556: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 556

87. The growth of the railroad industry in the 1870s stimulated all the following EXCEPT:

A. settlement of Western states
B. growth in the steel industry
C. expansion of markets for trade and sales
D. high employment rates
E. development of the automobile

Correct Answer: E

Explanation:

The growth of the railroad had no effect on the development of the automobile.

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