SAT Subject US History Practice Question 589: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 589

30. The resignations of which two men made Gerald R. Ford president of the United States?

A. Bob Haldeman and John Erlichman
B. Spiro Agnew and Richard Nixon
C. Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan
D. Robert Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson
E. Henry Morgenthau and Harold Ickes

Correct Answer: B

Explanation:

Spiro Agnew resigned as vice president and was replaced by Gerald Ford. Ford became president when Richard Nixon resigned in order to avoid impeachment.

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