SAT Subject US History Practice Question 6: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 6

2. The most important difference between Pennsylvania and the Massachusetts Bay Colony was that Pennsylvania

A. was not founded by a Christian
B. was not an English colony
C. did not have a large city
D. was not ruled by a theocracy
E. did not attract settlers from Europe

Correct Answer: D


Pennsylvania was founded specifically to give its citizens religious free- dom; unlike Massachusetts Bay, its government had no relationship to a particular church.

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