SAT Subject US History Practice Question 604: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 604

45. The ability to get to the verge without getting into war is the necessary art. The speaker is describing which of the following?

A. Brinksmanship
B. Appeasement
C. Imperialism
D. Dollar diplomacy
E. Containment

Correct Answer: A


John Foster Dulles was speaking of getting to the brink, or edge, of war without actually having to fight.

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