SAT Subject US History Practice Question 619: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 619

60. Which of the following was most likely NOT a goal of George W. Bush in creating the Department of Homeland Security?

A. Improving airport security
B. Protecting transportation systems from attack
C. Expanding law-enforcement powers to combat terrorism
D. Building impenetrable walls along the Mexican and Canadian borders
E. Protecting vital power networks from attack

Correct Answer: D

Explanation:

No official of the Bush administration ever suggested building walls along the Mexican or Canadian border.

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