SAT Subject US History Practice Question 619: Answer and Explanation
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
No official of the Bush administration ever suggested building walls along the Mexican or Canadian border.