SAT Subject US History Practice Question 624: Answer and Explanation
65. Which of the following most aptly describes Booker T. Washington's belief about the key to social and political equality for African Americans?
A. Economic independence through training and education
B. Protesting against discrimination
C. Overthrowing the U.S. government
D. Militant opposition to U.S. policies
E. Activist religious organizations
Correct Answer: A
Washington believed that African Americans eventually would win full civil rights and independence once they achieved education and economic independence.