SAT Subject US History Practice Question 639: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 639

80. The Twenty-Third Amendment gave residents of the District of Columbia

A. exemption from the income tax
B. the right to sue the federal government
C. the right to vote in presidential elections
D. exemption from property taxes
E. the right to elect their own Congress

Correct Answer: C


Until the Twenty-Third Amendment was ratified in 1961, residents of Washington, D.C., could not vote for president.

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