SAT Subject US History Practice Question 818: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 818

79. At the Yalta Conference of 1945, President Franklin D. Roosevelt was most worried about the views expressed by

A. Joseph Stalin on Eastern Europe.
B. Charles de Gaulle on Western Europe.
C. Winston Churchill on the Irish question.
D. Mao Zedong on Chinese relations with Japan.
E. Kim Il Sung on the unification of Korea.

Correct Answer: A

Explanation:

Roosevelt was concerned about the views of Stalin regarding expansion of Soviet influence in Eastern Europe. Churchill (C) generally concurred with Roosevelt on most matters. Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin were the major figures at the Yalta Conference. Charles de Gaulle (B), Mao Zedong (D), and Kim Il Sung (E) were not at Yalta.

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