SAT Subject US History Practice Question 84: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 84

3. Which of the following was the purpose of the Lend-Lease Act?

A. To guarantee the territorial integrity of China
B. To permit Roosevelt to run for a third presidential term
C. To set limits on the size of the British and Japanese navies
D. To spell out the war aims of the Allied Powers
E. To provide military aid to defend Britain and other Allied countries

Correct Answer: E


The purpose of the Lend-Lease Act of 1941 was to provide military aid to Britain and other countries whose defense was considered vital to the defense of the United States.

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