SAT Subject US History Practice Question 87: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 87

3. The Potsdam Conference provided for all the following EXCEPT:

A. the division of Germany into four occupied zones
B. the payment of reparations to the Allies
C. the reorganization of the Soviet government
D. the acknowledgment that Poland could keep the German territory it had claimed
E. the conversion of the German economy to agriculture and light industry.

Correct Answer: C

Explanation:

The Soviets were on the winning side in the war; therefore, there was no reason for them to undertake any reorganization of their government, and nobody proposed this.

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