SAT Subject US History Practice Question 95: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 95

2. A major achievement of the civil rights movement in the 1960s was

A. equality in pay for white and African-American workers doing the same jobs
B. a huge increase in the number of African-American voters in the South
C. equal access to higher education for African Americans
D. appointment of African Americans to leading posts in major corporations
E. election of African-American majorities in state legislatures

Correct Answer: B

Explanation:

One of the great achievements of the 1960s civil rights movement was the registration of huge numbers of African-American voters in the Southern states.

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