SAT Subject US History Practice Question 951: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 951

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The map represents the United States immediately after the

A. Louisiana Purchase.
B. Civil War.
C. Proclamation of 1763.
D. Northwest Ordinance.
E. Missouri Compromise.

Correct Answer: E


The Missouri Compromise of 1820 banned slavery north of the 36'30' parallel, except for Missouri. The Louisiana Purchase (A) spanned from present-day Alabama to Montana. During the Civil War (B), Maryland, Delaware, Missouri and Kentucky did not secede. The Proclamation of 1763 (C) barred colonists from settling west of the Appalachians. The Northwest Ordinance (D) included territory around the Great Lakes.

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