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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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A National Concern

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Which of the following was most instrumental in making the Civil Rights Movement a national concern?

A

President Eisenhower's moderate Republicanism had paved the way for civil rights reform.

B

President John F. Kennedy made civil rights a key component of his 1960 Presidential campaign.

C

By 1960, 90% of American households owned a least one television set and witnessed the brutality that befell civil rights protestors.

D

America's involvement in World War II had made Americans more sympathetic to the plight of minority groups.

E

The editorial staffs of several nationally syndicated newspapers had committed themselves to supporting the Movement.