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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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Agent Orange

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Why was Agent Orange used by the military during the Vietnam War?

A

To poison food crops grown by Vietcong supporters.

B

To pollute wells supplying water to Vietcong guerilla fighters.

C

To blow up tunnel systems used to shelter Vietcong troops.

D

To protect American troops from malaria.

E

To clear forest vegetation that could hide Vietcong soldiers.