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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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American Neutrality

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How did President Woodrow Wilson react to the outbreak of The Great War in Europe in August 1914?

A

He stated that the United States must be neutral in fact, as well as in name.

B

He officially stated that the United States was neutral, yet secretly supplied the British over the Germans.

C

He immediately asked Congress to pass The Selective Service Act in order to increase the number of men in the American armed forces.

D

He hosted a White House conference for the British Prime Minister and German Chancellor in order to bring an end to the conflict.

E

He used his executive authority to create The War Industries Board to prepare the nation's industries for possible war.