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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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Credit Mobilier

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What was the Credit Mobilier scandal?

A

A French bank that was heavily involved in bribing American politicians and trying to influence US foreign policy.

B

An attempt by several American businessmen with political connections to gain control of the Panama Canal Zone.

C

The revelation of efforts by wealthy robber barons to conquer the gold market.

D

The scheme by the Union Pacific Railroad to inflate costs of building railroads by creating a fake company which could overcharge the government.

E

The discovery that patronage jobs were handed out to foreigners.