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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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Dunmore's Proclamation

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Lord Dunmore attempted to aid the British war effort by giving the Dunmore Proclamation, which promised

A

military aid to any colonial militia willing to switch sides and join the British.

B

aid and passage out of New England for any Tories left behind after the British troops left.

C

freedom for any African-Americans in Virginia who were willing to run away and join the British Army.

D

swift execution of any colonist caught spying for the Patriots.

E

the destruction of any property owned by someone who signed the Declaration of Independence.