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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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Election of 1856

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The Election of 1856 revealed

A

the strength and potential of the Know-Nothing Party based on their stance on slavery.

B

the continued importance of third parties dedicated to anti-slavery expansion positions.

C

the Northern appeal of the Republicans.

D

the fatal break in the Democratic coalition between Southern whites and Northern urban ethnics.

E

the increasingly disinterested American population, as reflected by the lowest voting participation rate since 1816.