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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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Sputnik Launch of 1957

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Which of the following was a direct result of the Soviet Union's 1957 launching of Sputnik?

A

The increase of U-2 spy plane flights over Soviet airspace.

B

A significant drop in President Eisenhower's popularity with the American public.

C

NASA initiated the Apollo program, with the goal of landing a man on the moon by 1970.

D

Congress passed The National Defense Education Act of 1958.

E

The development of the hydrogen bomb.