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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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The Rosenbergs

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ALL BUT WHICH of the following is TRUE of the case of convicted Cold War spies Ethel and Julius Rosenberg?

A

Both were executed in 1953 for conspiracy to commit espionage by passing top-secret atomic information to the Soviet Union.

B

While Julius was executed for conspiracy to commit espionage, Ethel served ten years in prison.

C

Their case served to empower Senator Joseph McCarthy in his anti-Communist crusade.

D

Top-secret atomic information was gained from a relative who had worked on The Manhattan Project.

E

Both were members of The American Communist Party at the time of their arrest.