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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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The Smoot-Hawley Tariff

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What long-term impact did the 1930 Smoot-Hawley Tariff have upon the economic crisis?

A

It helped ease the crisis by allowing Europeans to purchase American products cheaply.

B

The high tariff rates added to the increased tension between the United States and Japan during the late 1930s.

C

It permitted the British and French to negotiate tariff rates in order to repay their WWI loans.

D

Its low rates deepened the crisis, further depleting cash out of American banks.

E

Its high rates caused retaliation and restrictions on American trade abroad.